A Woman's Guide to the Wild: Your Complete Outdoor Handbook
by Ruby McConnell and Teresa Grassechi, 2016. Paperback, 304 pages.
Hike, camp, backpack, and navigate the wilderness like a pro with this personable guide to outdoor adventure. This fun, practical handbook covers everything from “feminine functions” (like dealing with your period and peeing in the woods) to staying safe (like protecting yourself from strangers). You'll also find chapters that help you prepare for—and make the most of—your time in the wilderness with information and advice on:
• Gear lists
• Personal Care
• Camp setup
• Fire building
• Food & Water
Fun and informative, A Woman's Guide to the Wild will inspire you to get out on your own or with your girlfriends, explore the wilderness, and get a little dirty.
About the Authors
RUBY MCCONNELL is the author of A Girl's Guide to the Wild; she's also a geologist, environmental advocate, and dancer. Her work has appeared in Grain Magazine, Misadventures Magazine, Oregon Quarterly, Seattle Backpackers Magazine, Bird Watcher's Digest, and Fungi Magazine, among others.
TERESA GRASSESCHI is an illustrator, painter, and lifelong glasses wearer who spends her days making pictures for books, brands, and galleries. Her work has been featured in publications such as Stereogum, Rolling Stone, and the Wall Street Journal. She lives in Seattle, Washington.