It's OK to ask for help. Nobody is perfect, and everyone struggles with setting the microwave clock. Thankfully, when you need some quick information in a pinch (excluding microwave tutorials), there's Pocket Guides, a seemingly endless collection of quick references notebooks that are small enough to fit in your pocket and give you the information you need when you need it. They're made from durable and waterproof plastic, are tabbed for easy reference, and are packed with the all the information you need and nothing you don't.
The Pocket Guide to Outdoor Survival is the easiest way to stay prepared when you're on your next adventure. It's designed to help you survive life-threatening emergencies and includes tips on navigation, emergency signaling, construction of emergency shelters, fire starting, survival eating, and more.
The Pocket Guide to Fly Fishing is one the brand's most popular titles. It's a comprehensive introduction to the sport of fly fishing and covers topics like fly reel types, leaders, knots, food sources, fly casting, and more.
The Pocket Guide to Auto Maintenance & Emergency Repair is a great resource for everything you need to make sure you've got a handle on your ride. Filled with easy-to-understand details, the guide gives you information on warning symptoms for components like radiators, shock absorbers, starters, and transmission. There's also a section on Major Fundamental Problems and their resolutions, addressing issues like loss of oil pressure, engine flooding, and more.
The Pocket Guide to Emergency First Aid should probably be in everyone's pocket. It's an accessible guide that's fully illustrated and covers a host of issues like basic victim assessment, how to deal with bleeding, eye injuries, frostbite, heart attacks, and too many other issues to count. It's a great gift for hikers, skiers, fishers, and vacation homes.
For long walking and outdoor enthusiasts, there's the Pocket Guide to Hiking/Backpacking. From learning the best way to pack, to what type of footwear to rock, to setting up camp, the guide covers everything. Quick reference tips on forecasting and walking stick use make it easy to access information at a moment's notice.
If there's a shutterbug in your life, make sure you grab them the Pocket Guide to Outdoor Photography. An invaluable photography accessory, this comprehensive guide is specifically designed for the outdoor photographer, addressing concerns like lens choice, focus, exposure, filters, and choice of film. It also weighs in on techniques for capturing seascapes, canyons, waterfalls, meadows, mountains, and even the sky.
The Pocket Guide to Animals/Tracks is one of the brand's most popular, full of skillfully made illustrations of key animals and birds along with their tracks. The spiral binding and tabs make it easy to quickly access when you spot something you want to look up, and there's a margin ruler that let's you easily size tracks.
For the links lover in your life, there's the Pocket Guide to Golf. It helps to maximize your game by giving quick reference guides on everything from grip to ball placement to body alignment to chipping, and a host of other key concerns on the course. There's even an area at the end for writing personal stroke reminders.
Enter the Pocket Guide to Weather Forecasting. It covers basic, fundamental knowledge related to knowing what's up with the weather, so it's pretty much useful for everyone. The detailed, fully illustrated guide addresses topics like cloud formations, monitoring cloud movement and sequences, analyzing weather fronts, forecasting by wind direction, and more.
For the avid rider in your life, there's the Pocket Guide To Emergency Bicycle Repair. It's an easy-to-access comprehensive analysis of a host of issues any cyclist could encounter while in the saddle. It's amazingly well illustrated and is co-authored by a bike mechanic with over 25 years of experience. Everything you'd ever need is covered, including bike parts, key tools, a pre-ride check list as well as issues pertain to tires, chains, brackets, and more. The best part? The guide is small enough to fit into most bike bags.