Falcon Guides Lighten Up! A Complete Handbook for Light and Ultralight Backpacking
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When it comes to packing light, take some advice from Mike and the boys with their book Lighten Up! from Falcon Guides. Packed full of information to keep you well equipped while packing light, this book will ensure you're never left wanting. PRODUCT FEATURES: Short, to-the-point, and humorously illustrated by famed outdoor illustrator Mike Clelland This book presents everything hikers and backpackers need to be safe, comfortable, and well fed while carrying a very small and lightweight pack.
- Appalachian Outdoors
Walking into the wilderness with a pack on your back is an empowering experience - even more so when that pack you're carrying isn't weighing you down. Lighten Up! shows you how to pack light without sacrificing the essentials or your safety. Featuring solid advice and trail-tested tricks from outdoors expert Don Ladigin and more than 150 humorous and helpful illustrations by the incomparable Mike Clelland, Lighten Up! is the ultimate guide for beginners and old hands alike. Make it a staple of your lightweight backpack. Don Ladigin has been hiking for more than twenty-five years and has taught the Ultralight Backpacking class at the University of Oregon since its inception in 2000.Mike Clelland is a NOLS instructor and illustrator who studied Mad magazine rather than go to art school. He has numerous books with his name on them, including Allen & Mike's Telemark Tips and Allen & Mike's Really Cool Backpackin' Book.
Lighten Up shows you how to pack light without sacrificing the essentials or your safety.
If you're tired of carrying 50lb packs through the woods, then get a copy of Lighten Up! and learn how to shave more weight from your gear than you ever thought possible. This book includes gear tips and camping techniques to help you spend a comfortable weekend in the backcountry with a fraction of the weight you're packing around now.