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Updated with new technologies and philosophies, this common sense guide is perhaps the ultimate manual for ethical backpacking. Author: John Hart. Sierra Club Books, copyright 2005. Softcover; 528 pages; black and white illustrations. A sure-footed guide to a changing scene, this guide provides polished and proven trail wisdom, distilled for easy reading and implementation. Updated edition covers new ultralight technologies, soft-shell fabrics, frameless packs and other changing aspects to the activity. Thorough information on a full range of topics such as foot care, first aid, navigation, equipment, cooking, wilderness politics and more. Helpful line drawings illustrate topics ranging from selecting gear to bearbagging to rigging a tarp shelter. Extensive resource listings include wilderness agencies, gear suppliers, and online information sources.
National Geographic The Ultimate Hiker’s Gear Guide
Justin Lichter Trail Tested: A Thru-Hiker's Insights Into Hiking and Backpacking
Pro-Knot Outdoor Knots - Waterproof Plastic Fan Pack
Falcon Guides Ultralight Backpackin' Tips
The Mountaineers Books Day Hiker's Handbook
Random House The Backpacker's Field Manual: A Comprehensive Guide to Mastering Backcountry Skills
Wiley Be Expert with Map and Compass
Chicago Review Press Kids Camp!