W.W. Norton Hiking and Backpacking - A Complete Guide
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This is the ultimate illustrated how-to guide to hiking and backpacking from the hit public television series--Trailside! Author: Karen Berger. Waterpoof plastic soft cover; 224 pages; full-color photographs. W.W. Norton & Co.; copyright 1995. Helping you to become this best-prepared backpacker possible, this guide includes: where to hike, 10 blister-busting tips,. Caring for boots, choosing the right tent, staying warm, pacing yourself, food as fuel, shopping lists, tips for walking softly, no-trace camping,. Animal-proof campsite, using a compass, couples, games for kids, building your skills, off-season hikes and more. Plus backcountry 911: the latest medical advice on prevention and treatment of blisters, hypothermia, altitude sickness, frostbite and more.