Backpacker Magazine's Backpacking Basics informs readers about choosing where to go; selecting the appropriate gear; properly packing their equipment; finding their way in the wilderness; and planning easy and tasty meals. This handy pocket-sized guide is 96 pages, includes two popouts, and incorporates color photos, charts, and illustrations as needed throughout the interior. This book is filled with information people always ask about hiking the AT, including where she slept, what she ate, how she stayed safe, how she planned her hike, what she carried for equipment. This is an inspirational book for those who want to hike, an information book for the questions people ask, and a tribute to life in the outdoors- - -all rolled into one. Just a few of the top ten tips expounded upon in the book:. Addresses every conceivable disaster scenario.
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Home Learning. Lighten Up! Description 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.
Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x 6mm Other books in this series. Add to basket. Scout's Outdoor Cookbook Christine Conners. Fundamentals of Kayak Navigation David Burch.
Cyclist's Manifesto Robert Hurst. Cyclist's Training Manual Guy Andrews. Volcanoes of the Cascades Richard Hill. Tahoe Wildflowers Laird Blackwell. Back cover copy 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.
Featuring solid advice and trail-tested tricks from outdoors expert Don Ladigin and more than humorous and helpful illustrations by the incomparable Mike Clelland, Lighten Up!
Make it a staple of your lightweight backpack. About Don Ladigan 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 Rating details.
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Lighten Up!: A Complete Handbook for Light and Ultralight Backpacking
The next installment of the book corner, this time with one of the most amusing books on lightweight and ultralight backpacking: Lighten Up! The latter makes this such a great book to read, because his illustrations are interesting, humours and informative. This was the first book I bought, back in the spring of , and I found myself going back to it times and again. Lighten Up! Its very well written, and Don Ladigin knows what he's talking about, as he's been going light since Thank you harttj for the suggestion! So, from Lighten Up!
Lighten Up! : A Complete Handbook For Light And Ultralight Backpacking
I just got this book and its superb! As I paged through the book, I kept saying yes, right on, perfect, exactly! Don presents the UL gospel clearly and concisely, and the illustrations by Mike Clelland really communicate. Veteran ultralighters will find Lighten UP!
Lighten Up! by Don Ladigin