Backpacker's Start-Up: A Beginner's Guide to Hiking and Backpacking
Hiking and camping in the wild requires a certain attitude and a great deal of preparation. This covers the essential gear, preparations, precautions, and techniques required for day hiking and short backpacking trips. The physical, aesthetic, and spiritual benefits of spending time in nature is emphasized. Specifically for the novice outdoorperson, this guide includes realistic information in an easy-to-understand format. The author shares his experiences in an informative, entertaining, and encouraging tone. Essential first aid and map-reading information is included.
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Backpacker's Start-Up: A Beginner’s Guide to Hiking and Backpacking
Limited preview - 1999
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