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McGraw Hill Professional, 1998 - Sports & Recreation - 160 pages
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A complete introduction to backpacking for women. How can a woman get started in backpacking? What kind of gear does she need? What are the physical requirements? This book answers the questions women have about backpacking. Written in a unique woman-to-woman perspective, this book gives readers the confidence to try a new sport.

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This new series is designed to teach outdoor skills to women in the way they learn. Each book includes detailed instructions about each activity and questions specific to women. The topics discussed ... Read full review


Fit for Backpacking
The Backcountry Kitchen
Safety and Comfort

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About the author (1998)

Avid hiker Adrienne Hall began backpacking at age 11 on a 33-day family excursion. Her love of the sport culminated in her 2,150-mile Appalachian Trail through-hike in 1996, which she chronicled in a 26-part newspaper series. She has hiked in the Rocky Mountains, the Virginia Blue Ridge, and Europe.

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