Backpacker's Start-Up: A Beginner's Guide to Hiking & Backpacking (Large Print 16pt)

Front Cover, Limited, Jul 1, 2010 - 176 pages
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Aimed specifically at the novice outdoor adventurer, this comprehensive guide explains the essential gear, preparations, precautions, and techniques required for day hiking and short backpacking trips. Through informative, entertaining, and encouraging personal anecdotes, the guide emphasizes the physical, aesthetic, and spiritual benefits of spending time in nature. Essential first aid and map-reading information is also included.

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User Review  - Doris - Goodreads

This is a good book for getting started backpacking. Though most is "review" for me, much is "good" review. Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Doug Werner is the author of all 12 titles in the Start-Up Sports series. He lives in La Jolla, California.

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