Joy of Backpacking

Joy of Backpacking

Your Complete Guide to Attaining Pure Happiness in the Outdoors

Book - 2007 | 1st ed.
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A comprehensive guide covering every aspect of how to backpack--from planning a first trip to advanced wilderness travel. For those new to the activity, longtime backpacker and author Brian Beffort covers the fundamentals, with sections on trip planning, gear, backcountry nutrition and cooking, navigation, and other essential wilderness skills. You will also learn what to expect on the trail and in camp, and how to stay safe with first aid, weather preparedness, and more. For experienced packers, this book is filled with practical tips and inspired ideas on how to update and refine your approach to backpacking based on trends in lightweight gear, high-tech gadgets, changing wilderness rules, and increasing opportunities for wilderness travel around the world.
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Wilderness Press, 2007.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780899974057
Branch Call Number: 796.51 B415
Characteristics: xii, 268 p. : ill.

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