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The Backpacker's Handbook, 4th Edition
     

The Backpacker's Handbook, 4th Edition

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by Chris Townsend
 

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What you need to know before you hit the trails

Whether you are backpacking for the first time or a veteran follower of the trails, this enormously practical guide includes everything you need to know, from essential techniques such as map and compass work to the skills needed for more remote wilderness journeys. The Backpacker's Handbook also

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The Backpacker's Handbook, 4th Edition 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
FlametamerEF More than 1 year ago
Years of practical experience are demonstrated in the authors approach to maximizing the enjoyment and minimizing the problems common to backpacking. Debates on equipment are minimal and preferential but the options are there. Would recommend to any novice or experienced outdoor enthusiast including Boy Scouts!
MaterialGuy More than 1 year ago
This is a book of equipment and methodology or techniques for backpacking. It is excellent in the coverage of the different types of equipment currently on the market. Is is one of the books any backpacker might want on the shelf. If I didn't have nearly two dozen existing books, I am sure I would be raving about the many new insights in the book.
eagle1LF More than 1 year ago
Very informative but has a lot of repitition of subject mater easy to read and interesting.