Backpacker's Start-Up: A Beginner's Guide to Hiking and Backpacking

Backpacker's Start-Up: A Beginner's Guide to Hiking and Backpacking

by Doug Werner
     
 

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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… See more details below

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781884654817
Publisher:
Tracks Publishing
Publication date:
05/01/1999
Series:
Start-Up Sports series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
660,720
File size:
24 MB
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