Richly illustrated and information-packed tools for the novice or handy reference for the veteran, BASIC ILLUSTRATED books distill years of knowledge into affordable and visual guides. Whether you’re planning a trip or thumbing for facts in the field, the BASIC ILLUSTRATED series shows you what you need to know. Discover how to: • Choose the best terrain• Select appropriate gear• Properly pack your equipment• Walk with a heavy pack• Find your way in the wilderness• Plan easy and tasty meals
Harry Robert was the editor of Canoesport Journal and an avid outdoorsman, canoeist, hiker, and camper. Russ Schneider has been a backpacking, rafting, and fishing guide with Glacier Wilderness Guide in West Glacier, Montana, since 1993. He has also served as an editor for many of Falcon's how-to books. His numerous books include Backpacking Tips, Best Hikes Along the Continental Divide, Fishing Glacier National Park, and Hiking the Columbia River Gorge.