The Complete Idiot's Guide to Backpacking and Hiking

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Backpacking and Hiking

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by Jason Stevenson
     
 

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A guide so thorough it will send you packing...
Backpacking remains one of the most popular, and inexpensive, outdoor activities in America. The Complete Idiot's Guide (r) to Backpacking and Hiking helps anyone prepare and plan for a rewarding adventure. Covers planning, training, shopping and packing for the trip.
-How to live on the trail
-First

Overview

A guide so thorough it will send you packing...
Backpacking remains one of the most popular, and inexpensive, outdoor activities in America. The Complete Idiot's Guide (r) to Backpacking and Hiking helps anyone prepare and plan for a rewarding adventure. Covers planning, training, shopping and packing for the trip.
-How to live on the trail
-First aid and other safety tips
-Practical time- and money-saving hints
-What gear is necessary and what isn't
-Special considerations when travelling with groups or pets

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Stevenson's clear instruction and trail-tested techniques make this a great introduction to backcountry hiking and camping."
-Jonathan Dorn, editor-in-chief, Backpacker magazine

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781101222973
Publisher:
DK
Publication date:
04/06/2010
Series:
COMPLETE IDIOT'S GUIDE Series
Sold by:
DK
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
165,011
File size:
2 MB
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Jason Stevenson writes extensively about survival, hiking, and the outdoors. As the former skills editor at Backpacker magazine, he's pitched his tent in scorching canyons, on snowy peaks, and beside tranquil lakes--and he's never forgotten how to tie the knots he learned as a Boy Scout in Ohio.

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