Joy of Backpacking: Your Complete Guide to Attaining Pure Happiness in the Outdoors

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The Joy of Backpacking, a comprehensive guide covering every aspect of how to backpack—from planning a first trip to advanced wilderness travel—is perfect for amateur backpackers and veterans alike. 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, what to expect on the trail and in camp, and how to stay safe with first aid, weather ...
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Overview

The Joy of Backpacking, a comprehensive guide covering every aspect of how to backpack—from planning a first trip to advanced wilderness travel—is perfect for amateur backpackers and veterans alike. 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, what to expect on the trail and in camp, and how to stay safe with first aid, weather preparedness, and more. For experienced packers, The Joy of Backpacking 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. No other backpacking guide has more comprehensive coverage combined with unique, personalized advice on how to get the most out of this classic outdoor pursuit.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780899974057
  • Publisher: Wilderness Press
  • Publication date: 5/28/2007
  • Pages: 268
  • Sales rank: 798,125
  • Product dimensions: 7.06 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.66 (d)

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