Lighten Up!: A Complete Handbook for Light and Ultralight Backpacking

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Walking into the wilderness with a pack on your back is an empowering experience - even more so when that pack you're carrying isn't weighing you down. Lighten Up! shows you how to pack light without sacrificing the essentials or your safety. Featuring solid advice and trail-tested tricks from outdoors expert Don Ladigin and more than 150 humorous and helpful illustrations by the incomparable Mike Clelland, Lighten Up! is the ultimate guide for beginners and old hands alike. Make it a staple of your lightweight ...
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Lighten Up!: A Complete Handbook for Light and Ultralight Backpacking (Falcon Guide)

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Overview

Walking into the wilderness with a pack on your back is an empowering experience - even more so when that pack you're carrying isn't weighing you down. Lighten Up! shows you how to pack light without sacrificing the essentials or your safety. Featuring solid advice and trail-tested tricks from outdoors expert Don Ladigin and more than 150 humorous and helpful illustrations by the incomparable Mike Clelland, Lighten Up! is the ultimate guide for beginners and old hands alike. Make it a staple of your lightweight backpack.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762737345
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 5/1/2005
  • Series: A Falcon Guide Series
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 689,687
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.25 (d)

Meet the Author

Don Ladigin has been hiking for more than twenty-five years and has taught the Ultralight Backpacking class at the University of Oregon since its inception in 2000.Mike Clelland is a NOLS instructor and illustrator who studied Mad magazine rather than go to art school. He has numerous books with his name on them, including Allen & Mike's Telemark Tips and Allen & Mike's Really Cool Backpackin' Book.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 27, 2013

    Elders den

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 19, 2012

    old hker

    Easy read, good ideas for both experience and new hikers. Recommend having the book on the shelf.

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  • Posted September 28, 2012

    Great to get started.

    This is a nice, well illustrated book that does a great job of introducing the concepts of ultralight backpacking. I wish this had been available when I got started!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 6, 2012

    Backpacking light

    Easy read. Good for beginner hikers or someone interested in the concept of hiking lighter. Good overview.

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  • Posted December 5, 2011

    great book

    full of good ideas,

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