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L.L. Bean Hiking and Backpacking Handbook
     

L.L. Bean Hiking and Backpacking Handbook

by Keith McCafferty, LL Bean (Other)
 
The L.L. Bean Hiking and Backpacking Handbook is the ultimate beginner's guide to exploring the great outdoors. Stocked with commonsense advice and an assortment of illuminating, full-color photographs, this volume addresses all the essentials, including packing the appropriate clothing and equipment; choosing the right hike based on topography, destination, and

Overview

The L.L. Bean Hiking and Backpacking Handbook is the ultimate beginner's guide to exploring the great outdoors. Stocked with commonsense advice and an assortment of illuminating, full-color photographs, this volume addresses all the essentials, including packing the appropriate clothing and equipment; choosing the right hike based on topography, destination, and fitness level; navigating in the wilderness; pitching a sound tent; viewing wildlife without risk; animal-proofing the campsite; packing effectively, and more. With valuable information ranging from no-trace camping to the best health and safety procedures, the L.L. Bean Hiking and Backpacking Handbook will prepare you well for your next adventure in the wild.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781558219403
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
06/01/2000
Series:
L. L. Bean Series
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
7.08(w) x 10.02(h) x 0.48(d)

Meet the Author

Keith McCafferty is the awardwinning survival and outdoor skills editor of Field & Stream. He has written articles for Fly Fisherman Magazine, Mother Earth News, and the Chicago Tribune. He lives with his wife in Bozeman, Montana. This is his third novel.

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