I Heart Backpacking: How to Get Started

I Heart Backpacking: How to Get Started

by Lisa D. Holmes

Paperback

$24.95
Choose Expedited Shipping at checkout for delivery by Monday, May 17

Overview

GET STARTED BACKPACKING!

Whether you consider yourself a beginning backpacker, or it’s been awhile since your last trip and you want to brush up on your skills, this book will help you plan a trip, learn about gear options, and provide tips for your time on the trail and at camp.

10 EASY TO MODERATE TRIPS

This book’s ten trip plans were chosen to showcase some outstanding Pacific Northwest scenery, yet are easy to moderate trips that make it possible for a beginner to experience everything that backpacking has to offer.

LOW IMPACT PRACTICES

This book focuses on low impact practices and encourages backpackers to be mindful stewards of the wilderness. It is our belief that we are all responsible for taking care of the places that we adventure in by leaving no trace of our experiences while there.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780991538256
Publisher: Yulan Studio
Publication date: 02/15/2020
Pages: 130
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.34(d)

About the Author

Lisa "Deep Dive" Holmes is a graphic designer and hiking book author based in Portland, Oregon. When she's not designing websites and marketing materials for clients, she's diving deep into the details of planning backpacking trips all over the beautiful Pacific Northwest. Learn more about her hiking books and follow her adventures at iheartpacificnorthwest.com.

Table of Contents

About the Authors

Welcome to Backpacking

BACKPACKING GEAR

Backpacks

Backpacking Tents

Sleep Systems

Backpacking Kitchen Gear

Water Treatment & Storage

Clothing

Footwear

Toiletries & Bathroom Kit

Electronics

Additional gear

The Ten Essentials

SKILLS

Trip Planning Basics

Leave No Trace Seven Principles

Physical Preparation

Hiking Safety

Trail Courtesies

Navigation

How to Pack a Backpack

Basic First Aid 56

Choosing a Campsite

Camp Kitchens

How to hang a food bag

Hydration & Filtering Water

Food & Nutrition

The Backcountry Bathroom

Personal Hygiene

Campfires

Tips for Staying Warm

Maintaining Your Gear

Giving Forward

BACKPACKING TRIPS

1. Siouxon Creek

2. Tillamook Head

3. Wahtum Lake

4. Wallowas - Lakes Basin

5. Goat Rocks: Snowgrass Flat

6. Three Sisters: Green Lakes

7. Mount Adams - Killen Creek

8. Mount Hood: Cairn Basin

9. Mount Hood: Burnt Lake

10. Indian Heaven - Deep Lake

Index

Customer Reviews