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

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

by Brian Beffort

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


A comprehensive guide covering every aspect of how to backpack--from planning a first trip to advanced wilderness travel. 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. You will also learn what to expect on the trail and in camp, and how to stay safe with first aid, weather preparedness, and more. For experienced packers, this book 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780899974057
Publisher: Wilderness Press
Publication date: 05/28/2007
Pages: 268
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

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