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Backpacking: Essential Skills to Advanced Techniques (2000)

by Victoria Logue

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Backpacking: Essential Skills to Advanced Techniques demystifies the outdoor experience, proving that you don't have to be a wilderness warrior to get back to nature and have fun. Whether you're a novice or a seasoned trekmaster, these tips and tricks will have you trailblazing like never before. Backpacking: Essential Skills to Advanced Techniques is organized the same way you would begin any trip. The planning section details all the options for hikers and suggests ways to pick the best trails to fit your ability, time, and interests. There's even a section for those who dare to challenge serious long-distance hikes. And of course, this guide gives you the low-down on how to choose your gear from the abundance of hi-tech equipment available. Once you're on the trail Backpacking: Essential Skills to Advanced Techniques helps out with advice on learning to pace yourself, crossing streams safely, hiking in snow, and using a map and compass. And when the hike is done, look no further for help in finding a good camp, setting up your kitchen, and maintaining and repairing equipment. Individuals, families, and groups will benefit from the simple, easy-to-understand lessons found in this book. With a little knowledge and common sense, anyone can strap on a pack and enjoy a safe and rewarding backcountry holiday.

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