Joy of Backpacking

Joy of Backpacking

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A comprehensive guide covering every aspect of how to backpacka€”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.... Sleeping-pad repair kit ... Vicodin, Percocet, or other prescription pain killer for serious pain management when youa#39;re days from rescue Repair kit Other Items ... Cell phone, satellite phoneanbsp;...

Title:Joy of Backpacking
Author:Brian Beffort
Publisher:Wilderness Press - 2007-05-07


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