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Hiking and Backpacking: Essential Skills, Equipment and Safety

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By Victoria Logue

Essential skills, equipment, and safety.  Hiking and Backpacking 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 path master, the wealth of tips, techniques, and tricks will have you trailblazing like never before.

This book is divided into three major parts:

  • Getting Ready: Details hike options and suggests ways to pick the best trails to fit your ability, time constraints, and interests, and choose your gear wisely
  • On the Trail: Keeps you moving with advice on pacing yourself, hydration, hiking in the snow, navigating with GPS, using a Map and compass, and much more.
  • At Days End: Helps you find a good camp, set up your kitchen, and maintain and repair equipment.
Whether you're out for an easy stroll, an overnight hike, or are tackling a long trail, Hiking and Backpacking: Essential Skills, Equipment, and Safety is the ticket to enjoying a safe and rewarding trail experience.