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Hiking & Backpacking: A Complete Illustrated Guide (Knack: Make It Easy)

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Publisher Comments:

MAKE IT EASY!
 
Never again will mosquitoes, blisters, bad food, or the wrong gear ruin a great hike—not with Knack Hiking & Backpacking, a quick-reading, picture-driven guide that offers the highest level of expertise in the most user-friendly format ever. The first such reference created for visual learners, it covers every step needed for the best hiking and backpacking experience, one step at a time. From picking the right gear to cooking gourmet trail food, from good hiking technique to dressing the part, it has everything todays hiker wants and needs. Step-by-step full-color photo sequences and information-packed, clearly worded instructions are the hallmarks of this definitive one-volume resource.
 
Inside are 460 color photos covering:

Gear

Clothing
Boots
How to Hike
Where to Hike

Navigation

Setting Up Camp

Recipes 

Camp Hygiene

Zero Impact

Wild Animals & Plants

Wilderness First Aid

Synopsis:

Wilderness medicine expert and Backpacker magazine columnist Buck Tilton covers every step needed for the best hiking and backpacking experience.

About the Author

Buck Tilton has the knack! A leading wilderness medicine expert and Backpacker magazine columnist, he is the author of Backcountry First Aid and Wilderness First Responder (both FalconGuides®), as well as Knack Knots You Need. He teaches at Central Wyoming College.

Stephen Gorman is a photographer and writer whose photo-essay books include Northeastern Wilds and The American Wilderness. His work has also appeared in Knack Canoeing for Everyone and Knack Car Camping for Everyone, as well as numerous national magazines, including Outside and Audubon.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781599214009
Author:
Tilton, Buck
Publisher:
Knack
Photographer:
Gorman, Stephen
Author:
Stephen, Gorman
Author:
Gorman, Stephen
Subject:
Walking
Subject:
Outdoor Skills
Subject:
Hiking
Subject:
Backpacking
Subject:
Outdoors - Camping and Hiking
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Knack: Make It Easy
Publication Date:
20090331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
450 full-color photos
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8 x 8.5 in

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