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Backpacking Tips 2ND Edition Trail Tested Wisdomby Russ Schneider
Synopses & Reviews
Veteran backcountry guides and guidebook authors share clever, practical tricks-of-the-trade that only long experience on the trail can provide in Backpacking Tips. Inside you'll find checklists, handy diagrams, and tips on everything from buying the right gear to tasty trailside cooking.
Look inside to discover how to:
Keep you pack ultralight without sacrificing the essentials
Convert a mosquito net and sticks into a handy shield for camping under the stars
Build a fire in wet weather
Prevent and treat injuries in the wilderness
Cross a river step by step
Whether you're a beginning backpacker or seasoned wilderness explorer, Backpacking Tips contains all the information you need to make your next trip a safer, more relaxing, more enjoyable experience.
Advice from veteran FalconGuide authors on how to have a safe and fun outdoor experience.
About the Author
Bill Schneider, the co-founder of Falcon Publishing, is a veteran outdoorsman and author of more than twenty books on backpacking and natural history in the American West. He lives in Helena, Montana.
Since 1993, Russ Schneider has been a backpacking, rafting, and fishing guide with Glacier Wilderness Guide in West Glacier, Montana. He has also served as an editor for many of Falcon's how-to books. His numerous books include Best Hikes Along the Continental Divide, Fishing Glacier National Park, and Hiking the Columbia River Gorge.
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