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Backpacker magazines Backpacking Basics brings you essential mind gear from the two most respected and reliable publishers of outdoor-related information. Learn how to  select tents, sleeping bags, packs, clothing, cookware, and other gear; plan easy and tasty meals; treat water; plan your trip, whether an overnighter or a longer journey; properly pack your equipment; find your way in the wilderness; remain on good terms with curious critters; and stay safe and comfortable in extreme climates.
 
Perfect for pack or pocket, this book breaks down its subject into the essential topics, providing practical and portable information useful in the field. Full-color photos complement concise, clear text, introducing you to the basic and intermediate skills needed to safely and successfully get by in the outdoors.
 
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Synopsis:

Backpacker magazine–branded and fueled by Falcon-Guides, this book provides essential mind gear from the two most respected and reliable publishers of outdoor-related information. Perfect for pack or pocket, it breaks down its subject into the essential topics, providing practical and portable information useful in the field. Full-color photos, charts, and illustrations are organized with text by an expert in a brief and accessible manner, introducing readers to basic and intermediate skills needed to safely and successfully get by in the outdoors.Backpacker Magazine's Backpacking Basics informs readers about choosing where to go; selecting the appropriate gear; properly packing their equipment; finding their way in the wilderness; and planning easy and tasty meals. This handy pocket-sized guide is 96 pages, includes two popouts, and incorporates color photos, charts, and illustrations as needed throughout the interior.

Synopsis:

Backpacker magazine's Backpacking Basics informs readers about choosing where to go; selecting the appropriate gear; properly packing their equipment; finding their way in the wilderness; and planning easy and tasty meals. This handy pocket-sized guide is 96 pages, includes two popouts, and incorporates color photos, charts, and illustrations as needed throughout the interior.

About the Author

Clyde Soles is a professional author and photographer who, for eight years, was the principle field tester for rock climbing and mountaineering equipment for Rock & Ice magazine.. He writes for Outside, Backpacker, Rock & Ice, Climbing, Hooked on the Outdoors, and other national outdoor magazines, and has authored several books, including The Outdoor Knots Book, Land Navigation Handbook, and Expedition Planning.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780762755493
Author:
Soles, Clyde
Publisher:
Falcon Press Publishing
Subject:
Outdoor Skills
Subject:
Hiking
Subject:
Camping
Subject:
Backpacking
Subject:
Walking
Subject:
Outdoors-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
First
Series:
Backpacker Magazine Series
Publication Date:
20110231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
color photos and illustrations
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
7 x 4.25 in

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Backpacker magazine–branded and fueled by Falcon-Guides, this book provides essential mind gear from the two most respected and reliable publishers of outdoor-related information. Perfect for pack or pocket, it breaks down its subject into the essential topics, providing practical and portable information useful in the field. Full-color photos, charts, and illustrations are organized with text by an expert in a brief and accessible manner, introducing readers to basic and intermediate skills needed to safely and successfully get by in the outdoors.Backpacker Magazine's Backpacking Basics informs readers about choosing where to go; selecting the appropriate gear; properly packing their equipment; finding their way in the wilderness; and planning easy and tasty meals. This handy pocket-sized guide is 96 pages, includes two popouts, and incorporates color photos, charts, and illustrations as needed throughout the interior.
"Synopsis" by ,

Backpacker magazine's Backpacking Basics informs readers about choosing where to go; selecting the appropriate gear; properly packing their equipment; finding their way in the wilderness; and planning easy and tasty meals. This handy pocket-sized guide is 96 pages, includes two popouts, and incorporates color photos, charts, and illustrations as needed throughout the interior.

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