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The Backpacker's Field Manual, Revised and Updated

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The Backpacker's Field Manual set the standard for comprehensive backpacking books when it was first published in 1998. Now it has been exhaustively updated, and includes sections on GPS, ultralight hiking gear, first aid, Leave No Trace camping, and outdoor leadership basics. This manual covers trip planning, location, weather, route difficulty, permits, skill development, food and equipment, and includes a trip preparation checklist. Learn how to forecast the weather, bearproof your camp, wrap an injured ankle, and identify trees.

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Ideal for Backpacking
Author Rick Curtis
Language English
Pages 448
Published 2005
ISBN 9781400053094
Made in Canada