Backpacking Light by Mike Wallace
A Beginner's Guide to Ultralight Backpacking (Includes Nearly 200 Minimalist Hiking Tips)

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When rock climber Ray Jardine first published his seminal book on hiking the Pacific Crest Trail, he challenged some long-held beliefs about how backpacking should be done. Jardine's book, which outlined novel lightweight techniques for hiking 30 miles per day or farther, was quickly adopted as a manual for any long distance hike. This book gives an overview of backpacking light for beginners, plus nearly 200 tips and strategies for lightening your pack. Read inside Backpacking Light:
Why Ultralight?Less Stuff, More FunLightweight Backpack ChoicesChoose your Sleeping ShelterLightweight Meals for the TrailUltralight Accessories3-Day Lightweight Backpacking ChecklistTips and Strategies for Ultralight GearCustomer Reviews:
"If you would like a few tips to make your pack lighter, just common sense stuff, this a handy little book." - Eric Chapman

"I enjoyed reading this lightweight backpacking guide. The first 7 chapters are informative, but the best part is saved for last--200 ultralight backpacking tips in the 8th chapter. I recommend reading this book." - Florence

Experienced backpackers say the difference between the ultralight way and traditional methods is like the difference between lugging heavy gear up a hill versus floating effortlessly down. Instead of fatigue and exhaustion at the end of a trip, they are excitedly planning where their next hike will be. Read Backpacking Light today to learn how to make your next trip more enjoyable!
 

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Published April 3, 2013 56 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Sports & Outdoors. Non-fiction

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