The Complete Idiot's Guide to Backpacking and Hiking by Jason Stevenson

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A guide so thorough it will send you packing...


Backpacking remains one of the most popular, and inexpensive, outdoor activities in America. The Complete Idiot's Guide (r) to Backpacking and Hiking helps anyone prepare and plan for a rewarding adventure. Covers planning, training, shopping and packing for the trip.


-How to live on the trail


-First aid and other safety tips


-Practical time- and money-saving hints


-What gear is necessary and what isn't


-Special considerations when travelling with groups or pets

 

About Jason Stevenson

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Jason Stevenson writes extensively about survival, hiking, and the outdoors, and is the former skills editor at Backpacker magazine. Author home: Lancaster, PA.
 
Published April 6, 2010 by Alpha. 368 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Sports & Outdoors. Non-fiction

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