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Description de l’éditeur

What you need to know before you hit the trails

Whether you are backpacking for the first time or a veteran follower of the trails, this enormously practical guide includes everything you need to know, from essential techniques such as map and compass work to the skills needed for more remote wilderness journeys. The Backpacker's Handbook also gives you the latest information on gear. You'll find the last word on:
How to choose packs and footwear—and make sure they fit

What clothing to take on the trail

Tents, tarps, stoves, water purifiers, and other gear

GPS, cell phones, and other electronic devices

And much more




Reviews from previous editions

"The most up-to-date and comprehensive guide to equipment and technique available anywhere."

--Backpack (UK)

"A clear and comprehensive primer on backpacking gear. Townsend's knowledge is immense."

--Sierra

"Belongs in every bookcase dealing with outdoor topics. . . . Chockablock full of useful, practical, commonsense info. . . . If you tramp the outdoors, get this book."

Maine Sportsman

"For those thinking of taking a backpack journey, The Backpacker's Handbook is required reading."

Daily Local News (West Chester, PA)

GENRE
Sports et plein air
SORTIE
2011
14 octobre
LANGUE
EN
Anglais
LONGUEUR
480
Pages
ÉDITEUR
McGraw-Hill Education
TAILLE
30.9
Mo

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