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Walking Softly in the Wilderness: The Sierra Club Guide to Backpacking

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"Walking Softly in the Wilderness" is the ground-breaking guide that first taught backpackers how to enjoy a genuine wilderness experience through a common-sense approach to adventure that leaves nature undisturbed. Now completely revised and updated, it remains the bible of camp and trail and will inspire a new generation of hikers to explore nature with skill, appreciati ...more
Paperback, 490 pages
Published June 1st 1998 by Sierra Club Books (first published 1977)
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Stacey Mulvey
Sep 13, 2007 Stacey Mulvey rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I read this book when I was 14. Besides giving practical info on survival skills, etc. it's primary message of lending respect and conservation to the remaining wilderness stay with me to this day.
Fredrick Danysh
A guide to backpacking with minimal impact on the environment. It covers the equipment and food needed for a backpacking trip.Medical hazards are also discusses. There is a section of sources for information about the sport and trip areas.
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Jan 01, 2009 Samira rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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This is a guidebook, not great literature but perfectly helpful.
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