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The Advanced Backpacker: A Handbook of Year Round, Long-Distance Hiking
With thousands of all-weather miles to his credit, from North America, Europe, and Asia, Chris Townsend is the ultimate guide for backpackers of all levels. The Advanced Backpacker is an invaluable fusion of expert information and unlimited inspiration, featuring detailed discussions of everything from finding routes and choosing locations to planning, financing, equipping ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published August 22nd 2000 by International Marine Publishing
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Apr 27, 2010 Doris rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: backpackers, hikers and just anyone who is out in wilderness area for any reason
Great Book. This book tells it like it is and without fluff. It can be read in order or by subject. It is a book I'll keep and refer to many times in the future. This book covers snow hiking, creek crossing and other topics in details beyond what other books do -- in ways that may save your life. THIS BOOK is a KEEPER!