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Expert hikerMichael W. Robbins offers an overview of the hiking experience in various terrains, from forests to fields to mountains. He discusses common mistakes and how to avoid them and gives recommendations on trip planning, pacing, and appropriate gear. He covers the basics of navigating, including use of a compass, and he even includes a chapter on extending a day hik ...more
Paperback, 136 pages
Published May 5th 2003 by Storey Publishing, LLC
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I enjoyed reading this book. It didn't have a ton of new info about hiking, but I did glean a couple new bits of advice from it. It sure makes me look forward to getting out there soon on another hike!
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