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Basic Essentials Backpacking

3.3  ·  Rating details ·  10 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
An information-packed tool for the novice or handy reference for the veteran. Distills years of knowledge into an affordable and portable book. 
With this handy book you'll discover how to plan a trip with the right level of challenge, select the appropriate gear and provisions for your trip, get your hiking boots to fit you comfortably, find your way in the wilderness, and
Paperback, 3rd Edition, 64 pages
Published January 1st 2007 by Falcon
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Sep 28, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: nonfiction, grownup
This was originally published in 1989 and it definitely makes more sense in a pre-internet world. Like it's a good basic introduction? It feels like a series of Wikipedia articles in print. I think it was a little more basic than what I was looking for? But "Basic" is literally in the title, and this would probably be great for someone looking for, uh, a very basic introduction.
Apr 07, 2016 rated it it was ok
Like most introductory hiking texts, content deserves 5 stars, but language and style gets a solid 0 stars. I get the feeling that the author really knows his stuff but is a complete and utter douchebag.
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Jul 06, 2007 rated it liked it
Shelves: outdoors
A very basic book for the beginner backpacker, filled with useful information.
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