The Backpacker's Field Manual, Revised and Updated

The Backpacker's Field Manual, Revised and Updated

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When it was first published in 1998, The Backpacker's Field Manual set the standard for comprehensive backpacking books. Now exhaustively updated to offer a more complete view of backpacking today, it covers the latest developments in geara€”such as Global Positioning Systems and ultralight hiking equipmenta€”first aid, and Leave No Trace comping, and includes a chapter devoted to outdoor leadership resources and basics. Beginners and experienced hikers alike will find this book indispensable for trip planning strategies and also as a quick reference on the trail for: BACKCOUNTRY SKILLSa€”how to forecast the weather, identify trees, bear-proof your campsite, wrap an injured ankle, and more--illustrated with more than 100 line drawings. TRICKS OF THE TRAILa€”time-tested practical lessons learned along the way GOING ULTRALIGHTa€”downsizing suggestions for those who want to lighten up Every traveler knows that space in a backpack is limited, so on your next trip, carry the only guide you'll ever needa€”this onea€”and take to the great outdoors with confidence.A Comprehensive Guide to Mastering Backcountry Skills Rick Curtis. FRONTS When two air ... warm front is first indicated by high wispy cirrus clouds, lowering over a period of one to two days into stratus clouds. The stratus cloud cover may anbsp;...

Title:The Backpacker's Field Manual, Revised and Updated
Author:Rick Curtis
Publisher:Three Rivers Press - 2011-05-18


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