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BACKPACKER & HIKER’S HANDBOOK

by: William Kemsley Jr.

Learn how to plan & prepare for a backpacking trip. Discusses equip, safety, & the essential trail skills of using a compass, purifying water, cooking, & where & how to set up camp. 205 Color photos & B&W illus; 6×9 inches, 304 pgs.

0-8117-3462-5
978-0-8117-3462-2
Softcover
01-01-2008
Outdoor Recreation & Camping Guides

$24.95

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Overview

* Must-know trail skills: finding your way, purifying water, cooking on the trail, where & how to set up camp
* Solo backpacking, all-female groups, & hiking with children, seniors, & pets
* Ideas for going light & enhancing your trail photography
* How to handle dangerous situations–encounters with bears, inclement weather, & medical emergencies

Backpacker & Hiker’s Handbook tells how to plan & prepare for a backpacking trip & discusses equipment, safety, & the essential trail skills of using a compass, purifying water, cooking, & where & how to set up camp.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
William Kemsley
Jr. is the founder of Backpacker magazine & cofounder of the American Hiking Society, one of the most influential nonprofit organizations lobbying Congress today. He has authored numerous books on hiking & backpacking, including the best-selling Buyer’s Guide to Backpacking Equipment & Whole Hikers’ Handbook. Kemsley lives in northern New Mexico, where he enjoys hiking & backpacking many times a year in the southwestern mountains, deserts, & canyons.

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ISBN: 0-8117-3462-5
Publisher: NATIONAL BOOK NETWORK
Publish Date: 01-01-2008

“BACKPACKER & HIKER’S HANDBOOK”

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