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THE BOOMER’S GUIDE TO LIGHTWEIGHT BACKPACKING: NEW GEAR FOR OLD PEOPLE

by: Carol Corbridge

Re-create your wilderness system one piece at a time—making it lighter, safer, & more comfortable. Takes away the guesswork with gear tables in each chapter that tell you where to buy the items discussed; the tables list the specific model, manufacturer, price, weight, & website. Carol’s done all the research for you over several years of trials & many miles of trails. Full-color photos; 6×9 inches, 104 pgs.

1-57188-442-4
978-1-57188-442-8
Softcover
10-01-2008
Outdoor Recreation & Camping Guides

$18.95

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Overview

Lightness and Comfort go hand in hand in this gear guide written especially for Baby Boomers! The Boomer’s Guide to Lightweight Backpacking will bring you up to speed on all the new products and load-lightening techniques needed to make your next trail experience a great one. With detailed recommendations and a lively visual format, this book will help you re-create your wilderness system one piece at a time—making it lighter, safer, and more comfortable. There’s always some new gizmo or gadget on the market; and with so much gear out there, it’s easy to get confused. Corbridge takes away the guesswork with gear tables in each chapter that tell you where to buy the items discussed; the tables list the specific model, manufacturer, price, weight, and website. Carol’s done all the research for you over several years of trials and many miles of trails. For Corbridge, light doesn’t mean skimping on the fun. For a week-long journey, she carries about 30 pounds, which includes 1.8 L water, food, camera, fishing gear, swim fins… you get the idea. Once you’ve cut out the unnecessary weight, you can add back the toys.

Details

ISBN: 1-57188-442-4
Publisher: Frank Amato Publications
Publish Date: 10-01-2008

“THE BOOMER’S GUIDE TO LIGHTWEIGHT BACKPACKING: NEW GEAR FOR OLD PEOPLE”

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