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The Backpacker’s Handbook, 4th Edition

everything you have to know whether you are backpacking for the first time or a veteran follower of the trails, this enormously practical guide includes everything you need to know, from essential techniques such as map and compass work to the skills needed for more remote wilderness journeys before you hit the trails. The Backpacker’s Handbook also gives you the latest information on gear. You’ll find the word that is last:

  • How to decide on packages and footwear?and make certain they fit
  • What clothes to defend myself against the path
  • Tents, tarps, stoves, water purifiers, along with other gear
  • GPS, cellular phones, along with other gadgets
  • And significantly more

Reviews from past editions
“the absolute most up-to-date and comprehensive guide to gear and strategy available anywhere.”
Backpack (UK)
“A clear and primer that is comprehensive backpacking gear. Townsend’s knowledge is enormous.”
“Belongs in almost every bookcase working with outside topics. . . . Chockablock full of helpful, practical, commonsense information. . . . In the event that you tramp the in the open air, fully grasp this guide.”
?Maine Sportsman
“For those thinking about using a backpack journey, The Backpacker’s Handbook is needed reading.”
?Daily regional News (western Chester, PA)

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