A Beginner's Guide to Hiking & BackpackingBook - 1999
Aimed specifically at the novice outdoor adventurer, this comprehensive guide explains the essential gear, preparations, precautions, and techniques required for day hiking and short backpacking trips. Through informative, entertaining, and encouraging personal anecdotes, the guide emphasizes the physical, aesthetic, and spiritual benefits of spending time in nature. Essential first aid and map-reading information is also included.
Publisher: San Diego, Calif. : Tracks Pub., c1999.
Characteristics: 144 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.