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Backpacking Light: A Beginner's Guide to Ultralight Backpacking (Includes Nearly 200 Minimalist Hiking Tips)

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  • Sales Rank:60,880
  • Format:Kindle eBook
  • Language:English (Published)
  • Media:Kindle Edition
  • Pages:56
  • Publication Date:April 3, 2013
  • ASIN:B00C7AENR2


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Amazon Best Seller in the Mountaineering Category!

When rock climber Ray Jardine first published his seminal book on hiking the Pacific Crest Trail, he challenged some long-held beliefs about how backpacking should be done. Jardine's book, which outlined novel lightweight techniques for hiking 30 miles per day or farther, was quickly adopted as a manual for any long distance hike. This book gives an overview of backpacking light for beginners, plus nearly 200 tips and strategies for lightening your pack. Read inside Backpacking Light:
  • Why Ultralight?
  • Less Stuff, More Fun
  • Lightweight Backpack Choices
  • Choose your Sleeping Shelter
  • Lightweight Meals for the Trail
  • Ultralight Accessories
  • 3-Day Lightweight Backpacking Checklist
  • Tips and Strategies for Ultralight Gear
Customer Reviews:
"If you would like a few tips to make your pack lighter, just common sense stuff, this a handy little book." - Eric Chapman

"I enjoyed reading this lightweight backpacking guide. The first 7 chapters are informative, but the best part is saved for last--200 ultralight backpacking tips in the 8th chapter. I recommend reading this book." - Florence

Experienced backpackers say the difference between the ultralight way and traditional methods is like the difference between lugging heavy gear up a hill versus floating effortlessly down. Instead of fatigue and exhaustion at the end of a trip, they are excitedly planning where their next hike will be. Read Backpacking Light today to learn how to make your next trip more enjoyable!

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