The Ultimate Hiker's Gear Guide

The Ultimate Hiker's Gear Guide

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Supreme long-distance hiker Andrew Skurka shares his hard-earned knowledge in this essential guide to backpacking gear and skills. Described by National Geographic as a€œone of the best traveled and fastest hikers on the planet, a€ and named a€œAdventurer of the Yeara€ by Outside and a€œPerson of the Yeara€ by Backpacker, Skurka recounts what hea€™s learned from more than 30, 000 miles of long-distance adventures, most recently a 4, 700-mile 6-month loop around Alaska and Canadaa€™s Yukon. Whether youa€™re a first-time backpacker, an occasional weekend warrior or a seasoned long-distance trekker, youa€™ll love this guide. Learn exactly what you need to carry a€“ both on your back and between your ears a€“ for all seasons and circumstances through a show-and-tell of clothing, footwear, backpacks, shelter and sleep systems, and more, as well as through detailed articles on foot care, campsite selection and hiking efficiency. Skurkaa€™s practical and priceless recommendations give you all the tools and techniques youa€™ll need to hit the trail. From the Trade Paperback edition.Tools and Techniques to Hit the Trail Andrew Skurka. a#39;ti-a#39;3a#39; 2.932a€œ Uri-a#39;5 75a#39;1- to 2 -person groups, ... to burn ker. osene, unleaded gasoline, and diesel. Check the user manual; usually the stovea#39;s jets must be changed to avoid a putteringanbsp;...

Title:The Ultimate Hiker's Gear Guide
Author:Andrew Skurka
Publisher:National Geographic Books - 2012-02-21


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