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 aone of the best traveled and fastest hikers on the planet, a and named aAdventurer of the Yeara by Outside and aPerson of the Yeara by Backpacker, Skurka recounts what heas learned from more than 30, 000 miles of long-distance adventures, most recently a 4, 700-mile 6-month loop around Alaska and Canadaas Yukon. Whether youare a first-time backpacker, an occasional weekend warrior or a seasoned long-distance trekker, youall 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. Skurkaas practical and priceless recommendations give you all the tools and techniques youall 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 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|
|Publisher||:||National Geographic Books - 2012-02-21|