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How to survive your first trip in the wild : backpacking for beginners / Paul Magnanti

Magnanti, Paul (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lackawanna County Library System.

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Abington Community Library 796.54 MAGNANT (Text) 50687011693093 Stacks Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781641526821
  • ISBN: 1641526823
  • Physical Description: 139 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
  • Publisher: Emeryville, California Rockridge Press 2019

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Planning your trip -- Gearing up -- Getting trail-ready -- Hitting the trail -- Setting up camp -- Cooking and camp life -- Basic first aid -- Trips for first-time backpackers -- Seasons cheat sheets -- First trip checklist -- Lightweight backpacking.
Summary, etc.:
Explore the backcountry with confidence. Start strong with an essential equipment guide geared toward beginners. Discover how to choose a campsite and follow along with camp setup and breakdown directions. Water treatment info, outdoor cooking basics, snacking suggestions, and a sample three-day backpacking food plan supply you with vital knowledge to survive in the wilderness. This beginners' backpacking handbook includes:Expert tips--Learn how to "Leave No Trace," navigate rough terrain, deal with wildlife, and other practical backpacking advice.Gear checklists--Track down the right gear with guides to clothing, footwear, backpacks, and shelters--even on a budget.Plan ahead--Handy cheat sheets help you pick the best time of year and the perfect starter trail for backpacking in your state.
Subject: Backpacking > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Outdoor skills.
Genre: Handbooks and manuals.
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