Ultralight Backpackin' Tips
Publication Date: 2011-05-03
Walking into the wilderness with a pack on your back is an empowering experience-all the more so when that pack on your back isn't weighing you down. That's where this book comes in. Outdoors expert and celebrated illustrator Mike Clelland offers advanced techniques on how to dramatically lighten your load without sacrificing the essentials or your safety yet staying well fed and comfortable. Written in the tradition of the successful Allen & Mike's Really Cool Telemark Tips, this guide features 153 trail-tested tips and solid advice, as well as more than 100 humorous and helpful illustrations. Also including comprehensive ultralight recipes and rationing ideas, Ultralight Backpackin' Tips is the ultimate guide for anyone serious about backpacking in ultralight style. Just a few of the all-important tips in this book: Use a scale. Comfortable and safe are vital! Make your own stuff, and making it out of trash is always the best! It's okay to be nerdy. Try something new each time you go camping. Know the difference between wants and needs. Book jacket.