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Backpacker and Hiker"s Handbook

by William Kemsley Jr.

  • 104 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Stackpole Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hiking,
  • Outdoor Skills,
  • Walking,
  • Outdoors & Nature / General,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Sports

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11324356M
    ISBN 100811734625
    ISBN 109780811734622
    OCLC/WorldCa137244682

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He has authored numerous books on hiking and backpacking, including the best-selling Buyer's Guide to Backpacking Equipment () and Whole Hikers' Handbook ().

Kemsley lives in northern New Mexico, where he enjoys hiking and backpacking many times a year in the southwestern mountains, deserts, and canyons/5(11). The Backpacker's Handbook by far provided us with the most reliable and practical information.

From gathering supplies, planning meals, preparing for weather, to packing the backpack and how to deal with unexpected circumstances, this book covered it all/5(). He has authored numerous books on hiking and backpacking, including the best-selling Buyer's Guide to Backpacking Equipment () and Whole Hikers' Handbook ().

Kemsley lives in northern New Mexico, where he enjoys hiking and backpacking many times a year in the southwestern mountains, deserts, and : Stackpole Books. Get this from a library. Backpacker and hiker's handbook. [William Kemsley] -- A photo-illustrated guide to backpacking and hiking that covers preparation, setting up camp, purifying water, dealing with weather, health and safety, insect and plant nuisances, risks on trails.

Book Review I picked up a copy of Backpacker & Hiker's Handbook almost by accident—I was browsing for trail recipe guides and instantly caught the author's name. William Kemsley Jr. was the founding editor of Backpacker Magazine, and led it through the s until he sold it in Mr.

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New material on trekking in challenging environments such as deserts and mountains will appeal to hikers who love to push the envelope. Chris Townsend's anecdotal style makes for a book that invites /5(9). The Canadian Hiker's and Backpacker's Handbook Your How-to Guide for Hitting the Trails, Coast to Coast to Coast (Book): Gadd, Ben: Prepare yourself for the wonder of the Canadian wilderness with The Canadian Hiker's and Backpacker's Handbook by respected naturalist Ben Gadd.

In his new book, Gadd explains every aspect of taking a trip to the Canadian backcountry, from. While some of the gear selection presented in the book may be outdated (current edition was published in ), the book still has a lot of relevant information on solo-traveling and thru-hiking.

This book is an advanced version of The Backpacker’s Handbook book by the same author. Going Extreme: Best books for survival and bushcraft.

Chris Townsend (Granton-on-Spey, Scotland), an internationally recognized rough-terrain hiker, is the author of several books, including Wilderness Skiing and Winter Camping and Backpacker’s Handbook, Second Edition/5(3). Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Backpacker Magazine: Day Hiker's Handbook: Get Started with the Experts by Mike Lanza (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay.

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