Walking Softly in the Wilderness

Walking Softly in the Wilderness

The Sierra Club Guide to Backpacking

Book - 1984
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Walking Softly in the Wilderness is the groundbreaking guide that first taught backpackers how to enjoy a genuine wilderness experience through a common-sense approach to adventure that leaves nature undisturbed. Now completely revised and updated, it remains the bible of camp and trail and will inspire a new generation of hikers to explore nature with skill, appreciation, and care.John Hart -- conservationist, poet, and expert backpacker -- provides novice and experienced hikers alike with comprehensive information on route-finding, making camp, choosing the appropriate gear, preparing food and fuel, and camping with children.This new edition covers the latest innovations in clothing and gear and includes new sections on map reading, navigating off-trail, first aid, and the politics of wilderness use, making it the most comprehensive and authoritative backpacking guide available.
Publisher: San Francisco : Sierra Club Books, 1984
Edition: Completely rev. & updated, 1st rev. ed
ISBN: 9780871568137
0871568136
Call Number: 796.5 H252w 1984
Characteristics: xii, 500 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Sierra Club

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