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Backpacker's Start-Up: A Beginner’s Guide to Hiking and Backpacking (Start-Up Sports series) (Paperback)

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Aimed specifically at the novice outdoor adventurer, this comprehensive guide explains the essential gear, preparations, precautions, and techniques required for day hiking and short backpacking trips. Through informative, entertaining, and encouraging personal anecdotes, the guide emphasizes the physical, aesthetic, and spiritual benefits of spending time in nature. Essential first aid and map-reading information is also included.

About the Author


Doug Werner is the author of several books in the Start-Up Sports series, including Bowler's Start-Up, Boxer's Start-Up, Golfer's Start-Up, and Snowboarder's Start-Up. He has been interviewed on CNN, and his books have appeared on ESPN. He lives in San Diego, California.

Praise For…


“Start-Up Sports tackles the hottest sports. These inexpensive titles are forthright and simple, with good illustrations and social pointers.” —Library Journal


Product Details
ISBN: 9781884654107
ISBN-10: 188465410X
Publisher: Tracks Publishing
Publication Date: May 1st, 1999
Pages: 144
Language: English
Series: Start-Up Sports series