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Hiking & backpacking : a complete guide / by Karen Berger ; introduction by John Viehman.

By: Material type: TextTextSeries: Trailside series guidePublication details: New York : W.W. Norton, 1995.Edition: 1st edDescription: 224 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 22 cmISBN:
  • 0393313344
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 796.51 20
LOC classification:
  • GV199.5 .B47 1995
List(s) this item appears in: National Take A Hike Day
Item type Home library Collection Call number Materials specified Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Adult Book Adult Book Main Library NonFiction 796.51 B496 Available 33111004107831
Total holds: 0

Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Smart, instructive, and beautifully designed, every book in the Trailside Guide series contains the essential information readers need to master outdoor activities and have fun in the process.

Norton proudly reissues these best-selling guides with fully revised "Sources & Resources" sections (including where to find the Web sites, gear, services, books, clubs, and organizations that make for foolproof outings); updates to reflect the latest in gear technology, wilderness medicine, and first aid; and advances in techniques. You can take it with you: Trailside Guides are designed to be used on the trail. Their handy size makes them easy to take along on outdoor adventures. Picture this: Trailside Guides show you how it's done. Each book has more than 100 color photographs and dozens of informative, full-color technical illustrations you'll refer to again and again. Buying Guide: Each Guide has all the information readers need to make informed decisions about what gear is available, and what they should buy. Step-by-step: Tutorials take readers through every aspect of a given outdoor activity. Each Guide covers planning and preparing for a trip, getting in shape, technique, safety, and first-aid tips, and how to have more fun along the way! Easy to use: Trailside Guides provide information quickly. Every book contains detailed illustrations, information-packed sidebars, and a complete index and bibliography. Technique tips: Any physical activity is more fun when it's done right. Trailside Guides are written by experts and contain lucid explanations that help the reader quickly achieve proficiency. It's a big world out there. Get into it with the Trailside Guides.

A companion volume to the television series, Trailside.

Includes index.

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