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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:

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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