The Ultimate Hiker's Gear Guide

The Ultimate Hiker's Gear Guide : Tools and Techniques to Hit the Trail

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Whether you're a first-time backpacker, an occasional weekend warrior or a seasoned long-distance trekker, you'll love this guide. Learn exactly what you need to carry - both on your back and between your ears - for all seasons and circumstancesshow more

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  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 134 x 214 x 18mm | 340.19g
  • National Geographic Society
  • Hanover, PA, United States
  • English
  • 50 Colour Photographs
  • 1426209207
  • 9781426209208
  • 80,801

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"[Andrew] Skurka, "Outside"magazine's 2010 'Adventurer of the Year, ' packs his comprehensive guide with practical information about the best clothing, footwear, trekking poles, backpacks, sleeping bags, knives, shelter systems, and cooking gear that will help you plan your next trip."--"Scouting Magazine""show more

About Andrew Skurka

Andrew Skurka is a sponsored long-distance backpacker, speaker, and writer. He has hiked 25,000 miles-plus since 2002, most recently on a 4,700 mile loop around Alaska and the Yukon. Named "Adventurer of the Year" by National Geographic Adventure (describing him as "a Gen Y version of Thoreau") and Person of the Year by Backpacker Magazine, he was also featured in Outside and Men's more