Veteran backcountry guides and guidebook authors share clever, practical tricks-of-the-trade that only long experience on the trail can provide in Backpacking Tips. Inside you'll find checklists, handy diagrams, and tips on everything from buying the right gear to tasty trailside cooking.
Keep you pack ultralight without sacrificing the essentials
Convert a mosquito net and sticks into a handy shield for camping under the stars
Build a fire in wet weather
Prevent and treat injuries in the wilderness
Cross a river step by step
Whether you're a beginning backpacker or seasoned wilderness explorer, Backpacking Tips contains all the information you need to make your next trip a safer, more relaxing, more enjoyable experience.