The Ultimate Hiker's Gear Guide

The Ultimate Hiker's Gear Guide

Andrew Skurka


best long-distance hiker Andrew Skurka stocks his richly deserved wisdom during this crucial consultant to backpacking apparatus and abilities. defined by means of nationwide Geographic as "one of the easiest traveled and quickest hikers at the planet," and named "Adventurer of the Year" by means of outdoor and "Person of the Year" via Backpacker, Skurka recounts what he's discovered from greater than 30,000 miles of long-distance adventures, such a lot lately a 4,700-mile 6-month loop round Alaska and Canada's Yukon.

Whether you're a first-time backpacker, an occasional weekend warrior or a professional long-distance trekker, you'll love this advisor. study precisely what you want to hold -- either in your again and among your ears -- for all seasons and situations via a show-and-tell of garments, sneakers, backpacks, preserve and sleep platforms, and extra, in addition to via designated articles walking care, campsite choice and mountain climbing potency. Skurka's useful and useful strategies offer you all of the instruments and strategies you'll have to hit the path.

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