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- Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 14.09
Could there be another way of life? Can I survive with less stuff? Should I run for the hills? These are all good questions that people have asked before, throughout history, and which have inspired people to set up camp. But now camping is part of the drive for self-sufficiency, a reaction against mass tourism, a chance to connect with the land,... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 19.95 US$ 16.36
"The most up-to-date and comprehensive guide to equipment and technique available anywhere."? Backpack (UK) This enormously practical guide includes everything from essential techniques such as map and compass work to the skills needed for more remote wilderness journeys?such as how to ford rivers safely and how to choose a route through untracked... more...
- Falcon Guides 2016; US$ 24.99
Here is the definitive resource for Backpacking-related know-how, distilled from vast expertise developed at Backpacking Magazine-- includes everything from packing advice, to navigation and campsite cooking, to managing outdoor hazards. more...
- Falcon Guides 2012; US$ 18.99
This book could save you hundreds of dollars on outdoor gear! Don't retire a jacket just because it's torn or buy a new tent because the zipper broke. Learn how to fix these problems?and dozens more?and save your money for a dream trip by following the step-by-step gear maintenance and repair instructions in this large trim, color handbook. more...
- Falcon Guides 2015; US$ 11.99
A short, highly illustrated, pocket-size how-to guide to the sport of winter camping, published under the imprimatur of ?Backpacker? magazine. The book covers gear, safety, weather concerns, necessary skills, and more. more...
- Tracks Publishing 1999; US$ 9.99
Aimed specifically at the novice outdoor adventurer, this comprehensive guide explains the essential gear, preparations, precautions, and techniques required for day hiking and short backpacking trips. Through informative, entertaining, and encouraging personal anecdotes, the guide emphasizes the physical, aesthetic, and spiritual benefits of spending... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2011; US$ 16.00
When it was first published in 1998, The Backpacker's Field Manual set the standard for comprehensive backpacking books. Now exhaustively updated to offer a more complete view of backpacking today, it covers the latest developments in gear-such as Global Positioning Systems and ultralight hiking equipment-first aid, and Leave No Trace comping,... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99
A Backpacker's Guide to Making Every Ounce Count was written by an avid outdoorsman, for those interested in knowing how a Gram Weenie thinks. If you are interested in lightening your pack a few ounces at a time, this book covers that very subject. Steven Lowe discusses how he used to pack for a trip and how he learned from the so-called experts.?... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 12.99
History is filled with incredible stories of the mountain men, experts in survival who relied on nothing except their own skills and ingenuity. If you want to learn to be one of them, then this is the book for you. Badass Survival Secrets will introduce you to everything that you need to be a modern day mountain man. You?ll learn how to construct... more...