The Ultimate Hiker’s Gear Guide by Andrew Skurka

Written by an expert hiker
Ove 30,000 miles of experience
Over 150 photos

The Ultimate Hiker’s Gear Guide by Andrew Skurka is already a classic backpacking book comparable to Colin Fletcher’s Complete Walker or Ray Jardine’s Trail Life. Supreme long-distance hiker Andrew Skurka shares his hard earned knowledge on this very important guide to backpacking gear and skills. Described by National Geographic as “one of the most best possible traveled and fastest hikers in the world,” and named “Adventurer of the Year” by Outdoor and “Person of the Year” by Backpacker, Skurka recounts what he is learned from more than 30,000 miles of long-distance adventures, such a lot recently a 4,700-mile 6-month loop around Alaska and Canada’s Yukon. Whether you are a first-time backpacker, an occasional weekend warrior or a seasoned long-distance trekker, you can love this guide. Learn exactly what you want to hold-both to your back and between your ears-for all seasons and circumstances through a show-and-tell of clothing, footwear, backpacks, shelter and sleep systems, and more, in addition to through detailed articles on foot care, campsite selection and mountain climbing efficiency. Skurka’s practical and priceless recommendations provide you with the entire tools and techniques you can want to hit the path.Great for beginners and experienced backpackers.Discover ways to scale back weight and hike smarter.In regards to the Creator – A graduate of Duke University, Andrew Skurka is a sponsored long-distance backpacker, paid speaker, and author. He has hiked 25,000-plus miles since 2002, such a lot 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 once also featured in Outdoor and Men’s Journal. Skurka has seemed in a lot of newspapers and tv broadcasts..Creator – Andrew Skurka.Binding – Paper.Pages – 224.Publisher – National Geographic.Year – 2012.ISBN – 9781426209208.
Written by an expert hiker
Ove 30,000 miles of enjoy
Over 150 photos
Invaluable advice
Covers, food, shelter, clothes, flashlights, stoves, water filters and more


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