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The Backpacker's Handbook - Townsend, Chris, and Townsend Chris
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A guide to equipment and technique which includes information on techniques such as map and compass work and the skills needed for more remote wilderness journeys - such as how to ford rivers safely and how to choose a route through untracked terrain. It also covers desert hiking, ultralight backpacking, and adventure trekking.

The Backpacker's Handbook 2004, International Marine Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780071423205

3rd edition

Trade paperback

The Backpacker's Handbook 1991, Oxford Illustrated Press, Somerset

ISBN-13: 9781855092006