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"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 terrain. As a gear advisor, this book is unequaled. You'll find the last word on: How to choose packs and footwear--and make sure they fitWhat clothing to take on the ...

The Backpacker's Handbook 2011, International Marine Publishing, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780071754897

4th edition

Trade paperback

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