Everyday Wisdom: 1001 Expert Tips for Hikers

Everyday Wisdom Expert Tips for Hikers Here are expert tips and tricks for hikers and backpackers covering everything from packing and planning to field repairs and emergency improvisations

  • Title: Everyday Wisdom: 1001 Expert Tips for Hikers
  • Author: Karen Berger
  • ISBN: 9780898865233
  • Page: 238
  • Format: Paperback
  • Here are expert tips and tricks for hikers and backpackers covering everything from packing and planning to field repairs and emergency improvisations.

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    1. I give it four stars for what it is, which is a beginner's guide to backpacking. I don't think experienced hikers would get anything out of it that they haven't already known for years. Some of the advice is a total "duh," even to someone who lacks experience. However, I can see this book being a very useful reference, especially the sections on weather and first aid. There are a lot of great suggestions for reducing weight, conserving fuel, and making a hiking or packpacking experience more com [...]

    2. This is an excellent resource with all of the basic (and not-so-basic) info one needs for having a healthy and safe experience hiking, camping, and backpacking. Much of its "everyday wisdom" can be adapted to easy car camping or more rigorous backcountry camping. I'm an intermediate outdoorsman, and I think the book works great as an introduction to outdoor life.Books of this nature are always in danger of being outdated by new technology, but this one has enough of a foundation to make up for a [...]

    3. Everyday Wisdom: 1,001 Expert Tips for Hikers was a quick and easy read. There was a lot of good information for someone completely new to the subject (that's me). I think that the information in the book can and should be put to good use if you intend to go out for short to medium length hikes; I would expect nothing more than a week or so. Anything longer than that and I would expect you should probably check in to a more thorough source.

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