Walking Softly in the Wilderness: The Sierra Club
Guide to Backpacking
Author: Hart, John
Paperback, 478 pages, Compl Rev & Upd Edition 3RD
Pub. Date: Jun
1998, Publisher: Univ of California Pr
ISBN: 0871563924, Dimensions (inches): 1.25x5.5x8.75
"Walking Softly in the Wilderness is the ground-breaking guide that first taught backpackers how to enjoy a
genuine wilderness experience through a common-sense approach to adventure that leaves nature undisturbed. Now completely revised and
updated, it remains the bible of camp and trail and will inspire a new generation of hikers to explore nature with skill, appreciation, and
John Hart - conservationist, poet, and expert backpacker - provides novice and experienced hikers alike with comprehensive
information on route finding, making camp, choosing the appropriate gear, preparing food and fuel, and camping with children.
edition covers the latest innovations in clothing and gear and includes new sections on map reading, navigating off-trail, first aid, and the politics of
wilderness use, making it the most comprehensive and authoritative backpacking guide available.