A practical guide for beginning and advancing backcountry explorers includes such topics as determining needs and buying gear; choosing a location; backpacking with kids and alone; planning meals; preparing for weather, wildlife, and other hazards; and for advanced backpackers, tips on traveling in extreme weather conditions and long-distance and international treks. Equipment checklists and further resources are included.There are several types of sleeping pads: Open cell. ... self-inflating pads, and Ia#39;m afraid of the low durability of the lighter-weight and more expensive self-infla- tors amore stuff to worry about, and another repair kit to carry for when it pops.
|Title||:||Joy of Backpacking|
|Publisher||:||Wilderness Press - 2007|