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@IH:Contents @$:Foreword Acknowledgments Introduction Section One. Preparations 1. Getting Started 2. What to Wear 3. Getting in Shape for Backpacking 4. Buying Your Outfit 5. Planning Your Trip Section Two. Trail Savvy 6. On the Trail 7. Where and How to Set Up Camp 8. Purifying and Carrying Water 9. Eating and Cooking on the Trail 10. Going Light Section Three. Using the Trails 11. Finding Your Way 12. How to Deal with the Weather 13. Health and First Aid for the Trail 14. Insect and Plant Nuisances 15. Getting the Most from Your Trail Photography Section Four. Risks on the Trail 16. Dangers from the Weather 17. Snakes 18. Bear Attacks 19. Mountain Lions Section Five. The Hiking Party 20. The Fine Art of Picking Your Hiking Companions 21. Family Hiking and Backpacking 22. Women-Only Groups on the Trail 23. Seniors Take to the Trails 24. Taking Your Pet 25. Going Alone Section Six. Where to Go 26. Deciding Where to Backpack 27. Overnighting at Inns and Huts 28. Enjoying the High Mountains 29. Desert Hiking 30. Canyon Hiking Section Seven. When to Go 31. Extending Your Hiking Season into Fall 32. Getting Started Winter Backpacking Section Eight. Why We Go Backpacking 33. Backpacking for Physical and Emotional Health 34. Levels of Spirituality in Backpacking 35. The Ultimate Backpacking Immersion: Living among Bighorn Sheep Section Nine. How Hikers Build and Protect the Trails 36. How Hikers Blazed the Trails 37. How the Nation's Trails Are Protected 38. Hikers Volunteer Time and Vacations to Build and Maintain Trails 39. Tread Lightly: Why I Started Backpacker Magazine Section Ten. Salute to Our Land Managers 40. How the World's Greatest Land Protection Scheme Began at a Campfire Afterword: Why I Love America's Trails About the Author Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Backpacking -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Hiking -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.