Table of contents for Knack hiking & backpacking : a complete illustrated guide / Buck Tilton ; photographs by Stephen Gorman.

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Going Out There
Chapter 1: Gear: Part 1
Packs
Tents
Sleeping bags
Sleeping pads
More essential gear
Some luxury gear
Chapter 2: Gear: Part 2 
Stoves
Fuel
Cookware
More kitchen gear
Classic mess kit
Quality of life essentials
Chapter 3: Clothing
Boots and socks
Inner layers
Middle layers
Outer layers
Head and hands
Dressing for the climate
Chapter 4: Water 
Drinking right 
Carrying water
Sources of water
Four ways to disinfect water
Water disinfection tips
Beyond water
Chapter 5: Food 
Breakfast
Dinner
Four great trail foods
High-fat food
Desserts
Gourmet camp food
No-cook camping
Edible wild plants
Chapter 6: Shouldering the Load
Stuff sacks
What goes where: Part 1
What goes where: Part 2
Putting on the pack
Of hip belts and straps
Center of gravity 
Chapter 7: On Going Lighter
Minimize
Substitute
Downsize
Double up
Eat light
Leave it at home
Chapter 8: Navigation
Maps
Compass
Orienting map and compass
Altimeters
GPS
Getting found
Chapter 9: Traveling by Foot
How to walk
Following trails
Hiking off-trail
On steep terrain
On rocky terrain
On snow
Beach hiking
Crossing rivers
Chapter 10: Setting Up Camp
Choosing a campsite
Choosing a tent site
Pitching the tent
Kitchen and cooking tips
The bathroom
The campfire
Chapter 11: Camp Hygiene
Hand washing
Body and hair washing
Kitchen cleanup
Food handling
Chapter 12: Leave No Trace 
Plan ahead and prepare
Stay on durable surfaces
Waste disposal: Part 1
Waste disposal: Part 2
Leave what you find
Minimize campfire impacts
Respect wildlife
Be considerate of other visitors
Chapter 13: Weatherwise
Tips for cold days
Tips for hot days
Tips for windy days
Tips for rainy days
Tips for thunderstorms
Predicting the weather
Chapter 14: Wild Animals 
Insects
Ticks
Spiders	
Snakes
Bears
Mountain lions
Chapter 15: Wild Plants 
Plants that cause itching
Plants that poison
Mushrooms that poison
Plants that bother
Chapter 16: Wilderness First Aid
Wounds
Blisters
Sprains and strains
Fractures
Cold illness
Heat illness
Chapter 17: Special Considerations
Infants on the trail
Four safety lessons for kids
Fun camping pastimes for kids
Great ideas for women hikers
Hikers over sixty-five
Pets on the trail
Chapter 18: Home Again
Cleaning gear
Drying gear
Repairing gear
Storing gear
Chapter 19: Fit for the Trail 
Stretching the lower body
Stretching the upper body
Cardiovascular training: Part 1
Cardiovascular training: Part 2
Weight training: Upper body
Weight training: Lower body
Chapter 20: Resource Directory	
Trip planning
Choosing the route

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Hiking.
Backpacking.