From School Library Journal
YA Current information on hiking gear and clothing plus all of the essentials of striking out into the wilderness on one's own. Not only does the book clearly explain how to enjoy hiking and walking, but also how to minimize the impact of this popular activity on the natural environment.
Copyright 1986 Reed Business Information, Inc.
From the Inside Flap
Recent innovations in backpacking gear and clothing are all covered in this new revision which continues to contain everything you need to know to strike out in the wilderness. Illustrated. A classic!