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Written in the tradition of the successful Allen & Mike’s Really Cool Telemark Tips, with 153 trail-tested tips full of solid advice, as well as more than 100 humorous and helpful illustrations, Ultralight Backpackin' Tips is the ultimate guide for backpackers serious about traveling ultralight. Just a few of the top ten tips expounded upon in the book:
* Use a scale.
* Comfortable and safe are vital!
* Make your own stuff, and making it out of trash is always the best!
* It’s okay to be nerdy.
* Try something new each and every time you go camping.
* Know the difference between wants and needs.
Mike Clelland is an instructor with the National Outdoor Leadership School and is an illustrator who studied Mad magazine rather than go to art school. He is the author or coauthor of numerous books, including Allen & Mike’s Telemark Tips and Allen & Mike’s Really Cool Backpackin’ Book (both FalconGuides).
Great book for the UL enthusiast. It has useful information and is humorous. Mike's illustrations are superb. Read morePublished 24 days ago by J. Durant
A lot of very helpful information here, particularly if you are just getting started in day packing.Published 25 days ago by William D.
I have 3 of Mike's books. I found some of the info redundant. I still got more than my monies worth of ideas from the book . I would recommend buying it.Published 1 month ago by bruce durham
In general the book was okay, but it never made any specific product recommendations and so left one having to search for themselves.Published 1 month ago by Chris
Lots of tips that will save you weight on the trail. A book every light or ultralight backpacker should have.Published 2 months ago by ChiliDave