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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).
Awesome tips. I wouldn't use all of them, at least for now, but everybody can find here somthing to use.Published 8 days ago by Pawel
Superb well thought-out step-by-step tutorial that is a great read. It distills and shares very much practical trail wisdom that will benefit backpackers of every level of... Read morePublished 15 days ago by Ridgerunner
This great little book is packed with so many hints and tips. Depending on your experience level, some of these tipsay seem a but extreme. Read morePublished 24 days ago by Robert C. Houser
If you are considering lightening your load and want just one book to help you, get Skurk's. If you are also concerned with lightening your wallet and want to make more of your... Read morePublished 27 days ago by Pete
Cool book! Great Tips! Highly recommended read, even if you just plan to do regular backpacking!Published 1 month ago by Starr Reynolds
This fun-to-read book got me started solo backpacking: I'm now outfitted and confident to take on the trail. The enjoyable cartoon illustrations are the icing on the cake.Published 1 month ago by Aaron in Portland
As I get older a lighter pack becomes more appealing. This book was a good light read. I really didn't pick up anything new or anything you wouldn't find browsing a few web sites... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer