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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).
Well organized. Discovered several tips, as well as helpful guidelines that I intend to employ, even as an experienced backpacker.Published 10 days ago by dt2.0
Quick read but a lot of great information. I'm glad i picked it up and have already recommended it to friends.Published 18 days ago by J Ris
I think the author (Mike Clelland) is terrific, but it really is the subject matter that I disagree with. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Eric F. Kaufman
I learned a lot from Mike's youtube videos & was ready to see what more I could pick up from his book. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Randy Woodward
I don't adhere to the ultralight philosophy, but I also don't want to carry any more weight than I need to be comfortable in camp. Read morePublished 1 month ago by JD
Lots of good advice. Taking a 4 nighter in a couple of weeks and will incorporate many of Mike Clelland's ideas.Published 1 month ago by Glenn Burns
Great introduction. Certainly inspired me to change my packing philosophy.Published 1 month ago by VI