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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).
This book simplifies how to simply your backpack setup.
His illustrations are entertaining and they help to understand a different way of thinking about your... Read more
This book is an excellent introduction to ultra light backpacking. The book is easy to understand and cartoons are entertaining. Read morePublished 5 days ago by David Cuomo
As with all of the books that Clelland has assisted with, this again is destined to be a classic. It maintains the standard, of being full of of practical advice, easy to... Read morePublished 15 days ago by Jonathan Guy Owens
if youre just starting out in UL backpacking, this might be a decent book for you to establish some basics. Read morePublished 19 days ago by creamer
I've been backpacking in Australia and New Zealand for nearly 40 years and seen attitudes here swing from the equivalent of UL to heavy weight and back again. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
After reading Ray Jardine 14 years ago, I thought it would be god to brush up before Thru-hiking a major trail.... Great advice. Follow it. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Matthew Wells
Lots of helpful hint, not really looking to go ultralight just wanting to lighten upPublished 1 month ago by Scott Vreyens