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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).
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 13 days 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 22 days ago by Chris
Lots of tips that will save you weight on the trail. A book every light or ultralight backpacker should have.Published 1 month ago by ChiliDave
Lots of tips I didn't know existed. Helped me cut some pack weight.Published 1 month ago by Matthew Stroozas
Even if you don't get your pack down to 10 pounds, this book will get you going in the right direction. You'll question many of your cherished beliefs.Published 1 month ago by Old Guy