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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).
It has been really refreshing and inspiring to come along for Mikes journey. I am planning a life changing trip thanks to Mike.Published 11 days ago by Kevin Neal
Can learn many things from reading this book! Would love to go hiking with this guy to learn even more.Published 24 days ago by Scott B. Williams
A lot of good info. Although I'm in tropical climate, book has a lot of practical tips, funny too. I may not take it to such UL extend, but really a different and refreshing look... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
Mike Clelland offers great books with extremely helpful tips to help with your upcoming hike. I used the information that I learned to lighten my pack to under 10lbs base weight... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Eric M