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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).
Lots of good advice. Taking a 4 nighter in a couple of weeks and will incorporate many of Mike Clelland's ideas.Published 1 day ago by Glenn Burns
Great introduction. Certainly inspired me to change my packing philosophy.Published 7 days ago by VI
Since reading this book I have completed two backpacking trips with my sons.
Packing for the first trip, I found myself arguing with the book and rationalizing items I... Read more
Easy read. Packed with good tips and solid advice. Lots of inexpensive solutions for ultra lite backpacking, some good recipes and the book is illustrated very nicely. Read morePublished 20 days ago by Hemp Hat
Superior reference guide for Ultralight Backpacking. Easy read packed full of good information.Published 20 days ago by Dennis Rose
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