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Pocket Guides Publishing Pocket Guide to Hiking & Backpacking PG-HB
$12.95
Code: 6Z-BK-PG-HB
MPN: PG-HB
UPC: 851129001177

Pocket Guides Publishing Pocket Guide to Hiking / Backpacking - Camping and Outdoors Guideboook Product Info

The Pocket Guide To Hiking & Backpacking is a great basic guidebook for hitting the outdoors. Make your camping trip or other outdoor expedition a joy by getting the basicsimage right, with this handy guidebook. The Pocket Guide to Hiking and Backpacking is compact and rugged, well suited to slip in your pack and take with you in the field. Topics covered in this outdoors guide book include:

  • How best to pack your gear
  • Footwear considerations
  • Dressing to Keep Warm
  • the proper Use and Care of your Sleeping Bag
  • Cooking considerations
  • Selecting and Preparing a Camp Site
  • Tents and Shelters including Snow Pits and Snow Cases
  • how to pitch a tent in high winds and in snow
  • Fireplace Arrangements
  • Uses of a Walking Stick
  • Navigation Techniques and Map Reading
  • Forecasting Weather
  • Comprehensive list of Safety Reminders
  • What To Do If You Become Lost
  • Ground to Air Emergency Signals

From the basics to the extreme, the Pocket Guide for Hiking and Backpacking will have you ready to take on the outdoors and come out the other side!

Pocket Guides PG-HB: Guide to Hiking & Backpacking

Features of Pocket Guide to Hiking and Backpacking - Camping Guidebook from Pocket Guides Publishing:

  • Terrific for outdoorsmen, campers, hikers, nature lovers, kayak and canoe fans, and more
  • Great companion book to the Pocket Guide to Weather Forecasting
  • Spiral binding lets pages lay flat for easy reading in the field
  • Side tabs let you find the right chapter quickly
  • Fully waterproof (tested by soaking in water for months on end), dirt-proof, tear-proof, wind-proof, kid-proof.
  • Pages are made of specially formulated, heat-treated, PVC plastic - polished, resin-coated polyvinylchloride polymer). Pages feature:
    • Bright white printing surface - all printing is clear and precise
    • Virtual indestructibility - the pages can't rip or tear, and the corners won't bend over
    • Flexibility - pages can bend without breaking
    • Washable surface - just wipe clean after use or wash in water
    • Steel rule die cut with polished edges - the corners won't poke you while in your hand or in your pocket, as often happens with plastic printed materials
    • Will not warp, fade or deteriorate. (Keep out of direct sunlight for prolonged periods - nothing can prevent the sun's ultraviolet rays from "yellowing" any kind of paper or plastic. Under normal conditions, the Pocket Guide to Hiking & Backpacking will not yell ow for many years of use - and even then it will remain clear and perfectly readable!)

Package Contents:

  • The Ron Cordes Pocket Guide to Hiking / Backpacking

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