This is a great book for summer hikers and campers. It is how-to guide for hitting the trails, coast to coast.
In his latest handbook, this award-winning naturalist and bestselling author Benn Gadd offers up the best advice for more than 40 years of hiking and backpacking experience. In this compact guide, Gadd shares his knowledge on how to plan a trip, what to bring, and how to stay safe.
In this book, the reader will read about:
- How to choose the best equipment, such as backpacks, tends and sleeping bags;
- Optimal walking techniques;
- Hiking and backpacking with kids and dogs;
- First aid and accident response.
Once you’re prepared for your hiking trip, Gadd provides an overview of conditions you may encounter on various trails from coast to coast.
Even if you are a seasoned backpacker, this book is full of tips and tricks that will help you revisit the fundamentals and streamline your approach.
And by reading this book, you will have the most stunning scenery safely and comfortably.
Rating: 5 Stars
Reviewed by: Irene S. Roth