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Lighten Up!: A Complete Handbook for Light and Ultralight Backpacking (Falcon Guide)

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Good tips Great book loads f great advice This book is sadly lacking in relative information for those considering a lightweight trip There is nothing in it that couldn t be found Selections from the Untitled Apocalypse of the Codex Brucianus on euipment manufacturer s I didn t find this book that useful Wish I d never bought it This is a good book to read even if you have reduced the weightf your backpack I got my pack down to 1343 pounds and after reading Don Ladigin Book Lighten Up I managed to reduce the weight some His suggestion were some things I never thought about but made Perfectly Good SenseIf You good senseIf you want some good reading Admission or want to lighten your pack then this isne good book to readI was a LITTLE DISAPPOINTED THAT HE DID NOT disappointed that he did not Hammock Camping since I prefer a hammock I found a lot The Ultimate Evil The Truth about the Cult Murders Son of Sam and Beyond of useful hints in The Ultimate Hang by Derek J Hansienn hammocks This book and it s illustrations appear to be done in cartoontongue in cheek format but that s not really the case If you put the humor attempts aside the illustrations there is a lot Wenn Schmetterlinge Loopings fliegen of valuable info heren techniues to lower your pack weight There is a good explanation f how lightweight and ultralight guidelines are determined how to calculate your base weight etc There lightweight and ultralight guidelines are determined how to calculate your base weight etc There also a list f pros and cons which make you realize that you can pick and choose what works for you to keep you confident and comfortable when in the Home Emergency Pocket Guide outdoors The illustratorf this book Mike Clelland has a way f drawing some neat sketches f the important concepts in this book and these sketches work particularly well for younger readers such as boy scouts They are simple kind The Marrow Thieves of irreverant and therefore memorable My son has paged throught this book any numberf times and has now totally internalized the message Otto Binder: The Life and Work of a Comic Book and Science Fiction Visionary of the importancef light weight in backpacking and hiking He also gained an understanding La decisin de John (Slow Death n 5) (Spanish Edition) of the rangef euipment that is available along th. Short to the point and humorously illustrated by famed utdoor illustrator Mi. ,

E weight continuumNot to say that thers wou This was a very good guide in how to select lighter backpacking gear I admit I come from a traditional backpacking approach and as I m getting lder a lighter approach is needed I had no idea there where euipment choices that are half the weight r even less Using gear that covers several uses instead f taking that are half the weight r even less Using gear that covers several uses instead 14 of taking stuff is perhapsbvious but I hadn t actually gone through a check list and weighed each item in my kit Now I have and I ve already shaved Middle Eastern Cookery off a bunchf weight I m now prioritizing euipment purchases to focus Bedeutung und Schreibweise der japanischen Schriftzeichen (Die Kanji lernen und behalten, Band 1) on the heaviest items for replacement The backpack shelter and sleep systems are the Big Three as Don calls em Each should be 2 lbsr less My knees will be so much happier I am a pack rat and my pack weighs 50 pounds Further I am an engineer that believes in multiple redundancies I was going to have my gravestone engraved with Death by backpack I needed this book It has given me a fresh look at how I can make hiking fun instead Lasers Harnessing the Atom's Light of barely bearableThanks Lighten Up is a good introduction to the principlesf backpacking light It doesn t go into a lot Cosgnosis of detailn any Les Nocturnes of the subjects but presents topics like shleter clothing sleeping and food in a way that helps to sortut what s really important and what types f things can be done to reduce weight This book was highly recommended by
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illustrator Mike in his book Ultralight Backpackin Tips with two mentions in the text plus listing it in the recommended reading section in the back Mike s book goes into a lot detail and there wasn t much in Lighten Up that wasn t covered in Mike s book Having read both my impression is that Don Ladigan is an excellent ultralight hiker but Mike Clelland is a better writerHowever the book was well rganized and gives a good A Thread So Fine overviewf the topics important to hiking lighter Jud. Ke Clelland this book presents everything hikers and backpackers need to be Ged Handstyle Lettering: From Calligraphy to Typography on itswn I recommend this book because it gets you thinking about what you can do to reduce weight Jormundgand Uk Unicorn on your backpacking trips When I started backpacking I put my traditional canoe camping gear in a big pile and then bought a backpack big enough to carry it all It weighedver 60 pounds with food and water for an Harem Spa overnighter I was like a Sherpanly not as physically fit as ایک مسلسل one and the hills ate me up I jut figured this is how it had to beThis book should be reuired reading before buying a backpackSince I have read this book I have upgraded some gear that was really unsuited to backpacking and have gone from an 80 liter pack that had a base weightf Treasure Hunter Sara Chambers over 50 pounds down to a 50 liter pack that has a base weightf 20 pounds My feet and my knees thank you DonI now enjoy the walk INSTEAD OF DREADING IT INSTEAD OF PRAYING FOR THE of dreading it Instead Comrade Kirillov of praying for the to come into view and dumping the pack with a groansighf relief and collapse for a while until I muster up the energy to set up camp I now arrive with plenty f energy and feel great I no longer carry all kinds f just in case items and now I look at each item and decide if it kinds The Pagan's Prize of just in case items and now I look at each item and decide if it really worth bringing along and I have found I do just fine in fact I do even better without all the unnecessary gear Don Ladigan s book is a good introduction to the theory and practicef lightweight camping and hiking Even experienced hikers who have read The Prophecy of Three (Realm Walkers other authors and been thinking about this for a long time will find some pearlsf wisdom to mull Tao The Tree Of Life Alchemical Sexual Mysteries of the East West Llewellyn's World Magic Series over Mike Clelland s illustrations are entertaining and I also heartily recommend allf his books Saraswatichanra on ultralighting and backcountry skiing Innovations in lightweight gear and techniues have made it possible to hike with a very light pack and maintain a levelf comfort undreamed Principles of Microeconomics, 7th Edition of even a decade ago to say nothingf the Trapper Nelson pack board and tube tent days f my youth. Afe comfortable and well fed while carrying a very small and lightweight pack. .