By Andrew Skurka
Perfect long-distance hiker Andrew Skurka stocks his richly deserved wisdom during this crucial advisor to backpacking equipment and abilities. defined by way of nationwide Geographic as "one of the easiest traveled and quickest hikers at the planet," and named "Adventurer of the Year" via outdoors and "Person of the Year" by way of Backpacker, Skurka recounts what he's discovered from greater than 30,000 miles of long-distance adventures, such a lot lately a 4,700-mile 6-month loop round Alaska and Canada's Yukon.
Whether you're a first-time backpacker, an occasional weekend warrior or a professional long-distance trekker, you'll love this advisor. study precisely what you want to hold -- either in your again and among your ears -- for all seasons and conditions via a show-and-tell of garments, sneakers, backpacks, safeguard and sleep structures, and extra, in addition to via specific articles strolling care, campsite choice and climbing potency. Skurka's functional and necessary thoughts provide you with the entire instruments and strategies you'll have to hit the path.