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How to suffer outside : a beginner's guide to hiking and backpacking  Cover Image Book Book

How to suffer outside : a beginner's guide to hiking and backpacking / Diana Helmuth ; illustrations by Latasha Dunston.

Helmuth, Diana, (author.). Dunston, Latasha, (illustrator.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781680513110
  • ISBN: 1680513117
  • Physical Description: 222 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Seattle, WA : Mountaineers Books, [2021]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Introductions: who am I , and why do I believe in you ? -- Gear: let's spend $2000 in the name of minimalism -- Clothes: how to not get killed by your jeans -- Shoes: how to walk upright with 15,000 helpful inserts -- Shelter: bury yourself alive in hot green nylon -- Food: pop-tarts are good for you now -- Water: A.K.A. "poison control" -- Maps: discovering it's easier to find your way out here than in life -- Hygiene: or, complete lack thereof -- Poop: yes, it deserves its own chapter -- Crisis: how to act natural when you're pretty sure you're about to die.
Summary, etc.:
Humorous, honest, and approachable guide for aspiring backpackers, part critique of modern backpacking culture and part how-to guide. whether you want to kike or backpack, Diana Helmuth serves up the advice you need to getout there. Part critique of modern kiking culture and part how-to, this book will help novice hikers get started without spending a fortune --  even seasoned hikers will find plenty of tips.
Subject: Backpacking > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Hiking > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Outdoor life > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre: Handbooks and manuals.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
East Grand Forks Campbell Library 796.51 HELMUTH 2021 (Text) 520938 Non-Fiction Available -

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