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The Ultimate Guide to Hiking

More Than 100 Essential Skills on Campsites, Gear, Wildlife, Map Reading, and More

Published by Skyhorse
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

In The Ultimate Guide to Hiking, readers interested in the outdoors are provided with time-tested advice on hiking and backpacking in the wilderness. Some practical tips include:
 

  • How to choose the best gear
  • How to set up a campsite
  • How to interact safely with wildlife
  • How to properly read a map
  • How to forecast the weather
  • Learning practical navigation skills
  • And so much more!

     

Len McDougall is a field guide and wildlife tracker in Michigan’s north woods, where he teaches survival classes and tests outdoor products. He has written for Field & Stream and published several books, including The Self-Reliance Manifesto, The Complete Tracker, The Encyclopedia of Tracks and Scats, The Field & Stream Wilderness Survival Handbook, and Practical Outdoor Survival.

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