National Book NetworkBackpacking Basics

Start with the basics.

While backpacking into the wild for the first time can be an incredibly refreshing experience, making it happen can often times be intimidating. So, just like with anything new, a little information into preparation and planning can go a long way. The National Book Network’s Backpacking Basics informs readers on where to start. Whether it’s choosing equipment, learning how to properly pack, or even picking a trail, this book packs in information for staying safe and having fun on your first overnight trip. And because of its lightweight construction, it can easily be stashed in your pack for on-the-go tips and trail tricks.

  • A portable introduction book to backpacking
  • Provides practical information on how to start camping on the trail
  • Informs readers of basic to intermediate backpacking skills
  • Reviews
  • Q & A