The Mountaineers BooksWilderness Basics, 4th Edition

Leave no page unturned.

Written by members of the San Diego Sierra Club, The Mountaineers Books' 4th Edition Wilderness Basics teaches beginning backpackers and veteran campers the modern ethics involved with exploring nature safely. Not only is there up-to-date Leave No Trace principles that make sure you don't disturb the environment's sensitive eco-system, but there are also tips on conditioning your own body for such adventures.

  • Get the most out of your hiking, backpacking, and camping trips
  • Up-to-date information on Leave No Trace and ethics
  • Tips on conditioning, outfitting, cooking, and more
  • Reviews
  • Q & A