A Backpacker's Guide to Making Every Ounce Count: Tips and by Steven Lowe

By Steven Lowe

A Backpacker's consultant to creating each Ounce Count used to be written via an avid outdoorsman, for these attracted to figuring out how a Gram Weenie thinks. when you are drawn to lightening your pack a couple of oz. at a time, this publication covers that very topic. Steven Lowe discusses how he used to pack for a visit and the way he discovered from the so-called “experts.” After following their suggestion, he ended up with a truly heavy pack and shortly discovered that there needed to be a lighter strategy to backpack.

A Backpacker's consultant to creating each Ounce Count bargains counsel which may let you strategy your pack from a distinct perspective, like slicing the tags out of your outfits and slicing your toothbrush in half--all within the identify of shaving a couple of oz of weight.

When making plans a visit, you want to examine your equipment and ask questions like, “How many oz am i able to shave from this item?” This ebook bargains a few principles on tips on how to lighten a number of oz from any pack, lessen the burden in your large 3, and assist you outline simply what kind of backpacker you are--a light-weight or an ultra-lightweight backpacker.

There are 16 oz. in a pound. if you happen to can shave 4 oz. from 4 components on your pack, you simply shaved one pound out of your pack. each ounce actually does count number.

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