The boomer"s guide to lightweight backpacking
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The boomer"s guide to lightweight backpacking by Carol Corbridge

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Published by Frank Amato Publications in Portland, Or .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Hiking for older people,
  • Baby boom generation -- Recreation,
  • Backpacking -- Equipment and supplies

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 100-101).

Other titlesLightweight backpacking, Boomer"s guide to lightweight backpacking :
StatementCarol Corbridge ; artwork by Jayna Harrison.
ContributionsHarrison, Jayna
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV199.53 .C67 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination102 p. :
Number of Pages102
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23736719M
ISBN 101571884424
ISBN 109781571884428
LC Control Number2009281144
OCLC/WorldCa264038653

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm: Other Titles: Lightweight backpacking. The Boomer's Guide to Lightweight Backpacking: New Gear for Old People by Carol Corbridge, Mariah Hinds (Designed by) Paperback $ 17 With detailed recommendations and a lively visual format, this book will help you re-create your wilderness system one piece at a time making it lighter, safer, and more comfortable.   This guide includes all of the information Baby Boomers need to backpack through Europe. This includes how to plan your trip, what clothes to bring, what kind of backpack to carry, how to manage multiple currencies in one journey and how to stay safe/5(2). Lightweight backpacking (often, with a pack weight of less than 20 pounds) is the fastest growing trend in backpacking. Going light makes backcountry hiking more accessible to families, Boy Scouts, and aging baby boomers – groups normally excluded from enjoying the backcountry because of their inability to carry absurdly heavy backpacks.

The Boomers Guide to Lightweight Backpacking will bring you up to speed on all the new products and load-lightening techniques needed to make your next trail experience a great one. With detailed recommendations and a lively visual format, this book will help you re-create your wilderness system one piece at a timemaking it lighter, safer, and. Title THE BOOMER'S GUIDE TO LIGHTWEIGHT BACKPACKING: NEW GEAR FOR OLD PEOPLE. Binding Paperback. Type BOOK. Publisher Frank Amato Publications. ISBN Number / Seller ID   I’ll be giving a free presentation on lightweight backpacking for OLLI in the Campbell Center on the SOU Campus, Frances Lane, Ashland, Oregon on Wednesday Sept 30 from PM. Although boomer backpackers are my people, the concepts of lightweight backpacking can be applied to many things from motorcycle touring to dayhiking. All ages and. Lightweight backpacking (often, with a pack weight of less than 20 pounds) is the fastest growing trend in backpacking. Going light makes backcountry hiking more accessible to families, Boy Scouts, and aging baby boomers groups normally excluded from enjoying the backcountry because of their inability to carry absurdly heavy backpacks/5(31).

I’ll be giving a free presentation on lightweight backpacking for OLLI in the Campbell Center on the SOU Campus, Frances Lane, Ashland, Oregon on Wednesday Sept 30 from PM. Although boomer backpackers are my people, the concepts of lightweight backpacking can be applied to many things from motorcycle touring to dayhiking.   A juicy topic!!! I’m fascinated with these phrases and how they come and go among the younger people I teach. I typically hear the “ok boomer” phrase used as a reaction to an older person giving unsolicited, slightly condescending, possibly ignorant, . Thru-Hiking September This program is an introduction to long-distance, lightweight backpacking with an experienced instructor that has completed the Pacific Crest Trail, Appalachian Trail and the Te Araroa Trail. Participants will hike a section of the Northville-Placid Trail. Cost: $ (members receive 10% discount); includes instruction, meals, and use of group gear. Equipment. The Kuru Chicane is a lightweight hiking shoe that I wear on easy hikes or trails without rocky terrain. This is a great shoe for cruises because it takes up less room in luggage and can double as a city walking shoe or on the ship’s outdoor walking track.