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 was once written through an avid outdoorsman, for these attracted to realizing how a Gram Weenie thinks. while you are attracted to lightening your pack a couple of oz at a time, this e-book covers that very topic. Steven Lowe discusses how he used to pack for a visit and the way he realized from the so-called “experts.” After following their recommendation, he ended up with a truly heavy pack and shortly discovered that there needed to be a lighter technique to backpack.

A Backpacker's consultant to creating each Ounce Count deals counsel which could let you process your pack from a unique perspective, like slicing the tags out of your outfits and slicing your toothbrush in half--all within the identify of shaving a number 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 booklet deals a few rules on easy methods to lighten a couple of oz from any pack, lessen the burden in your large 3, and assist you outline simply what form of backpacker you are--a light-weight or an ultra-lightweight backpacker.

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

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