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The Boomer’s Guide to Lightweight Backpacking

Originally Published in MotorHome Magazine

Don’t let the whimsical title of Carol Corbridge’s The Boomer’s Guide to Lightweight
Backpacking: New Gear for Old People
fool you. This latest handbook for being prepared
on the trail will bring you up to speed on all the new products and load-lightening
techniques you’ll need to make your next backpacking experience a great one. Corbridge has
done the research for you, taking the guesswork and frustration out of backpacking and
letting you get down to the business of having fun, sooner. Chockful of helpful hints and
tips – such as how to successfully hike in the rain – and clothing and gear recommendations
– what type of shoes make good camp shoes? do you need long underwear? – each chapter in
The Boomer’s Guide to Lightweight Backpacking concludes with a comprehensive Gear
Table that makes it easy for you to prepare for your own outdoor adventure. Plus,
Corbridge’s time- and space-saving tips on packing lighter will mean less room in the RV
taken up with your hiking and backpacking gear – a definite bonus for motorhoming outdoor
enthusiasts. With The Boomer’s Guide to Lightweight Backpacking, you’ll carry
less, have more fun and go out more often. Suggested MSRP: $18.95. Available at most retail
and online bookstores, including
. For more information, visit Amato
Publications, Inc.
, (503) 653-8108.

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