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3 edition of The boomer"s guide to lightweight backpacking found in the catalog.

The boomer"s guide to lightweight backpacking

Carol Corbridge

The boomer"s guide to lightweight backpacking

by Carol Corbridge

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  • 40 Currently reading

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

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

  • 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 LibraryOL23936637M
    ISBN 101571884424
    ISBN 109781571884428
    LC Control Number2009281144
    OCLC/WorldCa264038653

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The Boomer's Guide to Lightweight Backpacking: New Gear for Old People Paperback – Octo While the book is aimed at Baby Boomers, anyone who loves hiking can use this book - be young or old - it is a great resource. The book is full of well shot full color photos showing much of what is talked about in action, being done/5(12).

The Boomer's Guide to Lightweight Backpacking: New Gear for Old People. by Carol Corbridge. While this is a good effort on lightweight backpacking it is not the best, THe illustrations were a bit of a distraction and could be better. While the book is aimed at Baby Boomers, anyone who loves hiking can use this book - be young or old /5.

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.

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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.

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I can’t imagine it has much to do with the movie/book Wild. The story seems to do less to glorify backpacking than to present it’s inherent challenges. My guess is the boomers out there are finding more time and money on their hands and are seeking to unplug a bit after a long career.

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I like this article because it highlights a. Enjoy the backcountry without a backpack By PETE Lightweight backpacking or camp stoves are more convenient and efficient than a campfire, anyway.

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