Ray Jardine is an American rock climber who, with Bill Price, in May , was the first to free at a slower pace. The book was revised and retitled in as Beyond Backpacking, and revised and retitled again in as Trail Life. This is Ray Jardine’s new, full-colour, edition of his best-selling book Beyond Backpacking. Now full of colour photos and diagrams, this new title reflects a. 22 Apr I bought the original version in and that book forever changed my life for the better. Trail life is pretty much the same book except with.
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Misc – View only misc. Or is that hogwash? I also don’t keep books around and generally read them and either donate them to the library or hand them off to a friend.
Ultralight subscribe unsubscribereaders users here now This sub is about hiking efficiently through the wilderness with a backpack that is as light as possible. Jardine is also a mountaineer, sea kayaker, sailor, hang glider pilot, sailplane pilot, and small aircraft pilot, skydiver, long-distance hiker, bicyclist, motorcyclist, and gear designer.
You can also order it direct from Ray. This is Ray Jardine’s new, full-colour, edition of his best-selling book Beyond Backpacking.
Those things have DRM on them. Big Thanks for sharing your knowledge, experience and philosophy. It has made a difference. A lightweight approach to backpacking is here to stay.
Trail Life will be the new standard reference book for the backpacker.
Written in a kinder, gentler style, Trail Life will be the new standard reference book for the sport of backpacking. I’m no expert on the topic though.
I’d been following his tips for 10 years or more – used a tarp in the Sierras, trekked miles in a lightweight pack with no waist belt.
I suspect you’ll either have to carry the book or not read it at all, then. You can also find copies at your local library. My library probably has it NYPL has everything but I pretty much only read on the subway and I hate carrying books that can’t fit in my pocket like my Kindle. Also, the book was available only on his website and at full price.
But he sells a blood cleaner? When he came out with Beyond Backpacking inI snatched it up and again devoured his tips. During the s he pioneered a number of Yosemite routes harder ljfe had been done before, up to the grade of 5. Finally I broke down and ordered it from him. Trail Life is for all hikers, at all levels of experience, from beginners to the most advanced. Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities.
On the down side this book is written for the US market so discussion on cougars, jaridne, and poison ivy is not really relevant to overseas hikers, but interesting all the same. Languages Deutsch Edit links.
Their experiences will prove to be an invaluable guide for those who love to hike and those who seek the solitude of the outdoors. I sat down, read it from cover to cover, and again was captured.
Yeah, either that, or it can become my dedicated toilet book. It includes pages, over 50 chapters with more than colour photos. Shakedowns – View only pack shakedowns. In he discussed ideas related to jardiine with the publication of his PCT Hikers Handbookwhich described hiking the entire Pacific Crest Trail in a much shorter time, using homemade lightweight gear and ry including early start times with longer days and more mileage at a slower pace.
The author and his wife have hiked well over 25, miles and all the well known trails as well as a myriad of other trails. Want to add to the discussion?
Trail Life, by Ray Jardine
So who is this book for? Inat the age of 19, Jardine took a summer job in Yellowstone National Parkand enrolled in his first rock climbing class with instructor Barry Corbet member of the Mount Everest expeditionin Grand Teton National Park. Much of the lightweight backpacking equipment and styles today were inspired by Ray and his groundbreaking book.
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