Trail Tested: A Thru-Hiker's Guide To Ultralight Hiking And Backpacking

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By: Justin Lichter

Justin Lichter, aka Trauma, divulges hundreds of valuable tips and advice from hiking across the country and beyond. Trail tested is a comprehensive guide to hiking and backpacking. Whether you're a new hiker looking for expert advice, an experienced hiker looking to hone your skills, or a thru-hiker gearing up for a six-month trip, this book is packed with priceless information to make your trip a successful and comfortable one. Vibrant images from Trauma's treks will entice readers of all skill levels to out and enjoy the back-country. You'll discover why getting the right gear and learning outdoor skills are integral to making the most out of your next backpacking trip.

Justin Lichter has hiked more than 35,000 miles since 2002, including thru-hikes of the country's longest and best-known trails as well as treks in the Southern Alps, New Zealand, Africa, Iceland, and the Himalaya Range. He is a Triple Crowner, having hiked the ECT, PCT, and CDT (more than 10,000 miles) in one year. He has been published in Trail Runner, Backpacker, Backpacking Light, AtlasOmega, Adventure Post, and He lives in Soda Springs, California. Visit him at

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Published: 2013
Pages: 252

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