Mountaineers Books How to Suffer Outside: A Beginner's Guide to Hiking and Backpacking
Part critique of modern hiking culture and part how-to guide, How to Suffer Outside is for anyone who wants to hit the trail without breaking the bank.
- Contains colorful and humorous illustrations throughout
Diana Helmuth offers real advice, opinionated but accessible and based on in-the-field experiences. She wins readers' hearts and trust through a blend of self-deprecating humor and good-natured heckling of both seasoned backpackers and urbanites who romanticize being outdoorsy, plus a helpful dose of the actual advice a novice needs to get started.
Featuring illustrations by artist Latasha Dunston, each chapter focuses on a critical topic: gear, food, hygiene, clothing and more, along with useful checklists and resources. Humorous, philosophical and practical, How to Suffer Outside teaches casual walkers, hikers and campers of all stripes how to venture outdoors with confidence.
8.5 x 6 inches
Diana Helmuth; illustrations by Latasha Dunston
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