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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Pocket sized knowledge centre
As a beginner lightweight hiker, this book has provided me with an abundance of ideas, tips and tricks for how to lighten my load.
All brought over in an easy to understand way, and sometimes a bit tongue in cheek (the pictures), but always with good, sensible advise.
This book will definitely see some good use, and I suspect I'll still come back to it when I've...
Published on 30 Mar 2010 by Karl-johan Stefansson

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1.0 out of 5 stars Very dissapointing
This book is sadly lacking in relative information for those considering a lightweight trip. There is nothing in it that couldn't be found on equipment manufacturer's websites, and there are a number of lightweight backpacking sites offering free guidance of far greater relevance. Save weight and money, and type 'Lightweight Backpacking' into Google instead.
Published on 20 July 2012 by J. S. Walker


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1.0 out of 5 stars Very dissapointing, 20 July 2012
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J. S. Walker "Johnnie" (Sussex) - See all my reviews
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This book is sadly lacking in relative information for those considering a lightweight trip. There is nothing in it that couldn't be found on equipment manufacturer's websites, and there are a number of lightweight backpacking sites offering free guidance of far greater relevance. Save weight and money, and type 'Lightweight Backpacking' into Google instead.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Pocket sized knowledge centre, 30 Mar 2010
This review is from: Lighten Up!: A Complete Handbook for Light and Ultralight Backpacking (Falcon Guide) (Paperback)
As a beginner lightweight hiker, this book has provided me with an abundance of ideas, tips and tricks for how to lighten my load.
All brought over in an easy to understand way, and sometimes a bit tongue in cheek (the pictures), but always with good, sensible advise.
This book will definitely see some good use, and I suspect I'll still come back to it when I've developed my light weight hiking skills further.
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Funny and informative., 12 Mar 2010
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This review is from: Lighten Up!: A Complete Handbook for Light and Ultralight Backpacking (Falcon Guide) (Paperback)
Covers the basic in an informative, easy to read, and humorus way. Exellent drawings add to the value of the book.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars, 8 Aug 2014
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good tips
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