Lighten Up!

A Complete Handbook For Light And Ultralight Backpacking

Book Description

Short, to-the-point, and humorously illustrated by famed outdoor illustrator Mike Clelland, this book presents everything hikers and backpackers need to be safe, comfortable, and well fed while carrying a very small and lightweight pack.

About Ladigin, Don

Don Ladigin has been hiking for more than twenty-five years and has taught the Ultralight Backpacking class at the University of Oregon since its inception in 2000.

Mike Clelland is a NOLS instructor and illustrator who studied Mad magazine rather than go to art school. He has numerous books with his name on them, including Allen & Mike's Telemark Tips and Allen & Mike's Really Cool Backpackin' Book.