By Steven Lowe

A Backpacker's consultant to creating each Ounce Count used to be written via an avid outdoorsman, for these attracted to understanding how a Gram Weenie thinks. while you are drawn to lightening your pack a couple of oz at a time, this ebook covers that very topic. Steven Lowe discusses how he used to pack for a visit and the way he discovered from the so-called “experts.” After following their recommendation, he ended up with a really heavy pack and shortly discovered that there needed to be a lighter approach to backpack.

A Backpacker's consultant to creating each Ounce Count bargains advice that could let you technique your pack from a special viewpoint, like slicing the tags out of your outfits and slicing your toothbrush in half--all within the identify of shaving a number of oz of weight.

When making plans a visit, you must examine your apparatus and ask questions like, “How many oz am i able to shave from this item?” This publication bargains a few rules on the way to lighten a number of oz. from any pack, decrease the load in your gigantic 3, and assist you outline simply what form of backpacker you are--a light-weight or an ultra-lightweight backpacker.

There are 16 oz. in a pound. for those who can shave 4 oz. from 4 parts on your pack, you simply shaved one pound out of your pack. each ounce actually does count.

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