Ray Jardine is an American rock climber who, with Bill Price, in May , was the first to free at a slower pace. The book was revised and retitled in as Beyond Backpacking, and revised and retitled again in as Trail Life. This is Ray Jardine’s new, full-colour, edition of his best-selling book Beyond Backpacking. Now full of colour photos and diagrams, this new title reflects a. 22 Apr I bought the original version in and that book forever changed my life for the better. Trail life is pretty much the same book except with.

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Thank you Ray and Jenny, and Happy Adventures! Written in a kinder, gentler style, Trail Life will be the new standard reference book for the sport of backpacking. There are numerous full color photographs and a few color illustrations.

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Or is that hogwash? And lets face it, he is a little off the deep end on some subjects. Click a link, buy what you need, and the seller will contribute a portion of the purchase price to support Trailspace’s independent gear reviews. Trail Life is the start. On the down side this book is tral for the US market lide discussion on cougars, bears, and poison ivy is not really relevant to overseas hikers, but interesting all the same.

Ebook version of Trail life by Ray Jardine? : Ultralight

Ultralight pack, quilt, tarp, gear, food. Their experiences will prove to be an invaluable guide for those who love to hike and those who seek the solitude of the woods. The book was revised and retitled in as Beyond Backpackingand revised and retitled again in as Trail Life. Get answers in the gear jardibe forum.


Trail Life, the lower third of the back cover. I think he actually did do the design for the revolutionary climbing gear. Use of this site jardune acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy.

Trail Life will be the new standard reference book for the backpacker. Spending more time in nature is the goal. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. And if you have ever thought your pack weighed too much on a week long hike well then this book can help you too. Trails – View only trail related threads. The Ray-Way Trail Life: Also, the book was available only on his website and at full price. Workman Publishing Camp Out!

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Some miles of hiking and backpacking, climbing mountains in Antarctica, falling from the sky, tay across the Atlantic and still going. A lightweight approach to backpacking is here to stay. What more could he have to say? Now Ray and his hiking partner and wife Jenny have revised and updated that classic book with Trail Life.

Timecheck December 10, at The author and his wife have hiked well over 25, miles and all the well known trails as well as a myriad of other trails. Trip Reports – View only trip reports. Isn’t Jardine notorious for stealing the designs to some revolutionary climbing gear and claiming it as his own? I’d been following his tips for 10 years or more – used a tarp in the Sierras, trekked miles in a lightweight pack with no waist belt.


You can also find copies at your trsil library. Jardine is credited with developing a camming rock climbing protection design. Ray Jardine’s Lightweight Backpacking. Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities.

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If you have ever thought your pack lifd too much on a week long hike, this book shows hikers how to cut the weight out and explodes myths about heavy equipment. It has made a difference. Ultralight submitted 1 year ago by kananjarrus.

I can’t find it anywhere. Ray’s book ‘Beyond Backpacking’ revolutionized long distance backpacking by showing hikers how to cut the weight out and exploding myths about heavy equipment.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. I’m just lazy I guess?

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There are a few names that have revolutionized the sport of backpacking, Ed Garvey, Colin Fletcher, Harvey Manning and of course the Master of lightweight backpacking Ray Jardine.

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