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#190967 - 06/15/15 09:36 AM CLAIMED Backpacker's Handbook by Chris Townsend
millergear Offline
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Registered: 05/28/03
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Passing this on from Slowfoot
Backpacker's Handbook by Chris Townsend, third edition from 2005. Free if you want it. He mostly avoids mentioning specific brands and models, so it shouldn't be too outdated.

Goes to the first to Post "I'll take it", with one condition: Agree to pass it on when finished with it.

Also posted on the Hammock.net forum


Edited by millergear (06/16/15 10:12 AM)
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#191044 - 06/20/15 12:41 PM Re: CLAIMED Backpacker's Handbook by Chris Townsend [Re: millergear]
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We appreciate your passing this on, Millergear! That sounds like an idea whose time has come!
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