Pocket Guide to Hiking/Backpacking
"Each page of this book is Tabbed to give you quick and direct access to the ailment, injury, or topic that you need to examine. These tabs, and spiral binding, will allow you to open the book with one hand and be assured that it will stay open to your subject when you put the book down.
The purpose of this book is to provide basic information that will help you address important questions and pressing problems that will arise during your backpacking adventures. It should help you recall some of the more detailed information you may have read in the larger, heavier backpacking books. Read this book before taking it into the field so that you are familiar with its contents. Other pocket guides that will be of particular value to you include the Pocket Guide to Outdoor Photography, the Pocket Guide to Outdoor Survival, and the Pocket Guide to Emergency First Aid.
Warning: This book is not intended to be a substitute for comprehensive reading or training. The authors and the publisher disclaim any responsibility or liability for any loss that may occur as a result of the information, procedures, or techniques presented."