Justin Lichter's 'Ultralight Survival Kit' is a compact guide to backpacking long distances. With innovative weight saving ideas and practical methods for nearly all aspects of the long distance ultralight weight hike, this book will become your go to guide. The book is small, so you could carry it with you, if you were so inclined (you won't be, you're going ultralight, but it only weighs 3.5 oz.). Justin covers all critical aspects of the long distance hike from food, injuries, wild life, shelter and all the other things you need to know. With over 35,000 miles on his boots, Justin doesn't just talk the talk. He walks the walk. You can too.Ultralight Survival Kit by Justin Lichter is an indispensable source of long distance lightweight hiking information Worst Case Scenario advice for many dicey situations Tips about blisters, First-Aid, food, maps and planning and other common trail concerns Color photos How to lighten pack weight without compromising safety and comfort What to do when you encounter, bears, snakes, lions and more - Oh my! Great book for newbies and trail veterans About the Author - Justin Lichter, aka "Trauma" is a Ultralight Long Distance hiker with over 35,000 miles under his belt. Hikes include the PCT, CDT, ECT and the AT and IAT. He has completed treks in Africa, the Alps, Iceland, the Himalayas and New Zealand. He is a fearless adventurer and dreams of leaving Andrew Skurka in the dust in a long distance hike marathon. Author - Justin Lichter Binding - Paper Pages - 106 Publisher - Falcon Guides Year - 2014 ISBN - 9780762790203 Dimensions - 7"x4.25".3" Weight - 3.5 oz.