Andrew Skurka

Andrew Skurka Profile

Skurka Talks Outdoor Essentials and Guided Hiking

I was pleased to see a brief profile of long-distance hiker Andrew Skurka by Chelsea Hohn over at ActionHub.

Andrew Skurka
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Skurka’s excellent book, The Ultimate Hikers Gear Guide, was the inspiration for the gear choices that kept my pack weight at (or under) 30 pounds during my thru-hike of the John Muir Trail.

The book was also indispensable in helping me dial in what to eat for two weeks on the trail and how much food I needed to carry, which is the hardest part of the whole long-distance hiking equation.

Check out Skuka’s book, and many other adventure titles, on the Fordsbasement Adventure Library.


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