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The book of the bivvy

Author: Ronald Turnbull
Publisher: Milnthorpe : Cicerone, 2007.
Series: Cicerone guide.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"Just where are the half million bivvybags sold in Britain over recent years? ... Accounts of bivvybag nights and expeditions, both nice and nasty, alternate with practical chapters about the technicalities of the breathable membrane, how little kit you really can get away with and the secrets of lightweight long-distance"--Publisher's description.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Turnbull
ISBN: 9781852845612 1852845619
OCLC Number: 312624401
Notes: Includes index.
Previous edition: 2001.
Description: 139 pages : illustrations, maps ; 18 cm.
Contents: Basic bivvy --
Bivvy history --
The breathable bag --
Midlevel baggery --
But what if it rains? --
Across Scotland by bag --
The art of lightweight long-distance --
Bag plans --
Bivvybag routes --
Another Pennine journey --
Sudden death and sheep-stealing.
Series Title: Cicerone guide.
Responsibility: by Ronald Turnbull.

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A guidebook on bivvybag skills and expeditions. Accounts of bivvybag nights and expeditions, both nice and nasty, alternate with practical chapters on lightweight kit. Finally a selection of bivvybag  Read more...

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Winner: Outdoor Writer's Guild Awards for Excellence: Best Outdoor Book 2001Quirky. Entertaining. Funny. Heart warming. Very well researched and stunningly presented. (OWG Award judges)Thank you Read more...

 
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