Ultralight Backpackin' Tips - A Practical & Philosophical Guide (with CARTOONS) written and Illustrated by Mike Clelland is a book that could change your backpacking life. Waling into the wilderness (or even just the woods) with a pack on your back is an empowering experience - all the more so when that pack on your back is not weighing you down, That's where this book comes in. Outdoors expert and celebrated author Mike Clelland offers advanced techniques on how to dramatically lighten your load without sacrificing the essentials or your safety yet staying well fed and comfortable. Oh and it's humorous too.About the Author - Mike Clelland lives in Idaho, and is the author many backpacking books. He is a NOLS instructor and is a professional illustrator who learned a lot of his skills from MAD Magazine.Author - Mike Clelland.Binding - Paper.Pages - 133.Publisher - Falcon Guides.Year - 2011.ISBN - 9780762763849.