155 incl index. B+W photos, maps and diagrams throughout.
” Since The South African Backpacker was first published five years ago, the National Hiking Way Board has more than doubled the number of trails in the Hiking Way System, and the sport of backpaking has enjoyed a phenomenal increase in popularity. In this revised edition each of the thirteen trails, passing through some of South Africa’s most beautiful countryside, is described in detail. But ‘The South African Backpacker’ is far more than just a guidebook.
It Includes: advice on choosing y0ur rucksack, tent, stove, boots; recommendations for clothing, sleeping bags and food; guidance on taking enough but not too much.
Armed with this book, the backpacker will set off well prepared and sutably equipped for the challenge and adventure along South Africa’s trails.
Helme Hennig was born in Germany and emigrated to Australia as a boy, where he was first introduced to backpacking in the Blue Mountains of Eastern Australia. He later hitch-hiked through Europe. Now living in Cape Town, he spends all his spare time exploring and backpacking along the nature trails of South Africa.”
Authored by Helmke Hennig and published by Centaur of Cape Town. This is the 2nd Edition, a 1983 copy. Soft cover bound the book is in Fine condition without out a dust jacket and covered in adhesive plastic. The size of the book is 219x13x15mm and it’s weight is 329g.