Whatever your style of hiking or level of experience, this is the book for you. The Ultimate Hiker’s Gear Guide, Second Edition by Andrew Skurka has a wealth of information from this accomplished, award-winning, adventure athlete, speaker, guide, and writer. He provides you with practical advice on everything from clothing (e.g., the Core 13) to footwear (boots vs hiking shoes vs trail-running shoes) to shelters to food and everything in between. Based on what worked and didn’t work for him on thousands of miles of long-distance hikes, he gives you the details so you can make an informed decision on what to take with you the next time you hit the trails. The Ultimate Hiker’s Gear Guide is an invaluable resource for all TrailblazerGirls!