The PCT Hikers Handbook
Ray Jardine's Lightweght Backpacking
Ray's book #1, 1991
The PCT Hiker's Handbook
Innovative Techniques and Trail Tested Instruction for the Long Distance Backpacker Blast from the Past
Published in 1991, this book was the predecessor of the Second Edition, Beyond Backpacking and thge current versioin: Trail Life.
For the Ray-Way Book CollectorNow for sale: Order Form The PCT Hiker's Handbook: The book that started the switch to lightweight hiking and backpacking. Published in the winter of 1991 and Copyrighted a few months later, in the spring of 1992. Went on to eventually become Trail Life, the updated version.
"Along the way I met other thru-hikers, and was surprised to find most of them were also following many, if not all, of the Handbook's methods. What a change from the previous year when everyone had heavy packs and boots." - Scott Williamson, 1994
Scott Williamson was among the first to read this book and use its concepts on a PCT thru-hike in 1993. He and his hiking friends also coined the term "Ray Way". Here is his Story, written a year later, in 1994.
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