Backpacking gear guide for the beginner, a bibliography

If you have answered a question by email more than once you should probably turn it into a blog post.
This is the Boy Scout “Field Book” Which covers most everything outdoors related:

Gear Reviews: -good systematic reviews -better non-systematic reviews

Stores: -about like the above -the outdoor -like for camping -a less focused campmor -for the hook & bullet (therefor heavy) crowd not cam and sprocket -the walmart to cabelas target

This is the “ultralight” perspective, where you trade comfort and gear for knowledge and experience it is the hardcore of backpacking:

Gear in general, great but infrequently updated:

Clothing philosophy:

Andy Kirkpatrick for good clothes for bad weather:

Skurka for good clothes for good to middling weather:

A response to Skurka by Dave Chenault:

How far we have come, not far at all:
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