Great Hiking Trails of the World: 80 Trails, 75,000 Miles, 38 Countries, 6 Continents by Karen Berger
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Take a walking tour through the planet's natural wonders and celebrate important, popular and diverse hiking trails in the world with Great Hiking Trails of the World: 80 Trails, 75,000 Miles, 38 Countries, 6 Continents by Karen Berger with contributor The American Hiking Society and a foreword by Bill McKibben. Divided into six sections, the book groups trails by theme: pilgrimages, historic hikes, mountain hikes, wilderness trails, trails through diverse environments and long-distance trails. From Mount Kenya to subarctic hikes in Scandinavia, and from exotic hikes in the Himalayas to more familiar trails in the United States and Canada, this book invites readers to explore the history, environment and cultures of the world on foot.
Each featured trail has its own section, with a map and photo gallery focusing on what makes it one of the most magnificent hiking trails anywhere in the world, with detailed descriptions and trail highlights. This book is perfect for anyone interested in conservation, outdoor recreation, or the myriad ways that walking through a landscape is an intimate exploration of its soul.
- Forward by Bill McKibben
- Contribution by the American Hiking Society
- Hardcover: 336 pages
- Publisher: Rizzoli (September 26, 2017)
- Product Dimensions: 10.4 x 1.4 x 10.4in
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