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Great Hiking Trails of the World: 80 Trails, 75,000 Miles, 38 Countries, 6 Continents

Great Hiking Trails of the World: 80 Trails, 75,000 Miles, 38 Countries, 6 Continents (Hardback)

By Berger, Karen
Foreword by McKibben, Bill
Contributions by The American Hiking Society

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A hiker's dream bucket list is embodied in this lavishly illustrated celebration of more than eighty of the world's most iconic trails. Celebrating the most important, popular, and diverse hiking trails in the world, this book invites readers to take a walking tour through the pl...anet's natural wonders. 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. Included are 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.
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ISBN 9780847860937
Released NZ 1 Dec 2017
Publisher Rizzoli International Publicat
Format Hardback
Availability
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ISBN-13 9780847860937
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
Publisher Rizzoli International Publicat
Imprint Rizzoli International Publications
Released 1 Dec 2017
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Berger, Karen
Foreword by McKibben, Bill
Contributions by The American Hiking Society
Category Walking, Hiking, Trekking
Number of Pages 336
Dimensions Width: 263mm
Height: 263mm
Spine: 35mm
Dewey Code 796.51
Weight 403g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Hiking, Trails
NBS Text General Folded Maps & Walking Guides
ONIX Text General/trade

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