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Frommer's Best Hiking Trips in Hawaii
     

Frommer's Best Hiking Trips in Hawaii

by Pamela Wright, David Thompson, Michael Tsai
 

Frommer's Best Hiking Trips in Hawaii is intended for people for whom a good hike is an integral part of their vacation plans. It highlights the "best-of-the-best" of Hawaii's many hiking choices, focusing on accessible day hikes for a variety of abilities, plus some of the country's most popular multi-day options. The book will follow Frommer's usual highly

Overview

Frommer's Best Hiking Trips in Hawaii is intended for people for whom a good hike is an integral part of their vacation plans. It highlights the "best-of-the-best" of Hawaii's many hiking choices, focusing on accessible day hikes for a variety of abilities, plus some of the country's most popular multi-day options. The book will follow Frommer's usual highly organized approach: clear, thorough instructions on how to prepare for their trip; detailed breakdowns of the hikes themselves with easy-to-understand route instructions; star ratings and reasons to go; and lots of maps. In addition, the book will provide accommodation and dining options geared to the outdoor enthusiast; GPS directions for trailheads; and a full-color naturalist’s guide for wildlife identification.

In addition to the hikes themselves, each chapter will contain: hike index, trailhead map, 1-2 page write-up on the unique characteristics of the area, and an accommodation and dining guide.

The hikes will cover the entire region, including:

  • The many great walks on Oahu, including bamboo forests, stunning waterfalls, and routes within easy reach of Honolulu
  • Lava flows, ancient footpaths and Hawaii's highest summit are all on The Big Island
  • Maui’s popular jungle hikes, coastal scenery and crater walks
  • The rainforests and spectacular cliffs of Molokai

The diversity of Kauai, including stellar bird watching routes and the classic Canyon Trail and Na Pali Coast

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470160572
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/07/2009
Series:
Frommer's Best Hiking Trips Series , #10
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

New England–based writers Diane Bair and Pam Wright don’t sit still for long. Whether they’re researching a story or traveling for fun, the duo is usually found outdoors, scrambling a mountain summit, snowshoeing to a frozen waterfall or checking out antiquities from the back of a camel. Co-authors of more than two dozen travel books and hundreds of magazine stories, Diane and Pam have very well-traveled laptops! They also burn through several pairs of hiking boots each year. They’re currently planning their next adventure, and their next trip to Hawaii.

David Thompson is the author of Pauline Frommer’s Alaska and a co-author of Pauline Frommer’s Hawaii. He lives, surfs and hikes in Hawaii.

Michael Tsai is an award-winning reporter and columnist for The Honolulu Advertiser and an instructor of English at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and Kapiolani Community College. In addition to climbing the highest mountains in Europe, Africa, and South America, he has explored nearly every public trail on Oahu.

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