Women and Thru-Hiking on the Appalachian Trail: Practical Advice from Hundreds of Women Long-Distance Hikers

Women and Thru-Hiking on the Appalachian Trail: Practical Advice from Hundreds of Women Long-Distance Hikers

by Beverly Hugo
     
 

During and for two years after her thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail in the early 1990s, even using the infant Web, Beverly Maine Rose Hugo surveyed other women hiking to collect as much practical advice as she could. She analyzed and organized what she gathered into a detailed primer, addressing concerns particular to women starting out on long hikes but also…  See more details below

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During and for two years after her thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail in the early 1990s, even using the infant Web, Beverly Maine Rose Hugo surveyed other women hiking to collect as much practical advice as she could. She analyzed and organized what she gathered into a detailed primer, addressing concerns particular to women starting out on long hikes but also concerns on the minds of men. (Hugo died in the spring of 2001 of a brain tumor, discovered as the result of a fall on a hike the previous fall.)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781889386317
Publisher:
Appalachian Trail Conservancy
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Pages:
198
Sales rank:
850,367
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.53(d)

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