Strap on your boots and get out on the trail! Drawing from personal experience, Michael W. Robbins describes what to expect when hiking in various terrains — from forests to fields and lake edges to mountains. Informative and fun, The Hiking Companion combines tips for trip planning, equipment, navigation, and safety with exciting stories of once-in-a-lifetime adventures. Whether you’re an expert hiker or setting out on your first overnighter, this inspiring guide is full of practical advice to make your next outing a success.
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.38(d)|
About the Author
Michael Robbins is a writer and a former editor of Audubon and Oceans magazines and the author of Birds: A Family Field Guide.
Table of Contents
|1||The Rewards of Hiking||1|
|2||Where to Hike||13|
|3||How to Hike||29|
|Appendix||Great American Hikes||111|