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Fifty Places to Hike before You Die: Outdoor Experts Share the World's Greatest Destinations

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Sure, working at Powell's is pretty cool. But if I had my way, I would quit my job, toss this book in my rucksack, and hit the road to conquer all 50 treks outlined within. For now, I'll settle for some one-on-one time with this lush, detailed guide.
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Fifty Places to Hike before You Die is the latest offering in the bestselling Fifty Places series. Chris Santella, along with top expedition leaders, explores the world's greatest walking adventures. Some, such as the Lunana Snowman Trek in Bhutan and the Kangshung Valley Trek in Tibet, are grueling multi-week adventures at high altitudes. Others, such as Japan's Nakesando Trail, move leisurely from village to village, allowing walkers to immerse themselves in the local culture. Whether it's climbing the Rwandan mountains to view mountain gorillas or strolling through bistros along Italy's Amalfi Coast, there's a memorable hike at everyones level within these 50 chapters. With commentaries from expert trekkers and insider tips that lead the reader off the beaten path, Santella has again captured the special characteristics that make these must-visit destinations.

Synopsis:

Santella, along with top expedition leaders, explores the world's greatest walking adventures. With commentaries from expert trekkers and insider tips that lead the reader off the beaten path, he captures the special characteristics that make these must-visit destinations.

About the Author

Chris Santella is a freelance writer and marketing consultant based in Portland, Oregon. A regular contributor to the New York Times and Forbes.com, he has also contributed to the New Yorker, Travel and Leisure, Golf, and Delta Sky. Santella is the author of six other titles in STCs Fifty Places series.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781584798538
Subtitle:
Outdoor Experts Share the World's Greatest Destinations
Author:
Santella, Chris
Foreword by:
Peixotto, Bob
Foreword:
Peixotto, Bob
Author:
Peixotto, Bob
Publisher:
Stewart, Tabori and Chang
Subject:
Hiking
Subject:
Outdoors - Camping and Hiking
Edition Description:
Hardcover w/Dust Jacket
Publication Date:
20101001
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
40 full-color illustrations
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8 x 7 in

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Product details 224 pages Stewart, Tabori, & Chang - English 9781584798538 Reviews:
"Staff Pick" by ,

Sure, working at Powell's is pretty cool. But if I had my way, I would quit my job, toss this book in my rucksack, and hit the road to conquer all 50 treks outlined within. For now, I'll settle for some one-on-one time with this lush, detailed guide.

"Synopsis" by , Santella, along with top expedition leaders, explores the world's greatest walking adventures. With commentaries from expert trekkers and insider tips that lead the reader off the beaten path, he captures the special characteristics that make these must-visit destinations.
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