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Foghorn Outdoors Utah Hiking 2ND Editionby Buck Tilton
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Covering every worthwhile destination in Utah, this is the hiker's guide to finding the best spots around. With a new section on hiking tips relevant specifically to Utah's climate and landscape, families, day-trippers, and seasoned hikers looking for a change of pace will all find the perfect trail among the options selected by hiker and outdoor expert Buck Tilton. Complete with updated driving directions and more detailed maps, Foghorn Outdoors Utah Hiking has the details on the best Utah hiking available.
This updated second edition covers every worthwhile destination in Utah, with a new section on hiking tips relevant to Utah's climate and landscape. Families, day-trippers, and seasoned hikers looking for a change of pace will find the perfect trail among the 380 options selected by hiker and outdoor expert Buck Tilton. Photos, maps, & illustrations.
- Authors who are local recreation experts, with a thorough knowledge of each location and activity
- Detailed site descriptions and ratings, updated facility and fee information, website addresses, and helpful icons indicating avaitable options
- Detailed maps and precise driving directions from the nearest major towns
- Each title: Travel, trade paper, 5 3/8 x 8 3/8, B&W photos and illustrations, maps
- Coverage of Utah's various canyons, ruins, rock art, and geological wonders
About the Author
Born in South Carolina, Buck went west with all the young men and became a committed believer in love at first sight. His initial extended hike, a month along the Escalante River, was extended even further by taking a turn up the wrong canyon.
For more than 22 years heand#8217;s been traveling around Utah via foot and paddle, covering too many thousands of miles to ever remember it alland#151;but cherishing the multitude of trails that he can. In Utah, more than any other place, the heart of the earth seems laid bare, and traveling there touches his heart. In the wilderness he feels at home in body and soul. He wrote about his experiences, and the process of writing rooted the journeys deep within his spirit.
For Buck, writing is an act of reliving the experience on a profound level. But the words gathered dust on many an editorial desk, so he took to teaching. Focused on education, and writing on the side, his tales started finding space in magazines, and now more than 1,000 articles of his have found inkand#151;not to mention two dozen books.
If he could do it all again, he would.
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