At the heart of Walking Distance are firsthanddescriptions of thirty of the world’s great long-distance hikes,spanning six continents and ranging from inn-to-inn to backpackingtrips. Each entry—from Turkey’s Lycian Way toVermont’s Long Trail—features personal anecdotes, naturaland cultural history, and useful tips, including suggestions forpreparing for hikes and for additional reading. Each trail narrative isrichly illustrated with color photographs and maps.
Long-distance walking is good for you and good for the earth... But most of all, walking is a joyful celebration of life and the diverse, beautiful, and curious world in which we live.
Alta Via 1 (Italy) • C&O Canal (Maryland, U.S.) •Camino de Santiago (Spain)• Cape Winelands Walk (South Africa)• Chilkoot Trail (Alaska, U.S. and B.C., Canada) • CinqueTerre (Italy) • Coast to Coast Trail (England) • ColoradoTrail (Colorado, U.S.) • Cotswold Way (England) • GreatOcean Walk (Australia) • Inca Trail (Peru) • John MuirTrail (California, U.S.) • Kaibab Trail (Arizona, U.S.) •Kalalua Trail (Hawaii, U.S.) • King Ludwig’s Way (Germany)• Kungsleden (Sweden) • Long Trail (Vermont, U.S.) •Lost Coast Trail (California, U.S.) • Lycian Way (Turkey) •Milford Track (New Zealand) • Ocala Trail (Florida, U.S.) •Overland Track (Australia) • Paria River Canyon (Utah andArizona, U.S.) • South Downs Way (England) • SuperiorHiking Trail (Minnesota, U.S.) • Tahoe Rim Trail (California andNevada, U.S.) • Tour du Mont Blanc (France, Italy, Switzerland)•Walker’s Haute Route (France, Switzerland) • WestCoast Trail (B.C., Canada) • West Highland Way (Scotland)
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