This ultimate hiker s bucket list, from the celebrated Appalachian Trail to Micronesia s off-the-beaten-path Six Waterfalls Hike, treks through 100 energizing experiences for all levels.
Filled with beautiful National Geographic photography, wisdom from expert hikers like Andrew Skurka, need-to-know travel information, and practical wildlife-spotting tips, this inspirational guide offers the planet s best experiences for hikers and sightseers. From short day hikes California s Sierra High Route, Lake Agnes Teahouse in Alberta, Norway s Mt. Skala to multiday excursions like Mt. Meru in Tanzania and multi-week treks (Egypt s Sinai Trail, Bhutan s Snowman Trek, and the Bibbulum Track in Australia), you ll find a hike that matches your interests and skill level. Crossing all continents and climates (from the jungles of Costa Rica to the ice fields in Alaska s Kenai Fjords National Parks), as well as experiences (a wine route through Switzerland or moose spotting on the Teton Crest Trail in Wyoming,) there is a trail for everyone in these pages. So pack your gear and lace your boots: this comprehensive and innovative guide will lead you to experience the best hikes of your life!