Long-Distance Hiking: Lessons from the Appalachian Trail

Descriere: @lt;[email protected];"The definitive guide to long-distance backpacking. With diligence and creativity, Mueser has gone about answering questions that no one else has even asked. Virtually all the material appears nowhere else and will delight both experienced hikers and the novice with only a dream of setting foot down the trail."–Larry Luxenber, author of @lt;[email protected];Walking the Appalachian [email protected];/[email protected];@lt;/[email protected];@lt;[email protected];In April 1989, avid hiker Roland Muerser set off from a shelter at Springer Mountain, Georgia. His goal: to hike the entire Appalachian Trail, interviewing hikers on everything from clothing and gear to coping with loneliness and fatigue. In @lt;[email protected];Long-Distance [email protected];/[email protected]; he draws on those extensive interviews, presenting hikers’ candid responses to questions both practical and philosophical: @lt;/[email protected];@lt;[email protected];@lt;[email protected];Which brand of backpack do most long distance hikers prefer? (page 54) @lt;[email protected];How much money will I need? (page 135) @lt;[email protected];Is a walking stick an advantage or a nuisance? (page 76) @lt;[email protected];What percentage of hikers wear underwear? (page 70) @lt;[email protected];Is it safe to hike alone? (page 19) @lt;[email protected];Which brand of camp stove is most efficient and easiest to pack? (page 57) @lt;[email protected];Is there sex on the trail? (page 147) @lt;[email protected];How many miles do most hikers’ boots or shoes hold up? (page 46) @lt;[email protected];What are the most difficult aspects of long-distance hikeing? (page 138) @lt;/[email protected];@lt;[email protected];Both literate and entertaining, this book is a must for anyone considering a long-distance [email protected];/[email protected];

  • Autori: Mueser Roland, Roland Mueser
  • Editura: International Marine Publishing
  • Anul aparitiei: 1997
  • ISBN: 9780070444584
  • Numar de pagini: 192
  • Categorie: Sports

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