In this book you'll find information on 23 breathtaking treks--complete with detailed routes and maps for expeditions on all seven continents.
Author: Peter Potterfield
Softcover; 224 pages; 223 illustrations and 23 maps
W.W. Norton; copyright 2005
Realize your dreams of hiking among the world's highest peaks and most scenic canyons, discovering wilderness, wildlife and spectacular sunsets
The adventures described range from weekend overnights to journeys that require several weeks out and back
None of the hikes require technical skills
Includes details on trail conditions, levels of difficulty, best season, approach strategies, hazards and maps
Having traveled and photographed hundreds of trails, Peter Potterfield has selected the great hikes of the world from personal experience to arrive at this selection. Hikes include: John Muir Trail, California; Wonder Lake to McGonagall Pass, Alaska; Tour de la Vanoise, French Alps; Kungsleden, Swedish Lapland; K2 Base Camp; Grand Canyon rim to rim; Mount Kilimanjaro; Cerro Fitz Roy, Argentina; and Shackleton's Crossing, South Georgia.