Wonderful, inspiring and uplifting for all: both the armchair enthusiast, and the active hiker who will benefit from the detailed advice included. As the author says of the 96,000 km he has hiked, “Deserts, jungles, mountains or coast; I’ve never had a preference. If I’m out in nature with everything I need in the world on my back, chances are my smile is wide and my thoughts are clear.“ New Zealand content a bonus. Great book!
Embark on a thrilling exploration of the world’s most exciting, magnificent, and diverse walking trails and hiking destinations. Besides the better-known paths, The Hidden Tracks will also highlight some of the more out-of-the-way gems—be it an expedition on the other side of the world or a day’s hike just a few hours from your hometown.
From a magic trail leading through a forest of giant trees and breathtaking mountain ascents in South America to a trek among some of the highest sand dunes in the world in Mongolia, this selection of one-of-a-kind trails is presented with stunning imagery, detailed trail descriptions, overview maps, and insider advice on how to make the most of each trip. The book is both a visual journey and an invitation to pack your hiking boots and discover untouched hiking destinations.
- 300 mm x 240 mm
- 272 pages
- full colour illustrations
Meet Cam Honan Described as "Australia's greatest modern bushwalker" by Great Walks Magazine, and "the most travelled hiker on earth" by Backpacker Magazine, Honan really is in a league of his own. After finishing university in 1993, he moved to Mexico, intending a 2-year sojourn. Now living between Australia and Mexico, the decades between have been filled with extreme travel, always on foot: he has hiked over 96,000 km in 61 countries spread across 6 continents, setting many world records along the way.