Classic Hikes of North America

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150 illustrations,
224 pages,
9 inches by 11 inches

Classic Hikes of North America
• 25 Breathtaking Hikes and Treks
• With detailed routes and maps for hiking adventures throughout North America

Here is everything you need to know about the United States and Canada's most enjoyable hiking routes and backcountry excursions. Classic Hikes of North America will help you realize your dreams of hiking among the great peaks, scenic canyons and genuine wilderness of North America.

Peter Potterfield has hiked all across the globe, from the trek to Mount Everest to retracing Ernest Schackleton's route in Antarctica, the wilds of Arctic Sweden and the rugged coasts of Tasmania. Now he brings his expert advice back home in Classic Hikes of North America, a beautifully photographed and eminently practical account of the best backcountry journeys in the United States and Canada. Peter Potterfield has photographed, analyzed, and graded these spectacular wilderness experiences with both beginners and avid hikers in mind. He offers valuable insight into the difficulty of the hike, potential hazards and difficulties, and the best season in which to take full advantage of each hike.

Illustrated with more than 150 color photographs and hiking directions, here is inspiration and information in a single volume. Routes range from the Grand Canyon of Arizona to the White Mountains of New Hampshire, from the Long Range Traverse of Newfoundland to the Slate Range in the Canadian Rockies, and dozens more. These are journeys to dream on, and Peter Potterfield puts them within reach of any aspiring hiker.