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I’ve been AWOL for quite a while. Sorry ’bout that. I’m now playing catch-up. Just added quite a few books to the Appalachian Trail page and one to the Pacific Crest Trail page. Hoping to pay more attention to this … Continue reading
Section on guidebooks for the Pacific Northwest Trail updated today.
The latest addition to the trails list is the Colorado Trail. Check out the list of guidebooks, memoirs, videos, articles here.
Last night I made additions/corrections to the list of Pacific Crest Trail books and media. If anyone notices omissions or errors, please send me a comment. Happy Crest hiking!!
Added to the Appalachian Trail memoirs section: Endicott, Joseph. Born to Walk: Speaking the Gospel of John on the Appalachian Trail. [S.l.]: Joseph Endicott, 2012. Mann, Courtney Lynne. Wide Sky, Narrow Path: A View from the Trail. [S.l.]: XLibris, 2011. … Continue reading
Appalachian Trail: Dragon, Albert. Avalanche and Gorilla Jim: Appalachian Trail Adventures and Other Tales. New York: Morgan James, 2012. Flowers, Pam. Ellie’s Long Walk: The True Story of Two Friends on the Appalachian Trail. [Portland, Ore.]: WestWinds Press, 2012. [ages … Continue reading
I’ve just added this book to the “Appalachian Trail. Planning Guides.” category: Davis, Zach. Appalachian Trials: A Psychological and Emotional Guide to Successfully Thru-Hiking the Appalachian Trail. [San Francisco]: Zach Davis, 2012. This is one of the very few guides … Continue reading
PACIFIC CREST TRAIL: I’ve added the Pacific Crest Trail Atlases by Erik Asorson (“Erik the Black”). There are five volumes: Southern California, Central California, Northern California, Oregon, and Washington. They are pocket-sized and weigh 5 ounces each.
I am constantly amazed by my League of Extraordinary Friends–the people I know who are extraordinarily knowledgeable experts in such widely diverse areas as landscaping, photography, ornithology, botany,etc. etc. ad infinitum. One of these Extraordinary Friends is an expert, not … Continue reading
Pacific Northwest Trail. General. Strickland, Ron. Pathfinder: Blazing a New Wilderness Trail in Modern America. Corvallis, Ore.: Oregon State University Press, 2011. Pacific Crest Trail. Memoirs. Walker, Bill. Skywalker: Highs and Lows on the Pacific Crest Trail. [North Charleston, S.C.: … Continue reading