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Classic Hikes of the World: 23 Breathtaking Treks

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This book will help you realize your dreams of hiking among the world's highest peaks and most scenic canyons, discovering wilderness far from the clamor of civilization, encountering rare birds and animals, glorying in sunsets over glacier-clad ranges, and feeling the joy and achievement of hiking some of the world's most spectacular trails.



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Hardcover, 224 pages
Published March 17th 2005 by W. W. Norton & Company (first published February 7th 2005)
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Jackie
I don't want to return this book to the library. I've renewed it 2 times now and they're only going to let me keep it for another 8 days. So now I'm plotting which 7 treks to re-read before bed each night. I'm seriously considering buying my own copy and it will live on my nightstand as there is no better way to end a tough day than to read one of these entries and fall asleep wondering about the airfare to Peru.

I'm not a huge backpacker, preferring day hikes, but he book has inspired several dr
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Journalist Peter Potterfield writes about wilderness and adventure for newspapers, magazines, books, and on-line publishing. He is currently editor of GreatOutdoors.com.

Potterfield is the author of a dozen books, including the critically acclaimed In the Zone (The Mountaineers Books, 1996), and the Banff Book Festival Award winner, High Himalaya (The Mountaineers Books, 2001). His most recent book
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