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Oct 10, 2014 Kathy rated it really liked it · review of another edition
"Snow was melting off the rock, out there somewhere, like secrets. My dream of full water pockets in the white stone, cupped in desert varnish, would be reborn. I shifted, closed myself in, and listened to snow touch the earth. Millions of snowflakes nearly hummed."
An well written and informative guide to hiking the Canyonlands National Park. I'm no hiker, but after reading this book I feel like packing my sleeping bag and some beef jerky and going camping in the winter for a day or two.
CRAIG CHILDS is a commentator for NPR's Morning Edition, and his work has appeared in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Men's Journal, Outside, The Sun, and Orion. He has won numerous awards including the 2011 Ellen Meloy Desert Writers Award, 2008 Rowell Award for the Art of Adventure, the 2007 Sigurd Olson Nature Writing Award, and the 2003 Spirit of the West Award for his body of work.
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