ISBN: 9781922539779

Greatest Walks of the World

200 incredible hikes of a lifetime: amazing adventures and epic trails

Explore the world’s best walks: chart the routes, read details only a local would know, and see these epic destinations for yourself. Use this book to choose where to walk next, with notes on what to research before you travel, beautiful colour photographs of highlights along the way, and enough information to allow you to make an informed decision about the right walk for you. With a variety of completion times and terrains to choose from, you are sure to find your next breathtaking adventure.

SPECIFICATIONS: 254mm x 195mm | Hardback | 320 Pages | Exisle Publishing

Based at the foot of the French Pyrenees mountains, Stuart Butler is an avid hiker who has taken to trails all across the world. He is the author of numerous hiking guidebooks covering destinations as diverse as the Himalayas, England, Sri Lanka, the Ethiopian highlands, the Balkans, Scandinavia and, of course, his beloved Pyrenees among others. Stuart also writes travel guidebooks for Lonely Planet, Rough Guide and Bradt and is a regular contributor to many international newspapers and magazines for whom he writes about hiking, wildlife, and conservation issues. Stuart is also an award-winning photographer.

Mary Caperton Morton
is a science and travel writer based in southwest Montana. She is the author of The World’s Best National Parks in 500 Walks (Thunder Bay Press) and Aerial Geology (Timber Press) and has written for EARTH and EOS magazines. Mary documents her travels in her popular hiking blog ‘Travels with the Blonde Coyote’. In her 15 years as a North American road-warrior nomad, Mary has hiked in all 50 states and visited over 200 national parks. When she’s not writing, Mary can be found climbing mountains, hiking, skiing, and taking photographs.

Australian Country Magazine
“Looking for inspiration for your next outdoor adventure? Hiker, photographer and long-time Lonely Planet contributor Stuart Butler, and science and travel writer Mary Caperton Morton have covered some of the most spectacular walks around the globe. From easy day walks to moderate trails requiring navigation skills and steep climbs, to hard-core multi-day hikes, the authors traverse the world”

Vacations and Travel Magazine
“Chart extraordinary routes, uncover local secrets and gain crucial pre-travel knowledge for your next hike.”

Good Reading
“Greatest Walks of the World is an indispensable guide for walkers, hikers and trekkers. It will also appeal to the armchair travellers among us.”

Australian Quarterly
“a beautifully produced book that salivatingly lays out 200 of the planets’ most beautiful hikes.”

Brisbane Courier Mail
Beautiful walks with photographs, route guides and maps.” 

Blue Wolf Reviews
Beginning hikers to the very experienced walkers will find most of the information they need for a safe and happy trip. Others may sit and absorb the amazing scenes and dream a little. Greatest Walks of the World is a book of beauty..” 

School Days
This is not only a useful book for planning your next adventure, it is ideal for keeping on your coffee table to explore even if you are unable to go to some of these exotic places. With the holiday season not far away or if you know a keen walker/hiker this would make an ideal gift. It’s a keeper!.”


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