Hiking From Home: A Long-Distance Hiking Guide for Family and Friends is an informative guide for those supporting a long-distance hiker. It explains the basics of long-distance hiking as well as logistics, such as what gear is carried, how hikers eat, where they sleep, and how they know where to go.
This supportive guide addresses safety concerns from extreme weather conditions to illnesses and injuries, while teaching the reader about the culture and community surrounding our long-distance trails. Hiking From Home outlines ways to stay in touch and eases concerns that arise when communication is lacking. This guide provides useful suggestions on how to remain supportive from before the hike begins to long after it is over, with additional resources included for significant others who are in a relationship with the hiker. Throughout the book quotes from previous hikers and supporters keep the reader engaged, with opinions, tips, and suggestions from perspectives of all ages and backgrounds.
Hiking From Home: A Long-Distance Hiking Guide for Family and Friends is an essential read for anyone who wants to better understand long-distance hiking.
Hiking From Home: A Long-Distance Hiking Guide for Family and Friends
- ISBN: 9780578635149Publisher: Juliana ChaunceyFormat: PaperbackPublication Date: 03/14/2020Page Count: 238Language: English