Classic Hikes of the World: 23 Breathtaking Treks

4.12 avg rating
( 43 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780393057966: Classic Hikes of the World: 23 Breathtaking Treks

Inspiration and information to help you plan (and dream about) your next big trek.

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.

Peter Potterfield has selected the great hikes of the world from personal experience, having hiked and photographed hundreds of trails to arrive at this selection. The adventures described range from weekend overnights to four-day hut trips to epic journeys that take a few weeks out and back. None requires technical mountaineering skill. Features include details on trail conditions, levels of difficulty, best seasons, approach strategies, hazards, and maps. Hikes include: John Muir Trail, California; Wonder Lake to McGonagall Pass, Alaska; Tour de la Vanoise, French Alps; Kungsleden, Swedish Lapland; K2 Base Camp; Grand Canyon rim to rim; Mount Kilimanjaro; Cerro Fitz Roy, Argentina; and Shackleton's Crossing, South Georgia. 115 photographs

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Peter Potterfield is the award-winning writer of In the Zone and Classic Hikes of the World. He is the former editor and publisher of MountainZone.com. He lives in Seattle, Washington.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

POTTERFIELD,PETER
Published by WW Norton Publishers
ISBN 10: 0393057968 ISBN 13: 9780393057966
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description WW Norton Publishers. Book Condition: New. Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 0393057968

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 24.37
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.50
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Potterfield, Peter
ISBN 10: 0393057968 ISBN 13: 9780393057966
New Quantity Available: 2
Seller
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2005. HRD. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # KB-9780393057966

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 24.92
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Potterfield, Peter
ISBN 10: 0393057968 ISBN 13: 9780393057966
New Quantity Available: 2
Seller
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2005. HRD. Book Condition: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # IB-9780393057966

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 27.74
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Peter Potterfield
Published by WW Norton Co, United States (2005)
ISBN 10: 0393057968 ISBN 13: 9780393057966
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description WW Norton Co, United States, 2005. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 277 x 229 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. 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. Peter Potterfield has selected the great hikes of the world from personal experience, having hiked and photographed hundreds of trails to arrive at this selection. The adventures described range from weekend overnights to four-day hut trips to epic journeys that take a few weeks out and back. None requires technical mountaineering skill. Features include details on trail conditions, levels of difficulty, best seasons, approach strategies, hazards, and maps. Hikes include: John Muir Trail, California; Wonder Lake to McGonagall Pass, Alaska; Tour de la Vanoise, French Alps; Kungsleden, Swedish Lapland; K2 Base Camp; Grand Canyon rim to rim; Mount Kilimanjaro; Cerro Fitz Roy, Argentina; and Shackleton s Crossing, South Georgia. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780393057966

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 33.98
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Peter Potterfield
Published by WW Norton Co, United States (2005)
ISBN 10: 0393057968 ISBN 13: 9780393057966
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description WW Norton Co, United States, 2005. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 277 x 229 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. 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. Peter Potterfield has selected the great hikes of the world from personal experience, having hiked and photographed hundreds of trails to arrive at this selection. The adventures described range from weekend overnights to four-day hut trips to epic journeys that take a few weeks out and back. None requires technical mountaineering skill. Features include details on trail conditions, levels of difficulty, best seasons, approach strategies, hazards, and maps. Hikes include: John Muir Trail, California; Wonder Lake to McGonagall Pass, Alaska; Tour de la Vanoise, French Alps; Kungsleden, Swedish Lapland; K2 Base Camp; Grand Canyon rim to rim; Mount Kilimanjaro; Cerro Fitz Roy, Argentina; and Shackleton s Crossing, South Georgia. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780393057966

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 34.86
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Peter Potterfield
ISBN 10: 0393057968 ISBN 13: 9780393057966
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Grand Eagle Retail
(Wilmington, DE, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1.0st. 223mm x 22mm x 285mm. Hardcover. 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.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 224 pages. 1.192. Bookseller Inventory # 9780393057966

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 35.65
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Potterfield, Peter
Published by W. W. Norton & Company (2005)
ISBN 10: 0393057968 ISBN 13: 9780393057966
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description W. W. Norton & Company, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 0393057968

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 33.37
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 2.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Peter Potterfield
Published by W.W. Norton & Co. 2005-04-15, New York |London (2005)
ISBN 10: 0393057968 ISBN 13: 9780393057966
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description W.W. Norton & Co. 2005-04-15, New York |London, 2005. hardback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 9780393057966

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 33.88
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 5.82
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Peter Potterfield
Published by W. W. Norton and#38; Company (2005)
ISBN 10: 0393057968 ISBN 13: 9780393057966
New Quantity Available: 2
Seller
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description W. W. Norton and#38; Company, 2005. HRD. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # IB-9780393057966

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 28.98
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 11.64
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Peter Potterfield
Published by WW Norton & Co
ISBN 10: 0393057968 ISBN 13: 9780393057966
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 19
Seller
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description WW Norton & Co. Hardback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, Classic Hikes of the World: 23 Breathtaking Treks, Peter Potterfield, 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. Peter Potterfield has selected the great hikes of the world from personal experience, having hiked and photographed hundreds of trails to arrive at this selection. The adventures described range from weekend overnights to four-day hut trips to epic journeys that take a few weeks out and back. None requires technical mountaineering skill. Features include details on trail conditions, levels of difficulty, best seasons, approach strategies, hazards, and maps. Hikes include: John Muir Trail, California; Wonder Lake to McGonagall Pass, Alaska; Tour de la Vanoise, French Alps; Kungsleden, Swedish Lapland; K2 Base Camp; Grand Canyon rim to rim; Mount Kilimanjaro; Cerro Fitz Roy, Argentina; and Shackleton's Crossing, South Georgia. Bookseller Inventory # B9780393057966

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 33.26
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.68
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book