Title: Backpacker Hidden Gems: 100 Greatest Undiscovered Hikes Across America by
Author: Maren Horjus and Backpacker Magazine
Stars: 4 Stars
Backpacking Hidden Gems is a beautiful book with colorful pages that will get even the most non camping, non hiking individual wanting to grab their gear and go out and enjoy nature.
This book has something for everyone from hikes, weekend getaways and week long backpacking trips.
They titled this book perfectly because it is all about Backpacking that is Hidden away from the main stream of the world. If you are not in shape for these kinds of backpacking trips it will inspire you to find your hidden away gem.
Thank you to Netgalley an the Publisher Falcon Press Publishing for the advance copy Maren Horjus and Backpacker Magazine: Backpacker Hidden Gems: 100 Greatest Undiscovered Hikes Across America
Nothing against the Bright Angel Trail, the Narrows, the Presidential Traverse, or Half Dome, which are all certainly worth of their popularity, but hikers don't need another resource pointing them toward those conga lines. It's time we rewrite the backpacker's life list. Enter Backpacker Hidden Gems. For the first time ever, here is a collection of Mother Nature's best kept secret hikes, chockful of life-list worthy views, campsites, waterfalls, wildlife, and more. This book spills every secret and pulls back the curtain to reveal the top 100 trips across the country, with information on how to reach them, when to go, and what you'll see. With color topographic maps and over 200 gorgeous photographs to complete the package, this book is the perfect keepsake for anyone looking to expand his hiking horizons.
Paperback, 320 pages
Expected publication: June 1st 2018 by Falcon Press Publishing
Maren Horjus is the Destinations Editor at BACKPACKER, where she produces hiking, travel, and multisport content for the monthly magazine. Her trips section, the