Whether you enjoy a hearty walk in the woods or like reading amazingly detailed stories about nature, Epic Hikes of the World by Lonely Planet is an ideal addition to your literary collection. The 328-page hardcover book features first-hand accounts of 50 hiking trails from 30 countries across six continents. The adventures range from beautiful day hikes to multi-week experiences. The journeys are described in vivid detail, accompanied by photographs and maps, with first-person narratives, histories and interesting facts about each locale.
There’s a planning guide for each trip included; featuring directions, how to get to sites, where to stay, packing advice, and dining recommendations. There are also suggestions for where to find similar hikes near you. There are 200 hikes in total in this sequel to the popular Epic Bike Rides and Epic Drives chronicles. Whether it’s a Colombian volcano hike or a Swiss alpine route, there is something here for hiking enthusiasts of all skill levels.