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Walking on the Wild Side : Long-Distance Hiking on the Appalachian Trail
by Kristi M. Fondren


Overview - The most famous long-distance hiking trail in North America, the 2,181-mile Appalachian Trail the longest hiking-only footpath in the world runs along the Appalachian mountain range from Georgia to Maine. Every year about 2,000 individuals attempt to thru-hike the entire trail, a feat equivalent to hiking Mount Everest sixteen times.  Read more...

 
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Overview
The most famous long-distance hiking trail in North America, the 2,181-mile Appalachian Trail the longest hiking-only footpath in the world runs along the Appalachian mountain range from Georgia to Maine. Every year about 2,000 individuals attempt to thru-hike the entire trail, a feat equivalent to hiking Mount Everest sixteen times. In "Walking on the Wild Side," sociologist Kristi M. Fondren traces the stories of forty-six men and women who, for their own personal reasons, set out to conquer America s most well known, and arguably most social, long-distance hiking trail.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780813571881
  • ISBN-10: 081357188X
  • Publisher: Rutgers University Press
  • Publish Date: December 2015
  • Page Count: 176
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.38 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.55 pounds


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Books > Sports & Recreation > Sociology of Sports
Books > Sports & Recreation > Hiking
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