In this beautiful guide from author Chris Santella, outdoor experts reveal their picks for fifty of the world's greatest hiking destinations.
Fifty Places to Hike Before You Die is the latest offering in the bestselling Fifty Places series. Here, Chris Santella - along with top expedition leaders, naturalists, and adventure travel experts - explores the world's greatest walking adventures. Some, such as the Lunana Snowman Trek in Bhutan, are grueling multi-week adventures at high altitudes. Others, such as Japan's Nakesando Trail, move leisurely from village to village, allowing walkers to immerse themselves in the local culture. Whether it's climbing the trails of Glacier National Park to view grizzly bears or strolling past bistros along Italy's Amalfi Coast, everyone will find a memorable hike within these fifty chapters, regardless of their skill level. With commentaries from experienced trekkers and insider tips that lead the reader off the beaten path, Santella captures the special characteristics that make these must-visit destinations.