Long-Distance Hiking


Book Description

  • The how-to book for long-distance hikers who want to finish
  • Tips to help aspiring long-distance hikers succeed, from determining nutrition of trail foods to dealing with the elements and medical challenges
  • The first book to catalog the on-trail skills essential to long-distance hiking--setting up camp, dealing with blisters and chafing, avoiding repetitive stress injury
  • Instructive feedback from thru-hikers on the AT and PCT on gear, food, and more
  • About the Author

    A Maine native, Dan Feldman quickly developed an affinity for wilderness and tolerance for flying insects. He has completed thru-hikes of the Appalachian and Pacific Crest Trails and contributes to Backpacking Light Magazine. Dan is a board-certified pediatric physical therapist and hopes to someday finish the Continental Divide Trail with his body intact and his family in tow.

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