The complete walker by Colin Fletcher and Chip Rawlins is considered to be one of the best books available to hikers and I’d agree. At 864 pages it can be a little difficult to read cover to cover but it’s well worth your time. It is filled with just about everything you could ever want to know about walking outdoors. The final edition was published in 2002 but it’s still very relevant and holds up well. I read this over the majority of 2018 and used a lot of the information to decide what gear to buy. I figured if the gear was still around 16 years later it must be good stuff. So far I haven’t been disappointed with any items I bought based on reading this book. Complete Walker 4 on Amazon View this post on Instagram 845 pages of goodness. Maybe a little dated but still very..
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Just finished listening to Wanderlust by Rebecca Solnit. This book isn’t bad but its more about social activism, feminism and European history in my opinion. The author doesn’t spend nearly enough time on actual walking history. Maybe I was hoping for stories about epic long distance treks and was just disappointed that there isn’t any in this book. If you’re looking for stories about long distance travel on foot then this isn’t for you. Wanderlust: A History of Walking