Four Boots - One Journey
A Story of Survival, Awareness & Rejuvenation on the John Muir TrailBook
Originally published as an award-winning paperback:nbsp;nbsp;A Hike for Mike. Jeff Alt takes you vicariously along the John Muir Trail, on an entertaining adventure, with his new wife, Beth. Jeff convinces Beth, a woman who prefers hotels, hot showers and warm beds to chuck her domesticated ways and hike over 218-miles which leads to lots of humorous moments. Together, they traverse three national parks, including the highest mountain in the contiguous United States, Mt. Whitney.nbsp; Jeff is compelled to take Beth on a hike after her brother tragically dies by suicide. Jeff thinks the hike will do Beth some good. They walk in her brother's memory as a depression awareness campaign.nbsp; The Alt's journey is full of inspiration and adventure; from menacing bears, to lightning bolts, mountain lions, food shortages, and altitude sickness.nbsp; Beth discovers the trials and joy of backpacking and they emerge from the trail rejuvenated.
Publisher: New York :, Beaufort Books
Copyright Date: ©2014
Characteristics: 1 online resource text file,rda
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