Ep. 542: What It Takes to Write a Hiking Guidebook - Nathan Barnes


Have you ever wondered what goes into a hiking guidebook? Well, it was a lot more time, energy, and hiking than I thought. The necessary experience of hiking hundreds of miles in an area in order to know what you’re talking about is an adventure in itself. That doesn’t even include the writing part! I hope you enjoy this behind the scenes look at how and why someone, or two brothers, would spend 10 years of weekends on a single project. 

The work of art:

Alpine Lakes Wilderness: The Complete Hiking Guide

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