I Hike: Mostly True Stories from 10,000 Miles of Hiking

I Hike Mostly True Stories from Miles of Hiking I never set out to hike miles It just sort of happened over the course of a decade And so goes Lawton Grinter s compelling collection of short stories that have been over ten years and t

  • Title: I Hike: Mostly True Stories from 10,000 Miles of Hiking
  • Author: Lawton Grinter
  • ISBN: 9780985241513
  • Page: 183
  • Format: ebook
  • I never set out to hike 10,000 miles It just sort of happened over the course of a decade And so goes Lawton Grinter s compelling collection of short stories that have been over ten years and 10,000 trail miles in the making I Hike brings the reader trailside with blissful moments on the highest mountain ridges to the mental lows of mosquito hell and into some peculia I never set out to hike 10,000 miles It just sort of happened over the course of a decade And so goes Lawton Grinter s compelling collection of short stories that have been over ten years and 10,000 trail miles in the making I Hike brings the reader trailside with blissful moments on the highest mountain ridges to the mental lows of mosquito hell and into some peculiar situations that even seasoned hikers may find unbelievable Between jobs and in search of something , Lawton Grinter spent the better part of a decade hiking America s longest trails In doing so he came face to face with things that go bump in the night, the kindness of strangers, a close encounter with hypothermia and the absurd rights of passage common to the eccentric people that call themselves long distance hikers Anyone who s ever stepped off the pavement will appreciate these humorous and sometimes agonizing accounts of trail life I Hike will make you laugh, cry, cringe and leave you wanting to read

    • Unlimited [Historical Fiction Book] ê I Hike: Mostly True Stories from 10,000 Miles of Hiking - by Lawton Grinter ✓
      183 Lawton Grinter
    • thumbnail Title: Unlimited [Historical Fiction Book] ê I Hike: Mostly True Stories from 10,000 Miles of Hiking - by Lawton Grinter ✓
      Posted by:Lawton Grinter
      Published :2019-08-23T16:18:58+00:00

    About “Lawton Grinter

    • Lawton Grinter

      Lawton Grinter is an author, filmmaker, forester, trail runner and veteran long distance hiker having completed end to end hikes of the Appalachian Trail, Continental Divide Trail and two hikes of the Pacific Crest Trail In addition to the Big 3 he has hiked the John Muir Trail Colorado Trail in 10,000 miles of long distance hiking since 1999 He currently co hosts the monthly podcast The Trail Show and filmed, edited and produced the trail documentary The Walkumentary which covered his 2006 southbound Continental Divide Trail thru hike He currently lives in Denver, Colorado with his wife fellow long distance hiker Felicia P.O.D Hermosillo His first book I HIKE is available now.Most recently, he wrote the afterword for Michael Gurnow s soon to be released book, Nature s Housekeeper, due out in May 2015.

    231 thoughts on “I Hike: Mostly True Stories from 10,000 Miles of Hiking

    • Lawton Grinter, aka "Disco", has hiked over 10,000 miles. The majority of these miles have been on what he calls, "through hikes", or hikes from one end of a trail to another. For example, hiking the Pacific Crest Trail all the way from Mexico to Canada. Each chapter tells another story from the trail and ranges from escaping bears in Yosemite, to coming upon coolers full of ice cold beer and soda left by a "trail angel". Having never given much serious thought to through hiking, I'm left feelin [...]


    • Ever wonder what it's like to thru-hike one of The Big Three long distance trails: the Appalachian Trail, the Pacific Crest Trail and the Continental Divide Trail? Lawton Grinter has hiked all three, and then some. Rather than give a detailed start-to-finish account of these long hikes, he captures the essence in a series of stories and experiences along the trail. It's a quick read, and I'd recommend it to both hikers and non-hikers who are curious to know what it's like to be on the trail for [...]




    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *