Wanderlust: A Hiker's Companion (Hardcover)
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Explore the world one step at a time. Wanderlust presents legendary walking routes with inviting maps, practical tips, and inspiring landscape photographs.
The exciting Canyon Trail in Zion-National Park, the spectacular El Caminito del Rey in Spain, the pilgrim trail on the holy Kumano Kodo in Japan or a mythical hiking path in the land of the giants in Norway - Wanderlust explores legendary hiking trails in enchanting corners of the world and over a variety of terrain: thin ice and desert sands; coastal tracks and forest pathways.
Spectacular photography illustrates journeys to sharp summits, astonishing vistas, and phenomenal locales. With maps featuring noteworthy locations alongside background information and practical tips by Cam Honan, an expert who has hiked many of the trails himself, Wanderlust will suit both intrepid beginners and seasoned trekkers. From modern-day transcendentalists or those who simply desire a casual break from concrete scenery, Wanderlust allows readers to live vicariously through vivid portraits or use the trips as impetus for their own hiking journey.
Following faded footsteps of migrating animals or paths of ancient trade routes, the trails featured in Wanderlust offer both outdoor exploration and enjoyment.
"Edited by environmental journalist Robert Moor and professional hiker Cam Honan, the book is an intimate, breathtaking look at some of the most remote points on planet earth, as depicted by the photographers who were brave enough to hike to said points...And if the images don’t make good on the title, you need to check your pulse."
"Whether it is the fabled King's Pathway in Spain or the mythical hiking path in Norway, Wanderlust: Hiking on Legendary Trails, published by Gestalten, captures the diversity of the world’s landscapes. Explore picturesque hiking trails in enchanting corners of the planet and discover the world one step at a time with these photographs from the book."