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Re: [John Muir Trail] A New book for those intersted in the John Muir Trail

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  • JDRows
    That link doesn t work because of the placement in the line where it was written. If you use tinyurl.com , that doesn t happen. Cheers JD
    Message 1 of 2 , Feb 25, 2006
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      That link doesn't work because of the placement in the line where it was
      written.

      If you use tinyurl.com , that doesn't happen.

      Cheers
      JD


      wrongfoot2003 wrote:
      > Most hikers know the refreshing feeling a walk in the woods has on
      > your mind and body. Most hikers can also relate to having someone in
      > their life that has no interest in backpacking such as a spouse,
      > friend, or relative. About this time of year, hikers begin to stir
      > (myself included), longing for the hiking season to return, which is
      > why I would like to share my latest book with you, "A Hike For Mike"
      > A John Muir Trail travelogue. I think you will find some good
      > armchair adventure to invigorate you and that friend, spouse, or
      > relative for another season of hiking.
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      > A Hike For Mike: An Uplifting Adventure Across the Sierra Nevada For
      > Deprssion Awareness ($14.95, ISBN 0967948215), released September
      > 2005, is an award-winning finalist in the USA Book News "Best Books
      > 2005" awards.
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      > Order From amazon: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0967948215/102-
      > 9925451-3816932?n=283155
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      > "…If you are a hiker looking for an armchair read, or someone who
      > has done or is thinking about doing this trail, you will enjoy this
      > book…." -backpacker 45
      >
      > "…a wonderful book about a couple's experiences on the John Muir
      > Trail…written so that even a non-hiker can enjoy the book…[it] will
      > inspire readers to take up hiking as a hobby…" -Readers Views
      >
      > "Hilarious…Very touching…" –The Herald
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      > Jeff Alt, takes us along on his inspiring, humorous, and
      > entertaining adventure across some of the most beautiful and rugged
      > trails in America—through Yosemite, Kings Canyon, and Sequoia
      > National Parks—ending atop the 14,494' Mt. Whitney, the highest
      > mountain in the Contiguous U.S on the John Muir Trail.
      >
      > Jeff is so convinced that walking is a healing remedy that he
      > put his marriage on the line. Jeff convinced his wife (Beth), a
      > woman raised with the belief that vacations include hot showers,
      > beaches, and warm beds, to chuck her domesticated amenities and "Take
      > a Hike" to help her overcome a family tragedy. Jeff had to spend
      > quite a bit of time convincing Beth that the hike would be romantic,
      > skillfully leaving out some minor details about the journey. They
      > walked the John Muir Trail across some of the most rugged,
      > mountainous terrain in the U.S. carrying all their supplies on their
      > backs and sleeping on the ground for weeks on end. Several times
      > along the way, Beth realized that she had been taken for "a ride" or
      > rather "a hike." But, Beth came to realize that this was just the
      > remedy she needed. Not only are they still happily married, Beth
      > even says she'd do it again! Jeff and Beth's trail adventures,
      > detailed in A Hike For Mike, will entertain and inspire anyone
      > through Jeff's witty humor and inspirational stories.
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      > A Hike For Mike ($14.95, ISBN 0967948215), released September 2005,
      > is an award-winning finalist in the USA Book News "Best Books 2005"
      > awards.
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      > Jeff Alt, author of the award-winning A Walk For Sunshine and A Hike
      > For Mike, has been an expert hiking commentator on ESPN's Inside
      > America's National Parks. His adventures have been widely featured
      > in media across the country including dozens of television and radio
      > programs (CNNRadio, USA Radio Network). Jeff is planning a trek
      > across Ireland this summer with his wife and young daughter.
      >
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      > Order From amazon: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0967948215/102-
      > 9925451-3816932?n=283155
      >
      > "…their journey is a reprieve from the frantic pace of everyday life…
      > Alt's conversational style makes one feel like a participant rather
      > than an observer…" -Library Journal
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      > "…profoundly philosophical as it is descriptive of the wonders of
      > nature…A Hike For Mike is an immersive experience in the beauty of
      > the wilderness." –Midwest Book Review
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