USD Buy Online, Pick up in Store is currently unavailable, but this item may be available for in-store purchase. Sign in to Purchase Instantly. At the trailhead, the young couple was warned that there would be tears, that each would have to find their own separate pace, and that at times the tent would seem awfully small for the two of them. They were told that their biggest obstacles to success would be. Their first surprise: freeze-dried meals do funny things to your GI- tract.
Their first fight: when Angela noticed that Duffy's long legs propel him along the trail faster than she can muster. But on they pressed -- encountering snakes, bears, and fellow thru-hikers with trail names like Crazy Legs and Catch They baked in the deserts of Southern California, gazed awestruck at the snowy, serrated peaks of the High Sierra, and attempted to hide from Northern Washington's seemingly incessant rain.
One hundred thirty two days of Pacific Crest Trail later, they made it -- blisters and all. Product Details About the Author. Prior to deciding to walk the length of the PCT, her hiking experience had totaled about 11 miles, including a 4-mile round trip on Turkey Mountain-a hike so easy even turkeys can do it, according to Angela. Average Review. Write a Review. Guest More than 1 year ago What sets this book apart from other 'narrative long distance hiking' books is the style in which it is written.
Angela and Duffy take turns writing each chapter.
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This is great because you get to experience Angelas' perspective of herself, the hike and of Duffy. Then further down the trail you get to experience the same from Duffys' point of view. This book is very entertaining, funny, insightfull, and a quick read. I would highly recomment this book to anyone who wants to hike the PCT or is just looking for a great book to read. Anonymous More than 1 year ago Want another book from this very humorous couple perhaps another trail walk.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago Having completed the A. So far, this is the closest I've come! To me, better and more down-to-earth than Wild; a better overall story. Good read! Anonymous More than 1 year ago I enjoy reading true-life outdoor adventure books and this was a good one! I enjoyed reading both male and female perspectives of the trip. Worth reading for sure! Anonymous More than 1 year ago. The Best of Outside. Outside Magazine Editors. Robert J Bannon. Alaska Traveler.
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