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Hiking Is Fundamental: A Step-by-Step Guide to Hitting the Trail (Paperback)

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Part love letter, part invitation, Hiking is Fundamental is an informative celebration of hiking. Barbara Ann Kipfer covers all the basic elements of getting into hiking, from preparation to pacing, in simple, classic, fun, illustrated list-style chapters. This isn't a technical manual-it's an inviting overview that will demystify the whole hiking experience. For anyone intimidated to hit the trail, introductory chapters make the case for the benefits and fun to be had. Hiking is not exclusive to the wealthy, the athletic, or the experienced. It's fun! And it's for everyone.

Sport & HobbiesSports & outdoor recreationWalking, hiking, trekking Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publication Date: 01/09/2022 ISBN-13: 9781493063628  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Dr. Barbara Ann Kipfer is the author of 14,000 things to be happy about (with more than 1.25 million copies in print). She has written more than 80 books and calendars, mostly lists, including 5,203 Things to Do Instead of Looking at Your Phone, Self-Meditation, Instant Karma, 8,789 Words of Wisdom, and The Wish List (Workman), 4,000 Questions for Getting to Know Anyone and Everyone (Random House), Roget's International Thesaurus (HarperCollins), and 1,001 Ways to Live Wild, 1,001 Ways to Slow Down, and 1,001 Ways to be Creative (National Geographic). Barbara holds a BS in Physical Education from Valparaiso University. Previous to lexicography, she was a sportswriter/editor for The Chicago Tribune and two Indiana newspapers. She also has a PhD and MPhil in Linguistics (University of Exeter), a PhD in Archaeology (Greenwich University), an MA (Greenwich University) and PhD in Buddhist Studies (Akamai University). Dr. Kipfer is the Senior Lexicographer of Zeta Global. She has worked for Google, Dictionary.com, Answers.com, Ask Jeeves, Bellcore/Telcordia, General Electric Research, IBM Research, idealab, and WolframAlpha. She is a Registered Professional Archaeologist. Her website is www.thingstobehappyabout.com. Barbara is now an avid hiker and learning new things with each hike. Durrell Godfrey is an illustrator and photographer whose work has appeared in numerous books and magazines. She is currently a contributing photographer to the East Hampton Star. Her coloring books include Color Me Cluttered and Color Your Happy Home (co-created with Barbara Ann Kipfer).

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