Epic Hikes of the Americas

Lace up your hiking boots and get ready to explore 50 of the Americas’ most epic hikes. Ranging from one-day walks to multi-day treks, each route is graded according to its challenge and features a first-person account from a writer that has completed it, accompanied by a map, inspiring photos and practical details to follow in their footsteps.

Lace up your hiking boots for the next in Lonely Planet’s highly successful Epic Hikes series, this time exploring 50 of the Americas’ most rewarding treks and trails. From Canada's longest hut-to-hut hike, the Sunshine Coast Trail, to a descent through Havasu Canyon in the USA, and the Santa Cruz Trail of northern Peru, we cover a huge variety of themes and experiences across routes that range from one-day walks to multi-day treks. 

Each of the featured hikes includes:

First-person accounts from writers who have completed the hike

Challenge level grading: easy / harder / epic

Inspirational photography, maps and practical information to follow in the writer’s footsteps

Orientation toolkit: when is the best time of year to hike, how to get there, special equipment required

Expert travel advice: where to stay, recommended tours, the best places to eat

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  • Author: Lonely Planet
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Pages: 320
  • Dimensions: 10.6 in H | 8.2 in W | 1 in T
  • On sale date: June 07, 2022
  • Publisher: Lonely Planet

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