Literary Resources Here are some suggestions for reading on the trail, in preparation for the trail or just some good old armchair trekking!
The Man Who Walked Through Time: The Story of the First Trip Afoot Through the Grand Canyon Colin Fletcher has become what he wrote. He is widely known as "The Man Who Walked Through Time." Fletcher is one of the worlds most legendary backpackers. This is one of the early works in the field of contemporary trekking and backpacking. Get into Fletchers mind as he solo hikes the length of the Grand Canyon and get fired up for a trek anywhere. Now updated with Photos!
The Snow Leopard (Penguin Nature Classics)Get in the mood for your Himalayan journey with Peter Matthiessen’s classic account of his expedition to the remote Dolpo region of Nepal. Beautifully written and inspiring - You will soon be looking for Tukten in the eyes of all your local guides and porters.