A Dictionary of Words and Terms Used by Hikers

Don’t get left in the proverbial dust by a poor hiker vocabulary! Hiking Expert John McKinney helps you master hiker jargon with this easy-to-use reference.

  • Get all the hiker words you need to know from Alpine to Treeline to Zipline and the true meaning of the expression “Take a hike!”
  • Learn to camel-up, post-hole and peak-bag, how to avoid the Face Plant and coming down with a case of “Nature Deficit Disorder.”
  • Amaze friends with your ability to spell-out differences between hypothermia and hyperthermia and identify 36 types of trails.

Complete with The Trailmaster’s provocative essay, “The Hiker Defined and Redefined” and a guide to “British English for Hikers.”