Hiking From A to Z: A Dictionary of Words and Terms Used by Hikers


What’s a touron? A McLeod? A duck? 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.