The Man Who Walked Through Time Author:Colin Fletcher From the inside flyleaf- — The Day Colin Fletcher saw the grand Canyon, he knew he had to walk through it from one end to the other. — The Grand Canyon had been run by boat, but no one had ever attempted the journey by foot, and the experts said it could not be done. Still, Mr Fletcher, an experienced hiker who had walked fierce mountain county a... more »nd inhospitable desert, was determined to make the trip.
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It is hard to imagine a book on packpacking technique that will make you laugh out loud all the way through, but he does it. He really enjoys poking fun at himself ...... Most important though, its the only backpacking book I have ever seen which, if read carefully, will actually tell you how to do it in great enough detail to enable you to go out and do it. -from Whole Earth catalogue« less