Hiking Kentucky's Red River Gorge: Your Definitive Guide to the Jewel of the Southeast by Sean Patrick Hill

Hiking Kentucky's Red River Gorge: Your Definitive Guide to the Jewel of the Southeast

bySean Patrick Hill

Paperback | November 30, 2012

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Hiking Kentucky''s Red River Gorge is the definitive guide to trails in the Red River Gorge Geologic Area, Natural Bridge State Park, and Clifty Wilderness. The book showcases 25 of the best hikes in the Gorge, as well as a back-of-book bonus on nearby trails. Distinguished from other Red River Gorge guides, this book provides readers not only with detailed maps, sharp photos, and individual-trail details, THIS guidebook outlines definitive hikes-ways to explore the area and enjoy its flora, fauna, and history. The easy-to-use layout treats each hike distinctly, as its own adventure. Because of this, the routes are detailed with photographs, maps, trail gradient information and, most importantly, ratings for key elements that make a trail appealing to a wide variety of people. This allows the reader to make informed decisions about which trails they will want to hike, which ones will be appropriate for children, and so on. Further, readers will discover how to combine trails and routes for a greathiking day or backpacking trip. This book is ideal for people who''ve never been to the Gorge, or even beginner hikers.
Sean Patrick Hill is a college instructor and freelance writer in Louisville, Kentucky. He is the author of two books of poems - The Imagined Field and Interstitial - and a hiking guide, Moon Outdoors: Oregon Hiking . His hiking and travel articles have appeared in a number of newspapers and magazines, and his poems appear widely...
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Title:Hiking Kentucky's Red River Gorge: Your Definitive Guide to the Jewel of the SoutheastFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:240 pages, 8 X 5 X 0.38 inShipping dimensions:240 pages, 8 X 5 X 0.38 inPublished:November 30, 2012Publisher:Clerisy PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0897329619

ISBN - 13:9780897329613

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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Editorial Reviews

This is a hiker''s 101 guide to visiting the gorge. It gives a specific look at each trail and is chock-full of useful information." - WVXU, November 2012 "