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Hiking the Grand Canyon

A Detailed Guide to More Than 100 Trails

Perfect for first-time visitors, day hikers, and seasoned canyoneers alike, expert hiker John Annerino’s Hiking the Grand Canyon is one of the most user-friendly and comprehensive guides to America’s premier natural wonder and UNESCO World heritage Site.

• Fold-out map of Grand Canyon Trails
• Color photographs and historical black and white photos
• Vignettes of the Canyon’s Native Peoples, explorers, and trail blazers
• Environment, geology, life zones, natural history, and sacred landmarks
• Preparation, training, clothing, gear, food, maps, hazards, and precautions
• Camping, lodging, guided trips, permits, and resources

Featuring detailed, authoritative descriptions of more than one hundred of the Canyon’s best trails, from easier day hikes perfect for beginners to more rigorous, rim-to-river and cross-canyon treks.

John Annerino is an author and photographer who has been working in the American West and the frontier of Old Mé xico for close to three decades, documenting its natural beauty, indigenous people, and political upheaval. A veteran contract photographer, his photography is archived in the Time Life Picture Collection and has appeared in scores of prestigious publications worldwide, including Time, LIFE, People, Newsweek, Scientific American, Travel & Leisure, New York Times, and National Geographic Adventure. Annerino lives in Arizona.

“The Grand Canyon Explored: 'Wherever you go in the Grand Canyon, you're likely to be treading in the footsteps of John Annerino. There's no one better to tap for insights on Grand Canyon lore, history and geography. . . Here, canyon master John Annerino unveils the greatest tales of Grand Canyon history.' " -National Geographic Adventure

“The Grand Canyon Explored: 'Wherever you go in the Grand Canyon, you're likely to be treading in the footsteps of John Annerino. There's no one better to tap for insights on Grand Canyon lore, history and geography. . . Here, canyon master John Annerino unveils the greatest tales of Grand Canyon history.' " -National Geographic Adventure

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