From a former Viking settlement on the Northern Peninsula to the award-winning paths that make up East Coast Trail on the Avalon Peninsula, Hikes of Newfoundland is a must-have guide to the must-do walks and hikes for those who wish to explore this unique, historic island.
Suitable for hikers of all levels, this book offers an overview of over 150 trails, including length, elevation, and difficulty rating, and tips on what to watch for along the way. Maps and GPS references will get you to the trailhead; full-colour photographs will get you excited about the path ahead.
Katie Broadhurst and Alexandra Fortin
Katie Broadhurst and Alexandra Fortin are tour guides in western Newfoundland. In this guide to the region’s greatest hikes, they share their love of adventure and appreciation for nature with readers. Katie is an outdoor adventure guide and blogger based in Corner Brook, Newfoundland. Her first love is hiking; she has completed almost all of Western Newfoundland’s hiking trails. When she isn’t hiking, she is skiing, sea kayaking, or writing for her blog, http://www.OutdoorsandOntheGo.com/.
As a blogger, she enjoys sharing the best of Western Newfoundland with the world. Alex is an avid world traveler and passionate about the outdoors. Born and raised in Quebec, Canada, but her feet have taken her all over the world. From North to Central to South America, from Asia to Oceania and recently Europe. Her wanderlust isn’t ever fully satisfied. She has been working in the tourism industry, particularly in adventure guiding. Her website is http://www.wildlyintrepid.com/.
Mary Smyth & Fred Hollingshurst
Authors Mary Smyth and Fred Hollingshurst are longtime hikers with decades of experience with the terrain, challenges, and spectacular rewards of hiking in Newfoundland.
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