Four Boots-One Journey: A Story of Survival, Awareness & Rejuvenation on the John Muir Trail

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Beaufort Books
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5.49 X 0.5 X 8.34 inches | 0.61 pounds

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About the Author

Jeff Alt's adventures have been featured on ESPN, Hallmark Channel, in the AP, and more. Alt is a celebrated author and a talented speaker. He is the author of Four Boots One Journey, Get Your Kids Hiking, and A Walk for Sunshine. A Walk for Sunshine, won the Gold in the 2009 Book of the Year awards sponsored by Fore Word Reviews, it took first place winner in the 2009 National Best Books Awards Sponsored by USA Book News, and won a Bronze in the 2010 Living Now Book Awards sponsored by Jenkins Group. Get Your Kids Hiking won the Bronze in both the 2014 Living Now Book Awards, and the 2013 IndieFab Award in Family and Relationships. Alt is a member of the Outdoor Writers Association of America (OWAA). He has walked the Appalachian Trail, the John Muir Trail with his wife, and he carried his 21-month old daughter across a path of Ireland.


...This book follows Alt and his wife Beth across the 218-mile John Muir Trail...Encountering bears, lightning storms, rugged scenery, and fascinating people...Non-hikers will enjoy the author's vivid descriptions of natural beauty and encounters in the wild... (Review from the original paperback, A Hike for Mike) -- LA Metro Book Review
They encountered bears, saw fresh mountain lion tracks...lightening, rain, wind, and snow...Even without a cause [they] have come up with a good book... (Review from the original paperback, A Hike for Mike) -- Jim Morris, Dayton Daily News
...Beth Alt's husband, Jeff was right: Hiking in California's Sierra Nevada mountain range was just what she needed while grieving the death of her brother...immersed with everything the trail had to offer: the tall pines that stretched to the sky, the still lakes..., snow-forested mountains, the black bear lurking toward her. The black bear lurking toward her?...uplifting and humorous... (Review from the original paperback, A Hike for Mike) -- Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun
...A GREAT DIARY of their trip, in which marathon runner Beth, a camping and hiking novice, encounters bears, lightning and freeze-dried food...sheds light on a common condition affecting millions of Americans... (Review from the original paperback, A Hike for Mike) -- Anne Stein, The Chicago Tribune