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A Long Trek Home: 4,000 Miles by Boot, Raft and Ski by Erin McKittrick

By Erin McKittrick

The adventures of a tender, idealistic couple who decide to decrease their international right down to simply small packs and the subsequent a hundred yards in entrance of them.
In June 2007, Erin McKittrick and her husband, Hig, launched into a 4,000-mile excursion from Seattle to the Aleutian Islands, touring exclusively via human energy. this can be the tale in their unheard of trek alongside the northwestern fringe of the Pacific Ocean--a year-long trip via the most rugged terrain within the world-- and their encounters with rain, wind, blizzards, bears, and their very own emotional and religious demons.
Erin and Hig set out from Seattle with a wish to elevate expertise of typical source and conservation matters alongside their path: simple logging of rainforests; declining wild salmon populations; extraction of mineral assets; and results of worldwide weather swap. by means of taking every one mile step-by-step, they have been capable of in detail discover the coastal areas of Washington, British Columbia, and Alaska, see the desert in its higher context, and supply a special on-the-ground standpoint. An interesting and, from time to time, exciting experience, theirs is a trip of discovery and of insights in regards to the tiny groups that dot this wild coast, in addition to the members there whom they meet and inspire.

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