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I just finished reading this book on kindle. The title is,

                               "I Hike
Mostly True Stories from 10,000 Miles of Hiking"

                       By: Lawton Grinter.

Very good reading and entertaining. It is a bunch of stories from all of his hiking adventures..from the AT to the PCT to the JMT and beyond. It had some humor to it also which brough me to chuckle because some of the things you can totaly relate to what he is describing. It is a fun book and if you enjoy hiking and camping then I would most deffinetly recomend reading this book.


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Oooo, sounds good.  Thanks for the recommendation.

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Enjoy and let me know what u think. I'm sure you will have positive feedback, its a fun read

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OK, just ordered this, and Trekkerman, from amazon.

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mtngrl:
Thanks for getting the book. I'm interested in your reactions.
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Just order it from Amazon myself.  Thanks for the recommendation.  I'll let you know what Ithink, It certainly got good reviews on Amazon.

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It is a great book for sure! I enjoyed it a lot. Also, if you haven't already, Lawton also does "The Trail Show" podcasts, with a few of the other characters in the book... check it out here:

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More books to buy!  Our library just doesn't do good trail lit.

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Just finished it over the course of two days. Funny, realisitic and very entertaining.  I enjoyed every story and highly recommend it.

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Just finished this book, which I bought because of this thread, so thought I'd add my 2 cents.  The author is, IMHO, not a great writer, but a very gifted storyteller.  I laughed out loud at numerous points while reading this book.  I was a little put out at first by the sometimes awkward sentence construction and use of grammar, but I got over it very quickly.  I thoroughly enjoyed this book, and recommend it very highly.
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