A Dictionary of Words and Terms Used by Hikers
What’s a touron? A McLeod? A duck? Don’t get left in the proverbial dust by a poor hiker vocabulary! There’s a jargon that’s peculiar to hikers (and very strange to non-hikers!) and The Trailmaster helps you master it with this easy-to-use reference. Includes definitions of hiker-specific words and more common words, defined from a hiker’s point of view. Good for your brain and good fun.
- Get all the hiker words you need to know from Alpine to Treeline to Zipline and the true meaning of the expression “Take a hike!”
- Learn to camel-up, post-hole and peak-bag, how to avoid the Face Plant and coming down with “Nature Deficit Disorder.”
- Amaze friends with your ability to spell-out differences between hypothermia and hyperthermia and identify 36 types of trails.