The great American hike explored by Cam Honan. Long-distance trekking, short day trips out of town, an extended weekend escapade—Wanderlust USA has it all.
America is a hiker’s paradise: a patchwork of diverse wildlife, breathtaking vistas, and once-in-a-lifetime challenges, woven together by the nation’s countless trails. From the depths of the Grand Canyon to the slopes of Denali, the continent’s highest peak, Wanderlust USA takes you to the trailhead of 30 unforgettable hikes. Follow long-distance adventurer Cam Honan as he guides the way through each trail’s terrain, ecology, and history. Ranging from day trips to extended backcountry excursions, there are hikes to suit both the experienced trekker and the enthusiastic newcomer. With expert advice and tales from the wilderness, overview maps, spectacular photography, and a bonus section highlighting 20 additional trails from around the country, Wanderlust USA is the ultimate guide to the great American hike.