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Second Edition of Award-Winning Grand Canyon Hiking Guide Released by The Countryman Press

Published on Tue, Jan 8, 2013 (11:13 a.m.)


Contact: Brian J. Lane
phone (928) 282-9525
Please publish on or before Feb. 1st, 2013

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Second Edition of Award -Winning Grand Canyon Hiking Guide Released by The Countryman Press

Have you ever wanted to hike into the Grand Canyon? Perfect for first time Grand Canyon explorers, the second edition of Hikernut’s Grand Canyon Companion was released by The Countryman Press on December 31, 2012. This guidebook, by award-winning author Brian J. Lane, covers the Central Corridor Trails (including Bright Angel, South Kaibab, and North Kaibab Trails), which provide spectacular views and are the most popular routes into the canyon.

Along with trail descriptions, a comprehensive gear list, rules and restrictions, hiking tips and planning ideas, the author offers practical advice gleaned from over twenty years of hiking in and around the Grand Canyon and throughout the United States and Canada.

With a new cover, updated information, and packed with full-color photos, illustrations, charts, tables, and maps, this guide has everything potential hikers need to safely navigate the canyon’s inner depths.

Brian J. Lane is a member of the Outdoor Writers Association of America, the American Hiking Society, and a Life Member of the Sierra Club. He is also a WMI certified Wilderness First Responder. In 2001 he was awarded a Photographer’s Forum Award of Excellence. He and his wife live on their four-acre ranch in Sedona, AZ.

The book is available at most bookstores or by visiting The Countryman Press will also be publishing the author’s second book, Hikernut’s Canyon Lands Companion – The Best Canyon Hikes in the American Southwest, to be released March 25, 2013.

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