A Thru-Hiking Trilogy - Keith Foskett

A Thru-Hiking Trilogy

By Keith Foskett

  • Release Date: 2018-12-28
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • Size: 1.87 MB

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Description

A real-life adventurer. Three epic thru-hikes totalling 5840 miles. Will one Englishman dare to face his fears?

Three books in one - Contains the first books from Keith Foskett - Over 800 pages of adventure!

Book #1 - The Journey in Between

A man at a crossroads. A thousand-mile hike. A life forever changed.

Keith Foskett was the definition of restless. Drifting aimlessly, he knew a piece was missing from his life. But when a stranger in a Greek bar tells him about a world-famous pilgrim's trail, the chance encounter sets Foskett's life in a new 1,000-mile direction.

On El Camino de Santiago, the wanderer copes with extreme temperatures, fake faith healers, and insatiable kleptomaniacs. Threatened with arrest for 'not sleeping' and suffering with excruciating blisters, he pushes himself to new limits.

Keith Foskett's travelogues have been shortlisted for Outdoor Book of the Year multiple times by The Great Outdoors magazine. Awash with vivid descriptions and a cast of engaging real-life characters, the author delivers a humorous and mesmerizing tale of adventure and metamorphosis.

The Journey in Between is a daring travel memoir. If you like indulging your inner adventurer, taking the less popular fork in the road, and visiting foreign locations, then you'll love Keith Foskett's transformative tale.

Book #2 - The Last Englishman

A real-life adventurer. A gruelling pan-American trek. Will one Englishman dare to face his fears?

Born traveller Keith Foskett had thousands of miles of thru-hiking experience when he prepared for his toughest challenge yet: a gruelling 2,640-mile hike from Mexico to Canada. In a six-month journey along America's Pacific Crest Trail, he crossed the arid expanses of California's deserts, the towering peaks of Oregon's volcanic landscape, and the dense forests of Washington.

Battling phobias of bears, snakes, critters and camping in the woods after dark, can Foskett find new ways to achieve his ultimate goal when the worst winter in years bears down on the trail?

Veteran storyteller Keith Foskett lets you join him for a trek across the greatest long-distance hiking trail on Earth. With witty humour, astute observations, and a delightful cast of characters, you'll discover a compelling narrative that turns the travelogue formula on its head.

The Last Englishman is an extraordinary travel memoir by an experienced long-distance hiker. If you believe there's more to life than work, yearn for new horizons and challenges, and believe in overcoming adversity, then you'll love Keith Foskett's tale of exploration.

Book #3 - Balancing on Blue

One man's remarkable challenge. 2,000+ miles of unforgiving wilderness. Can he escape the mundane to become a thru-hiker?

When this long-distance hiker chose to backpack all 2,180 miles of the Appalachian Trail, he left ordinary life behind for five months. Enduring an incredible test of physical and psychological strength, Foskett was pushed to his limits…

Accompanied by an array of eclectic characters – including a drug dealer, a world-champion juggler and a sex-starved Minnesotan – he weaves a route through some of America's wildest landscapes and history, and writes with insight, humour and reflection. Attempting to keep his English sense of humour alive amidst the bumps and bruises, can he survive his journey of self-discovery to emerge victorious?

Balancing on Blue is a superb standalone travel memoir. If you like living outside the box, escaping into the wild, and journeying deep into the unknown, then you'll love this courageous trek.

Discover how a wilderness escape can change you too.

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