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Have you been looking for a dayhiking tips book geared toward women hikers?
I am excited to announce the release of my new book in two formats:
Best Tips For Women Dayhikers: Everything You Need To Know To Hit The Trail.
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It's available on Amazon.
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"I currently receive your fabulous newsletter. I LOVE your new book and so appreciate your time and the good sharing of your hiking tips. Thank you and congrats on the launch of your book! PS: Your website is awesome!" -RJ
Or keep reading for the "back story" about the book.
The hiking tips in Hiking For Her's dayhiking tips book can be blamed on my addiction to hiking.
My obsession with hiking began innocently enough, with an invitation to join a Girl Scout backpacking trip to Isle Royale National Park in Lake Superior. Let's leave the date a bit vague, but call it 1970-ish.
Give a girl a backpack, and she's gonna want boots.
Give her sturdy boots, and she's gonna want a compass.
You get the idea!
Five decades later, I'm still hiking, but now I'm writing down my best hiking tips for hikers.
Over the years, these hiking tips have really piled up (over 350 pages and growing). It's getting to be a challenge to find exactly what you need in the maze of interconnected hiking tips.
But I'm guessing that you want something a little faster when you have questions about day hiking. You need answers NOW!
This book is designed to give you detailed hiking tips,
Each of the ten chapters give you easy to follow specific advice to apply before, during and after your dayhike.
A quick peek at the Table of Contents shows you the topics covered in this dayhiking tips book.
Before your hike:
Chapter 1: Dayhike Gear
Chapter 2: Ten Essentials and Beyond
Chapter 3: Trail Nutrition
Chapter 4: Hiking Hydration
Chapter 5: Destination and Itinerary
During your hike:
Chapter 6: Safety and Comfort
Chapter 7: Navigation and Communication
Chapter 8: Pacing
After your hike:
Chapter 9: Self Care
Chapter 10: Keep Learning
These tips geared (small hiking pun) toward day hikers have been gathered from Hiking For Her's extensive website pages.
But here's what makes the book special.
The reviews of this dayhiking tips book on my Amazon author page will let you evaluate whether or not this book hits the mark for hikers.
Here's what one reader says:
"This book is absolutely packed with information. As an experienced hiker myself, I wasn't sure this book would be for me but WOW was I wrong. Diane has tips in here that I had never even thought of, especially the sections on what to eat and how to choose great footwear."
Putting yourself “out there” on a hiking trail is an expression of your adventurous spirit.
But along with relishing that exhilarating sense of adventure, you need to control the essential factors that make you a dayhiker: footwear, backpack, hiking clothes, trail food, planning your destination - and more.
Having firm control over these variables puts you in a position of strength to deal with unpredictable events like nasty weather, animal encounters, and misadventures in map reading.
It also makes your day hike much more enjoyable.
If you're just starting out as a hiker, you will save yourself a ton of time and money by reading and applying these hiking tips.
Been day hiking for a while but have a few gear, navigation, or food issues that you'd like to solve or improve?
Need a gift for the hiker(s) in the family?
It is my sincere wish that you will benefit from my labor of love to collect decades of dayhiking experience into one book.
Can you see that I really mean it when I say that HFH gives you hiking advice you can trust?
That's why I've gathered together a
treasure trove of hiking tips and resources for your enjoyment: to shorten your learning curve so you can savor trail time, enjoying each moment of your hikes.
Oh, and one more small reason: A dayhiking tips book for women was such a joy to write!
"I think the information content and amount, presented in Diane's
friendly, informal and readable way is worthy of this collection of
advice, tips and tricks from personal experience and, importantly,
interactions with the experiences of and questions from her web page
Amazon has already thought about this problem, and solved it with a free app that allows you to read my book on devices you already own: your computer, phone and tablet.
Or pick up the paperback version of these dayhiking tips, and savor the feel of a "real" book in your hands.
Perfect for taking notes, bookmarking with sticky notes, and highlighting, too.
Let me know if you have any questions about my dayhiking tips book entitled Best Tips For Women Dayhikers.
I think the subtitle really nails it: Everything You Need To Know To Hit The Trail.
This book for women hikers was written with love and enthusiasm, because I know that's how you tackle the trail.
And I'd be delighted to answer your questions, about the book or about hiking in general.
Thanks for the chance to walk with you down the trail, if only for a little virtual while.
May all of your trails bring you good things.
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