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Backpacker Magazine – Online Exclusive
Whether read before the trek, during the adventure, or after it's all over, these books remind us why we love the wild.
Wild, by Cheryl Strayed
Cheryl Strayed’s wry, touching memoir about her months solo hiking the Pacific Crest Trail as a 26-year-old will speak to anyone who has ever looked to the outdoors for soul-searching and reinvention.
Text by Shey Kiester.