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Skywalker Hiking Books a Good Christmas Gift

Posted by on December 10, 2017 in 'Getting High--The Annapurna Circuit in Nepal', Appalachian Trail, Camino de Santiago, Skywalker--Close Encounters on the Appalachian Trail, Skywalker--Highs and Lows on the Pacific Crest Trail | 0 comments

Let’s face it–Christmas shopping can take on an obligatory cast. What to buy. My experience is that gifts that ‘enable’ make the best Christmas gifts. How about some long-distance hiking narratives to plant seeds in the recipients minds. I was 44 years-old and had never spent the night outside when I decided to attempt to thru-hike the 2,175 mile Appalachian Trail. I was so taken with the experience that I decided to write a narrative about the journey; it sold well and I have since done other long treks and written...

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Free Upload of Skywalker Hiking Books

Posted by on December 5, 2017 in Amazon Kindle, Appalachian Trail, El Camino de Santiago, free Amazon Kindle, Pacific Crest Trail, Skywalker--Close Encounters on the Appalachian Trail, Skywalker--Highs and Lows on the Pacific Crest Trail | 0 comments

Today and tomorrow, December 5th and 6th, Bill Walker’s series of Skywalker hiking books will be available for free upload on Amazon Kindle. These include: Skywalker–Close Encounters on the Appalachian Trail Skywalker–Highs and Lows on the Pacific Crest Trail The Best Way–El Camino de Santiago Tall Tales–The Great Talisman of Height

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Outdoor Writing is a Rich Genre

Posted by on November 17, 2017 in Books on El Camino de Santiago, Skywalker--Close Encounters on the Appalachian Trail | 0 comments

Even amateurs can hike the world’s great hiking trails, get the journeys of their lifetimes, and write their life stories. Bill Walker is author of Skywalker–Close Encounters on the Appalachian Trail and The Best Way–El Camino de Santiago.

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GOYASH (Get Off Your Ass Start Hiking)

Posted by on October 16, 2017 in Appalachian Trail | 0 comments

The motto for the Appalachian Trail Club of Florida is GOYASH. It means Get Off Your Ass. Start Hiking. Bill Walker is the author of Skywalker–Close Encounters on the Appalachian Trail.

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Appalachian Trail Sees Record Numbers in Wake of Bill Bryson Film

Posted by on July 20, 2016 in Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail, Skywalker--Close Encounters on the Appalachian Trail, Skywalker--Highs and Lows on the Pacific Crest Trail | 0 comments

The gold standard has always been 2,000 thru-hikers wannabe’s a year. But that has changed and the number is closer to 3,000 this year. Of course, only about 20 or 25 % of them will make it all the way to Mount Katahdin in northern Maine. Nonetheless, it’s great news. Short of loss of life or serious bodily injury, a thru-hike attempt inevitably becomes a highlight of a person’s life. It is a shout of freedom that few people get in our hyper-modernized, electronic society. Bill Walker is the author of the Skywalker hiking...

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Amazon Prime Members Can Upload Skywalker Hiking Books For Free

Posted by on April 2, 2015 in 'Getting High--The Annapurna Circuit in Nepal', Skywalker--Close Encounters on the Appalachian Trail, Skywalker--Highs and Lows on the Pacific Crest Trail | 0 comments

Amazon Prime customers. Now available for free on Amazon Kindle: The popular Skywalker hiking books by 7-foot tall, Bill Walker. 1. Skywalker–Close Encounters on the Appalachian Trai 2.Skywalker–Highs and Lows on the Pacific Crest Trail 3. The Best Way–El Camino de Santiago 4. Getting High–The Annapurna Circuit in Nepal 5. Tall Tales–The Great Talisman of Height

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Skywalker Pacific Crest Trail Audiotape Available on Audible.com

Posted by on March 30, 2015 in 'Getting High--The Annapurna Circuit in Nepal', Amazon Kindle, audible.com, Skywalker--Close Encounters on the Appalachian Trail, Skywalker--Highs and Lows on the Pacific Crest Trail | 0 comments

The audiotape for Skywalker–Highs and Lows on the Pacific Crest Trail is available on www.audible.com Audible members can upload it for free. The recording is done by the author himself, Bill Walker (Skywalker) The book is also available Monday and Tuesday, March 30 and 31, for free upload on Amazon Kindle. Bill Walker is the author of several popular hiking books including Skywalker–Close Encounters on the Appalachian Trail, The Best Way–El Camino de Santiago, and Getting High–The Annapurna Circuit in Nepal.

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Skywalker Appalachian Trail Book Kindle #1 Rating

Posted by on March 9, 2015 in Books by Bill Walker | 0 comments

Skywalker–Close Encounters on the Appalachian Trail, an account of 7-foot tall Bill Walker’s (Skywalker) thru-hike of the 2,181 mile Appalachian Trail, now has a Kindle #1 rating in non-fiction, sports, outdoors, nature, and hiking.

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Backpacker Magazine Article Lists Eleven Key Tips for Female Hikers

Posted by on March 9, 2015 in Books by Bill Walker | 0 comments

http://www.backpacker.com/skills/11-key-tips-for-female-thru-hikers/#bp=0/img1 The above is a link to a Backpacker Magazine article listing eleven key tips for female hikers. Well I’m not a female hiker. But I do meet and counsel many aspiring female hikers. And these tips sound spot on. Perhaps my favorite would be the advice to “Be pragmatic, but not wary.” Yes, obviously women have to be a bit more pragmatic on the trail. It is great that they can hitchhike to town for resupply so easily; but it always must be remembered...

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Skywalker Hiking Books–Free Amazon Kindle For KDP Select Members

Posted by on March 2, 2015 in 'Getting High--The Annapurna Circuit in Nepal', free Amazon Kindle, Skywalker--Close Encounters on the Appalachian Trail, Skywalker--Highs and Lows on the Pacific Crest Trail | 0 comments

Bill Walker, author of the Skywalker hiking books, offers his books for free upload on Amazon Kindle for KDP Select members. These books include Skywalker–Close Encounters on the Appalachian Trail, Skywalker–Highs and Lows on the Pacific Crest Trail, The Best Way–El Camino de Santiago, and Getting High–The Annapurna Circuit in Nepal.

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