From the Set 21st Century Skills Library

Whether it's a leisurely stroll through a national park or forest preserve, hiking can be a great activity for connecting with nature and keeping yourself healthy. Students will read and discover more about the proper equipment for hiking, as well as the health benefits of hiking.

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Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 6
Dewey 796.51
ATOS Reading Level 5.6
Guided Reading Level
Language English
Publisher Cherry Lake Publishing
Available Formats Reinforced book (9781602790209), Paperback (9781602790865), PDF (9781602791558), ePub (9781631378751), Hosted ebook (9781602791558H), Kindle (9781631371752)
Copyright 2008
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 7.5 x 9.5

Author: John McKinney

John McKinney, “the trailmaster,” is the father of two kids who like to hike. He is also the author of The Joy of Hiking and about a dozen other books on hiking. Learn more about hiking on his Web site, www.thetrailmaster.com.

Content Adviser: Thomas Sawyer, EdD

Professor of Recreation and Sports Management, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana

  • Hitting the Trail
  • Getting Ready to Hike
  • Safety on the Trails
  • Environmental Responsibilities
  • Health Benefits
  • Glossary
  • For More Information
  • Index
  • About the Author
Author/Illustrator biography
Glossary of key words
Informative sidebars
Sources for further research
Table of contents