At their 79th Annual Awards Banquet on May 5, the Outdoor Writers of Ohio presented two awards to the book, Walking in Circles: Backpacking the Tahoe Rim Trail. The book was named, “Outstanding Media Achievement” and a selection of photos from the piece received 1st Place as “Best Series of Photographs.”
A glimpse of the photos came be seen here. The book itself is available on Amazon in either a paperback or digital format.
If you bought my recently released paperback, Walking in Circles, here are color versions of some of the photos from the Tahoe Rim Trail (and the book).
Aloha Lake in the Desolation Wilderness
Looking back from Dick’s Pass
Near Twin Peaks
Camping near Freel Meadow
Near South Lake Tahoe
Looking over Marlette Lake toward Tahoe
Many backpackers dream of taking epic, once in a lifetime thru-hikes that take months and cover thousands of miles. The author is not one of those people. For me, the best thru-hikes are those that are still epic, but take weeks, rather than months to complete.
The Tahoe Rim Trail (TRT) is one of those trails. At 170 miles, the distance is less intimidating than many, but the experience is still amazing. This is a great trip for anyone that wants to immerse themselves in a possibly life changing adventure, but doesn’t want to give up the life they have to do it.
Make no mistake, this trail is not an easy hike. It weaves through the Sierra Nevada after all. However, the scenery is amazing, thru-hike logistics are simpler than most and navigating the loop is pretty direct. Come along with me and discover all the specific challenges and rewards of a thru-hike around the TRT through my new book: Walking in Circles: Backpacking the Tahoe Rim Trail. As an introductory offer, the E-version is only 99 cents when purchased through Amazon during the month of January. Be warned, however. Once you’ve finished the book, your bucket list may have gotten a little longer.