Reader Reviews

A small sampling of praise from city slickers, pioneer scouts and frontier explorers:

“Thanks for doing this book and giving a new meaning to hiking!”
- D.N., Indianapolis, IN.

“Kat and John LaFevre provide detailed clues that help readers discover little-known parts of Great Smoky Mountains National Park.”
- Southern Living Magazine.

“…one-of-a-kind book designed for all levels of hikers.”
- Mountain Press.

“An interactive journey where the plants, trees, rocks, and historic relics reveal their secrets and stories to you.”
- Joe Guenther, owner of the Day Hiker (Outfitter Store).

“Kind of like having a Cherokee Indian, pioneer settler, and mountain explorer hiking along with you.”
- Mark Clark, Mountain Guide.

“This book has been needed for a long time.”
- Ellen Ogle, Retired Park Ranger

“Everyone needs a portal between day-to-day life in the modern world and the wondrous world of wilderness. This book is one of the best.”
- Steve Kemp, Interpretive Products and Services Director,
Great Smoky Mountains Association.

AWARDS

2010 Finalist

2010 Finalist

APPL Media Award

APPL Media Award

National Interpretation Award

National Interpretation Award