Gentle Hikes of Minnesota's North Shore: The Area's Most Scenic Hikes Less Than 3 Miles (Hardcover)

Gentle Hikes of Minnesota's North Shore: The Area's Most Scenic Hikes Less Than 3 Miles By Ladona Tornabene, Melanie Morgan, Lisa Vogelsang Cover Image
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Description


This updated Minnesota guidebook provides details about more than 45 of the North Shore's best hikes under 3 miles in length, perfect for those with small children, seniors, groups with a range of physical abilities, and people with physical challenges.

About the Author


Ladona Tornabene, Ph.D., CHES, is an Associate Professor of Health Education at the University of Minnesota Duluth. She desires to promote physical activity in natural settings and believes that the North Shore, with its breathtaking scenery, is prime incentive for accomplishing such a mission. Dr. Tornabene is also an avid photographer with a passion to empower others through her work. She has begun a scholarship fund to help nontraditional students return to school and health education majors intern abroad through her print sales. Melanie Morgan is a Minnesota native who loved walking in the woods near her family cabin as a child. Being involved in the hiking and writing of Gentle Hikes seemed like an extension of those good feelings and brought back a sense of nostalgia and fond memories. Melanie enjoys a sense of adventure; the love of exploration leads her to many beautiful locations. She and her husband continue to enjoy hiking and exploring whenever and wherever they happen to be. Lisa Vogelsang, Ph.D., serves as needed as an adjunct assistant professor at the University of Minnesota Duluth in Health Education and at the College of St. Scholastica in Psychology and American Sign Language. She is also a part-time professional photographer specializing in landscapes of Minnesota's North Shore. A former two-time Olympian, she loves the outdoors. Lisa enjoys photography, hiking, biking, sea kayaking, cross country skiing, and snowshoeing. After six ankle surgeries and developing severe arthritis, she must keep her hikes short. Her disability was, in part, a catalyst in the conception of this book.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781591939221
ISBN-10: 1591939224
Publisher: Adventure Publications
Publication Date: July 17th, 2018
Pages: 224
Language: English
Series: Gentle Hikes