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Cover for The connection between liminal places and hospitality in manifesting pilgrim values and identity.

This chapter begins by discussing liminality in the context of ritual and play. It then examines liminality as it unfolds on contemporary wilderness trails. Wilderness as it manifests in mythology is then outlined. From there, an examination of varying sojourns show divergent ways of approaching...

Author(s)
Redick, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245653)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Alternative outdoor activities in alpine winter tourism.

This chapter focuses on the six most popular alternative winter sport activities in Tyrol (Austria): backcountry skiing, ski touring on slopes (i.e. skiing up the hill on the fringe of groomed ski slopes), winter hiking, tobogganing, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. More precisely, it wants to ...

Author(s)
Abegg, B.; Jänicke, L.; Peters, M.; Plaikner, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A mountain with handrails at Yosemite.

Increasingly large numbers of visitors to Yosemite National Park were choosing to hike to the summit of Half Dome, the scenic symbol of the park and one of the most distinctive and charismatic mountains in the world. The last portion of the hike ascends the steep and exposed east face of the...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.; Pettengill, P. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391025)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Treading lightly on Acadia.

On peak summer days, thousands of hikers can be found along the extensive and diverse trail system in Acadia National Park. The collective use by so many visitors can take a toll on trail resources. Some visitors alter and build rock cairns; walk off-trail to avoid rocks, roots, and wet spots; and...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.; Pettengill, P. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391025)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Stamp books in the Harz Mountains, Germany - fun not just for children.

This chapter explores the tourism activity of hiking in mountain areas and makes the case that the use of stamp books may, perhaps, be an extension of the historic way in which families experienced natural areas in the past, particularly mountain regions. The chapter presents a case study of the...

Author(s)
Lück, M.; Gross, S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Hiking tourism in Germany's low and high mountain regions.

This chapter discusses walking as a recreational activity in both the low mountain and the higher alpine regions of Germany. Demand, motivation and tourism trends are discussed as they relate to hiking tourism. This case study reveals that there is a diversity of demand for hiking which shifts with ...

Author(s)
Dreyer, A.; Menzel, A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sustainable mountain hiking practices in Isfahan, Iran.

This chapter presents two case studies involving hiking and camping within Iranian mountain areas, and looks at the constraints experienced during these outdoor activities. The literature on tourism and pro-environmental behaviour and the constraints on environmental behaviours form the basis for...

Author(s)
Moghimehfar, F.; Halpenny, E. A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Treading lightly on Acadia.

On peak summer days, thousands of hikers can be found along the extensive and diverse trail system in Acadia National Park. The collective use by so many visitors can take a toll on trail resources. Some visitors alter and build rock cairns; walk off-trail to avoid rocks, roots, and wet spots; and...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845939311)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Busing among the grizzlies at Denali.

Denali National Park and Preserve offers visitors the premier opportunity in North America to see large concentrations of charismatic wildlife, including grizzly bears and wolves. The park is managed in ways that allow visitor access but guard against wildlife disturbance (Impacts to wildlife) and...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845939311)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for What goes up Mt Whitney must come down.

As the highest mountain in the "lower 48", Mt Whitney is a favorite destination for many hikers in the United States and beyond. However, this popularity has led to a number of management problems, including impacts associated with very large numbers of visitors on the trail and summit and improper ...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845939311)
Type
Book chapter

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