HAWAII THE BIG ISLAND TRAILBLAZER
Where to Hike, Snorkel, Surf, Bike, Drive
6x9, 256 pages,
softbound, 2nd edition, published September 2006
Get to the heart and soul of your destination fast.
With its obscure roads and enormous sizenearly twice that of the rest of the Hawaiian Islands combinedthe Big Island presents a challenge to adventure travelers who have limited time.
Hawaii The Big
Island Trailblazer comes to the rescue with clear driving and trail
descriptions to all of natures all-stars, from the top of Mauna Kea to the shores of Kealakekua Bay.
A separate map and listing shows bicyclists the islands hottest single tracks, along with trans-island cycling routes. Several driving tours take readers to the Big Islands panoramas, but dont neglect the local-style galleries and restaurants, coffee and macadamia farms and cultural curiosities. Handpicked accommodations single out campgrounds and rustic digs, plus the choice B&Bs and resorts, both glitzy and budget. Hundreds of photos illustrate a text rich with historical and cultural background.
Veteran travel writers Jerry and Janine Sprout have been exploring Hawaii and the American West for more than twenty years. They have lived on all the Hawaiian Islands and personally hiked and photographed all the places in this book, selected the accommodations and restaurants. Their books have been featured in Sunset and Islands magazines, the Honolulu Star Bulletin and the San Francisco Chronicle. They have authored three other best-selling Hawaiian guidesfor Kauai, Oahu and Mauias well as their classic Alpine Sierra Trailblazer which covers the area from Tahoe to Yosemite, and Golden Gate Trailblazer, for San Francisco and Marin.
|The Hawaii Big Island Trailblazer is a sister book to Alpine Sierra Trailblazer, Golden Gate Trailblazer, Maui Trailblazer, Oahu Trailblazer, and Kauai Trailblazer.|