Electronic/World Wide Web>Internet Article:  Booroojian, Rebecca (2019-08-12), Why Thru-Hikers Are Obsessed with Fantasy Books, Retrieved on 2019-11-07
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  • Folksonomies: fantasy hiking


    07 NOV 2019

     LOTR Inspires Hikers

    The Lord of the Rings fascination reaches far beyond trail names. It seemed like every AT shelter had “Not all who wander are lost” carved into it somewhere; the quote also serves as the most overused thru-hiking Instagram caption. It’s so ubiquitous that most a number of people don’t know it’s from Bilbo’s poem about Aragorn in The Fellowship of the Ring. “Second breakfast” is a beloved part of a hobbit’s diet and an essential part of a thru-hiker’s as well. And one time,...
    Folksonomies: fantasy hiking
    Folksonomies: fantasy hiking
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