By Erin McKittrick
In June 2007, Erin McKittrick and her husband, Hig, launched into a 4,000-mile excursion from Seattle to the Aleutian Islands, touring completely by means of human energy. this is often the tale in their exceptional trek alongside the northwestern fringe of the Pacific Ocean--a year-long trip via one of the most rugged terrain within the world-- and their encounters with rain, wind, blizzards, bears, and their very own emotional and religious demons.
Erin and Hig set out from Seattle with a wish to bring up know-how of typical source and conservation matters alongside their direction: uncomplicated logging of rainforests; declining wild salmon populations; extraction of mineral assets; and results of world weather switch. by way of taking every one mile step-by-step, they have been in a position to in detail discover the coastal areas of Washington, British Columbia, and Alaska, see the wasteland in its higher context, and supply a special on-the-ground point of view. An wonderful and, from time to time, exciting event, theirs is a trip of discovery and of insights concerning the tiny groups that dot this wild coast, in addition to the members there whom they meet and inspire.
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