EVENT: John McKinney: The Trailmaster Talks

Posted by Adventure 16 | 05.06.2018

John McKinney standing at base of mountains


Join John McKinney, aka The Trailmaster, at A16  West Los Angeles for a series of  inspirational talks about hiking, reconnecting with nature, and the amazing trail we call life.

at A16'S WEST LOS ANGELES STORE on the following dates:

Click on each date for a full description

Wednesday, February 21:  L.A.’s Mountains or Why I like to Hike LA

Wednesday, March 28: Hiking the Holy Mountain: Tales of Monks and Miracles on the Trails of Mount Athos, Greece

Wednesday, April 18: Hike the World in Southern California

Wednesday, May 23: Hiking on the Edge: Dreams, Schemes, and 1600 miles on the California Coastal Trail

Wednesday, June 20: Getting Back on the Nature Trail -- Canceled

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john mckinneyJohn McKinney is the author of 30 books about hiking, parklands and nature, including “Hiking on the Edge: Dreams, Schemes and 1600 Miles on the California Coastal Trail” and “Hiking the Holy Mountain: Tales of Monks and Miracles on the Trails of Mount Athos, Greece.”

John shares his unique trail philosophy and the many mental, physical and even spiritual benefits of hiking in The Hiker’s Way as well as with one of his popular talks, “Getting Back on the Nature Trail.” For 18 years, he wrote a weekly hiking column for the Los Angeles Times, and the intrepid Eagle Scout has hiked and enthusiastically described more then ten thousand miles of trail across California and around the U.S.John McKinney, aka The Trailmaster, has written more than a thousand articles and stories about hiking, numerous regional bestselling guidebooks, including “Hike Southern California: A Day Hiker’s Guide” and “Day Hiker’s Guide to California’s State Parks,” and created The Trailmaster Pocket Guide series now numbering a dozen books. A proud Californian, John is the only one to have visited and written about all 265 California State Parks and to solo-hike the entire length of the California Coast.

A passionate advocate for hiking and our need to reconnect with nature, John McKinney shares his expertise on radio, TV, online, and as a public speaker. He is currently in development with Hike On, a half-hour show about hiking for public television.