Posted on 08/14/2019 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
People picture bookworms as reclusive, sedentary creatures.
And for some avid readers, that’s an accurate portrait — but it’s hardly true of all of us.
Take, for example, the hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
Rebecca Booroojian, a fantasy-novel lover, writer, and hiker, noticed a distinct trend among the folks she encountered along that trail: Their devices were loaded with fantasy audiobooks and ebooks.
Booroojian had ample time to reflect on why outdoor adventures and fantasy novels pair so well; you can read her final thoughts on Outside Online.