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Philip Ferranti

Philip Ferranti has hiked the western United States for more than 30 years. He has spent much of that time exploring the trails in and near Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley. He founded the Coachella Valley Hiking Club in 1992, has written for Backpacker magazine, and is a frequent guest speaker at outdoor hiking conventions. He has written fourteen books, including Hiking! The Ultimate Natural Prescription for Health & Wellness and Colorado State Parks: A Complete Recreation Guide.