Towering peaks, pristine lakes, and ancient forests distinguish this five-part hiking series that explores the Pacific Rim. You’ll walk the cinematic landscapes of New Zealand’s North and South Islands, follow the azure waters of California’s Central Coast, trek the rocky peaks of the Sierra Nevada and Trinity mountain ranges, and enjoy breathtaking tree top views of British Columbia. On the guided hikes, you’ll be joined by Johnny Pearman, who will serve as your tour guide and trainer. On the basic hikes, you can enjoy the scenery on your own. Purchase the whole series to save.
Compass is a virtual hiking program featuring an on-shot naturalist guide, who leads you on walking tours of beautiful trails, locating and discussing their most fascinating natural and historical features. The program places more emphasis on these scenic details and less on workout technique. If you’re a nature-lover seeking a relaxing, informative hike, Compass is pointed in your direction.
In Compass Series 1, naturalist John Ford takes you up the safety-chained path to the lofty lookout at Angel’s Landing in Utah and down into the dark caverns of the Balconies Caves in California. You’ll also comb the Sierra Nevada for alpine lakes and rivers, learn how to identify a “hogback,” and spot rusty remains from California’s once-booming mining industry.
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This five-part hiking series spans two continents, four countries, and dozens of natural wonders. You’ll cross high alpine passes and deep slot canyons, see a Medieval fortress and a Renaissance cathedral, and weave between mountaineers and gondoliers. On the guided hikes, the affable Johnny Pearman will serve as your tour guide and trainer. On the basic hikes, you’re left to enjoy the scenery on your own. Purchase the whole series to save.
Virtual Active Hike Series 4 invites you to explore beautiful Western Canada, trek California's Sierra Nevada, and return once again to the spectacular American Southwest. Weave through Giant sequoias in California's Kings Canyon National Park, explore the isolated beaches of Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, and marvel at the turquoise lakes and icy glaciers of the Canadian Rockies.