A Walk in the Woods - Chapter 17 Summary & Analysis

Bill Bryson
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Chapter 17 Summary

It is now time for Bryson to hike New Hampshire, to which he has recently moved and which he is eager to explore. His neighbor, Bill Abdu, offers to go with him on some of his day hikes. They start with Mt. Lafayette, a tough hike second only to the famed Mt. Washington. As they climb, the weather quickly begins to turn, as often happens in the mountains of New England. Bryson discovers that he has forgotten his waterproof jacket. With the temperature dropping and the wind picking up, he begins to panic. It is only after they pass the summit and descend on a side trail toward a lodge that the wind begins to die down. Leaving the lodge after refueling with lunch and coffee, they discover that the sun has come out.

Chapter 17 Analysis

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