Praise for A Short Walk to the Edge of Life
“Think Robert Frost meets The Worst-Case Scenario handbook. Reading A Short Walk to the Edge of Life
took me on the worst possible ‘road not taken,’ and even though I feel beaten up and drained emotionally, my spirits are lifted. Indeed, his journey has made all the difference.”—Eric Blehm, New York Times best-selling author of Fearless
“I feel and understand the writer’s suffering as he clung to life in a most rugged environment. While Scott Hubbartt expresses disappointments, he still was willing to pursue the ideal point of his destination. As a Holocaust survivor, I can relate his determination to mine. In my own way I, too, walked to the edge of life. When people are in a peril of life, Scott Hubbartt’s book A Short Walk to the Edge of Life could serve them well in reaching their attainable goals. I strongly endorse this book.”—Boris Kacel, author of From Hell to Redemption
“A true story that makes a compelling read. Scott Hubbartt tells it as it happened. A real-life experience and a refreshing change from the mundane.”—Norman Brackenridge, volunteer in humanitarian endeavors worldwide
“This is a gripping, real-life account of retired air force veteran Scott Hubbartt, who set off on foot for what he thought would be a simple day hike. Instead, the trek became a near-death experience. Readers will find his telling of the journey—and its unexpected and dramatic detour—is as entertaining as it is profound. You are drawn into the story, feeling as if you are walking with Scott along the treacherous slopes of the Andes or tasting the last drops of life-giving water when his very survival is in doubt. Along with witnessing his courage, you will share in Scott’s epiphany
about faith and love and will celebrate his rescue and recommitment to the things that matter most in life. This is a must-read story that will entertain and inspire with each turn of the page!”—Larry K. Grundhauser, Brigadier General, US Air Force (Retired)
“What was meant to be a short walk in the Peruvian puna turned out to be a four-day battle of survival for Scott Hubbartt in which he not only faced the edge of physical endurance in the most difficult conditions but also touched the depths of a man’s solitary struggle, both emotionally and spiritually. In this precarious moment, Hubbartt gathered all his strength, hope, and confidence, while turning to higher and divine wisdom. His touching and powerful story is a plea for faith, humility, and gratefulness.”—Erika Schuh, author, traveler, and international volunteer
From the Author
This is not just a book about survival in was admitably a challenging and life threatening environment. It is the story of a hard fought journey of personal discovery and a re-evaluation of life's priorities. Everyone will find something here to relate to and perhaps do some reflection on their own walk in life.
On another note...I love Peru and ALL travel, and I encourage everyone to trust God and take a walk!