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50 Hikes in Vermont: Walks, Hikes and Overnights in the Green Mountain State
     

50 Hikes in Vermont: Walks, Hikes and Overnights in the Green Mountain State

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by Green Mountain Club
 

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This definitive guide to hiking in Vermont has been completely revised and updated and includes six new hikes. In addition to covering the Green Mountains it now includes 6 more new hikes ranging throughout the state.From gentle nature trails to rugged peak climbs, from remote fishing holes to historic ghost towns, from rushing waterfalls to rare peregrine falcon

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This definitive guide to hiking in Vermont has been completely revised and updated and includes six new hikes. In addition to covering the Green Mountains it now includes 6 more new hikes ranging throughout the state.From gentle nature trails to rugged peak climbs, from remote fishing holes to historic ghost towns, from rushing waterfalls to rare peregrine falcon habitat, the Green Mountain State has much to offer hikers. This completely revised and updated sixth edition leads hikers up classic peaks like Camel's Hump, Mount Mansfield, and Mount Ascutney, as well as revealing many more lesser-known gems. The hikes range in length from a half-mile stroll to a 22-mile backpacking trip. Each hike description includes a topographic map, mile-by-mile directions, and information on distance, difficulty, terrain, and hiking time. An overview chart makes it easy to pick a hike for every ability. And each hike description is enlivened by knowledgeable commentary on the area's geology, history, flora, and wildlife. 50 black & white photographs, 51 maps, index.

Author Biography: 50 Hikes in Vermont is the culmination of years of work by the volunteers of the Green Mountain Club, Vermont's statewide hiking organization and the custodian of the Long Trail, as well as Vermont's section of the Appalachian Trail. More than 20 volunteers cooperated in researching and updating this sixth edition. The Green Mountain Club is located in Waterbury, Vermont.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780881501674
Publisher:
Countryman Press, The
Publication date:
01/01/1990
Series:
Fifty Hikes Series
Edition description:
4th ed.
Pages:
190
Product dimensions:
5.31(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

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