AMC Massachusetts Trail Guide 9th: AMC's Comprehensive Guide to Hiking Trails in Massachusetts

AMC Massachusetts Trail Guide 9th: AMC's Comprehensive Guide to Hiking Trails in Massachusetts

by John Burk
     
 

For 45 years hikers have relied on the Appalachian Mountain Club’s Massachusetts Trail Guide to provide the most comprehensive guide available about the Bay States beautiful and diverse terrain. This revised and updated edition provides detailed descriptions of more than 360 trails across the state, including 15 new trails not included in the previous edition

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Overview

For 45 years hikers have relied on the Appalachian Mountain Club’s Massachusetts Trail Guide to provide the most comprehensive guide available about the Bay States beautiful and diverse terrain. This revised and updated edition provides detailed descriptions of more than 360 trails across the state, including 15 new trails not included in the previous edition. You’ll also find a brand-new, GPS-rendered pull-out map, with trail segment mileage, improved color scheme, and better mountain peak icons. Locator maps at the beginning of each section have also been improved, and now include elevation gains. Whether you’re looking for a short excursion in the Blue Hills, a daylong adventure on Mount Greylock, or an overnight trip along the Appalachian Trail, the Massachusetts Trail Guide is a must-have for every hiker trekking in the Bay State.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"This old standard in the trusted AMC Guide series provides comprehensive trail information county by county, making a lot of overlooked backcountry accessible. Designed to survive trail use and pack pockets." —Backpacker magazine"Like all AMC Guides, the AMC Massachusetts Trail Guide sets the standard against which all other hiking guides are measured." —Steve Golden, National Park Service

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781934028254
Publisher:
Appalachian Mountain Club Books MA
Publication date:
03/17/2009
Edition description:
Ninth Edition
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
653,554
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 6.90(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

John S. Burk is an outdoor writer, photographer, and historian from central Massachusetts, whose main interests are the natural areas and wildlife of New England.

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