AMC's Best Backpacking in New England, 2nd: A Guide to 37 of the Best Multiday Trips from Maine to Connecticut [NOOK Book]

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FROM THE MAINE WOODS TO THE WHITE MOUNTAINS to Cape Cod, New England’s wildest and least-touched trails offer spectacular adventures for backpackers of every skill level. Now fully updated, this three-season guidebook from the trusted publisher of the White Mountain Guide will lead you to 37 of the best backpacking expeditions in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine. Each trip features turn-by-turn directions, basic topographic maps, camping options, and more. This edition ...
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AMC's Best Backpacking in New England, 2nd: A Guide to 37 of the Best Multiday Trips from Maine to Connecticut

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Overview

FROM THE MAINE WOODS TO THE WHITE MOUNTAINS to Cape Cod, New England’s wildest and least-touched trails offer spectacular adventures for backpackers of every skill level. Now fully updated, this three-season guidebook from the trusted publisher of the White Mountain Guide will lead you to 37 of the best backpacking expeditions in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine. Each trip features turn-by-turn directions, basic topographic maps, camping options, and more. This edition includes new trips, including the New England National Scenic Trail and Grafton Loop Trail. Whether you’re looking for an easy two-day trip or hoping to tackle Maine’s 100-Mile Wilderness, this is an essential tool for finding the most exciting New England backpacking experiences.

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND
• 37 Overnight Trips for all ability levels, beginner to expert
• New Routes include the New England National Scenic Trail, Mount Carrigain, and the Graton Loop Trail
• At-a-glance trip planner to help you find the trip that’s right for you
• Basic Topographic Maps showing trails, features, and parking
• Summaries of time, distance, and difficulty level for each trail
• GPS coordinates for trailheads, shelters, and campsites
• Hiking and safety tips, including how to brave New England’s wild weather
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Adventure Writer, SectionHiker.com - Philip Werner
“A great collection of overnight and weekend trips for all levels of experience and ability. Detailed descriptions of campsites, water sources, and side trips take the guesswork out of trip planning while remaining highly readable."
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940149172849
  • Publisher: Appalachian Mountain Club Books MA
  • Publication date: 4/22/2014
  • Series: AMC's Best Backpacking , #2
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 917,544
  • File size: 13 MB
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Meet the Author

MATT HEID is a former senior editor of AMC Outdoors, the member magazine of the Appalachian Mountain Club, and currently writes the magazine’s Equipped column and blog. He is also the author, contributor, and researcher of several books on hiking. Heid has hiked thousands of miles across New England, California, Alaska, and other wilderness destinations. He leads trips and teaches classes in outdoor photography, natural history, and navigation.
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