AMC's Best Day Hikes in Connecticut, 2nd: Four-Season Guide to 50 of the Best Trails from the Highlands to the Coast

AMC's Best Day Hikes in Connecticut, 2nd: Four-Season Guide to 50 of the Best Trails from the Highlands to the Coast

by Rene Laubach, Charles W.G. Smith
     
 

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Discover fifty of the best day hikes the state of Connecticut has to offer with this fully updated, four-season guide from the outdoor experts at the Appalachian Mountain Club. Whether you are a visitor looking to explore the tallest peak in the state, a longtime resident seeking new riverside or shoreline adventures, or a family seeking short hikes along the

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Discover fifty of the best day hikes the state of Connecticut has to offer with this fully updated, four-season guide from the outdoor experts at the Appalachian Mountain Club. Whether you are a visitor looking to explore the tallest peak in the state, a longtime resident seeking new riverside or shoreline adventures, or a family seeking short hikes along the Appalachian Trail, this guide is a must-have reference. This new edition features updated maps, an at-a-glance chart that highlights the best hikes for kids, dogs, and winter snowshoeing and skiing, completely revised and updated trip descriptions, and ten fascinating nature and history essays.

Editorial Reviews

Connecticut Forest & Park Association - Eric Hammerling Executive Director
“This is a terrific guide to some of the most scenic places in Connecticut. It highlights our state’s most special trails and honors those who continue to maintain and host these trails for public enjoyment.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781934028773
Publisher:
Appalachian Mountain Club Books MA
Publication date:
03/19/2013
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
279,860
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

René Laubach is the director of the Massachusetts Audubon Society's wildlife sanctuaries, where he has led tours to Belize, Guatemala, Mexico, the American Southwest, the Great Plains, and the Mid-Atlantic states. He is the author of six natural history books, as well as Nature Walks in Connecticut and AMC's Best Day Hikes in the Berkshires. He lives in Becket, Massachusetts. Charles Smith is an award-winning writer raised in Cheshire, Connecticut, where he learned to love the outdoors. Smith attended the University of Connecticut and earned his degree in environmental horticulture. He has authored or co-authored eleven books and many articles on natural history, outdoor recreation, and gardening. Smith has lectured at the American Museum of Natural History, and was named conservationist of the year by the Housatonic Valley Association. He lives in Sharon, Connecticut, with his wife and children.

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