Discover the Adirondacks: AMC's guide to the best hiking, biking, and paddling

Discover the Adirondacks: AMC's guide to the best hiking, biking, and paddling

by Peter Kick
     
 

Six million acres of mountains and waters, 46 high peaks over 4,000 feet, 3,000 lakes and ponds, and 30,000 miles of rivers and streams—it's no wonder the Adirondacks welcome 10 million visitors each year. With so many wilderness opportunities to choose from, travelers in the Adirondacks need a concise travel guide, and Discover the Adirondacks is the ideal

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Overview

Six million acres of mountains and waters, 46 high peaks over 4,000 feet, 3,000 lakes and ponds, and 30,000 miles of rivers and streams—it's no wonder the Adirondacks welcome 10 million visitors each year. With so many wilderness opportunities to choose from, travelers in the Adirondacks need a concise travel guide, and Discover the Adirondacks is the ideal choice. With 50 multi-sport trips, informative turn-by-turn directions and maps, crisp photographs, and trip planning advice, this guidebook invites first-time visitors or seasoned explorers to experience the best the Adirondacks have to offer.

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From the Publisher
"From helpful trail information to engaging natural history, this guidebook is a must-have for all Adirondack Mountain visitors and enthusiasts." - Tom Alworth, Deputy Commissioner for Natural Resources, New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781934028315
Publisher:
Appalachian Mountain Club Books MA
Publication date:
04/17/2012
Series:
AMC Discover Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
487,104
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Peter Kick, a native of the Catskill Mountains region, is a licensed wilderness guide who has led trips throughout the Adirondacks. The author of several hiking and mountain-biking guides, including the Catskill Mountain Guide and AMC's Best Day Hikes in the Catskills & Hudson Valley, he has also written for Backpacker, Outdoor Traveler, Sailing, and Adirondack Life.

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