Explorer's Guide 50 Hikes in Central Pennsylvania: Day Hikes and Backpacking Trips by Tom Thwaites, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Explorer's Guide 50 Hikes in Central Pennsylvania: Day Hikes and Backpacking Trips

Explorer's Guide 50 Hikes in Central Pennsylvania: Day Hikes and Backpacking Trips

by Tom Thwaites
     
 

This edition of a classic hiking guide to Pennsylvania's heartland features 11 new hikes.
Veteran trailblazer and outdoor activist Tom Thwaites, the author of two other Explorer's Guide 50 Hikes guides to Pennsylvania, has completely revised and updated this guide to the central portion of Penn's Woods. A wonderful area of wild country and wildlife, this region

Overview

This edition of a classic hiking guide to Pennsylvania's heartland features 11 new hikes.
Veteran trailblazer and outdoor activist Tom Thwaites, the author of two other Explorer's Guide 50 Hikes guides to Pennsylvania, has completely revised and updated this guide to the central portion of Penn's Woods. A wonderful area of wild country and wildlife, this region offers a vast network of maintained trail systems, yet is nevertheless lightly traveled. The author has added 11 new hikes to reflect changing trail conditions, and has re-hiked and checked each of the remaining hikes for this fourth edition. Each hike includes a topographical map, information on mileage, rise, and difficulty, and narrative on sights you'll see along the way.

Editorial Reviews

David Thompson
Thwaites is one of Pennsylvania's most experienced and knowledgeable hikers .... gives information that makes the paths come alive. —News Sun

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780881504750
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
06/17/2001
Series:
Explorer's 50 Hikes Series
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
222
Sales rank:
531,614
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.47(d)

Meet the Author

Tom Thwaites is a preeminent authority on hiking the trails of
Pennsylvania. An ardent trail builder and maintainer, he is a past president of the Mid-State Trail Association and an active member of the
Keystone Trails Association, the Appalachian Trail Conference, the
Sierra Club, and the American Hiking Society. He is the author of
Explorer's Guide 50 Hikes in Western Pennsylvania, Explorer's Guide 50 Hikes in Central Pennsylvania, and Explorer's Guide 50 Hikes in Eastern Pennsylvania. He lives in State College, Pennsylvania.

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