Explorer's Guide 50 Hikes in the Mountains of North Carolina

Explorer's Guide 50 Hikes in the Mountains of North Carolina

by Robert L. Williams
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

This updated third edition offers day hikes for all skill levels and abilities, including an underground hike through an old gold mine and a climb to the top of the highest peak along the Blue Ridge Parkway.
The mountain ranges of North Carolina—from the Blue Ridge and Great Smokies to the southern foothills—are distinguished by steep gorges,

…  See more details below

Overview

This updated third edition offers day hikes for all skill levels and abilities, including an underground hike through an old gold mine and a climb to the top of the highest peak along the Blue Ridge Parkway.
The mountain ranges of North Carolina—from the Blue Ridge and Great Smokies to the southern foothills—are distinguished by steep gorges, spectacular waterfalls, lush forests, open vistas and temperate weather, making them a popular hiking destination in every season. This updated third edition offers day hikes for all skill levels and abilities, including an underground hike through an old gold mine and a climb to the top of the highest peak along the Blue Ridge Parkway. In addition to trailhead directions, hiking distances and times, safety tips, and topographic maps, you’ll also find folk stories, historical anecdotes, and natural history information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780881509755
Publisher:
Countryman Press, The
Publication date:
06/04/2012
Series:
Explorer's 50 Hikes Series
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
298,060
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Robert L. Williams is a lifelong resident of North Carolina. Together with co-writers Elizabeth W. Williams and Robert L. Williams III, he is the co-author of more than thirty books and has published numerous articles and photographs. His books include 100 Practically Perfect Places in the North Carolina Mountains, Gaston County, and Explorer's Guide 50 Hikes in the Mountains of North Carolina.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >