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Snowshoe Routes: Adirondacks and Catskills
     

Snowshoe Routes: Adirondacks and Catskills

by Bill Ingersoll
 

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* 65 snowshoe routes throughout the Adirondacks and Catskills, many with winter camping opportunities

* Many snowshoe trails within driving distance of New York City, Albany, Utica, Syracuse, or Saratoga Springs

* Handy quick reference chart lists snowshoe routes by distance, duration, difficulty, and features

Loca ted just a few hours' drive from New York

Overview

* 65 snowshoe routes throughout the Adirondacks and Catskills, many with winter camping opportunities

* Many snowshoe trails within driving distance of New York City, Albany, Utica, Syracuse, or Saratoga Springs

* Handy quick reference chart lists snowshoe routes by distance, duration, difficulty, and features

Loca ted just a few hours' drive from New York City, the Adirondacks and the Catskills are prime winter destinations for both visitors and locals. In Snowshoe Routes: Adirondacks & Catskills, Bill Ingersoll captures the unique and varied landscapes of the area with 65 different routes. It's perfect for snowshoers who are looking for easy, family-friendly rambles, or those seeking a challenge on steep terrain. This guide offers outings to hidden lakes, scenic views, mountain tops, and remote wilderness.

Helpful extras include the history and geography of the Adirondacks and the Catskills, information on proper attire and equipment (including tips on choosing the best snowshoes), safety tips for crossing frozen bodies of water, and the basics of winter camping.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594850097
Publisher:
Mountaineers Books, The
Publication date:
09/28/2006
Series:
Snowshoe Routes Series
Pages:
237
Sales rank:
1,121,628
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

A resident of Barneveld, New York, BILL INGERSOLL is an active member of the Adirondack Mountain Club, for which he frequently leads recreational outings into the backcountry. He is a contributor to the Discover the Adirondacks series, and his work has appeared in Adirondack Explorer, Adirondack Sports and Fitness, Adirondack Life, and North Star magazines.

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