White Mountain Guide, 29th: AMC's Comprehensive Guide to Hiking Trails in the White Mountain National Forest

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For over 100 years, hikers have relied on AMC’s White Mountain Guide. The most trusted resource for the hiking trails of the magnificent White Mountains of New Hampshire and Maine, this new edition has been thoroughly updated and revised, with accurate descriptions of over 500 trails, topographic maps with trail segment mileage, trip planning and safety information, and a checklist of New England’s Four-Thousand Footers. With expert advice and trail coverage, this guide is the perfect companion for planning a ...

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Overview

For over 100 years, hikers have relied on AMC’s White Mountain Guide. The most trusted resource for the hiking trails of the magnificent White Mountains of New Hampshire and Maine, this new edition has been thoroughly updated and revised, with accurate descriptions of over 500 trails, topographic maps with trail segment mileage, trip planning and safety information, and a checklist of New England’s Four-Thousand Footers. With expert advice and trail coverage, this guide is the perfect companion for planning a hike, whether a day trip up Mount Washington, a backpacking adventure in the Pemigewasset Wilderness, or a hut-to-hut traverse.

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“For hikers in the Northeast, the AMC White Mountain Guide is like the Bible—we read it religiously when scouting trips and trust it completely for useful trail information. This book belongs on every backpacker’s bookshelf.” — Jonathan Dorn, Executive Editor, Backpacker
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781934028445
  • Publisher: Appalachian Mountain Club Books MA
  • Publication date: 4/17/2012
  • Edition number: 29
  • Pages: 656
  • Sales rank: 224,367
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 7.20 (h) x 2.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Steve Smith has been a hiking enthusiast for over thirty years. He has written several guidebooks for the White Mountains region, and served as coeditor of the 27th and 28th editions of AMC’s White Mountain Guide and the second and third editions of AMC’s Southern New Hampshire Trail Guide.

Mike Dickerman is an avid hiker and White Mountain history enthusiast who operates Bondcliff Books, a publishing house and distributor that specializes in the mountains of New Hampshire and northern New England. He is also the author of several books about the White Mountains.

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Table of Contents

MOUNT WASHINGTON AND THE SOUTHERN RIDGES

1.         Trails to Mount Washington from Pinkham Notch

2.         Trails on the Upper Cone of Mount Washington

3.         Trails North of Pinkham Notch Visitor Center

4.         Trails on the Main Ridge of the Southern Peaks

5.         Trails to the Southern Peaks from the West and South

6.         Trails of the Dry River Valley

7.         Trails of the Montalban Ridge

8.         Trails of the Jackson Area

THE NORTHERN PEAKS AND THE GREAT GULF

1.         Trails on the Main Ridge

2.         Linking Trails on the North and West Slopes of the Range

3.         Trails in the Great Gulf Wilderness

4.         Trails on Mount Madison

5.         Trails on Mount Adams

6.         Trails on Mount Jefferson

7.         Trails on Mount Clay

8.         Trails on Pine Mountain

9.         Pleasure Paths on the Lower North Slopes

THE FRANCONIA, TWIN, AND WILLEY RANGES

1.         Trails on Franconia Ridge and the West Slopes

2.         Trails on Garfield Ridge and the North Slopes

3.         Trails on the Twin–Zealand Range

4.         Trails on Mount Hale and the Sugarloaves

5.         Trails on the Willey Range

6.         Trails in the Arethusa Falls Region

7.         Trails in the Pemigewasset Wilderness

THE CARRIGAIN AND MOAT REGIONS

1.         Trails in the Mount Carrigain Region

2.         Trails in the Mount Hancock Region

3.         Trails in the Mount Tremont Region

4.         Trails in the Moat Mountain Region

5.         Paths on White Horse Ledge and Cathedral Ledge

CANNON AND KINSMAN

1.         Trail on Main Ridge

2.         Trails on the West Side of Franconia Notch

3.         Trails on the Southeast Side of the Range

4.         Trails on the West Side of the Range

5.         Trails West of NH 116

THE MOOSILAUKE REGION

1.         Trails on Mount Moosilauke

2.         Trails on the Benton Range

3.         Trails of the Stinson-Carr-Kineo Region

4.         Trails of the Middle Connecticut River Mountains

THE WATERVILLE VALLEY AND SQUAM LAKE REGIONS

1.         Trails on Mount Tecumseh and Vicinity

2.         Shorter Trails Near Waterville Valley

3.         Trails on Mount Osceola and Scar Ridge

4.         Trails on Mount Tripyramid

5.         Trails on Sandwich Mountain

6.         Trails on Mount Israel

7.         Trails in the Squam Lake Area

MOUNT CHOCORUA AND THE EASTERN SANDWICH RANGE

1.         Trails on or near Mount Chocorua

2.         Trails between Mount Chocorua and Mount Paugus

3.         Trails on Mount Paugus

4.         Trails to Paugus Pass and Vicinity

5.         Trails on Mount Passaconaway and Its Ridges

6.         Trails on Mount Potash and Hedgehog Mountain

7.         Trails on Mount Whiteface and Vicinity

THE CARTER AND BALDFACE RANGES

1.         Trails on the Ridge and West Slopes of the Carter Range

2.         Trails on the Ridge and North Slopes of the Moriah Group

3.         Trails of the Wild River Valley

4.         Trails on the East Side of the Baldface-Royce Range

5.         Trails in the East Branch Region

6.         Trails on the Southern Ridges of the Carter Range

7.         Trails on Mount Doublehead

8.         Trails of the Kearsarge North Region

9.         Trails of the Green Hills of Conway Range

SPECKLED MOUNTAIN REGION

1.         Trails to the North and East of Speckled Mountain

2.         Trails on Speckled Mountain

3.         Trails South of Speckled Mountain

THE MAHOOSUC RANGE AREA

1.         Trail on the Mahoosuc Range Crest

2.         Trails to the Main Range from Success Pond Road

3.         Trails to Old Speck from Grafton Notch

4.         Trail to Mount Goose Eye from Ketchum

5.         Trails to the Main Range from North Road

6.         Trails to the Southern Minor Peaks

NORTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE

1.         The Cherry-Dartmouth Range

2.         Crescent Range

3.         The Pliny and Pilot Ranges

4.         The North Country

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