Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers' Companion (2017)

Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers' Companion (2017)

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Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers' Companion (2017) by Robert Sylvester, Appalachian Long Distance Hikers Association

The champion ofAppalachian Trail guidesfor thru-hiking for 25 years! With professionally crafted elevation profiles, almost 50 updated maps, and redesigned tables for more at-a-glance information on-trail.

Still the only such guide written by volunteers for which all the proceeds are returned to the Trail by these two nonprofits!

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy and the Appalachian Long Distance Hikers Association collaborate each year on a guide especially designed for potential thru-hikers who want the basic information for a five- to six-month trek in the woods, at a reasonable price, but also want the adventure of finding out the extras for themselves. A favorite of section-hikers, too.

With fact-checking research by more than three dozen thru-hiker volunteers in 14 states, backed by the first-hand information of the trail's volunteer and staff maintainers and managers and extensive information from the 2017A.T. Data Book.Equipment-makers' toll-free numbers, post office hours, much more included.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781944958015
Publisher: Appalachian Trail Conservancy
Publication date: 12/21/2016
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

The Appalachian Long Distance Hikers Association, formed in 1981, is the only organized users' group for the Appalachian Trail, meeting annually for a three-day festival but also engaged in volunteer projects such as shelter work trips and hostel repairs. Sylvester leads a team of 40 volunteer field editors who contribute annual updates for the Companion.

ALDHA is an organization of past, present and future hikers of the Appalachian Trail.

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Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers' Companion 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
DragonRL More than 1 year ago
Awesome Guide Book of the AT