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Awol On The Appalachian Trail

Author : David Miller
ISBN : 9781595940568
Genre : Nature
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A 41-year-old engineer quits his job to hike the Appalachian Trail. This is a true account of his hike from Georgia to Maine, bringing to the reader the life of the towns and the people he meets along the way.

Walking The Appalachian Trail

Author : Larry Luxenberg
ISBN : 9780811744010
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 53. 93 MB
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Accounts by thru-hikers, organized by topic. Foreword by hiker Maurice Forrester and stunning color photos by Mike Warren.

Appalachian Trail Thru Hikers Companion 2002

Author : Appalachian Long Distance Hikers Association
ISBN : 1889386308
Genre : Appalachian Trail
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The Appalachian Trail Conference and a group of A.T. thru-hikers collaborate 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. With research by more than a dozen thru-hiker volunteers in 14 states, backed by the first-hand information of the Trail's volunteer and staff maintainers and managers.

The A T Guide 2015 Northbound

Author : David Miller
ISBN : 0982980876
Genre :
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Backpacker S Magazine Guide To The Appalachian Trail

Author : Jim Chase
ISBN : 9780811742467
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 48. 41 MB
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Whether you're just setting out for a day hike or are planning to trek all the way from Maine to Georgia, Backpacker Magazine's Guide to the Appalachian Trail is the definitive guide to the most famous footpath in the nation. This updated edition provides detailed descriptions of what terrain hikers can expect to find in any given section, along with information on local natural history and nearby towns and landmarks. Chapters on the geology of the trail and the history of its creation complete the picture, ensuring that this will continue to be a well-worn resource for countless hikers.

The A T Guide 2016 Southbound

Author : David Miller
ISBN : 0997049308
Genre :
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The A.T. Guide is the guidebook of choice for hikes of any length on the Appalachian Trail. The book contains thousands of landmarks such as campsites, water sources, summits and gaps. The trail's elevation profile is included and every landmark is aligned to the profile. Hikers using this guide know where they are on the trail, what views, streams and campsites are ahead, and whether they'll be hiking uphill or downhill to get there.The A.T. Guide is the most innovative trail guidebook ever developed.

How To Hike The Appalachian Trail A Comprehensive Guide To Plan And Prepare For A Successful Thru Hike

Author : Chris Cage
ISBN : 152030062X
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Everything you need to know to complete your thru-hike.The AT is a life changing experience and an amazing accomplishment. Half of the battle is proper preparation. This book is everything I wish I would have known before setting off on my thru-hike. Complete with personal tips and experiences.-Learn how to budget wisely, save money and not waste cash.-Know how to allocate 6 months of your time and plan your exit.-Master your gear with a massive guide on everything from your spork to your tent.-Understand clothing, layering and materials. -Hear about what life is really like on the trail.-Know which direction to go, when and why.-Familiarize yourself with a state by state breakdown of the trail.-Learn how to mentally prepare an optimistic framework for the "I-wanna-quit-days".-Understand the physical demands and methods to prevent injury.-Prepare yourself for the nutritional needs with food ideas and favorite meal plans. -Know the REAL dangers on the AT.-"Female Needs" section from AT record-holder Heather 'Anish' Anderson.And a whole lot more...


Author : Bill Walker
ISBN : 1934144266
Genre : Fiction
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Southbound On The Appalachian Trail

Author : Ken Sarzynski
ISBN : 0615424104
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While preparing for a 2007 thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail, Ken Sarzynski read half a dozen books on the subject, dozens of websites, blogs and journals. He had long-distance backpacked and bicycled many times and felt ready for the physical demands a 2,200 mile hike could extoll. Nothing could have prepared him for the social responsibility thrust upon him. Southbound on the Appalachian Trail is one man's attempt to answer all the questions posed to him before, during and after his thru-hike from Maine to Georgia. In a humorous way it, manages to not only assist potential thru-hikers in their planning but also their family members who don't quite understand why on earth someone would want to walk 2,200 miles. Future thru-hikers will learn the art of surviving on convenience store groceries, how to trick a bear into thinking you don't see it, and how to make water out of thin air. Whether you're out for the long haul or just a short hike, Southbound on the Appalachian Trail has tips, advice and stories for everyone.

Grandma Gatewood S Walk

Author : Ben Montgomery
ISBN : 9781613747216
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Emma Gatewood was the first woman to hike the entire Appalachian Trail alone, as well as the first person—man or woman—to walk it twice and three times and she did it all after the age of 65. This is the first and only biography of Grandma Gatewood, as the reporters called her, who became a hiking celebrity in the 1950s and '60s. She appeared on TV with Groucho Marx and Art Linkletter, and on the pages of Sports Illustrated. The public attention she brought to the little-known footpath was unprecedented. Her vocal criticism of the lousy, difficult stretches led to bolstered maintenance, and very likely saved the trail from extinction. Author Ben Montgomery was given unprecedented access to Gatewood's own diaries, trail journals, and correspondence. He also unearthed historic newspaper and magazine articles and interviewed surviving family members and hikers Gatewood met along the trail. The inspiring story of Emma Gatewood illustrates the full power of human spirit and determination.

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