AMC's Best Backpacking in the Mid-Atlantic AMC's Best Backpacking in the Mid-Atlantic

AMC's Best Backpacking in the Mid-Atlantic

A Guide to 30 of the Best Multiday Trips form New York to Virginia

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Publisher Description

WITHIN HOURS of New York, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C., thousands of miles of trails cross a wide variety of wild terrain, from rhododendron stands of the Dolly Sods Wilderness, to the expansive Blue Ridge Mountains and Shenandoah Valley, to the beaches of Assateague, to the peaks of the Catskill Mountains. This new three-season guidebook from the trusted publisher of the Catskill Mountain Guide will lead you to the 30 best multiday expeditions in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia. Each trip features turn-by-turn directions, basic topographic maps, camping options, and more. Whether you’re looking for a two-day loop or a challenging week-long trek, this guide is an essential tool for finding the most exciting Mid-Atlantic backpacking experiences. 


MICHAEL R. MARTIN is a lifelong backpacker and outdoorsman with experience on trails near and far, including the American Southwest, Sweden, France, Iceland, Nepal, Peru, and, more recently, thousands of miles (and counting) in the Mid-Atlantic region. Martin leads, organizes, and teaches for the D.C. Ultralight Backpacking group. He lives in Alexandria, Virginia. 


INSIDE YOU’LL FIND


 30 Overnight Trips for all ability levels, beginner to expert


 At-a-glance trip planner to help you find the trip that’s right for you


 Summaries of time, distance, and difficulty level for each trail


 GPS coordinates for trailheads, shelters, and campsites


 Hiking and safety tips, including advice on how to pack light and smart


“Michael Martin’s extensive boots-on the-ground experiences blaze the trail for backpacking delights on top footpaths of the Mid-Atlantic region. [His trip descriptions] will whet your appetite for adventure.”— Wanda Shirk, President, Keystone Trails Association and President, Susquehannock Trail Club

GENRE
Sports & Outdoors
RELEASED
2014
April 14
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
304
Pages
PUBLISHER
Appalachian Mountain Club Books
SELLER
Appalachian Mountain Club
SIZE
16.8
MB

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