AMC s Best Day Hikes Near Washington D C

Author: Beth Homicz
Publisher: Appalachian Mountain Club
ISBN: 1628420375
Release Date: 2017-03-07
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Fully revised and updated, this guide offers 50 of the best hikes in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia that can be completed in less than a day. From the ancient rock faces of Calvert Cliffs State Park to the bountiful meadows of northern Virginia, from Chesapeake watersheds to the shores of the Potomac River, visitors and residents alike will delight in the richness of trail experiences in and around D.C. Hikes range from easier strolls past some of the city s iconic historical monuments and famous cherry trees, to the gorgeous and challenging Harpers Ferry. Each trip includes a detailed map, plus summaries of time, distance, and difficulty level. The book s at-a-glance trip planner highlights the best hikes near public transportation, for kids, and for canine companions. The trips in this guide will leave you itching to lace up your boots and explore the natural bounty that surrounds the nation s capital. ALSO AVAILABLEAMC s Best Day Hikes in the Shenandoah Valley by Jennifer Adach and Michael R. MartinISBN-13: 978-1-628420-17-3 AMC s Best Backpacking in the Mid-Atlantic by Michael R. MartinISBN-13: 978-1-934028-86-5 AMC s Best Sea Kayaking in the Mid-Atlantic by Michaela GaaserudISBN-13: 978-1-628420-31-9"

AMC s Best Day Hikes in the Shenandoah Valley

Author: Jennifer Adach
Publisher: AMC's Best Day Hikes
ISBN: 162842107X
Release Date: 2020-02-07
Genre: Sports & Recreation

One of the most iconic American regions, the Shenandoah Valley has served as a home to presidents, a cradle of colonial America, a battleground during the Civil War, and a crucible for the United States' recovery from the Great Depression. It's also a lush, dramatic, ruggedly beautiful area, with access for hikers of all skill levels to see the landscapes close up that shaped our nation's history. Whether you're an avid backpacker or you seek adventure in your own backyard, this must-have resource covers the entirety of the Shenandoah Valley, with 50 curated hiking routes exploring Harpers Ferry, Shenandoah National Park, Massanutten Mountain, and more. Hikes range from easy walks of a few miles with little elevation gain to more demanding treks through challenging terrain.An at-a-glance trip planner highlights the best options near public transportation, as well as those for kids, dogs, and winter snowshoeing. With GPS coordinates for every trailhead, turn-by-turn directions, and information on time, distance, and difficulty for each hike, as well as enriching essays about the area's natural and social history, this is your quintessential guide to uncovering and exploring the hidden gems of a sprawling and historic wilderness. Inside You'll Find:·50 recommended hikes for all ability levels and seasons·At-a-glance trip planner to help you find the trip that's right for you·Detailed maps showing parking areas, trails, and natural highlights·Summaries of time, distance, and difficulty level for each trail·GPS coordinates for every trailhead·Hiking and safety tips, including advice on what to carry in your pack·Essays on the nature and history of the regionALSO AVAILABLEBest Day Hikes near Washington, D.C.: Four-Season Guide to 50 of the Best Trails in Maryland, Virginia & the Nation's Capital, 2nd Edition, by Beth Homicz and Annie EddyISBN-13: 978-1-62842-037-1Quiet Water Mid-Atlantic: AMC's Canoe and Kayak Guide to the Best Ponds, Lakes, and Easy Rivers, from Pennsylvania to Virginia, by Rachel CooperISBN-13: 978-1-62842-087-6AMC's Best Day Hikes in New Jersey: Four-Season Guide to 50 of the Best Trails in the Garden State, from the Skylands to the Shore, by Priscilla EstesISBN: 978-1-62842-081-4

AMC s Best Day Hikes in New Jersey

Author: Priscilla Estes
Publisher: AMC's Best Day Hikes
ISBN: 1628420812
Release Date: 2019
Genre: Sports & Recreation

This brand-new title from the Appalachian Mountain Club's trusted Best Day Hikes series is your indispensable guide to the 50 top treks in the Garden State, all doable in a day or less. Whether you're an avid hiker or seek adventure in your own backyard, this must-have resource covers all of New Jersey--the northern Skylands, the northeastern Gateway near New York City, the Jersey and Southern shores, the Greater Atlantic City area, and the Delaware River--revealing remarkable natural beauty in the midst of a densely populated region. Explore the urban-adjacent, 4,269-acre Ramapo State Forest, with its views of the New York City skyline; hike New Jersey's famous Pine Barrens; stroll seaside in Hartshorne Woods Park; and tackle the rugged landscape along the Appalachian Trail, in High Point State Park. You'll find hikes for every skill level. An at-a-glance trip planner highlights the best options near public transportation, as well as those for kids, dogs, and winter snowshoeing and skiing. With GPS coordinates for every trailhead, turn-by-turn directions, and information on time, distance, and difficulty for each hike, as well as enriching essays about the area's natural and social history, this is your quintessential guide to uncovering and exploring the hidden gems of a verdant landscape. Inside You'll Find: - 50 recommended hikes for all ability levels- GPS coordinates for every trailhead- Locator map and at-a-glance trip planner for easy selection- Detailed maps showing parking areas, trails, and natural highlights- Summaries of time, distance, and difficulty level for each trail- Hiking and safety tips, including what to carry in your pack- Essays on the flora, fauna, and historic landmarks of the region ALSO AVAILABLE AMC's Best Day Hikes near Philadelphia: Four-Season Guide to 50 of the Best Trails in Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware, 2nd Edition, by Susan Charkes ISBN: 978-1-62842-090-1 Quiet Water Mid-Atlantic: AMC's Canoe and Kayak Guide to the Best Ponds, Lakes, and Easy Rivers, from Pennsylvania to Virginia, by Rachel Cooper ISBN-13: 978-1-62842-087-6 Best Day Hikes near Washington, D.C.: Four-Season Guide to 50 of the Best Trails in Maryland, Virginia & the Nation's Capital, 2nd Edition, by Beth Homicz and Annie Eddy ISBN-13: 978-1-62842-037-1

AMC s Best Day Hikes in the White Mountains

Author: Robert N. Buchsbaum
Publisher: Appalachian Mountain Club
ISBN: 1628420286
Release Date: 2016-03-07
Genre: Sports & Recreation

This fully-updated, full-color guide from the publishers of the White Mountain Guide will lead readers to 60 of the most unforgettable day hikes in the breathtaking White Mountain National Forest. Explore the legendary Crawford, Franconia, and Pinkham Notches and take in the views from some of New England s most picturesque and sought-after peaks along the Presidential Range. Each trip includes a detailed map, GPS coordinates to trailheads, and summaries of time, distance, and difficulty level."

Amc s Best Sea Kayaking in the Mid atlantic

Author: Michaela Riva Gaaserud
Publisher: Appalachian Mountain Club
ISBN: 1628420316
Release Date: 2016-04-07
Genre: Sports & Recreation

This brand new guide features 50 of the best coastal paddling adventures from the New York City Water Trail to beautiful Virginia Beach at the mouth of the Chesapeake River. Each trip includes a description and map of the route, information on launches, tide and currents, and nearby attractions. An at-a-glance trip planner makes choosing the perfect paddling trip a snap and makes this an indispensible guide to kayaking on the Mid-Atlantic seaboard.

White Mountain Guide

Author: Steven D. Smith
Publisher: Appalachian Mountain Club
ISBN: 1934028851
Release Date: 2017-09-07
Genre: Sports & Recreation

"Now in print for 110 years, AMC's comprehensive White Mountain Guide remains hikers' most trusted resource for trails in the magnificent White Mountain National Forest and surrounding regions. This 30th edition has been thoroughly updated and revised post-Tropical Storm Irene, with accurate descriptions of more than 500 trails, as well as trip-planning advice, safety information, and a checklist of New Hampshire's 4,000-footers. New to this edition are at-a-glance icons for suggested hikes and redesigned, easier-to-follow statistics for all trails, charting cumulative distance, elevation, and time between waypoints."--Provided by publisher.

AMC s Best Backpacking in the Mid Atlantic

Author: Michael R. Martin
Publisher: Appalachian Mountain Club
ISBN: 193402886X
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Sports & Recreation

"A guide to 30 multiday backpacking trips in Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York, Maryland, New Jersey, and Delaware. Each trip features a basic topographic map and information about facilities, helpful resources, and natural history. Trips vary in difficulty from easy one-nighters to epic adventures, including the Adirondack High Peaks"--

Discover the White Mountains

Author: Jerry Monkman
Publisher:
ISBN: 1934028223
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Discover the White Mountains is a concise travel recreation guide that provides easy-to-use information about the best hiking, biking, and paddling trips to active travelers who enjoy outdoor recreation and are planning an extended trip to the Whites.

The Rough Guide to New England

Author: Sarah Hull
Publisher: Rough Guides UK
ISBN: 9781409359715
Release Date: 2012-12-20
Genre: Travel

The Rough Guide to New England is the ultimate travel guide to this compellingly historic region, packed with comprehensive coverage of every attraction. Honest, accurate reviews, detailed practical information, new top 5 lists, insider tips and illuminating photographs throughout will ensure that your visit is a truly memorable one. Discover New England's highlights with in-depth accounts on everything from apple picking and beachcombing to Yankee cooking and zip lines. Hike the Appalachian Trail, or meander down country roads amid autumn foliage; savour New England's best clam chowder, regional beer and blueberry pie; spot a lighthouse, or even a whale; and walk in the footsteps of revolutionaries. Explore it all with our inspiring new itineraries, up-to-date descriptions and stylish colour maps pinpointing New England's best hotels, shops, restaurants and drinking taverns, for every budget. Make the most of your time, with The Rough Guide to New England Now available in ePub format..

Amc White Mountain National Forest Map Guide

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ISBN: 1628420936
Release Date: 2017-06-16
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If you can have only one map for the White Mountains, the AMC White Mountain National Forest Map and Guide is it. This fully updated, waterproof map and guide has been revised to offer more detail of the trails of the White Mountain National Forest. The newly re-formatted map and guide provides pristine coverage of the popular hiking destinations of Franconia Notch, Crawford Notch, Pinkham Notch, and Mt. Washington. The map and guide also offers recommended hikes in the White Mountains for all ability levels, as well as information on camping, backcountry shelters, safety, 4,000-footer list, and resources for more information on the White Mountains.The map is based on highly accurate trails data developed by the AMC. It includes trail segment mileage and highlights four-thousand-foot peaks, wilderness areas, and points of interest.This map and guide is a companion product to AMC's Best Day Hikes in the White Mountains, Third Edition, by Robert Buschsbaum which provides more detailed descriptions, locator maps, driving directions, and nature notes on the recommended hikes on the map.

Backpacker

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Release Date: 2004-10
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Backpacker brings the outdoors straight to the reader's doorstep, inspiring and enabling them to go more places and enjoy nature more often. The authority on active adventure, Backpacker is the world's first GPS-enabled magazine, and the only magazine whose editors personally test the hiking trails, camping gear, and survival tips they publish. Backpacker's Editors' Choice Awards, an industry honor recognizing design, feature and product innovation, has become the gold standard against which all other outdoor-industry awards are measured.

Backpacker

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Release Date: 1996-02
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Backpacker brings the outdoors straight to the reader's doorstep, inspiring and enabling them to go more places and enjoy nature more often. The authority on active adventure, Backpacker is the world's first GPS-enabled magazine, and the only magazine whose editors personally test the hiking trails, camping gear, and survival tips they publish. Backpacker's Editors' Choice Awards, an industry honor recognizing design, feature and product innovation, has become the gold standard against which all other outdoor-industry awards are measured.