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  • The Old Ways: A Journey on Foot (Landscapes Book 3)

    • ASIN: B007V65QO6
    • Manufacturer: Penguin Books

    From the acclaimed author of The Wild Places and Underland, an exploration of walking and thinkingIn this exquisitely written book, Robert Macfarlane sets off from his Cambridge, England, home to follow the ancient tracks, holloways, drove roads, and sea paths that crisscross both the British landscape and its waters and territories beyond. The res... [Read More]

  • The Good Hike: A Story of the Appalachian Trail, Vietnam, PTSD, and Love

    • ASIN: 1943995222
    • ISBN: 1943995222
    • Manufacturer: Mission Point Press

    In 1967, Tim Keenan grew to loathe the impenetrable jungle of Vietnam during his one-year tour of duty as a combat soldier. For 47 years, he couldn’t shake his dread of the woods, until he confronted his fears head on and began a thru-hike of the 2,178.3-mile Appalachian Trail. The Good Hike is Keenan’s story of finally coming to peace with him... [Read More]

  • Thirst: 2600 Miles to Home

    • Manufacturer: Mountaineers Books

    By age 25, Heather Anderson had hiked what is known as the "Triple Crown" of backpacking: the Appalachian Trail (AT), Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), and Continental Divide Trail (CDT)—a combined distance of 7,900 miles with a vertical gain of more than one million feet. A few years later, she left her job, her marriage, and a dissatisfied life and wa... [Read More]

  • AMC's Best Day Hikes in the Berkshires: Four-Season Guide to 50 of the Best Trails in Western Massachusetts

    • ASIN: 162842012X
    • ISBN: 9781628420128
    • Brand: Appalachian Mountain Club
    • Manufacturer: Appalachian Mountain Club Books

    Discover 50 of the most impressive trails in the Berkshires, home of the Appalachian Trail in Massachusetts. Ideal for families, nature lovers, and hiking enthusiasts, this fully revised and updated guide will lead you through the region's scenic natural areas, past historic landmarks, and up to some of the state's best vistas. The hikes stretch fr... [Read More]

  • North: Finding My Way While Running the Appalachian Trail

    • ASIN: B01N6Z44OZ
    • Manufacturer: Little, Brown Spark

    From the author of the bestseller Eat and Run, a thrilling new memoir about his grueling, exhilarating, and immensely inspiring 46-day run to break the speed record for the Appalachian Trail.Scott Jurek is one of the world's best known and most beloved ultrarunners. Renowned for his remarkable endurance and speed, accomplished on a vegan diet, he's... [Read More]

  • Old Lady on the Trail: Triple Crown at 76

    • ASIN: B07JGDMJF8

    Adventure on National Scenic Trails does not need to end when one is old. Not beginning long-distance hiking until age 60, Mary takes us with her on her trail journeys to experience encounters with the beauty of wilderness from the Eastern ranges of the Appalachian Trail, the challenges of desert, snow, granite and thick forests of the Pacific Cres... [Read More]

  • AMC's Best Day Hikes Near Washington, D.C.: Four-season Guide to 50 of the Best Trails in Maryland, Virginia, and the Nation's Capital

    • ASIN: 1628420375
    • ISBN: 1628420375
    • Brand: AMC
    • Manufacturer: Appalachian Mountain Club Books

    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 wil... [Read More]

  • How the WILD EFFECT Turned Me into a Hiker at 69: An Appalachian Trail Adventure

    • ASIN: B07DSC5HH5
    • Manufacturer: Bettie Youngs Books / Burres Books

    How would it feel to leave your familiar life behind--even for a little while? It wasn't the wildlife, the fresh air, the scenery, or the promise of a simple life that drew retired editor Jane Congdon into the woods. It was the Wild Effect! Record numbers of women were taking to the trails after reading Cheryl Strayed's best-selling memoir. Like m... [Read More]

  • The Best of the Appalachian Trail: Day Hikes

    • ASIN: 0897325273
    • ISBN: 0897325273
    • Manufacturer: Menasha Ridge Press

    You love to backpack, but you can only get out on the trail a few weekends a year. This book was written for you. It is the first guide to cover the length of the Appalachian Trail in a single volume. It doesn't describe every mile of the trail, but offers detailed descriptions of the suggested hikes. Why sort through guidebooks looking for a good ... [Read More]

  • Appalachian Trial

    • ASIN: B00RBOVN22

  • AMC's Best Day Hikes in the Catskills and Hudson Valley, 2nd: Four-Season Guide to 60 of the Best Trails from the Hudson Highlands to Albany

    • ASIN: 1934028452
    • ISBN: 1934028452
    • Manufacturer: Appalachian Mountain Club Books

    With more than 600 miles of trails within just a few hours of New York City, the Catskills and Hudson Valley are a hiker’s paradise, boasting varied and scenic terrain from Westchester County to Albany.  This fully updated guide leads beginner and experienced hikers alike along 60 of the region’s most spectacular trails, from shorter nature wa... [Read More]

  • Not Without Peril, Tenth Anniversary Edition: 150 Years of Misadventure on the Presidential Range of New Hampshire

    • ASIN: B007HOKED0
    • Manufacturer: Appalachian Mountain Club Books

  • 100 Parks, 5,000 Ideas: Where to Go, When to Go, What to See, What to Do

    • ASIN: 1426220103
    • ISBN: 1426220103
    • Manufacturer: National Geographic

    Filled with helpful travel tips and beautiful National Geographic photography, this expert guide showcases the best experiences in the top national, state, and city parks throughout North America.In the sequel to the best-selling 50 States, 5,000 ideas, National Geographic turns to the United States' and Canada's most pristine--and adventure-filled... [Read More]

  • Hear the Challenge - Hike the Appalachian Trail: A mental, physical, and informational prep to hiking the AT

    • ASIN: B01N31L6QV
    • Manufacturer: Primal Publishers

    If you have even remotely considered hiking the length of the nearly 2,200-mile Appalachian Trail, then you’ve “heard the challenge.” The question now is…will you answer it? Knowledge is power and information is currency; the goal of this book is to make you powerfully rich, in regards to the Appalachian Trail, as you read through its conte... [Read More]

  • My Appalachian Trial I: Three Weddings and a Sabbatical

    • ASIN: B01F2ARNT8

    Steve Adams, a retired, overweight, 61-year-old Brit, who had never hiked in his life, decided one day that he wanted an adventure. Not willing to settle for just any old adventure, he decided to hike the entire length of America’s Appalachian Trail, a beguiling attraction for many hikers, both home-grown and from all corners of the globe.Stretch... [Read More]

  • The Thru-Hikers Secret: Wisdom from a Two-Time, Joyful Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker.

    • ASIN: 1483577635
    • ISBN: 1483577635
    • Manufacturer: BookBaby

    The Thru-Hikers Secret is a compilation of knowledge with a singular goal: to help you achieve a joyful thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail. The journey can provide new perspectives, renewal for life and even reorder one’s priorities. A thru-hike is to live large, to live simply and step beyond the timid existence of suburbia. Backpacking for mont... [Read More]

  • A Long Way From Nowhere: A Couple's Journey on the Continental Divide Trail

    • ASIN: B00JLYFI9Y

    What is it like to hike the length of the Continental Divide Trail? For Matt and Julie, also known as Optimist and Stopwatch, life on the trail meant twenty-seven days without seeing another hiker, six bears encountered within fifteen hours, two sets of maps, a GPS, and a compass to find the trail, and both wildfires and massive flooding to add to ... [Read More]

  • Six Million Steps: A Journey Inward

    • ASIN: B079TFCD48

  • Great Hiking Trails of the World: 80 Trails, 75,000 Miles, 38 Countries, 6 Continents

    • ASIN: 0847860930
    • ISBN: 0847860930
    • Manufacturer: Rizzoli

    FOREWORD INDIES Book of the Year Awards — 2017 GOLD Winner for NatureA hiker’s dream bucket list is embodied in this lavishly illustrated celebration of more than eighty of the world’s most iconic trails.Celebrating the most important, popular, and diverse hiking trails in the world, this book invites readers to take a walking tour through ... [Read More]

  • Stumbling Thru: Keepin' On Keepin' On

    • ASIN: B00GPQ1XYA
    • Manufacturer: Follyworks Publishing, LLC

    After his big epiphany in Damascus, Bartleby resumes inching his way northward along the Appalachian Trail with a newfound determination. Despite struggling beneath the unresolved weight of his previous life and a too-heavy backpack, he still somehow manages to keep moving forward—step after step, mile after mile. Joining Bartleby on this journ... [Read More]

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