Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike Planner


Author: David Lauterborn

Publisher: Appalachian Trail Conference

ISBN: 9781889386515

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 96

View: 986

Each year, almost two thousand thru-hikers set out on the Appalachian Trail from Georgia's Springer Mountain, but less than five hundred reach the finish line atop Maine's Katahdin (or vice versa) six months later Good preparation is often the key to success. A thru-hike of the 2,175-mile Appalachian Trail is the adventure of a lifetime. It's also an immense undertaking that requires careful planning. Whatever your motivation, the Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike Planner will help you chart your course, work out a budget, choose gear, plan meals, get in shape, and otherwise inspire you toward your goal.

How to Hike the A.T.

The Nitty-Gritty Details of a Long-Distance Trek


Author: Michelle Ray

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 0811740927

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 272

View: 2889

How to plan and prepare for a long-distance hike on the Appalachian Trail. Includes information on trail nutrition, culture, first aid, gear, weather conditions, and more. Expert advice from an experienced long-distance hiker along with useful information for any long-distance trek.

Rough Guide Ultimate Adventures


Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 1848360401

Category: Travel

Page: 376

View: 9728

Ultimate Adventures: A Rough Guide to Adventure Travel features 30 different adventure sections and is jam-packed with breathtaking photography. There are adventures for all travellers, including “soft” experiences for those testing their bravery levels and extreme adventures for adrenalin junkies, each rated by physical, psychological, skill and wow factor! Whether your appetite for adrenalin takes you to arctic freezes, ocean depths or sweltering deserts, this book will tell you how, why and when to plan your ultimate adventure. Written by trekker extraordinaire Gregg Witt, who brings cultural sensitivity and humour, as well as concise practical information. You’ll find maps and safety tips as well as advice on the best local guides, essential gear and safety tips. Make the most of your time on Earth with this spectacular foray into world adventures.

More Everyday Wisdom

Trail-Tested Advice from the Experts


Author: Karen Berger

Publisher: The Mountaineers Books

ISBN: 9780898868999

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 205

View: 9172

Gathers practical advice, timesaving tips, and problem solving techniques ranging from planning and packing to field repairs and emergency improvisation.

Hiking Through

Finding Peace and Freedom on the Appalachian Trail


Author: Paul V. Stutzman

Publisher: BookPros, LLC

ISBN: 0984076050

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 309

View: 9969

The author discusses his decision to quit his job following the death of his wife and embark on thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail, and describes his experiences and the revelations that came to him while on the nearly five-month-long trek.

Appalachian Trail Hiker Diary

Log Day-By-Day Itinerary of Your Adventurous Thru-Hike of Ridge-Crests and Valleys, of This Iconic Scenic Journey.


Author: Hiking Backpacker

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781725837300


Page: 400

View: 8009

Document your epic journey with 400 lined pages, between a cover of exquisite natural beauty. Trail enthusiasts who go the distance will want to map their daily progress. From day one in Georgia, until trails end in Maine, you will have this diary as a legacy for generations to come.

Appalachian Trail Journal: Hiking Diary, Route Planner, & Memory Keeper for the Appalachian National Scenic Trail


Author: North Star Press

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN: 9781798070956

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 82

View: 1975

This Appalachian Trail Journal is the perfect journal companion on your thru hike adventure. Perfect for route planning, logging your trail progress, jotting down field notes and observations, recording significant moments, and making sure your memories are captured in real time. With its unique cover and plentiful lined diary style note pages, this trail journal easily fits into a backpack or back pocket.Perfect Christmas present or birthday gift for mom, dad, sister, brother, son daughter, boyfriend, girlfriend, or anyone hiking the Appalachian Trail.

Take a Hike!

A long walk on the Appalachian Trail


Author: Tim Hewitt

Publisher: myOstrich Press


Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 360

View: 1762

Take a Hike! is the story of one man's journey on the twenty-one hundred and sixty-seven mile long Appalachian Trail. Tim Hewitt, whose trail name was Paddler, writes about trip planning and preparation and includes his daily journal for the six month adventure. He is joined by his thirteen year old son David for five weeks in the summer. David's journal and perspective are also included. This book is not intended to be an all-inclusive planning guide for your Appalachian Trail thru-hike, but it does contain information that the author believes will help you to plan and succeed in your own long distance hiking adventure. Bonus chapters bring you a sample of Tim's creative writing talent as well, as he introduces you to the mythology of the Cherokee Ugalu, and the Penobscot Pamola, two spirit-beasts that haunt the Appalachian Mountains. 355 printed pages

Long-Distance Hiking: Lessons from the Appalachian Trail


Author: Roland Mueser

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0070444587

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 192

View: 6136

Blending sage advice with personal experiences and anecdotes, this unconventional book is an unusually thoughtful account of long-distance trekking on the Appalachian Trail. Mueser draws upon interviews and questionnaire data gathered from over 100 long distance hikers hoofing it through the Applachian Mountains.