A classic now in its Fourth Edition, "The Appalachian Trail Backpacker is today's platinum standard for the latest must-have information for the 4 million day, section, and thru hikers who explore the Appalachian Trail each year.
This guide contains:
>The latest information on hiking the AT with a GPS
>Valuable step-by-step information on preparing to hike the A.T.
>Comprehensive Trail Club information, including Web sites
>Crucial information on nutrition and diet
>Expanded coverage on shelters, cabins, and campgrounds
>Details on choosing the best equipment
Stretching more than 2,100 miles from Georgia to Maine, the Appalachian Trail is the nation's premier long trail, and "The Appalachian Trail Backpacker is the essential guide for anyone preparing to hike it. With the help of dozens of A.T. hikers, the authors have gathered over 100,000 miles of A.T. experience into this commonsense guide on the nation's oldest trail system.
From boots to cooking gear, "The Appalachian Trail Backpacker offers essential information on backpacking equipment and prepares hikers to encounter wild animals, beat foul weather, interact with fellow hikers, and more.
Whether backpackers are planning an overnight hike in Virginia, a two-week trek through the Smokies, or a thru hike from Georgia to Maine, "The Appalachian Trail Backpacker is their passport to A.T. adventures in the new millennium.
." . . Immensely valuable. . ."
Number Of Pages: 250
Published: 10th November 2004
Publisher: AMER PSYCHIATRIC PR
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.3
Weight (kg): 0.42
Edition Number: 4
Edition Type: Revised