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Backpacking North Carolina: The Definitive Guide to 43 Can't-Miss Trips from Mountains to Sea (Southern Gateways Guides)

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Joe Miller brings us the first-ever stand-alone guidebook to backpacking in North Carolina, a state long known as a terrific backpacking destination. Covering 43 of the best trips the state has to offer, Backpacking North Carolina provides all the information necessary for beginning and experienced backpackers alike to enjoy hiking destinations from the mountains to the coast. Each trip description offers key maps and navigation information, including water sources and camping spots, as well as trip highlights and special considerations. Miller offers tips for enriching the experience, such as filling dark nights with stargazing and other activities, and gives advice for backpacking with children. Offering his expertise in a way that emphasizes the accessibility of backpacking, Miller encourages a wide range of nature lovers to give it a try, perhaps for the first time. Several "best-of" lists are included, featuring trips with exceptional nature study opportunities, water recreation, and easy excursions for beginners. Backpacking North Carolina takes the reader deep into a state full of natural wonder and adventure.

Backpacking North Carolina has all the essentials for planning your trip, whether a quick weekend getaway or a longer adventure:

•Trips for beginner and expert backpackers alike

•Helpful essays to introduce each trail and its features

•Gear and safety advice for year-round backpacking

•Major points of interest highlighted on each trip

•Family-friendly trails and easy bailouts for when hiking with children

•Detailed trail maps and directions to trailheads

•Elevation profiles for each hike

•Estimated hike times and level of difficulty

•Camping permit requirements

•GPS coordinates for water sources and good camping spots

•Bullet lists of best trips for fishing, bird watching, waterfalls, and more

Synopsis:

Miller brings us the first-ever stand-alone guidebook to backpacking in North Carolina, a state long known as a terrific backpacking destination. Covering 43 of the best trips the state has to offer, Backpacking North Carolina provides all the information necessary for beginning and experienced backpackers alike to enjoy hiking destinations from the mountains to the coast.

About the Author

goingnc.com/ and is author of 100 Classic Hikes in North Carolina.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807871836
Author:
Miller, Joe
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
Subject:
Hiking
Subject:
Backpacking
Subject:
BACKPACK
Subject:
North carolina
Subject:
Tennessee
Subject:
Trails
Subject:
Pisgah National Forest
Subject:
Nantahala National Forest
Subject:
Uwharrie National Forest
Subject:
Croatan National Forest
Subject:
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Subject:
Blue Ridge Parkway
Subject:
Black Mountains
Subject:
Mount Mitchell
Subject:
Grandfather Mountain
Subject:
Linville Gorge
Subject:
Wilson Creek
Subject:
Shining Rock Wilderness
Subject:
Appalachian Trail
Subject:
Fires Creek
Subject:
Panthertown Valley
Subject:
Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness
Subject:
Mountains-to-Sea Trail
Subject:
North Carolina State Parks
Subject:
Clingman s Dome
Subject:
Cataloochee
Subject:
Wilderness
Subject:
backcountry
Subject:
Wildlife
Subject:
Blue Ridge escarpment
Subject:
Piedmont
Subject:
Appalachian mountains
Subject:
Coastal Plain /
Subject:
Americana-Carolinas
Subject:
Fi
Subject:
res Creek
Subject:
B
Subject:
ackcountry
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20110331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
39 illus., 47 figs., 40 maps
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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"Synopsis" by , Miller brings us the first-ever stand-alone guidebook to backpacking in North Carolina, a state long known as a terrific backpacking destination. Covering 43 of the best trips the state has to offer, Backpacking North Carolina provides all the information necessary for beginning and experienced backpackers alike to enjoy hiking destinations from the mountains to the coast.
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