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The Appalachian Trail Backpacker: Trail-Proven Advice for Hikes of Any Length (Official Guides to the Appalachian Trail)

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A classic now in its Third Edition, The Appalachian Trail Backpacker is today's gold standard for the latest must-have information for day, section, or thru hikers on the Appalachian TrailThis guide has been completely updated from front to back and contains valuable step-by-step information on preparing to hike the A.T.; comprehensive Trail Club information, including websites; crucial information on nutrition and diet; expanded coverage on shelters, cabins, and campgrounds; details on choosing the best equipment. Stretching more than 2,150 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. (6 x 9, 240 pages, b&w photos)

Synopsis:

The most popular, common-sense planning guide for A.T. hiking, by two 1988 thru-hikers, active in the Appalachian Long Distance Hikers Association in the 1990s, and authors of numerous hiking-related books.

Synopsis:

Offers essential information on tents, sleeping gear, food and cooking, water purifiers, backpacks, boots, clothing, and stoves. Also features equipment checklists and suppliers/contact information for trail maintenance clubs .

Synopsis:

Stretching more than 2,150 miles from Georgia to Maine, the Appalachian Trail is the nation's premier hiking trail. Whether planning a weekend on the trail or a thru-hike of the entire trail, The Appalachian Trail Backpacker is the essential guide for a trip of any length. Through anecdotes, this book prepares hikers for what to expect from animals, weather, other hikers, and more.

With the help of dozens of A.T. hikers, the authors have gathered over 100,000 miles of experience on the nation's oldest trail system into this common sense guide. The Appalachian Trail Backpacker offers essential information on tents, sleeping gear, food and cooking, water purifiers, backpacks, boots, clothing, stoves, and more. Equipment checklists and suppliers and contact information for trail maintenance clubs complete this valuable resource.

Table of Contents

(1) Following the Blazes; (2) Food and Cooking; (3) Water; (4) Shelters and Tents; (5) Backpacks; (6) Sleeping Gear; (7) Footgear; (8) Clothing; (9) Other Equipment; (10) Potential Problems; (11) Preparing for Your First Hike; (12) Winter Backpacking; (13) Backpacking with Children; (14) Thru-hiking

Product Details

ISBN:
9780897324021
Subtitle:
Trail-proven Advice for Hikes of Any Length
Author:
Logue, Victoria
Author:
Logue, Frank
Publisher:
Menasha Ridge Press
Location:
Birmingham, Ala.
Subject:
Hiking
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Backpacking
Subject:
Appalachian Trail
Edition Number:
Third edition
Edition Description:
Third
Series:
Official Guides to the Appalachian Trail
Series Volume:
no. 00-4754
Publication Date:
20011201
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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The Appalachian Trail Backpacker: Trail-Proven Advice for Hikes of Any Length (Official Guides to the Appalachian Trail)
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Product details 224 pages Menasha Ridge Press - English 9780897324021 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The most popular, common-sense planning guide for A.T. hiking, by two 1988 thru-hikers, active in the Appalachian Long Distance Hikers Association in the 1990s, and authors of numerous hiking-related books.
"Synopsis" by ,
Offers essential information on tents, sleeping gear, food and cooking, water purifiers, backpacks, boots, clothing, and stoves. Also features equipment checklists and suppliers/contact information for trail maintenance clubs .

"Synopsis" by , Stretching more than 2,150 miles from Georgia to Maine, the Appalachian Trail is the nation's premier hiking trail. Whether planning a weekend on the trail or a thru-hike of the entire trail, The Appalachian Trail Backpacker is the essential guide for a trip of any length. Through anecdotes, this book prepares hikers for what to expect from animals, weather, other hikers, and more.

With the help of dozens of A.T. hikers, the authors have gathered over 100,000 miles of experience on the nation's oldest trail system into this common sense guide. The Appalachian Trail Backpacker offers essential information on tents, sleeping gear, food and cooking, water purifiers, backpacks, boots, clothing, stoves, and more. Equipment checklists and suppliers and contact information for trail maintenance clubs complete this valuable resource.

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