Synopses & Reviews
This newly revised and expanded edition of Hiking North Carolina describes nearly 500 routes from the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Great SmokiesEastern Americas highest mountainsacross the rolling Piedmont, to the Outer Banks archipelago. Choose a challenging backpack adventure on the Appalachian Trail, an easy family ramble on an urban greenway, a trek through a lush subtropical enclave, or a hike to photograph wildflowers and waterfalls.
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Guaranteed bindingif this binding fails, the publisher will replace the book for freeAccurate directions to the trailheadDetailed trail descriptions, and GPS-compatible trail mapsDifficulty ratings, elevation gains, and more for every featured hike
From the Great Smokies and the Blue Ridge Parkway to the Piedmont and the Outer Banks, this thoroughly updated and revised guide features more than 200 hiking trails in all regions of the state.
About the Author
divides his time between Greensboro, North Carolina, and his home in the mountains near Banner Elk. He is editor of Hemispheres
, the magazine of United Airlines and the United States most award-winning in-flight magazine (www.hemispheresmagazine.com). He is also editor for Epic,
an Internet magazine published for The North Face (www.exploreepic.com).
He is also the author of Hiking Virginia, Hiking the Blue Ridge Parkway, Best Easy Day Hikes Blue Ridge Parkway, and Southern Snow: The Winter Guide to Dixie. Visit his Web site at www.randyjohnsonbooks.com to see special features relating to his books.