"Immensely valuable, a book that has been needed for many years."--Backpacker
The Appalachian Trail Backpacker,
Trail-proven advice for hikes of any length
by Victoria and Frank Logue
A classic now in its third edition, The Appalachian Trail Backpacker has been completely revised from front to back. The book includes:
- Valuable step-by-step information on preparing for any AT hike.
- Expanded information on shelters, cabins, and campgrounds.
- Comprehensive Trail Club information including websites.
- Crucial information on nutrition and diet.
- Details on choosing the best equipment.
With the help of dozens of A.T. hikers, the authors have gathered more than 100,000 miles of A.T. experience into this commonsense guide on the nation's premier footpath. Intended primarily for novices, the book contains valuable information for all hikers.
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Published by Menasha Ridge Press.
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The Appalachian Trail Backpacker | Kids Outdoors
The Best of the Appalachian Trail: Day Hikes | The Best of the Appalachian Trail: Overnight Hikes
Backpacking in the 90s | Camping in the 90s
Georgia Outdoors | Touring the Backroads of North and South Georgia
Guide to the Blue Ridge Parkway | Other Publications