Amc S Best Day Hikes In The Shenandoah Valley

Author: Jennifer Adach
Publisher:
ISBN: 1628420170
Size: 18.48 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Bounded on the east by the Blue Ridge Mountains and on the west by the Appalachians, the Shenandoah Valley is a region of exceptional natural beauty. This guide offers the best hikes that can be accomplished in the region in less than a day. Areas covered include Harper s Ferry, the North Virginia Piedmont, Shenandoah National Park, Jefferson National Forest, Massanuttens, Great North Mountain, and the Alleghenies. Hikes range from easy saunters of a few miles with little elevation gain, to challenging treks of over 10 miles through rugged terrain. Bearing evocative names such as Raven Rocks and Sky Meadows, Riprap Hollow and Devil s Marbleyard, the hikes in this book will get readers fired up for a trek into the Shenandoah wilds. Also Available: AMC s Best Backpacking in the Mid-Atlantic 978-1-934028-86-5 AMC s Best Day Hikes Near Washington, D.C. 978-1-934028-39-1"

Amc S Best Day Hikes Near Washington D C

Author: Beth Homicz
Publisher: Appalachian Mountain Club
ISBN: 1628420375
Size: 11.33 MB
Format: PDF
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Fully revised and updated, this guide offers 50 of the best hikes in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia that can be completed in less than a day. From the ancient rock faces of Calvert Cliffs State Park to the bountiful meadows of northern Virginia, from Chesapeake watersheds to the shores of the Potomac River, visitors and residents alike will delight in the richness of trail experiences in and around D.C. Hikes range from easier strolls past some of the city s iconic historical monuments and famous cherry trees, to the gorgeous and challenging Harpers Ferry. Each trip includes a detailed map, plus summaries of time, distance, and difficulty level. The book s at-a-glance trip planner highlights the best hikes near public transportation, for kids, and for canine companions. The trips in this guide will leave you itching to lace up your boots and explore the natural bounty that surrounds the nation s capital. ALSO AVAILABLEAMC s Best Day Hikes in the Shenandoah Valley by Jennifer Adach and Michael R. MartinISBN-13: 978-1-628420-17-3 AMC s Best Backpacking in the Mid-Atlantic by Michael R. MartinISBN-13: 978-1-934028-86-5 AMC s Best Sea Kayaking in the Mid-Atlantic by Michaela GaaserudISBN-13: 978-1-628420-31-9"

Amc S Best Day Hikes Near New York City

Author: Dan Case
Publisher: Appalachian Mountain Club
ISBN: 193402838X
Size: 16.57 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This guidebook from the Appalachian Mountain Club’s Best Day Hikes Series takes you to 50 of the best short excursions in New York, Connecticut, and Northern New Jersey.

Best Easy Day Hikes Shenandoah National Park

Author: Bert Gildart
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781493016877
Size: 19.71 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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This guide features twenty-eight of the best short hikes in Shenandoah National Park. Accurate maps and detailed directions make this pocket-sized handbook both easy to use and authoritative.

Amc S Best Backpacking In The Mid Atlantic

Author: Michael R. Martin
Publisher: Appalachian Mountain Club
ISBN: 193402886X
Size: 13.27 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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"A guide to 30 multiday backpacking trips in Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York, Maryland, New Jersey, and Delaware. Each trip features a basic topographic map and information about facilities, helpful resources, and natural history. Trips vary in difficulty from easy one-nighters to epic adventures, including the Adirondack High Peaks"--

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles Washington D C

Author: Paul Elliott
Publisher: Menasha Ridge Press
ISBN: 0897328140
Size: 16.22 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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From in-town urban hikes and walks to scenic suburban forays to world-class area wilderness hikes, Washington, D.C. offers great opportunities for nature-lovers. This book guides locals and visitors to the wealth of possibilities here for every season, including a ridgetop trek on Massanutten Mountain, a leisurely walk through Prince William Forest Park, and a breathtaking tour of the 7.5-mile U.S. National Arboretum with its dwarf conifer forests, dawn redwoods, and Fern Valley. Detailed profiles of each site help readers determine the best hike according to length, time needed, difficulty, and scenery. The book covers special interests too -- hikes that are sure to please children, wildlife enthusiasts, history buffs, waterfall watchers, and much more.

Hiking Shenandoah National Park

Author: Robert C. Gildart
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781493016853
Size: 14.38 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Completely updated, this edition provides detailed descriptions and maps of the best hikes in the park. From easy day hikes to strenuous backpacking trips, this guide will provide readers with all the latest information they need to plan virtually any type of hiking adventure in the park.