Amc S Best Day Hikes Near Washington D C

Author: Beth Homicz
Publisher: Appalachian Mountain Club
ISBN: 1628420375
Size: 20.88 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 In The Shenandoah Valley

Author: Jennifer Adach
Publisher:
ISBN: 1628420170
Size: 17.62 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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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 Backpacking In The Mid Atlantic

Author: Michael R. Martin
Publisher: Appalachian Mountain Club
ISBN: 193402886X
Size: 20.81 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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"--

Amc S Best Day Hikes Near Philadelphia

Author: Susan Charkes
Publisher: Appalachian Mountain Club
ISBN: 1934028339
Size: 12.60 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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AMC's Best Day Hikes near Philadelphia will take you through 50 of the region's best hikes for all levels. Ideal for families, tourists, and even locals, this easy-to-use guide will help you explore Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware year-round, from lesser-known excursions to area favorites, including several hikes on the Appalachian Trail. Take a walk through historic Valley Forge, discover the beautiful French Creek State Park, see the Pinnacle's spectacular views, and visit New Jersey's famed Pine Barrens. Each trip includes useful information such as a detailed map showing parking areas and natural highlights, and a summary of trip characteristics. Many hikes are accessible by public transportation, making it easy for you to get out on the trail. You'll even find tips on the area's best snowshoeing and cross-country skiing, along with essays on the region's flora and fauna. Inside You'll Find: GPS coordinates to the start of each hike Locator Map and "At-a-Glance Trip Planner" for easy planning Detailed maps showing parking areas, trails, and natural highlights Summaries of time, distance, and difficulty level for each trail Hiking and safety tips, including advice on what to carry in your pack Essays about the flora, fauna, and historic landmarks of the Philadelphia area

50 Hikes In Northern Virginia

Author: Leonard M. Adkins
Publisher:
ISBN: 0881506990
Size: 11.13 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A revised edition combines recommendations for single- and multiple-day hiking trips with natural and historical information about the region, in a reference that provides for a range of physical abilities and includes coverage of such areas as the Allegheny Mountains and Chesapeake Bay. Original.

Amc S Best Sea Kayaking In The Mid Atlantic

Author: Michaela Riva Gaaserud
Publisher: Appalachian Mountain Club
ISBN: 1628420316
Size: 14.16 MB
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This brand new guide features 50 of the best coastal paddling adventures from the New York City Water Trail to beautiful Virginia Beach at the mouth of the Chesapeake River. Each trip includes a description and map of the route, information on launches, tide and currents, and nearby attractions. An at-a-glance trip planner makes choosing the perfect paddling trip a snap and makes this an indispensible guide to kayaking on the Mid-Atlantic seaboard.

Best Hikes With Dogs New Hampshire And Vermont

Author: Lisa Densmore
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 9781594852367
Size: 18.23 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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CLICK HERE to download the difficult hike in New Hampshire up "Smarts Mountain" and the easy hike in Vermont around "Abbey Pond" from Best Hikes with Dogs New Hampshire & Vermont * New Hamshire and Vermont trails rated 1-4 paws to show difficulty for dog owners and their four-legged friends * Terrain that's hazard free and easy on the dog paws * On most trails, no leashes required and no large crowds Lisa Densmore hiked more than 300 miles in New Hampshire and Vermont mostly with her faithful trail companion Bravo, a Chesapeake Bay retriever, but also with other dogs, while researching this book. In Best Hikes with Dogs new Hampshire and Vermontshe shares her favorite trails of easy day hikes to overnight backpacking trips, presented through canine-centric eyes. This guidebook will delight both you and your pet with directions to panoramic views, long ridge walks, lush forests, and pristine lakes. Advice is given on topics such as proper trail etiquette for dogs, wildlife encounters, and weather concerns. Additional features include what to pack for your pooch, including the Ten Canine Essentials, a doggy first aid kit, and a Trail Finder chart that lists hikes by length, terrain, difficulty for dogs, and more.