Whether you're just setting out for a day hike or are planning to trek all the way from Maine to Georgia, Backpacker Magazine's Guide to the Appalachian Trail is the definitive guide to the most famous footpath in the nation. Drawing on up-to-the-minute reports from hikers all along the length of the trail, it provides detailed descriptions of what terrain hikers can expect to find in any given section, along with information on local natural history and nearby towns and landmarks. Chapters on the geology of the trail and the history of its creation complete the picture, ensuring that this book will continue to be a well-worn resource for countless hikers.
Maps and mileages provided for every section of the trailFascinating information on trail history and geologyPages: 256Size: 15,5cm x 23cm
R.J. Secor, a veteran mountaineer with more than 2S years' experience, describes in detail 40 routes and 24 variations to the summit of Denali, including approaches from the north, south, west, southwest, and southeast.
"R.]. has done a scholarly and hands-on job of compiling the first comprehensive
guide to all routes on one of the world's greatest peaks. For the first time, climbers
new to Denali and those returning for a second route have a single, authoritative source of information. I would not return to Denali without this new guide. "
-Peter Metcalf, CEO and co-founder,
Black Diamond Equipment, Ltd.
"This book is an excellent resource for Denali-bound climbers. It contains a wealth of climbing information as well as excellent pictures to highlight the different routes
and conditions." -Daryl R. Miller, Mountaineering ranger,
Denali National Park
"Mountaineers will find this work exceptionally helpful in deciding what they want
from their next Denali experience. " - Vern Tejas, Guide, Denali National ParkPages: 142Dimensions: 15 cm x 23 cm
Follow the path of the stampeders along the legendary gold rush route over the Chilkoot Pass and down the Yukon River to the Klondike goldfields. This comprehensive guide is every modern-day adventurer's essential aide to planning and travelling the historic 934-kilometre route from Dyea, Alaska to Dawson City, Yukon.
Photos, sketches and S2 maps accompany route descriptions and essential Information about trip preparation, access and supplies. Safety and comfort for travellers of all ages Is emphasized throughout. Other sections feature the natural environment, aboriginal and gold rush histories, and the wildlife of this vast northern wilderness.
Pages: 278Size: 14 cm x 22 cm
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