Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers’ Companion (2017)

Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers' Companion (2017) Author Appalachian Long Distance Hikers Association
ISBN-10 1944958010
ISBN-13 9781944958015
Year 2016-12-21
Pages 288
Language English
Publisher Appalachian Trail Conservancy
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The champion of Appalachian Trail guides for thru hiking for 25 years With professionally crafted elevation profiles almost 50 updated maps and redesigned tables for more at a glance information on trail Still the only such guide written by volunteers for which all the proceeds are returned to the Trail by these two nonprofits The Appalachian Trail Conservancy and the Appalachian Long Distance Hikers Association collaborate each year on a guide especially designed for potential thru hikers who want the basic information for a five to six month trek in the woods at a reasonable price but also want the adventure of finding out the extras for themselves A favorite of section hikers too doing the 2 189 8 miles in pieces instead of all at once With fact checking research by more than three dozen thru hiker volunteers in 14 states backed by the first hand information of the trail s volunteer and staff maintainers and managers and extensive information from the 2017 A T Data Book Equipment makers toll free numbers post office hours and much more are included