Amc S Best Day Hikes Near Washington D C

Author: Beth Homicz
Publisher: Appalachian Mountain Club
ISBN: 1628420375
Size: 13.66 MB
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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: 19.96 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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 Philadelphia

Author: Susan Charkes
Publisher: Appalachian Mountain Club
ISBN: 1934028339
Size: 11.37 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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

Amc S Best Day Hikes Along The Maine Coast

Author: Carey Kish
Publisher:
ISBN: 1934028924
Size: 10.77 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Explore the full length of the rugged coast of Maine in 50 hikes, enjoying classic views, historical lighthouses, and abundant natural beauty. Whether you're a local resident or just visiting, this book is a must-have resource for daylong adventures along the coast of the Pine Tree State.

Doggin Maryland

Author: Doug Gelbert
Publisher:
ISBN: 0978562232
Size: 20.54 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Have you ever considered how far you walk with your dog? If you walk just 15 minutes a day you will have walked far enough in your dog's lifetime to cross the United States. With all that walking ahead of you, aren't you ready for a new place to take a hike? This new book seeks to help you flush out those great hiking spots for your dog. DOGGIN' MARYLAND: THE 100 BEST PLACES TO HIKE WITH YOUR DOG IN THE FREE STATE explores the state's best trails with your best friend in mind. While walking the dog, author Doug Gelbert also brings along generous helpings of local history, botany, geology, architecture and more. Maryland can be a fantastic place to hike with your dog. After a short drive you can be hiking with your dog on sand trails, climb hills that leave you and your dog panting, walk on some of the most historic grounds in America, explore the estates of America's wealthiest families or circle lakes for seven miles and never lose sight of the water. Also included are local beach regulations for dogs...outfitting your dog for a hike...low impact hiking with your dog...and much more. DOGGIN' MARYLAND: THE 100 BEST PLACES TO HIKE WITH YOUR DOG IN THE FREE STATE is whimsically illustrated with original drawings by award-winning artist Andrew Chesworth. What makes a great place to take your dog hiking? Well, how about a paw-friendly surface to trot on? Grass and sandy dirt are alot more appealing than asphant and rocks. A variety of hikes is always good - long ones for athletic dogs and short ones for the less adventurous canine. Dogs always enjoy a refreshing place to swim as well. Our guides focus on the parks that are good choices to take your dog. We'll tell you the ones dog ownersneedn't bother with and feature the places that welcome your dog. For dog-friendly parks we describe the trail options for your dog, evaluate park traffic from other users, tell you whether you will need a guide dog to find your way around and, of course, tell you how to get to the park.

Amc S Best Sea Kayaking In The Mid Atlantic

Author: Michaela Riva Gaaserud
Publisher: Appalachian Mountain Club
ISBN: 1628420316
Size: 10.38 MB
Format: PDF
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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.

Backpacker

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ISBN:
Size: 10.25 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Backpacker brings the outdoors straight to the reader's doorstep, inspiring and enabling them to go more places and enjoy nature more often. The authority on active adventure, Backpacker is the world's first GPS-enabled magazine, and the only magazine whose editors personally test the hiking trails, camping gear, and survival tips they publish. Backpacker's Editors' Choice Awards, an industry honor recognizing design, feature and product innovation, has become the gold standard against which all other outdoor-industry awards are measured.