A classic now in its Fourth Edition, The Appalachian Trail Hiker is todayAs platinum standard for the latest must-have information for the 4 million day, section, and thru hikers who explore the Appalachian Trail each year. The guide includes: the latest information on hiking the AT with a GPS; comprehensive trail club information, including websites; valuable step-by-step information on preparing to hike the A.T.; crucial information on nutrition and diet; expanded coverage on shelters, cabins, and campgrounds; and details on choosing the best equipment. With the help of dozens of A.T. hikers, the authors have gathered over 100, 000 miles of A.T. experience into this commonsense guide on the nationAs oldest trail system. Whether you are planning an overnight hike in Virginia, a two-week trek through the Smokies, or a thru hike from Georgia to Maine, The Appalachian Trail Hiker is your passport to A.T. adventures in the new millennium.To gather trail information and navigate, a basic GPS unit such as the Garmin Etrex or Magellan Sportrak is a relatively simple and effective tool. Even if you have ... Originally for military use only, the technology is now available for civilian use.
|Title||:||The Appalachian Trail Hiker|
|Author||:||Victoria Logue, Frank Logue|
|Publisher||:||Menasha Ridge Press - 2004-11-10|