Appalachian Trail Thru Hike Planner

Author: David Lauterborn
Publisher: Appalachian Trail Conference
ISBN: 9781889386515
Size: 27.37 MB
Format: PDF
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Each year, almost two thousand thru-hikers set out on the Appalachian Trail from Georgia's Springer Mountain, but less than five hundred reach the finish line atop Maine's Katahdin (or vice versa) six months later Good preparation is often the key to success. A thru-hike of the 2,175-mile Appalachian Trail is the adventure of a lifetime. It's also an immense undertaking that requires careful planning. Whatever your motivation, the Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike Planner will help you chart your course, work out a budget, choose gear, plan meals, get in shape, and otherwise inspire you toward your goal.

Appalachian Trail Journal Hiking Diary Route Planner Memory Keeper For The Appalachian National Scenic Trail

Author: North Star Press
Publisher: Independently Published
ISBN: 9781798070956
Size: 76.11 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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This Appalachian Trail Journal is the perfect journal companion on your thru hike adventure. Perfect for route planning, logging your trail progress, jotting down field notes and observations, recording significant moments, and making sure your memories are captured in real time. With its unique cover and plentiful lined diary style note pages, this trail journal easily fits into a backpack or back pocket.Perfect Christmas present or birthday gift for mom, dad, sister, brother, son daughter, boyfriend, girlfriend, or anyone hiking the Appalachian Trail.

The Appalachian Trail Food Planner

Author: Lou Adsmond
Publisher: Appalachian Trail Conference
ISBN: 9781889386614
Size: 80.73 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Appalachian Trail long-distance hikers do not diet. They need 4,000 or more calories a day, have to carry them all on their backs and still work all of them off and more! (Well, the guys tend to lose more weight than the women.) Lou Adsmond wanted to make it work for her husband and son and it did. Here are her schedules for 'mail drops' of food, recipes for at-home advance cooking and directions for on-the-trail preparation and cooking-the latter are on small cut-out tabs that can be dropped inside those Ziploc bags full of ingredients. It's a 2,175-mile course of meals.The Appalachian Trail runs from Springer Mountain, GA to Katahdin, ME. Thousands of day hikers and thru hikers (those who walk the entire trail) visit this National Scenic Trail.Everything you need to: -Plan varied meals-Schedule food drops-keep hikers happy!

Appalachian Trail Workbook For Planning Thru Hikes

Author: Christopher Whalen
ISBN: 9781889386126
Size: 70.67 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Not just advice -- distilled from the experiences of many successful thru-hikers -- but a write-on, rip-out-the-pages workbook of checklists, overnight stops, maildrops, etc. Food, equipment, money, weather, shelters, towns -- it's all covered in 70 easy-to-read pages.

Take A Hike

Author: Tim Hewitt
Publisher: myOstrich Press
Size: 38.50 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
View: 387
Take a Hike! is the story of one man's journey on the twenty-one hundred and sixty-seven mile long Appalachian Trail. Tim Hewitt, whose trail name was Paddler, writes about trip planning and preparation and includes his daily journal for the six month adventure. He is joined by his thirteen year old son David for five weeks in the summer. David's journal and perspective are also included. This book is not intended to be an all-inclusive planning guide for your Appalachian Trail thru-hike, but it does contain information that the author believes will help you to plan and succeed in your own long distance hiking adventure. Bonus chapters bring you a sample of Tim's creative writing talent as well, as he introduces you to the mythology of the Cherokee Ugalu, and the Penobscot Pamola, two spirit-beasts that haunt the Appalachian Mountains. 355 printed pages

Backpacker Magazine S Guide To The Appalachian Trail

Author: Jim Chase
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 9780811731850
Size: 18.37 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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"[T]he definitive guide to the most famous footpath in the nation. Featuring the latest details on the Trail route and current conditions, this revised and updated edition tells you what terrain you can expect to find, where to go to avoid the crowds, and what to look for along the way."--Cover.

Average People Extraordinary Trail Volume I The Appalachian Trail

Author: Mark Allen
ISBN: 1456603485
Size: 68.77 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
View: 236
Average People, Extraordinary Trail is written for anyone that has an interest in the Appalachian Trail (A.T.), or hiking in general. You don't have to be an experienced hiker, or professional outdoorsman, to enjoy a day, or a year, on the A.T. Enjoy a "desk hike" while reading the author's daily journal entries from his 2009 A.T. thru-hike. Prepare for your own hike, or just learn a little about the Appalachian Trail. Each chapter has a planning section and an equipment section. Over 100 photographs are included.

The Appalachian Trail Girl S Guide

Author: Megan Maxwell
ISBN: 9781370464036
Size: 27.91 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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After graduating from college and struggling to find direction in adulthood, Megan embarks on a six-month hike along the Appalachian Trail. Having previous backpacking experience, she is over-confident and ready to embrace the beauty of the trail, not anticipating the difficulties that await. From the elation of meeting eccentric individuals and standing on top of mountains to the pains of feeling like giving up in Maine, it is an unexpected adventure.One common theme during Megan's hike was that there were far fewer women on the trail than men. Through sharing her experiences, she hopes to encourage and inspire other females to get on the Appalachian Trail and feel confident in their backpacking abilities.Both a planning guide and a memoir of Megan's thru-hike, in this book you will find:·Advice and first-hand knowledge on being a solo, female, long-distance hiker·Budget-friendly gear and logistical planning·Mental preparation for the highs and lows of thru-hiking·The best section hikes and must visit locations for each state·Stories from Megan's journey along the trail

Rough Guide Ultimate Adventures

Author: Rough Guides
Publisher: Rough Guides UK
ISBN: 1848360401
Size: 55.82 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Ultimate Adventures: A Rough Guide to Adventure Travel features 30 different adventure sections and is jam-packed with breathtaking photography. There are adventures for all travellers, including “soft” experiences for those testing their bravery levels and extreme adventures for adrenalin junkies, each rated by physical, psychological, skill and wow factor! Whether your appetite for adrenalin takes you to arctic freezes, ocean depths or sweltering deserts, this book will tell you how, why and when to plan your ultimate adventure. Written by trekker extraordinaire Gregg Witt, who brings cultural sensitivity and humour, as well as concise practical information. You’ll find maps and safety tips as well as advice on the best local guides, essential gear and safety tips. Make the most of your time on Earth with this spectacular foray into world adventures.


Size: 78.56 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
View: 4499
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.