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New England's Roadside Ecology: Explore 30 of the Region's Unique Natural Areas by Tom Wessels - Book Review

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$24.95
ISBN: 9781643260099
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Published: Timber Press - September 14th, 2021

A fascinating guide to the natural wonders of the region. Easily accessible and easily traversed hikes. Wessels' "Forensic Natural History" uncovers the stories of how these places came to be. Bogs and dunes and mountains and forests. Possibly the coolest hiking guide I've ever seen. ~ Reviewed by Dafydd Wood


50 Hikes with Kids New England by Wendy Gorton - Book Review

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$19.95
ISBN: 9781643260013
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Published: Timber Press - August 31st, 2021

With scavenger hunts, attractions of note, snack suggestions, and all hikes under 5 miles, this book will inspire you to get out with the whole family into nature and find some real special places in the region. ~ Reviewed by Dafydd Wood


Grandma Gatewood's Walk: The Inspiring Story of the Woman Who Saved the Appalachian Trail by Ben Montgomery - Book Review

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$17.99
ISBN: 9781613734995
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Published: Chicago Review Press - April 1st, 2016

After hard farm work, an abusive marriage, and a lifetime of the woods as refuge Emma "Grandma" Gatewood first stepped onto the Appalachian Trail "as a lark" when she was 67. She hiked the AT three times total - 2 through hikes and 1 section. The lady called attention to the trail when the rest of the US was driving and watching TV.


Exploring the Appalachian Trail: Hikes in Southern New England

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Exploring the Appalachian Trail: Hikes in Southern New England: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont Cover Image
$21.95
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ISBN: 9780811710657
Published: Stackpole Books - November 1st, 2012

A wealth of useful information in a user-friendly compact book, this is an excellent guide for all hikers planning to hike the Appalachian Trail in Southern New England. The trail is presented in a continuos series of short day-hikes with directions to trail heads, elevation profiles and maps, itineraries, and info on shelters, springs, flora and fauna, and points of interest.


Story Line: Exploring the Literature of the Appalachian Trail

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Story Line: Exploring the Literature of the Appalachian Trail (Under the Sign of Nature) Cover Image
$27.50
ISBN: 9780813917986
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Published: University of Virginia Press - April 29th, 1998

A tasty blend of literary criticism, ecocriticism, and narrative with a dash of a travel guide and a pinch of humor. Ian Marshall's story line should appeal to anyone interested in the geography, history, and literature of the Appalachian Trail. Great for literary minded thru-hikers!


50 Hikes In Vermont

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Explorer's Guide 50 Hikes in Vermont: Walks, Hikes, and Overnights in the Green Mountain State (Explorer's 50 Hikes) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780881505382
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Countryman Press - May 17th, 2003

The volunteers of Vermont's statewide hiking organization, the Green Mountain Club, have compiled this comprehensive guide to fifty of the best hiking trails in the state. Abundant, colorful information about geology, history and wildlife highlight this carefully detailed hiking guide that will lead you into the verdant wilds of Vermont with confidence. No one knows and loves the trails of Vermont better than the Green Mountain Club, and portions of the proceeds from this book will assist their endeavors to preserve and protect our Vermont trails. ~ Reviewed by Erik Barnum


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