9781934028223

AMC Discover the White Mountains AMC's Guide To The Best Hiking, Biking, And Paddling

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  • ISBN13:

    9781934028223

  • ISBN10:

    1934028223

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-04-01
  • Publisher: Appalachian Mountain Club Books
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Summary

With 1,200 miles of trails, breathtaking mountain views, abundant wildlife, quiet lakes, and the highest peaks in the Northeast, the White Mountains of New Hampshire offer an abundance of outdoor activities to fit all recreational interests and abilities. This fully-revised and updated guide from the Appalachian Mountain Club includes 50 of the best hikes, mountain bike rides, and paddling spots, highlighting everything from short walks to more challenging day-long adventures. Included in the book are hikes along the Appalachian Trail and up to the summit of Mt. Washington, the highest peak in the Northeast. Bike the Franconia Notch bike trail or go paddling in Chocurua Lake. Inside you'll find trip descriptions for 22 hikes, 15 bike trips, and 10 quiet water and whitewater paddling trips. They include level of difficulty, distance, elevation, and trip time. Nature notes and "how-to" tips provide additional context for the outdoor traveler. Improved locator and detailed maps will aid you in planning your next outdoor adventure in the Whites.

Author Biography

Jerry and Marcy Monkman photograph wild places in North America for their business, Ecophotography.  They are the authors of Discover Acadia, 2nd Edition. They live in Portsmouth, NH.

Table of Contents

The Roost
Lookout Ledge
Cascade Brook and the Basin
Stairs, Coosauk, and Hitchock Falls
Boulder Loop Trail
Arethusa Falls with option for Frankenstein Cliff
Randolph Water Falls
Lonesome Lake
Bridal Veil Falls
Mount Willard
Mount Pemigewasset
Mount Israel
Welch and Dickey
Mount Crawford
Thoreau Falls
Zealand Falls and Zeacliff

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