Item description for Maine Mountain Guide, 9th: AMC Guide to Hiking Trails of Maine, featuring Baxter State Park (AMC Hiking Guide Series) by Peg Nation & Brenda Cummings...
The mountains of Maine offer hikers of all abilities diverse terrain and spectacular views, from the rocky coast to the North Woods wilderness. Now in its ninth edition, the AMC Maine Mountain Guide is the definitive trail guide to these magnificent mountains. Inside readers will find updated descriptions of trails to more than 200 summits throughout the state, including 20 miles of new trails in Baxter State Park and the east side of the newly constructed Grafton Loop Trail in Grafton Notch. Trail descriptions are organized by region, and each section opens with a list of every trail to make trip planning easy. New to this edition, each section also includes suggested hikes for all ability levels, so beginner and experienced hikers alike can plan just the right hike. Readers will also find information about trip planning and safety, map and compass use, and Leave No Trace guidelines, as well as scenic views, geology, and nature. The guide's full-color, pull-out, GPS-plotted maps are updated and now include the Gulf Hagas area of the Hundred-Mile Wilderness, making them the most up-to-date maps available to the state's most popular hiking destinations.
Special features include: >Updated descriptions of more than 200 trails throughout the state >Coverage of the newly constructed Grafton Loop Trail in Grafton Notch and 20 miles of new trail in Baxter State Park >Full-color, pull-out, GPS-plotted maps of the state's most popular destinations, including an all-new map of the Gulf Hagas area in the Hundred Mile Wilderness >Notes about geology, flora, and fauna >Tips for trip planning, safety, map and compass use, and more >Helpful guidelines for backcountry hikers, including low-impact camping, winter camping, hypothermia, and more
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 5" Height: 6.75" Weight: 0.64 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 2005
Publisher Appalachian Mountain Club Books
ISBN 1929173695 ISBN13 9781929173693