Other Appalachian Trail guidebooks tell you about notable scenery, trail history, or changes in terrain. This one tells you exactly what you need to know to prepare for and complete a long-distance hike on the Appalachian Trail. From determining a budget, preparing an itinerary, and packing gear to resupplying, using bounce boxes, and staying on schedule, this book will help any hiker to make certain their long distance trek is a success.
About the Author
Michelle Ray has been an avid hiker for over fifteen years and has logged thousands of miles on the Appalachian Trail. She is a member of the Appalachian Long Distance Hiking Association and works as a field editor for the Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers Companion. She lives in New Hampshire.
Friday, November 2, 2012
How to Hike the A.T.: The Nitty-Gritty Details of a Long-Distance Trek, by Michelle Ray, is free in the Kindle store, courtesy of publisher Stackpole Books.