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How To Hike The AT - The Nitty Gritty Details of a Long Distance Trek

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This is the most up to date How To Book on thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail. The author, a former thru-hiker and editor of a prestigious yearly AT guide has been there and done that. 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 A.T. 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 make certain their long-distance trek is a success.How to plan and prepare for a long-distance hike on the Appalachian Trail Includes information on trail nutrition, culture, first aid, gear, weather conditions, and more Expert advice from an experienced long-distance hiker along with useful information for any long-distance trek Current up to date advice With Illustrations Mail Drop locations and Zip Codes Indexed for easy reference Chapter on AT culture and traditions Michelle Ray has been an avid hiker for more than 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. Binding - Paper Pages - 260 Author - Michelle Ray Publisher - Stackpole Books Year - 2009 ISBN - 9780811735421