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The Appalachian Trail: Celebrating America's Hiking Trail

The Appalachian Trail: Celebrating America's Hiking Trail


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By Brian B. King, ATC Publisher.

In celebration of the Appalachian Trail's seventy-fifth anniversary in 2012, this 332-page hard-cover Appalachian Trail Conservancy book documents in text and photos the history, beauty, and significance of America's most iconic hiking trail. With fascinating essays on topics ranging from the trail's history to the day-by-day hiking experience, this book is perfect for anyone interested in conservation, outdoor recreation, or American history, and for all those who have hiked all or part of the A.T.

Winner of a 2013 National Outdoor Book Award and named 2012 Book of the Year in "Adult Nonfiction/Nature" by Foreword Reviews.

The Appalachian Trail: Celebrating America’s Hiking Trail explores the legendary footpath in detail, with a foreword by Bill Bryson and filled with more than 300 spectacular contemporary images, as well as unpublished historical photos, documents, and maps from the ATC archives.

A pocket inside the back cover contains a full-sized copy of the official National Park Service map of the entire Appalachian Trail. (Unfolded maps available separately.)

Please provide a physical address for shipping; each book is 5 pounds when boxed, so we hope to ship outside the USPS network.

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