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7 edition of The Appalachian Trail--onward to Katahdin found in the catalog.

The Appalachian Trail--onward to Katahdin

by Jan D. Curran

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Rainbow Books in Highland City, FL .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Appalachian Trail,
  • Middle Atlantic States,
  • New England,
  • Appalachian Trail.
    • Subjects:
    • Curran, Jan D., 1934- -- Travel -- Appalachian Trail.,
    • Hiking -- Appalachian Trail.,
    • Appalachian Trail -- Description and travel.,
    • Middle Atlantic States -- Description and travel.,
    • New England -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementby Jan D. Curran.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV199.42.A68 C88 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination273 p. ;
      Number of Pages273
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL34430M
      ISBN 10156825072X
      LC Control Number99018373
      OCLC/WorldCa40862071

      Superbly researched and written, this new book takes readers on a journey through this renowned mountain’s history, legend, and legacy. From Native American legends to the first colonial surveys, Thoreau’s journeys to logging and trail development, Neff’s narrative bridges the mountain’s past and today’s continuing opportunities for conservation and recreation in Maine’s. We know and love it today as Mount Katahdin -- the ultimate goal of northbound Appalachian Trail (AT) thru-hikers. As of Octo , 1, people have registered as thru-hikers at Amicalola State Park in Georgia -- gateway to Springer Mountain, the southern terminus of the AT.

      Springer Mountain North to Harpers Ferry, W.V.; Katahdin South to Harpers Ferry. Mid-April to early May Start. Start at Springer Mountain after April 15 and hike north, reaching Harpers Ferry, W.V. in middle of July; then flip to Katahdin and hike south to Harpers Ferry, ending in the first half of November.   v, p. ; 23 cm. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Pages:

      The Appalachian National Scenic Trail, otherwise referred to as Appalachian Trail or simply, A.T., is a marked hiking trail that spans 14 states, from Georgia to Maine. Maine is the A.T.’s most challenging, rugged and remote state, and it has the wildest feel of any . The Appalachian National Scenic Trail, generally known as the Appalachian Trail or simply the A.T., is a marked hiking trail in the Eastern United States extending between Springer Mountain in Georgia and Mount Katahdin in Maine. The trail is about 2, miles (3, km) long, though the exact length changes over time as parts are rerouted or modified. Designation: National Scenic Trail.


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The Appalachian Trail--onward to Katahdin by Jan D. Curran Download PDF EPUB FB2

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You have researched every ounce and calorie, and you know that for the next five months you are going to be following the white blazes from the top of Katahdin all the way to the summit of Springer.

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The covers are a thick cardboard material held together by 2 strong rivet type Rating: % positive. Appalachian Trail Guide Appalachian Trail FAQ Appalachian Trials: The Psychological and Emotional Guide to Successfully Thru-Hiking The Appalachian Trail Each year, it is estimated that more than 2, people set out to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail, yet seven in ten ultimately fall short of their goal.

Appalachian Trail: Jo-Mary Road to Mount Katahdin. This mile section is wild and remote, stringing together the Mile Wilderness to Mount Katahdin, the highest point in Maine and the northern-most point on the Appalachian : Backpackermagazine.

The Appalachian Trail--Onward to Katahdin by Jan D Curran Be the first to review this item This volume chronicles the northern half of Curran's post-retirement journey along the.

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Thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail is one of the most adventurous things you can do in the U.S. It is an arduous but rewarding journey that will lead you across 14 different states.

The trail spreads between Mount Katahdin, Maine and Springer Mountain, Georgia. A sign post directs hikers on the Hunt Trail, a section of the Appalachian Trail and popular route to Baxter Peak on Mt. Katahdin.

Derek Davis/Portland Press Herald / Getty file. Reaching Katahdin, and finding new Katahdin(s) Specht-Bird reached the top of Mount Katahdin, thus ending her journey on the Appalachian Trail, on Sept. Bells did not ring. The Appalachian Trail extends from Springer Mountain in Georgia to Mount Katahdin in Maine.

At approximately 2, miles long, the AT is the longest continuously marked footpath in the world. A thru-hike can start at either of the trail’s termini. The direction of the hike depends on the hiker.

I recommend this book highly to anyone who knows the area around Katahdin or is curious and plans to go for a visit to Baxter State Park. After the hike this summer down the Nesowadnehunk Stream to the West Branch of the Penobscot and up the Foss & Knowlton trail, I decided to research the forest conditions we had passed through/5.

Abol Trail should not be called a trail from what I saw. I took the trail only miles to see what I was going to experience the next day if I climbed Mount Katahdin. It was a route over boulders with water like a spring coming down the trail. Not anything like you would 5/5().

A hardcover in 7" x 5" format, The Appalachian Trail: Hiking the People’s Path begins with a foreword by Ron Tipton, ATC’s president and chief executive, as a prelude to more than spectacular images along the Trail from Springer to Katahdin. From the inside jacket. The Appalachian Trail: Onward to Katahdin When Jan D.

Curran retired from the Army, he hiked the entire 2,+ miles of The Appalachian Trail, from Georgia to Maine, to aid his transition to civilian life. As a young retiree, he found the journey tedious -- sometimes even dangerous -- but laden with nature's riches and unexpected spiritual rewards.

Appalachian Trail: Jo-Mary Road to Mount Katahdin. This mile section is wild and remote, stringing together the Mile Wilderness to Mount Katahdin, the highest point in Maine and the northern-most point on the Appalachian : Jackson Rinehart.

Backpacking The Appalachian Trail From The Mile Wilderness To Mt. Katahdin I had the knowledge of several books on hiking the AT (as it .