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Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike Planner: 4th Edition download epub

by David Lauterborn

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Each year, nearly 2,000 men, women and, occasionally, children set out to hike the 2,174 miles of the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine (or vice versa). Good preparation is often the key to whether they become part of the 20-25 percent who make it. For this adventure of a lifetime, the Thru-Hike Planner will help you chart a course, work out a budget, choose gear, plan meals, get in shape and otherwise inspire. It comes with homework: charts and worksheets and checklists and forms, all designed to be ripped out and spread over the kitchen table and then stuck in your pack.Formerly the popular Appalachian Trail Workbook for Planning Thru-hikes, which went through six revisions between 1992 and 2003, this title underwent a total make-over in 2005, bringing together the up-to-date advice of recent hikers with the mileages and trends seen by the trail's managers. This 4th edition advances the mileages and shelters to 2009 status and includes new tips.

Comments: (7)

If you are planning or thinking about embarking on a Thru-Hike of The Appalachian Trail, This is an essential component.
Step by Step planning will give you a better chance of completing the 2175 plus miles of The A.T.
Includes calendar to plan each day of your journey, A.T. terminology, mileages between Shelters and Towns and Post Offices, And much more.
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail. You can just hit the trail but this will give you a definite advantage.
Excellent book for planning a thru hike. Read it cover to cover and sat right down to start planning! Recommend it for anyone planning to do the trail.
This book is a very valuable addition to any hiker and especially a novice like me. The planning pages at the back are especially useful.
I feel like the title of this book is misleading. In my opinion it's very much geared toward the type who has just heard of the Appalachian Trail and thinks it would be "neat" to learn more about thru-hiking it. While it does offer some good information, I wouldn't recommend it to anyone who's trying to put together a flesh-and-bones thru-hiking plan. Most of the content is obvious to anyone who's been camping, and the information that is good can be found in much greater detail in numerous other AT guidebooks and even a few memoirs.
Full of information a must read
This book was just what i expected. it was like a guide planner with training wheels. it was almost color by numbers on how to plan an AT thru hike. i would definitely recommend this to a friend.
Extremely inaccurate on zip codes and many errors. Not what you would expect from AT conservancy. If you truly are hiking the AT be sure to check with reliable sources for Zip codes when mailing packages ahead.
Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike Planner: 4th Edition download epub
United States
Author: David Lauterborn
ISBN: 1889386650
Category: Travel
Subcategory: United States
Language: English
Publisher: Appalachian Trail Conservancy; 4 edition (March 30, 2009)
Pages: 96 pages