AMC's Best Day Hikes in Connecticut, 2nd: Four-Season Guide by Rene Laubach,Charles W. G. Smith

By Rene Laubach,Charles W. G. Smith

excessive PEAKS WITH lengthy perspectives, lush nature sanctuaries, scenic stretches of the Appalachian path, and cliffs with rugged, rocky scrambles—Connecticut deals an awesome number of day hikes for newbie and skilled hikers alike. This information-packed consultant from open air specialists on the Appalachian Mountain membership bargains 50 of the state’s most sensible journeys, from a trek up endure Mountain, to caves and riverside walks, to coastline hikes alongside the Atlantic. each one journey good points particular descriptions, images, maps, GPS coordinates, enjoyable proof, and data approximately close by facilities. An at-a-glance chart highlights the easiest hikes for children, canines, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing.

RENÉ LAUBACH is the director of Mass Audubon’s Berkshire natural world Sanctuaries and has led excursions within the usa and the world over. He has authored many books, together with AMC’s most sensible Day Hikes within the Berkshires.

CHARLES SMITH used to be raised in Connecticut and has a level in environmental horticulture. He has authored 11 books and lots of articles on average background, outside activity, and gardening. Smith was once named conservationist of the yr by means of the Housatonic Valley Association.

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND
•50 climbing journeys for all skill degrees and seasons
•AT-A-GLANCE journey PLANNER that will help you locate the journey that’s correct for you
•DETAILED MAPS displaying parking parts, trails, and common highlights
•SUMMARIES of time, distance, and hassle point for every trail
•GPS coordinates for trailheads
•HIKING AND security suggestions, together with suggestion on what to hold on your pack
•ESSAYS on nature and historical past of the region

“This is a great consultant to a few of the main scenic locations in Connecticut. It highlights our state’s such a lot specific trails and honors those that proceed to keep up and host those trails for public enjoyment.”— Eric Hammerling, government Director, Connecticut woodland & Park Association

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