Book Highlights Big American Trails

Outdoornewswire reports on: Thru Hiker’s Guide to America by E. Schlimmer which focuses on long trails in the U.S.

Each trail has its own chapter, and features photographs, maps, plusses and minuses, average temperatures, terrain and water descriptions, scenic highlights, critters you may encounter (“I never want to be that close to a moose again!”), points of interest, Schlimmer’s Sidebars, and summaries from hikers who have completed the trails.
Trails Featured:
1. Arizona Trail (AZT), Arizona, 790 miles
2. Baker Trail (BT), Pennsylvania, 140 miles
3. Buckeye Trail (BT), Ohio, 1,280 miles
4. Cohos Trail (CT), New Hampshire, 160 miles
5. Colorado Trail (CT), Colorado, 470 miles
6. Florida Trail (FT), Florida, 1,300 miles
7. Ice Age Trail (IAT), Wisconsin, 1,100 miles
8. International Appalachian Trail (IAT), Maine-New Brunswick-Quebec, 700 miles
9. John Muir Trail (JMT), California, 220 miles
10. Lone Star Hiking Trail (LSHT), Texas, 130 miles
11. Long Path (LP), New Jersey-New York, 345 miles
12. Long Trail (LT), Vermont, 270 miles
13. Mason-Dixon Trail (MDT), Delaware-Maryland-Pennsylvania, 190 miles
14. Metacomet-Monadnock Trail (MMT), Massachusetts-New Hampshire, 120 miles
15. Mid State Trail (MST), Pennsylvania, 260 miles
16. Mountains-to-Sea Trail (MST), North Carolina, 925 miles
17. Northville-Placid Trail (NPT), New York, 135 miles
18. Ouachita Trail (OT), Arkansas-Oklahoma, 225 miles
19. Ozark Highlands Trail (OHT), Arkansas, 165 miles
20. River-to-River Trail (RRT), Illinois, 175 miles
21. Shore-to-Shore Trail (SST), Michigan, 220 miles
22. Superior Hiking Trail (SHT), Minnesota, 235 miles
23. Tahoe Rim Trail (TRT), California-Nevada, 165 miles
24. Tuscarora Trail (TT), Maryland-Pennsylvania-Virginia-West Virginia, 250 miles
25. Wonderland Trail (WT), Washington, 95 miles


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