All about the Appalachian Trail (Paperback)

All about the Appalachian Trail By Leonard M. Adkins, Kirsten Halvorsen (Illustrator), Robert Perrish (Artist) Cover Image
By Leonard M. Adkins, Kirsten Halvorsen (Illustrator), Robert Perrish (Artist)
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The Appalachian Trail is one of the most iconic hiking trails in the world and a testament to the power of cooperation. While hosting many famous hikers such as Bill Bryson and Grandma Gatewood, it is the thousands of unnamed volunteers that are the heroes of the AT today. Winding through fourteen states from Georgia to Maine, the Trail is cared for by thirty-one trail clubs, numerous partnerships, the National Park Service, and Appalachian Trail Conservancy. At 2,200 miles long, the trail attracts millions of hikers every year. In All About the Appalachian Trail, author Leonard M. Adkins lays out the history of the Appalachian Trail in its many facets. He includes its geological, ecological, and human history, as well as its history as a trail. By weaving these all together, the author allows the reader to better understand one of the world's longest hiking trails.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781681570990
ISBN-10: 1681570998
Publisher: Blue River Press
Publication Date: April 1st, 2020
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: All about