Appalachian Trail The Appalachian Trail - Celebrating America's Premier Hiking Trail - Forward by Bill Bryson -
The Appalachian Trail: Celebrating America's Hiking Path with a Foreword by Bill Bryson, was written to commemorate and to celebrate the Appalachian Trail's seventy-fifth anniversary, this 334-page hard-cover Appalachian Trail Conservancy book documents in text and photos the history, beauty, and significance of America's most iconic hiking trail. With fascinating essays on topics ranging from the trail's history to the day-by-day hiking experience, this book is perfect for anyone interested in conservation, outdoor recreation, or American history, and for all those who have hiked all or part of the A.T. The Appalachian Trail explores the legendary footpath in detail: with a foreword by Bill Bryson and filled with more than 300 spectacular contemporary images, as well as previously unpublished historical photos, documents, and maps from the ATC archives.A pocket inside the back cover contains a full-sized copy of the official National Park Service map of the entire Appalachian Trail.
- Includes Fold Out Appalachian Trail map, suitable for framing
- About the Author - Brian King is the publisher of the ATC bimonthly journal AT Journeys. He is a longtime ATC employee. His knowledge of the AT is encyclopedic and his sense of humor is wicked and legendary.
- Lavishly illustrated - hundreds of photographs
- Historical photos
- ISBN - 9780847839032
- Pages - 334
- Binding - Hard
- Great stories
- Publisher - Rizzoli International Publications Inc.
- Year - 2012