(26th Edition, 2007). Hike the Long Trail! This is an essential book for anyone planning on hiking the Long Trail, either as a day-hiker or thru-hiker. It includes detailed maps and trail descriptions for five hundred miles of the Long Trail and its side trails. Broken down into 12 Divisions this guide gives you mileage charts and elevation profiles to help you plan your hike. It also describes the shelters and gives information on water sources. If you are planning on hiking the Long Trail end to end you will also want to get the Long Trail End-to-Enders Guide, which is updated yearly and has detailed information about supply stops, mail drops, and transportation.