By Rene Laubach,Charles W. G. Smith

ISBN-10: 1934028770

ISBN-13: 9781934028773

excessive PEAKS WITH lengthy perspectives, lush nature sanctuaries, scenic stretches of the Appalachian path, and cliffs with rugged, rocky scrambles—Connecticut bargains an awesome number of day hikes for amateur and skilled hikers alike. This information-packed consultant from outside 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. every one journey gains certain descriptions, pictures, maps, GPS coordinates, enjoyable proof, and knowledge approximately within sight facilities. An at-a-glance chart highlights the simplest hikes for children, canine, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing.

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

CHARLES SMITH was once raised in Connecticut and has a level in environmental horticulture. He has authored 11 books and lots of articles on average historical past, outdoors activity, and gardening. Smith was once named conservationist of the 12 months through the Housatonic Valley Association.

•50 mountaineering journeys for all skill degrees and seasons
•AT-A-GLANCE journey PLANNER that can assist you locate the journey that’s correct for you
•DETAILED MAPS exhibiting parking components, trails, and usual highlights
•SUMMARIES of time, distance, and hassle point for every trail
•GPS coordinates for trailheads
•HIKING AND protection guidance, together with suggestion on what to hold on your pack
•ESSAYS on nature and historical past of the region

“This is a good advisor to a few of the main scenic locations in Connecticut. It highlights our state’s such a lot certain 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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