Amc's Best Day Hikes in the Catskills and Hudson Valley: Four-Season Guide to 60 of the Best Trails, from the Hudson Highlands to Albany (Paperback)

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Available for the first time in rich full-color, AMC's Best Day Hikes in the Catskills and Hudson Valley, 3rd Edition, is the go-to guide for hikes in this popular New York region. Encompassing more than 600 miles of trails within just a few hours of New York City, the Catskills and Hudson Valley are a hiker's paradise, boasting varied and scenic terrain, from Westchester County to Albany. This fully updated guide leads beginner and experienced hikers alike along 60 of the region's most spectacular trails, from shorter nature walks to longer day hikes. From classic hikes such as Storm King Mountain in the Hudson Highlands, to carriage roads in the Shawangunks, to a historic walk around the grounds of Oleana, to new hikes in Harriman State Park just an hour outside New York City, this book covers the area's must-do outings. An at-a-glance trip planner highlights the best hikes near public transportation, as well as those best for kids, dogs, and winter snowshoeing and skiing. Inside you'll find: - 60 hikes ideal for hikers of all ability levels- GPS coordinates to all trailheads- Locator map and at-a-glance trip planner for easy planning- Detailed maps showing parking areas, trails, and natural highlights- Summaries of time, distance, and difficulty level for each trail- Hiking and safety tips, including advice on what to carry in your pack- Essays on the flora, fauna, and historic landmarks of the region Also Available: - AMC's Best Day Hikes near New York City (ISBN: 9781934028384)- Catskill Mountain Guide, 3rd Edition (ISBN: 9781934028940)- Discover the Adirondacks (ISBN: 9781934028315)

About the Author


Peter W. Kick is a native of the Catskill Mountains, a New York State licensed guide, and the author of several hiking and cycling guides. His previous books with AMC include Catskill Mountain Guide, Discover the Adirondacks, and Desperate Steps. Kick's work has also appeared in Backpacker, Sailing, Cruising World, and Adirondack Life. He is a lifetime member of AMC and lives in St. George, Maine.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781628420548
ISBN-10: 1628420545
Publisher: Appalachian Mountain Club
Publication Date: March 7th, 2017
Pages: 320
Language: English
Series: AMC's Best Day Hikes

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