Monday, February 13, 2006

Guidebooks for the Appalachian Trail

Here’s information on the latest editions in a series of annual guidebooks for the A.T., plus--finally--a new edition of the planning guide, originally published way back in 1992:

Bruce, Dan. “The Thru-Hiker’s Handbook.” 2006 ed. Conyers, Ga.: Center for Appalachian Trail Studies, 2006.

Chazin, Daniel D., ed. “Appalachian Trail Data Book 2006.” 28th ed. Harpers Ferry, WV: Appalachian Trail Conservancy, 2005.

Lauterborn, David, ed. “Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike Planner.” 2nd ed. Harpers Ferry, WV: Appalachian Trail Conservancy, 2005.

Taylor-Miller, Cynthia and Carol Barnes, eds. “Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker’s Companion 2006.” 13th ed. Harpers Ferry, WV: Appalachian Trail Conservancy, 2006. [online version at http://www.aldha.org/comp_pdf.htm ]

If you’re planning on thru-hiking in 2006, or even 2007, get busy and get these books now!

Happy Valentine's Day y'all!

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