Hiking Virginia, 3rd: A Guide to Virginia's Greatest Hiking Adventures
Hiking Virginia, 3rd: A Guide to Virginia's Greatest Hiking Adventures  -     By: Bill Burnham, Mary Burnham
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Hiking Virginia, 3rd: A Guide to Virginia's Greatest Hiking Adventures

FalconGuides / 2012 / Paperback

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 384
Vendor: FalconGuides
Publication Date: 2012
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches)
ISBN: 0762778024
ISBN-13: 9780762778027

Publisher's Description

Winner of a National Outdoor Book Award Honorable Mention, Hiking Virginia is indispensable for exploring the Commonwealth. Authors Bill and Mary Burnham breath fresh air into popular Virginia destinations, and explore commonly overlooked yet equally dramatic hikes. Explore the history of a young American nation; watch stories of lost cultures come alive; and imagine the ghosts of Indian raiders, moonshiners, and outlaws haunting the backcountry routes of the past. Packed with notes on plants, trees, and geology, plus a list of local attractions and "good eats and sleeps" for the weary hiker, Hiking Virginia covers the Commonwealth's outdoors from the sea shores to the mountain slopes, past and present.

Also included is a special section detailing the Appalachian Trail through Virginia, taking thru-hikers along the six-week route from Damascus, Virginia to Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.

Inside readers will find: full-color photos, detailed color maps, accurate route profiles showing the ups and downs of each hike, tips on equipment, trip planning, hiking with dogs and children, accurate directions, difficulty ratings, trail contacts, and more.

Author Bio

Bill and Mary Burnham are co-authors of hundreds of magazine articles and several guidebooks, including Knack Car Camping for Everyone, Knack Kayaking, and 2008 NOBA award winner, The Florida Keys Paddling Atlas. They live on the Eastern Shore of Virginia where they guide kayak trips, write for several publications, and post their adventures on www.BurnhamVirginia.com and www.Burnham-Florida.com.

Editorial Reviews

Praise for previous editions of Hiking Virginia:

"Strike out and explore the trails and history of Virginia's backcountry in this handsomely designed and well-written guide."
--2001 National Outdoor Book Award First Honorable Mention

"The guide both novices and seasoned hikers will consider a necessity."
--The Daily Press

"One of the finest Virginia guidebooks in print."

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