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Appalachian Trail guide to Massachusetts-Connecticut
Appalachian Trail guide to Massachusetts-Connecticut

Appalachian Trail guide to Massachusetts-Connecticut

SPORTS & RECREATION

148 Pages, 4.5 x 6.5

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $29.95 (US $29.95) (CA $40.95)

Publication Date: February 2019

ISBN 9781944958091

Rights: WOR

Appalachian Trail Conservancy (Feb 2019)

Price: $29.95
 
 

Overview

The official guide to the 141 miles of the Appalachian Trail between the Vermont and New York lines, paralleling the western borders of Massachusetts and Connecticut. This packaged product includes a new edition of the guidebook, in modern unidirectional format, with a set of four detached topographical maps (two sheets, printed on both sides), scaled at one inch:one mile with 100-foot contours and including elevation profiles, shelters and other features, and water sources.Features of the Massachusetts-Connecticut route include Mt. Greylock, the nearby towns of the Berkshires, and the river walks of western Connecticut.  The range of the maps is from several miles into Vermont to about 20 miles into New York (reaching the train stop that connects hikers to Manhattan!)  The book includes local history as well as background on trail landmarks.

Author Biography

Sue Spring is a thru-hiker of the Appalachian Trail and officer of the Appalachian Trail Long Distance Hikers Association who works with other volunteers in the two states to revise this book and the accompanying maps, notably Cosmo Catalano for Massachuestts and Dave Boone for Connecticut.