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AMC's Best Day Hikes in Vermont

Four-Season Guide to 60 of the Best Trails in the Green Mountain State

With hundreds of miles of hiking trails stretching from the shores of Lake Champlain, to the peaks of the spectacular Green Mountains, to the woodlands of the states southern region, the picturesque state of Vermont seems to have been made for hikers.


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Jennifer Lamphere Roberts

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With hundreds of miles of hiking trails stretching from the shores of Lake Champlain, to the peaks of the spectacular Green Mountains, to the woodlands of the states southern region, the picturesque state of Vermont seems to have been made for hikers.

This guide from the outdoor experts at the Appalachian Mountain Club features sixty of the best day hikes Vermont has to offer, for all experience levels. An at-a-glance trip planner accompanies the detailed trip descriptions, highlighting the best trail options with kids and dogs, as well as for winter snowshoeing and skiing.

Whether you're looking to explore high summits like Camels Hump or Mount Mansfield, hike along the Long Trail or the Appalachian Trail, or take a day trip to the fertile valleys, rivers, and ponds, this must-have resource is a great addition to your pack.

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Author Jennifer Lamphere Roberts
About the Author Jennifer Lamphere has spent most of her adult life on trails: hiking, skiing, biking, and paddling them; building them; and leading young people on them to learn about the backcountry. Since earning her degree in education at the University of Vermont, she has taught at outdoor-oriented schools in Oregon and Vermont, worked for the Appalachian Mountain Club in the White Mountains and the Berkshires, served on the Vermont Trails and Greenways Council, and worked for Northern Forest Canoe Trail in Vermont, helping to establish and edit the first official guidebook and maps that cover the entire 740-mile trail. Jennifer lives in Montpelier, Vermont, where she teaches backcountry skiing and mountain biking when she’s not roaming the woods with her husband and daughter.
Region Vermont
Activity Hiking
Publisher Appalachian Mountain Club Books
Edition 1st Edition (March 19, 2013)
Format Paperback
Dimensions 0.7 x 6.3 x 9.8 inches, 288 pages
ISBN-13 9781934028728

About the Author

Jennifer Lamphere has spent most of her adult life on trails: hiking, skiing, biking, and paddling them; building them; and leading young people on them to learn about the backcountry. Since earning her degree in education at the University of Vermont, she has taught at outdoor-oriented schools in Oregon and Vermont, worked for the Appalachian Mountain Club in the White Mountains and the Berkshires, served on the Vermont Trails and Greenways Council, and worked for Northern Forest Canoe Trail in Vermont, helping to establish and edit the first official guidebook and maps that cover the entire 740-mile trail. Jennifer lives in Montpelier, Vermont, where she teaches backcountry skiing and mountain biking when she’s not roaming the woods with her husband and daughter.