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AMC's Best Backpacking in New England, 2nd Edition

A Guide to 37 of the Best Multiday Trips from Maine to Connecticut

From Camel’s Hump to Katahdin to Cape Cod, New England’s wildest and least-touched trails offer spectacular adventures for backpackers of every skill level.


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Matt Heid

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From Camel’s Hump to Katahdin to Cape Cod, New England’s wildest and least-touched trails offer spectacular adventures for backpackers of every skill level. Now fully updated, this three-season guide will lead you to the 37 best multiday expeditions in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine. Each trip features turn-by-turn directions, basic topographic maps, overnight options, and more. Whether you’re looking for an easy two-day trip or hoping to tackle the 100-Mile Wilderness, this is an essential tool to an exciting New England backpacking experience.

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Author Matt Heid
About the Author

Matt Heid is a former senior editor of AMC Outdoors and currently writes the magazine’s Equipped column and blog. He is also the author, contributor, and researcher of several books on hiking. Heid has hiked thousands of miles across New England, California, Alaska, and other wilderness destinations. He leads trips and teaches classes in outdoor photography, natural history, and navigation.

Region Berkshires, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Northern New England, Southern New England, White Mountains
Activity Backpacking
Publisher Appalachian Mountain Club Books
Edition 2nd Edition (February 4, 2014)
Format Paperback
Dimensions 6x9, 336 pages
ISBN-13 9781934028902

About the Author

Matt Heid is a former senior editor of AMC Outdoors and currently writes the magazine’s Equipped column and blog. He is also the author, contributor, and researcher of several books on hiking. Heid has hiked thousands of miles across New England, California, Alaska, and other wilderness destinations. He leads trips and teaches classes in outdoor photography, natural history, and navigation.

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