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A Guide to 30 of the Best Multiday Trips from New York to Virginia

Within hours of New York, Philadelphia, and Washington D.C., thousands of miles of trails cross a wide variety of wild terrain, from rhododendron stands of the Dolly Sods Wilderness, to the expansive Blue Ridge Mountains and Shenandoah Valley, to the beaches of Assateague, and to the peaks of the Catskill Mountains.


This new three-season guidebook from the trusted publisher of the Catskill Mountain Guide will lead you to the 30 best multiday expeditions in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia.


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Michael R. Martin

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Within hours of New York, Philadelphia, and Washington D.C., thousands of miles of trails cross a wide variety of wild terrain, from rhododendron stands of the Dolly Sods Wilderness, to the expansive Blue Ridge Mountains and Shenandoah Valley, to the beaches of Assateague, and to the peaks of the Catskill Mountains.

This new three-season guidebook from the trusted publisher of the Catskill Mountain Guide will lead you to the 30 best multiday expeditions in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia. Each trip features turn-by-turn directions, basic topographic maps, camping options, and more.

Whether you’re looking for a two-day loop or a challenging week-long trek, this guide is an essential tool for finding the most exciting Mid-Atlantic backpacking experiences.

Additional Information

Author Michael R. Martin
About the Author Michael R. Martin is a lifelong backpacker and outdoorsman with experience on trails near and far, including the American Southwest, Sweden, France, Iceland, Nepal, Peru, and, more recently, thousands of miles (and counting) in the Mid-Atlantic region. Martin leads, organizes, and teaches for the D.C. Ultralight Backpacking group. He lives in Alexandria, Virginia.
Region Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia
Activity Backpacking, Hiking
Publisher Appalachian Mountain Club Books
Edition 1st Edition, (February 2, 2014)
Format Paperback
Dimensions 6x9, 304 pages
ISBN-13 9781934028865

About the Author

Michael R. Martin is a lifelong backpacker and outdoorsman with experience on trails near and far, including the American Southwest, Sweden, France, Iceland, Nepal, Peru, and, more recently, thousands of miles (and counting) in the Mid-Atlantic region. Martin leads, organizes, and teaches for the D.C. Ultralight Backpacking group. He lives in Alexandria, Virginia.

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