White Mountain Guide: AMC's Comprehensive Guide to Hiking Trails in the White Mountain National Forest, 31st Edition

For day hikers and backpackers alike, AMC’s White Mountain Guide has remained the most trusted and indispensable resource for 115 years. This 31st edition has been updated with turn-by-turn descriptions of more than 500 trails throughout the White Mountain National Forest and surrounding areas, as well as trip planning advice and statistics, safety information, and a checklist of New England’s 4,000-footers.

Included in this boxed set are six pull-out topographic maps, updated to reflect the latest trail openings, closings, and reroutes. GPS-inventoried and field-checked by AMC’s cartography department, these maps include trail-segment mileage; hut, lodge, camping, and shelter locations; AMC Hiker Shuttle stops, and more. Whether you’re backpacking through the Presidentials or taking a day hike to one of the region’s many stunning waterfalls, the White Mountain Guide is the one book you absolutely must have.


• Six full-color, GIS-based, pull-out topographic maps covering popular trail networks, with trail segment mileage, shuttle stops, and more, plus four in-text maps covering 60 miles of trails

• New LiDAR-based topography including summit elevations and contours

• Easy-to-follow statistics for every trail, charting cumulative distance, elevation, and time

• Updated trail reroutes and closures

• Suggested hikes for all ability levels, with at-a-glance icons for easy trip selection