Guides to Mountain Hiking Adventures

Embark on a trekking journey through natural landscapes, rock formations, river valleys, mountain tops, tumbling waterfalls, spectacular overlooks, mountain streams, scenic vistas, mountain peaks and more.

Climb Every Mountain: 46 of the Northeast’s 111 Hikes over 4,000 Feet

Taking on one of the Northeast’s 4,000 footers is becoming a pilgrimage for Northeast residents and its visitors. While more people than ever are hiking them, there’s still a dearth of good information about each mountain and its surrounding areas, especially in winter. Climb Every Mountain fills that gap by informing adventurers—from the freshly-booted novice to the grizzled mountaineer—about the Northeast’s iconic mountains that top out at over 4,000 feet.

Climbing California’s Fourteeners: Hiking the State’s 15 Peaks Over 14,000 Feet

From the southernmost peak of Mt. Langley to Mt. Shasta in the north, California’s fifteen peaks of 14,000 feet or more are some of the most challenging and beautiful mountains in the country. No matter the skill level, this book lays out the plans and logistics to allow every climber a positive experience. Each of the mountains are broken down based on the technical skills needed, a recommended list of gear and equipment, how to prepare for rapidly changing weather and trail conditions, and a general timeframe needed to reach each summit.

The Seven Strengths of Summiting: Summiting Your First Big Mountain

Learn to avoid common mistakes in the mountains: preparation advice on hiking, backpacking and summiting your first, or even your tenth, big mountain!

Experienced trekkers know that preparation is half the battle in reaching the summit. You have to be fit to succeed in the mountains, however, many trekkers fail to reach their full potential in the mountains because they focus their prep on improving just their physical strength. After years of trekking and summiting some of the world’s most challenging mountains, author Mark Santino realized there are actually seven interconnected strengths that, taken together, equip mountain hikers with the tools they need to prepare for the challenges the mountain throws at them.

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Wilderness 101

Learn how to prepare and be equipped for all varieties of terrain, learn the fundamentals of weather conditions and how to meet them, learn to avoid wildlife and avoid attracting it, learn essential skills and emergency procedures relating to several outdoor activities, and much more.

Climbing Washington’s Mountains: 100 Classic Summit Routes to Washington’s Cascade and Olympic Mountains

Easy to follow directions to climbing 100 of Washington’s most visible, historically significant, and interesting mountains with summits over 5,000 feet. From introductory level off-trail summit hikes and scrambles to multi-pitch alpine rock and high volcano climbs, this guide is suitable for beginning scramblers and alpine rock climbers as well as more experienced climbers.

Anchorage, Denali National Park & the Kenai Peninsula

Adventure awaits on the Last Frontier. Make your way through Alaska’s mountains, glaciers, and rivers. 

America’s Best Day Hikes: Spectacular Single-Day Hikes Across the States

Beautifully illustrated, this best-of compendium features the most memorable one-day hikes in every region of the United States from Sierra Buttes Lookout in Tahoe National Forest to Grinnell Glacier Trail in Montana’s Glacier National Park to Giant Mountain in Adirondack Park and beyond.

Best Hiking in Southwest Colorado around Ouray, Telluride, Silverton and Lake City

The trails in this guide, best hiked between mid-July and mid-September, appeal to day hikers who like to go high and walk 6.0 to 12.5 miles/day. Elevation gains range from 1,000 to 3,500-ft. Many of the hikes offer great intermediate turnaround points for those seeking a shorter day. 

Hiking North Carolina’s State Parks: The Best Trail Adventures from the Appalachians to the Atlantic

North Carolina’s state parks reflect the natural abundance and variety in the Tar Heel State, with preserves located in each of the major regions from mountains to coast. Detailed information for more than 50 hikes, including highlights and advice for each hike. Expert guidance on what gear to take with you.

Yellowstone & Grand Teton: Make the Most of One to Three Days in the Parks

Whether you’re stopping for a day hike or spending a long weekend under the stars, escape to the great outdoors. The top hikes in Yellowstone and Grand Teton: Whether you’re looking to stretch your legs for a couple hours or challenge yourself to an epic trek, you’ll find trailheads, detailed trail descriptions, individual maps, mileage, and elevation gains.

A Climber’s Guide to the Teton Range

Includes 932 routes on more than 235 peaks and canyon walls.

Lightweight Travel Day Pack

Simple backpack for daily use or trips. Reflective strip design increases night security. Two side pockets to hold water bottles.

100 Hikes of a Lifetime: The World’s Ultimate Scenic Trails

This ultimate hiker’s bucket list, from the celebrated Appalachian Trail to Micronesia’s off-the-beaten-path Six Waterfalls Hike, treks through 100 energizing experiences for all levels. So pack your gear and lace your boots: this comprehensive and innovative guide will lead you to experience the best hikes of your life!

The Cohos Trail: 170-Miles of Hiking Trail from the Whites to Canada

The definitive guide to the New England’s longest new hiking trail system built in nearly a century. The Cohos Trail stretches from Crawford Notch below Mt. Washington in the White Mountain National Forest all the way to a two-acre fen on the Canadian border that is the headwaters of the Connecticut River. And the trail links with the 70-mile Sentiers Frontaliers trail system in Quebec to create the second international hiking pathway in the East.

Canadian Rockies Travel Guide 2023

Discover all the hidden gems of the Canadian Rockies, from soaring peaks to ancient glaciers. Unlock the secrets of the great outdoors and explore the mesmerizing wildlife. Indulge in thrilling outdoor pursuits and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Hiking the Canadian Rockies

Classic Hikes of North America: 25 Breathtaking Treks in the United States and Canada

Peter Potterfield, an experienced hiker and photographer, has analyzed and graded these spectacular wilderness experiences with both beginners and avid hikers in mind.  Illustrated with more than 200 color photographs and hiking directions, here is inspiration and information in a single volume. There are routes in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, the Big Beaver–Little Beaver Loop in the North Cascades National Park of Washington State, and the Slate Range in the Canadian Rockies, Alberta and British Columbia, and many more.

Hiking Maui: The Valley Isle

Hiking trails off the enchanting Hana Highway offer wild fruit, waterfalls and generous swimming holes; the trail from the summit of majestic 10,023-foot Haleakala Volcano into the wilderness provides a surreal adventure and a large measure of solitude.

How to Hike the Appalachian Trail

A Comprehensive Guide to Plan and Prepare for a Successful Thru-Hike.

Appalachian Trail Map: New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts

Best of the Appalachian Trail: Overnight Hikes

From Maine to Georgia, the nearly 2,200-mile Appalachian National Scenic Trail is an iconic destination. Whether you’re an experienced backpacker or a casual explorer, let Best of the Appalachian Trail: Overnight Hikes guide you along the way. Traverse Virginia’s Three Ridges, enjoy North Carolina’s Mount Cammerer Loop, and summit Vermont’s Killington Peak.

AMC’s Best Day Hikes in Vermont: Four-Season Guide to 60 of the Best Trails in the Green Mountain State

From the Green Mountains that give the state its name to the shores of Lake Champlain to the southern woodlands, Vermont is made for hikers. This guide includes classic hikes such as Camel’s Hump, Mount Mansfield, and sections of the Long and Appalachian trails, along with new additions Raven Ridge, Killington Peak, Moose Bog, and more.

The Blue Ridge Mountain range is located in the Eastern U.S.. It extends 550 miles SW from Southern Pennsylvania through Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Georgia. The largest city located in the Blue Ridge Mountains is Roanoke, Virginia. The largest metropolitan area is Asheville, North Carolina.

Within the Blue Ridge province are two major national parks – the Shenandoah National Park in the northern section, and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in the southern section.

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Hiking the Blue Ridge Parkway: The Ultimate Travel Guide to America’s Most Popular Scenic Roadway

There has never been a better time to explore the Blue Ridge Parkway! This updated edition of Hiking the Blue Ridge Parkway is ideal for anyone who uses the Parkway as a portal to the Southern Appalachian experience. It includes the best trails in the national forests, state parks, and private preserves that line the 469-mile roadway—from the southern end of Shenandoah National Park in Virginia to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina

Comprehensive Guide to Hiking Trails in the White Mountain National Forest

This 31st edition has been updated and revised with turn-by-turn descriptions of more than 500 trails, as well as trip planning advice, safety information, and a checklist of New Hampshire’s 4,000-footers. Hikers can discover new routes and better plan for old favorites with a list of suggested hikes in each region, along with easy-to-follow trail statistics charting cumulative distance, elevation, and time between waypoints.

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Day Hiking North Cascades

1% of sales donated to the Washington Trails Association for trail maintenance. This guide covers Mount Baker, the North Cascades Highway (SR 20) corridor, North Cascades National Park, Winthrop and the Methow Valley, the Pasayten Wilderness area, parts of Glacier Peak Wilderness, and the Mountain Loop Highway.

Hiking and Camping in North Cascades National Park

Day Hiking in the Western Maine Mountains

The mountains and foothills of western Maine are a hiker’s paradise, featuring some of the finest hiking terrain in the Eastern United States. Hikes range from quiet stream-side rambles and waterfall hikes to gut-busting ascents to high peaks with breezy open summits.

Best Day Hikes in the Shenandoah Valley

This must-have resource covers the entirety of the Shenandoah Valley, with 50 curated hiking routes exploring Harpers Ferry, Shenandoah National Park, Massanutten Mountain, and more. Hikes range from easy walks of a few miles with little elevation gain to more demanding treks through challenging terrain.

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Hiking Georgia: A Guide to the State’s Greatest Hiking Adventures

This guide features some of the best trekking adventures the Peach State has to offer. Whether the trails are in the high mountains of north Georgia, on coastal barrier islands, or in fertile Piedmont River valleys, the flora, fauna, and scenery are spectacular.

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Day Hiking the North Georgia Mountains

In North Georgia, hiking opportunities are virtually unlimited. With public lands in abundance, these mountains have hundreds of miles of designated hiking trails leading to clifftop views, through deep gorges, and over high summits―all within a few hours of metro Atlanta. This guide includes 65 of the best day hikes in the region, ranging from 1 to 14 miles, with destinations including Blood Mountain on the Appalachian Trail; the rugged cliffs of Mount Yonah; and the expansive views from Brasstown Bald, Georgia’s highest peak.

Acadia National Park: Best Day Hikes, Walks, and Sights in Maine

Centered on Mount Desert Island, with its famed views from Cadillac Mountain, the park also encompasses the town of Bar Harbor, stunning Isle au Haut, and the rugged coast of Schoodic Peninsula.

50 Hikes in the Adirondack Mountains

The beautiful views, rugged peaks, lush forests, and rushing waterfalls spanning the 6 million acres of the Adirondack Park in Northeastern New York are every hiker’s dream. Within the section dedicated to each hike, tips and tricks for getting to the trail, places to rest along the way, and areas to stop for incomparable views are all noted.

Hiking Waterfalls North Carolina

From the Blue Ridge Parkway to the Great Smoky Mountains, North Carolina is renowned for its beautiful waterfalls.

Adirondack Mountain Waterfalls

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Hiking North Carolina: A Guide to More Than 500 of North Carolina’s Greatest Hiking Trails

A guide to more than 500 hiking trails in all regions of the state, from the Great Smokies and the Blue Ridge Parkway to the Piedmont and the Outer Banks.

Hiking South Carolina’s Foothills Trail

Although the 76.2-mile Foothills National Recreation Trail begins and ends in South Carolina’s “golden corner” along the Blue Ridge Escarpment, it also traverses two of North Carolina’s most beautiful mountain counties. Along the way it crosses five rivers, passes numerous spectacular waterfalls, and climbs to South Carolina’s highest point.

The Ultimate Travel Guide to the French Alps

The French Alps are the sections of the Alps mountain range that are located in France. The area is bursting with towering mountains, pristine lakes, and lush forests. There are practically countless choices for outdoor activities here, including hiking, rafting, biking, and mountain climbing – and those are just summertime pursuits. The French Alps transform into an exclusive ski destination throughout the winter. Check out The Ultimate Travel Guide To The French Alps by Jerry Penn.

The Joy of Winter Hiking: Inspiration and Guidance for Cold Weather Adventures

Winter Hiking

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Mountain Bike Trails: North Carolina Mountains, South Carolina Upstate 

 This guidebook for the Carolina mountains recommends more than 105 bike routes.

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Hiking & Mountain Biking Pisgah Forest

Pisgah is home to many famous natural and historic landmarks including Looking Glass Rock, Devil’s Courthouse, Graveyard Fields, the Pink Beds, and Bent Creek. This concise guide describes 20 day hikes, 12 overnight hikes, and 29 mountain bike rides with trail details, maps, driving directions, and GPS coordinates for 18 trailheads. It also includes a section listing 21 waterfalls and how to get to them.

Naturally Georgia: From the Mountains to the Coast

Trek through the ever-changing scenery as the landscape transitions from the Coastal Plain to the Piedmont and finally to the Appalachian Mountains.

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Hiking Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Everyone from the avid trekker to family day-hiker will find a new trail to enjoy in the Smokies.

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Yosemite Day Hikes and National Park Map

Plan a trip to a park with options for everyone, from multi-day backpack trips to short hikes in Yosemite Valley. 18 diverse hikes for all hiking enthusiasts.

Hiking Yosemite National Park in California

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California’s John Muir Trail: The Essential Guide to Hiking America’s Most Famous Trail

Stretching 220 miles from Yosemite Valley to Mount Whitney and onward to Whitney Portal, California’s famed John Muir Trail (JMT) is one of the most popular backpacking routes in the U.S. It passes through some of the most dramatic scenery in the country: massive granite peaks, dizzying waterfalls, pristine alpine lakes, and vibrant meadows filled with Sierra wildflowers. Plus, it offers the mildest, sunniest climate of any major mountain range in the world.

Backpacking & Hiking California’s John Muir Trail

4 Long Range Walkie Talkies

Long Distance Walkie-Talkies with Earpiece and Mic Set Headsets USB Charger Battery Weather Alert. These portable walkie-talkies are perfect for outdoor adventures, such as camping, hiking, hunting, boating, fishing, skiing and so on.

Victorinox Swiss Army Knife Camping & Outdoor Survival Guide: 101 Tips, Tricks & Uses

Mountain Climbing

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Camping Texas: A Comprehensive Guide to More than 200 Campgrounds

Guide to hundreds of public campgrounds in the Lone Star State. From the Texas Gulf Coast to the Mountains of West Texas, the camping opportunities in this book accommodate a range of outdoor interests, including fishing, boating, mountain biking, bird watching, and horseback riding. 

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The Great Smoky Mountains: Blue Ridge Parkway and Shenandoah National Park

Extending from Virginia to northern Georgia, the Blue Ridge Mountains include Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the 469-mile-long Blue Ridge Parkway, and Shenandoah National Park, which includes the 105-mile-long Skyline Drive. Within this region are the world-renowned Biltmore Estate, Luray Caverns, Natural Bridge, and Grandfather Mountain. The Blue Ridge range contains the highest mountains on the East Coast, with 125 peaks above 5,000 feet in elevation.
The scenic roadways, spectacular overlooks, and numerous rocky crags offer magnificent views of layer after layer of mountains rolling off into the distance. Hiking trails lead to wild mountain summits, valley streams, and waterfalls. Each season offers a fresh perspective, from fall colors and winter snow and ice to spring and summer flowers and storms.

Hiking West Virginia

From rugged Appalachian ridges to verdant river valleys, this guide details fifty of the very best hiking trails in the state. Inside you’ll find detailed maps, mile-by-mile trail descriptions, backpacking tips, and informative details about landmarks and natural history.

Asheville: 35 Spectacular Hikes in the Land of Sky

Peaceful waterfalls, dramatic mountain vistas, bountiful nature preserves, and, of course, the Blue Ridge Parkway and Great Smoky Mountains National Park―there’s no better place to hit the trails than the Asheville area. 

Colorado: Scenic Drives, National Parks, Best Hikes 

Full coverage of Denver, Boulder and the Northern Front Range, Rocky Mountain National Park, Steamboat Springs and Northwest Colorado, Vail and the Central Rockies, Aspen and the Roaring Fork Valley, Mesa Verde and the Southwest, Colorado Springs and the Southeast.

Colorado’s National Parks & Monuments

The national parks and monuments in Colorado harbor some of the most diverse and awe-inspiring scenery on the planet. They contain immense mountain peaks rising over 14,000 feet high, spectacular Anasazi ruins constructed 1,000 years ago, and deep canyons plunging 2,000 feet down to raging rivers. They also possess the tallest sand dunes in North America, immense sandstone rock formations rising over 500 feet high, and some of the largest petrified Sequoia trees in the world.

Colorado Trail 9th Edition (Colorado Mountain Club Guidebooks)

Trail guide for thru-hikers, day hikers, mountain bikers, and equestrians. The Colorado Trail is considered by many to be the most beautiful “long trail” in the world. Spanning 486 miles from the Denver suburbs to Durango, the trail passes through six national forests and six wilderness areas, traverses five major river systems, and crosses eight mountain ranges.

The Best of Glacier National Park in Montana

From the best photography spots to the greatest day hikes and best wildflower meadows, this book contains all the don’t-miss features of Glacier National Park and Waterton too!

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A Hiking and Climbing Guide to the 11,000-foot Mountains of Utah’s Wasatch Range

The Wasatch Mountains sit on the western edge of the Rockies. Stretching south through Utah from Bear River in the north to Mount Nebo in the central part of the state, their peaks dominate the skyline of Salt Lake City and nearby urban areas. Elevations range from 9,000 to almost 12,000 feet, with eighteen peaks above 11,000 feet. 

Rock Climbs in Utah’s National Parks 

A Guide to Hiking and Backpacking the Most Popular Trails into the Grand Canyon

Climbing New Hampshire’s 4,000-Footers: From Casual Hikes to Challenging Ascents

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Hiking the Catskill Mountains

Hiking the Catskills provides everything hikers need to plan day hikes in the Catskill region of New York State: a five-county area west of the Hudson River that includes parts of Delaware, Greene, Otsego, Sullivan, and Ulster counties. This guide has 40 hikes from the best among the Catskills’ famous peaks above 3,500 feet, as well as more moderate trails to backcountry waterfalls, easier trails to some of the area’s most spectacular viewpoints, and rail trails that provide access to fragrant woodlands and unusual geological wonders.

Backpacking in the Mid-Atlantic: A Guide to 30 of the Best Multi-Day Trips From New York to Virginia

Within hours of cities like New York, Philadelphia, and Washington, DC, 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, to the peaks of the Catskill Mountains. Whether you’re looking for a two-day loop or a challenging week-long trek, this guide is the essential tool for finding the most exciting Mid-Atlantic backpacking experiences.

Hiking New York: A Guide to the State’s Best Hiking Adventures

This guidebook features 75 of the best trails the Empire State has to offer—from the 4,000-foot peaks of the Adirondacks and the lore of Rip Van Winkle’s Catskills to the glacier-gouged landscape of the Finger Lakes region.

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50 Hikes in the Adirondack Mountains

The beautiful views, rugged peaks, lush forests, and rushing waterfalls spanning the 6 million acres of the Adirondack Park in Northeastern New York are every hiker’s dream. Within the section dedicated to each hike, tips and tricks for getting to the trail, places to rest along the way, and areas to stop for incomparable views are all noted.

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Lake Placid, High Peaks: Adirondack Park Map

Adirondack Park is a diverse mountain landscape of protected boreal forests and pristine waterways interspersed with over one hundred towns and villages. An extensive High Peaks Trail Chart will help you choose a trail that’s right for your activity level and recreation use, whether hiking, horseback riding, biking, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, or snowmobiling.

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Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills

The most current best practices for both alpine and rock-climbing instruction. From gear selection to belay and repel techniques, from glacier travel to rope work, to safety, safety, and more safety.

Explore Washington’s Evergreen Forests, Drive the Scenic Route Through Oregon’s Quaint Beach Towns, and Hike Through Idaho’s Stunning State Parks

Discover what makes the Pacific Northwest one of the most breathtaking places you can visit in the United States. With its serene forests, inspiring mountain ranges, and incredible urban jungles, you won’t run out of sights to see and wonders to experience.

The Complete Descent Manual for Climbers, Alpinists and Mountaineers

A source for all descent techniques, both the well-established and ideal for the novice climber, as well as the cutting edge, high value techniques for experienced and pro climbers.

Fifty Places to Rock Climb Before You Die

Hiking Glacier Point in Yosemite National Park

Hiking and Camping Safety Guides

Exploring the Great Smoky Mountains

Backpacking Trips with Friends and Family

Guides to Your Next Road Trip Adventure

Guides to Overnight Camping Adventures

Guides to Backpacking, Cycling & Hiking Canada

Guides to Hiking New York and New Jersey

Wine Country Hiking and Wine Tasting Adventures

Backpacking and Hiking Safety Guides

Inspiring Travel Getaway Destinations

Guides to Cycling and Hiking in California

Guides to Planning Your Camping and Hiking Trip Adventure

Camping, Hiking, and Mountain Biking in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Practical Guides to Hiking in Georgia, North Carolina & South Carolina

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Guides to Mountain Hiking Adventures