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Here are some of the titles of A.T.
books currently sold by the ATC, in addition to the 11 Guidebooks and the Data
Book. Besides these, many other hiking-related books can be found in their
Below those are other, generally older books that ATC does not carry, as
well as info about 2 National Geographic articles.
To request a catalog, write to
the ATC and
include your snailmail address. You can now place orders by phone
using Visa or Mastercard by calling toll-free: 1-888-ATSTORE or, as of 1997,
visit their online trail store.
Be sure to check out Linda Patton's Backcountry
These books tell the stories of some A.T. Hikes
- Blanchard, Dennis. Three
- Brill, David. As Far as the Eye Can See
- Cornelius, Madeline. Katahdin with Love, An Inspirational
- Curran, Jan. The Appalachian Trail: A Journey of
- Deeds, Jean,
There are Mountains to Climb
- Fortunato, Don. 2000 Miles on the Appalachian Trail
- Garvey, Ed. The New
- Irwin, Bill and McCasland, David. Blind Courage:
Journey of Faith (Also available as a Book on Tape.)
the Appalachian Trail
- Ross, Cindy. A Woman's Journey
- Schaffer, Earl. Walking with Spring
- Setzer, Lynn.
A Season on the Appalachian Trail .
- Wadness, Kenneth. Sojourn in the Wilderness; A Seven Month Journey on the
Appalachian Trail - 230 page large format book with 190 photographs.
Other A.T. Books
- ALDHA, Appalachian Trail Companion
- Anderson, Larry.
Benton MacKaye: Conservationist, Planner, and Creator of the Appalachian
The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002
- Bruce, Dan. The Thru-hiker's Handbook
- Bruce, Dan. The Thru-hiker's Planning Guide
- Chase, Jim. Backpacker Magazine's Guide to the Appalaciahn
- Chew, Collins. A Geologic Guide to the A.T.
- Curan, Jan. The
A.T. - How to Prepare for and Hike It
- Emblidge, David ed.
Appalachian Trail Reader Oxford U. Press, 1996.
- Foster, Charles H.W. The Appalachian National Scenic Trail:
to Be Bold - tells the inside story of the Trail project and
its federal protection.
- Logue, Frank and Victoria.
- The Appalachian Trail Backpacker
- The Best of the Appalachian Trail: Day Hikes
- The Best of the Appalachian Trail: Overnight Hikes
- Muench, David. Uncommon Places, A Celebration of Appalachian
Trail Country. (168 page photographic essay)
- Stackpole Books.
Exploring the Appalachian Trail - 5 book series.
- Whalen, Christopher. The A.T. Workbook for Planning Thru-
Some Other A.T. Books, not now in the ATC catalog - (Many Older
and Out of Print)
(Here are some places to look up and try to find out of print books:
- Bryson, Bill. A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the
Trail. Broadway Books. June 1998. (Previously published in England)
- Carr, Jess. Murder on the Appalachian Trail,
Commonwealth Press, Radford, VA, 1984; ISBN: 0-89277-106-x, LCCCN:
- Fisher, Ronald. The Appalachian Trail, National
Geographic Society, 1972, ISBN: 87-44-106-x; LCCCN: 72-75380.
- Fisher, Ronald. Mountain Adventure: Exploring the
Appalachian Trail, National Geographic Society, 1988; ISBN:0-
87044-668-1, LCCCN: 88-29053.
- Flack, James and Hertha. Ambling and Scrambling on the
Appalachian Trail, Harpers Ferry, ATC, 1981; LCCCN: 81-51172.
- Garvey, Ed. Appalachian Hiker and Appalachian Hiker
II, Appalachian Books, Oakton, VA, 1971; ISBN: 0-91266-01-5,
- Hare, James (ed.) Hiking the Appalachian Trail 2
Volumes, Rodale Press, Emmaus, PA, 1975; ISBN: 87596-067-7, LCCCN:
- Hemphill, Paul. Me and the Boy: A Father and Son Discover
America and Each Other, Ivy Books, NY, 1986; ISBN: 0-8041-0142-
6, LCCCN: 86-106.
- Rodale Press. From Katahdin to Springer Mountain, Rodale
Press, Emmaus, PA, 1977; ISBN: 0-87857-160-4, LCCCN: 76-56149.
- Sherman, Stephen and Older, Julia. Appalachian Odyssey:
Walking the Trail from Georgia to Maine, Stephen Greene Press,
Brattleboro, VT, 1977; ISBN: 0-8289-0294-1, LCCCN; 76-50269.
- Sutton, Ann and Myron. The Appalachian Trail: Wilderness on
the Doorstep, J.B. Lippincott, NY, 1967; LCCCN: 67-15502.
National Geographic Articles
Subject: [at-l] The highlight of my AT book search :O)
Thanks for all the hints and links everyone!
Now, may I borrow someone's credit card?
Barnes and Noble Out-of-Print and Used Books
The Appalachian Trail. Hiking Along the Crests of Skyland - a
Pathway from Mount Washington in New England to Stone Mountain in
The Mentor, Vol. 16, No. 7, August, 1928.
Dacy, George H.
Our Price: $77.00
In Stock: Ships 1 - 2 weeks
Format: Paperback - Dust Jacket
Publisher: Springfield, Ohio: Crowell Publishing Co., 1928
Associated Dealer: T. MEYERS, BOOKSELLER
Condition Serial No. 306, pages 1-14. Paperbound magazine. Very Good in
And here's a link to a website that has a very large collection of
hiking and other oudoors books available for purchase,
Adventurous Traveler Bookstore.
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