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Connecticut, a New England state with a proud history and vibrant culture. But there is more to this place than white church steeples and town greens. In the forests and meadows surrounding these quaint, colonial towns lurk spine-chilling ghosts such as the Headless Horseman of Canton, rumored hermits such as the Winsted Wild Man, and shadowy creatures such as the Glawackus of Glastonbury, all awaiting the next hiker to stumble down the trail... For years, tales of these mysterious beings and places existed only in whispers and campfire tales, but now for the first time these legends have been collected and retold in one volume: Spooky Trails and Tall Tales Connecticut. Alongside each of these captivating tales is the necessary route and trailhead information brave readers will need to go beyond their town lines and test their nerve.
Hiking Joshua Tree National Park contains detailed information about 38 of the best day hikes and extended backpacking trips in Los Angeles' closest national park. Supplemented with GPS-compatible maps, mile-by-mile directional cues, rich narratives, and beautiful photographs, this is the only book you'll need for this land of enchanting granite rock formations and, of course, the enchanting symbols of the park, the Joshua trees.
Covering some of the best hikes within driving distance of Austin and San Antonio, this revised and updated guide offers something for every hiker-from easy nature walks to strenuous day hikes. Each featured hike includes a route description; at-a-glance data such as distance and difficulty level; thorough directions to the trailhead; directional cues; and a detailed, accurate trail map. Inside you'll find full-color photos and maps; information on approximate hiking times, canine compatibility, and fees and permits required; and sidebars on local lore, points of interest, and area wildlife.
Covering some of the best hikes within driving distance of Houston, this revised and updated guide offers something for every hiker-from easy nature walks to strenuous day hikes. Each featured hike includes a route description; at-a-glance data such as distance and difficulty level; thorough directions to the trailhead; directional cues; and a detailed, accurate trail map. Inside you'll find full-color photos and maps; information on approximate hiking times, canine compatibility, and fees and permits required; and sidebars on local lore, points of interest, and area wildlife.
Boasting a mild climate, incredible diversity, and thousands of miles of hiking trails, Southern California offers a gem for every hiker. Hiking Southern California is your ticket to rewarding adventures in the backcountry of the southern third of the Golden State, including Death Valley National Park, Mojave National Preserve, the San Gabriel Mountains, and Joshua Tree National Park. This new edition of the classic guidebook features detailed descriptions of more than 50 classic hikes, with accurate and up-to-date trail maps and all the information you need for planning enjoyable outings year-round.
Whether you're seeking a soak in naturally heated mineral water or out for a sightseeing adventure, this fully updated and revised color edition of Touring Hot Springs Montana and Wyoming guides you to the best sites for soaking in the beauty of the region. From primitive pools in the backcountry to handcrafted bathhouses surrounded by civilization, author Jeff Birkby takes readers on a tour of some of the best hot spots in the world.
California, home to Hollywood stars, gorgeous vineyards, and some of the most haunted areas of the country. Its immense wilderness has been the setting for mysterious disappearances, unsolved murders, and bone-chilling supernatural occurrences. Exploring all the spookiness the state has to offer has been a difficult challenge... until now. SpookyTrails and Tall Tales California features different spooky stories across northern, central, and southern California. Accompanying each of these captivating tales is hiking information for the brave reader interested in venturing into the wilderness to test their mettle. Written in an engaging, campfire-style voice and with dozens of stories and hikes throughout, readers will discover and explore the haunted history of the Golden State.
Following the success of his debut, Jack P Harland returns with the second book in the Highland Journal series. In My Stride begins with a move to Aberdeen where Jack finds an eccentric new companion. Together, they set off to explore the Cairngorms, an area that was to surprise Jack and become his favourite corner of the Highlands. The chapters cover a wide range of areas of the north and west of Scotland, each packed with insights into the geology of the mountains and perceptive notes on the hardy wildlife encountered. There are fierce battles with the elements and days of high adventure. Old friends are not neglected and readers who laughed at the colourful exploits of the Jolly Boys in The Making of a Hillwalker will be delighted at the chance to enjoy more of their memorable trips. And throughout it all, Jack's deep passion for our northern wilderness permeates every page of this treasure of a book.
This guidebook describes 33 walks in the beautiful Algarve in southern Portugal. Boasting good weather, easy access, stunning scenery and some great hiking trails, the region is a perfect destination for a walking holiday. It is best known for its spectacular coastline: the coastal trails presented here afford ample opportunity to admire the plunging sinkholes, striking sea-cliffs and rock-hugged beaches. However, the interior is every bit as beautiful and other walks explore the forested slopes of Monchique and the tranquil countryside between the mountains and coast. The routes range from 3.5 to 17km and cover the sun-kissed south coast, the rugged Vicentina Coast, the Monchique mountains and traditional villages of the eastern Algarve. Many can be accessed by public transport and details, along with tips on refreshment opportunities on route, are provided in the text. The route description is accompanied by clear mapping and notes on local points of interest. Showcasing the region's varied landscapes, highlights include Cabo de Sao Vicente, Europe's most southwesterly point; the Algarve's highest peak, Foia (902m); historical sites; dramatic cliffs, arches and sea-stacks; and idyllic beaches. With information on the Algarve's history, plants and wildlife and advice on travel and potential bases, the guide is an ideal companion to exploring this captivating region.
Ten circular walks to the best pubs and bars in the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park. Favourites include: the Loch Lomond Arms, Luss, the Tyndrum Inn at Tyndrum and the Riverside Inn at Callander.