Victoria and Frank Logue describe overnight hikes in all 14 states that the Appalachian Trail passes through. The hikes are rated for difficulty, so it's easy to find a hike for any backpacker novice to experienced. Point by point descriptions of the hikes and trailhead directions. Introduction includes information about equipment and safety, plus an equipment checklist. 216 page softcover book, includes maps, illustrations, and bw photos 6 x 9 in.. First edition 1994, sixth printing, 2002 co published by Menasha Ridge Press.