Need a new place to explore Prefer loops over out and backs Best Loop Hikes: New Hampshire's White Mountains to the Maine Coast, by Jeffrey Romano, guides hikers of all abilities and interests to some of the best loops in northern New England. Describes 60 hikes throughout Maine and New Hampshire for hikers of all levels accessible from popular vacation destinations like Acadia National Park, Baxter State Park, Franconia Notch, and Waterville Valley. Each hike description includes a map, total distance, difficulty rating, approximate hike time, elevation profile, and driving directions. Hike Summary Table at the beginning of the book shows each trails distance, elevation gain, hike duration, best season, and features so its easy to pick a trip at a glance. 2006, first edition, 240 pages. 8.25 x 5.3 x 0.6 in.