Whether you're gearing up for your first hike ever or have been hiking for years, with 60 hikes to choose from, Hiking Vermont, by Larry Pletcher, is guaranteed to lead you on an adventure you'll love. Describes 60 hikes suited for every ability level, from rambles along the Taconic Range to poetic stops along the Robert Frost Interpretive Trail to sections of the Long Trail. Comprehensive trail descriptions include a GPS compatible map, mile markers, difficulty rating, average hiking time, elevation profile, and special attractions. Trail Finder chart at the front of the book makes it easy to pick a trail at a glance by showing which are best for backpackers, beachcoast lovers, children, or history lovers, and which have the best waterfalls, views, and vistas. 2009, 2nd edition 208 pages. 9 x 6 in.