- Dimensions: 6″x9″/15.2×22.9 cm
- Pages: 240
- Illustations: B&W
- ISBN#: 1-59594-109-6
In 2003 David Miller, a 41 year old engineer, quit his job to backpack 2172 miles from Georgia to Maine. His story is told here in Awol on the Appalachian Trail, an outstanding contemporary account of hiking on the AT. It provides a vivid description of the Appalachian Mountains, the small towns threaded together by the trail, and the people met along the way. Abundant photographs complement the book’s exacting prose. This book puts the reader into the shoes of the long distance hiker, and draws parallels between lessons learned on the trail and challenges of everyday experience. It is entertaining and funny, insightful and informative. It is about liberation, motivation, and perseverance. This book is for anyone who has ever wanted to break free from routine, anyone with a desire for adventure.
Featuring the same data from The A.T. Guide, by David Miller and weighing in at just 4 grams each, this waterproof, tear resistant, information rich strip-map features an Appalachian Trail map on one side and elevation profile with altitudes and trail data on the other. The map imagery includes high resolution GPS track, topographic maps, accurate road crossings and a bird's eye view of points along the trail. The elevation profile side includes trail mileage, shelter locations, camp sites, water sources, resupply points, lodging, outfitters, and post offices and much more. A serious tool for trail use and hike planning. AntiGravityGear's long trail Pocket Profile Maps were listed in the April 2012 Backpacker Magazine Spring Gear Guide under the heading “The Ten Essentials”!
SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS (5 maps):
Amicalola Falls, GA thru Damascus, VA
VIRGINIA HIGHLANDS (6 maps):
Damascus, VA thru Harpers Ferry, WV
MID-ATLANTIC (4 maps):
Harpers Ferry, WV thru Pawling, NY
NEW ENGLAND (7 maps):
Pawling, NY thru Katahdin, ME
ENTIRE AT SET (22 maps):
Amicalola Falls, GA thru Katahdin, ME