AMC Books Announces the Publication of AMC’s Best Day Hikes in the White Mountains, 3rd edition

February 17, 2016

Written by Robert N. Buchsbaum
$19.95 (print) • $9.99 (e-book)
Paperback • 368 pp • 6″x 9″
978-1-628420-28-9 (Print)
978-1-628420-29-6 (iBooks and Nook)
978-1-628420-30-2 (Kindle)

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February 17, 2016

Appalachian Mountain Club Books is pleased to announce the release of AMC’s Best Day Hikes in the White Mountains: Four Season Guide to 60 of the Best Trails in the White Mountains, 3rd edition.

Now in its third edition and available for the first time in rich, full color, this trusted resource from the publishers of the White Mountain Guide takes you to 60 of the most unforgettable day hikes in New Hampshire and Maine’s White Mountain National Forest. Geared toward beginner and intermediate hikers, this guide offers everything from hikes to quiet ponds and cascading waterfalls to above-treeline treks with alpine flowers and stunning views. A handy at-a-glance guide highlights the best trips for families, hikes with dogs, and ideal trails for winter exploration on skis or snowshoes.

Each trip includes a detailed map showing parking areas, trailheads, and natural highlights, along with summaries of time, distance, and difficulty level. Stunning, full-color photography will inspire you to lace up and head out to explore the legendary White Mountains.

Inside You’ll Find:

  • 60 hiking trips for all ability levels and seasons
  • At-a-Glance Trip Planner to help hikers find the perfect trip, including family- and dog-friendly hikes, and wintertime trip options
  • Detailed maps showing parking areas, trails, and natural highlights
  • Summaries of time, distance, and difficulty level for each trail
  • GPS coordinates for trailheads
  • Hiking and safety tips, including advice on what to carry in your pack
  • Essays on nature and history of the region

About the Author
Robert N. Buchsbaum is a conservation scientist for Mass Audubon, carrying out research and providing technical support on conservation initiatives. He spends his free time hiking and enjoying nature in the White Mountains with his friends and family.

Ordering Information for AMC Books
AMC Books are available nationwide through booksellers and outdoor retailers, and are distributed by National Book Network, Lanham, MD 20706. Members and the general public may order directly from AMC at or by calling 800-262-4455. (Members receive a 20% discount.) The e-book versions are available online through Amazon, iBooks, and Barnes & Noble.

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Founded in 1876, AMC promotes the protection, enjoyment, and understanding of the mountains, forests, waters, and trails of America’s Northeast. AMC helps people of all ages and abilities to explore and develop a deep appreciation of the natural world. With chapters from Maine to Washington, D.C., guidebooks and maps, and unique lodges and huts, AMC helps people get outdoors on their own, with family and friends, and through activities close to home and beyond. We invite the public to support our conservation advocacy and research, youth programming, and care of 1,800 miles of trails.

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