Adirondack Mountain Club View from on High - Fire Tower Trails in the Adirondacks and Catskills

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There's something inherently fascinating about fire towers, and there are plenty of them to visit in the Adirondacks and Catskills. Views from on High: Fire Tower Trails in the Adirondacks and Catskills, by John P. Freeman, will guide your journey to the 28 fire towers throughout the region while also providing a brief history of each.


Descriptions of 28 trails to especially fine destinations in the Adirondack and Catskill Parks, all with fire towers. Authors: John P. Freeman with Wesley H. Haynes. Softcover; 155 pages; black-and-white photographs and maps. Adirondack Mountain Club Inc., copyright 2001. Author notes status of each fire tower, including those on borrowed time; includes rich history on each of these structures. Each description includes a page map and provides details that help you follow the trail and add to your knowledge of the mountain or terrain. Offers inspiration to outdoor enthusiasts, families, historians, naturalists, the curious, the eager and the brave to take lots of these hikes.