Appalachian Trail Conservancy Appalachian Trail Guide to Central Virginia
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Planning to hike the AT? The updated edition of Appalachian Trail Guide: Central Virginia includes detailed information and 4 useful topo maps.
This set covers 224 miles from near Waynesboro, Virginia, to Pearisburg, Virginia, on the New River, including parts of the George Washington-Jefferson National Forests and the Blue Ridge Parkway, with a separate description of the North Mountain Trail. A must for through-hikers, it includes a guidebook plus topographical and profile maps that are tear- and water-resistant.
The official guide to 225 miles of the Appalachian Trail from Waynesboro (I-64) to the New River at Pearisburg, Va., near the West Virginia line, including parts of the George Washington Jefferson National Forests and the Blue Ridge Parkway (the most-visited national park). The Roanoke area (near McAfee Knob, probably the most-photographed overlook of the entire A.T.) is about in the middle of this section, which cuts across I-81 near that city. The book includes descriptions of the route, with a considerable amount of historical information interwoven with the location details. Each section includes a locator map and schematic profile. The guidebook is accompanied by six detached maps (on three sheets), scaled at 1:63,360, with elevation profiles and 100-foot contour intervals.
- Appalachian Outdoors
The Appalachian Trail Conservancy's Appalachian Trail Guide for Central Virginia has been revised and redesigned. Now in an easy to read unidirectional format this guide (321 pages) is easier and more concise than ever. Covers more than 224 miles from near Waynesboro, Virginia, to Pearisburg, Virginia, on the New River, including parts of the George Washington-Jefferson National Forests and the Blue Ridge Parkway, with a separate section on popular day and loop hikes. Significant updates on historical background of the areas the Trail passes through. Also includes four seven-color ATC topographic maps (on two sheets), with elevation profiles; scale, 1:63,360.Guide book and maps - show water sources, road access points, shelters, parking, viewpoints and more...Covers - Waynesboro, VA to Pearisburg VA4 map set (on 2 sheets) - printed on waterproof, tear resistant paperMulti color maps are easy to readGuidebook - unidirectional, trail descriptionsPoints of interestLocal historyTrail regulations and local infoIncludes some day hikesFully indexed for convenienceEditor - Irma S. GrafPages - 321Edition - 2nd 2010ISBN - 9781889386577Scale - 1:63,360