Pine Creek Press Guide to the West Rim Trail

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This guidebook takes you 30.5 miles along the Pine Creek Gorge, "The Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania," in the Tioga State Forest.


The West Rim Trail is a 30.5 miles hiking trail along the Pennsylvania Grand Canyon in Lycoming and Tioga Counties. This guide written by Chuck Dillon offers a detailed description and map of this scenic footpath. PRODUCT FEATURES: The West Rim Trail was chosen by Outside Magazine as its "Best Hike in Pennsylvania" in April, 1996 Interpretive trail guide helps you plan your trip and offers a wealth of information about the human and natural history of the region Black-and-white, double-sided map is printed on water- and tear-resistant paper for excellent detailing and durability Softcover, 108 pages (excluding maps) Pine Creek Press; third edition, copyright 1999

- Appalachian Outdoors

Chuck Dillon's Guide to The West Rim Trail includes a pocket-sized guidebook and two topo maps to lead you along the 30.5-mile trail on the west rim of Pine Creek Gorge (the "Grand Canyon of PA"). Whether you want to just hike a few sections or complete the whole trail, Dillon's book will help plan and guide your trip.. . . Guide book:~ Provides mile-by-mile descriptions of the West Rim Trail from both directions (north to south and south to north)~ Also describes nine different access trails~ Includes information on the geology and vegetation of the area~ 2012, fourth edition, 120 pages~ 6.25 x 4 x 0.25 in.. Topo maps:~ One double-sided map showing WRT mileposts, camping options, vistas, elevation profile, parking areas, and dependable and seasonal water sources~ Contour interval = 20 ft.~ Printed on coated paper ~ 5.5 x 3.4 in. folded; 17 x 11 in. open