This guide to over 100 waterfalls in the White Mountains of New Hampshire tells the best times of year and vantage points from which to view them, and also gives suggestions for further hikes, swimming holes, and uncrowded picnic spots.Excursions range in length from a short stroll from the car to a hike of nearly 20 miles across the Presidential Range. Each chapter includes complete hiking information: distance, difficulty, altitude gain, and trail directions; as well as a map, essays on local history and lore.
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Discover the waterfalls of new Hampshire-some of New England's finest natural attractions-and in the process learn the history and terrain of the mountains themselves. This entertaining guide will bring you to over 100 waterfalls and give you suggestions for further hikes, swimming holes, and uncrowded picnic spots. Find the crag where viewing the 600-foot Ammonoosuc Gorge is "like looking at a splendid work of architecture from a third-story window," or discover the elusive Georgiana Falls, "plunging down a sheer cliff into a deep, narrow chasm at your feet."
Features of this backcountry destination guide include:
- Excursions that range in length from a short stroll to a spectacular hike of nearly 20 miles past a dozen cascades.
- Details about 104 waterfalls: where to find the best swimming holes and bathing rocks; which falls are the tallest, which are best for children, which are the most remote; and much more.
- Photography tips, a complete camping directory, and information on alpine huts.
- Complete hiking information for 30 excursions: distance, difficulty, altitude gain, and trail directions. as well as a detailed map, and essays on local history and lore.
Bruce Bolnick, an economist and a specialist in international development, and Dorren Bolnick, an artist and writer, lived in the White Mountains for 30 years before moving to Malawi. Their son, Daniel, who has been hiking with his parents since he "could fit in a parka pocket," updated this second edition.
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Book Description Countryman Pr, 1990. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0881501603
Book Description Countryman Pr, 1990. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0881501603