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50 Hikes in the Maine Mountains: Day Hikes and Overnights from the Rangeley Lakes to Baxter State Park, Third Edition
50 Hikes in the Maine Mountains: Day Hikes and Overnights from the Rangeley Lakes to Baxter State Park, Third Edition
by Cloe Chunn
Paperback from Countryman Press/Backcountry Books
ISBN: 0881504998

An updated guide to one of the East Coast's most popular hiking venues.
"After more than two decades of hiking," writes Cloe Chunn, "I am even more in love with this place." "This place" is northern Maine, a magnificent and largely unspoiled stretch of landscape encompassing Baxter State Park, the Rangeley Lakes, Aroostook County, and much more. Chunn leads hikers up Maine's highest and most scenic peaks--Mounts Katahdin, Kineo, Traveler, and Doubletop--from gentle grades to vertiginious scrambling along the Knife's Edge. She leads you to waterfalls, remote ponds, lookout towers, swimming holes, and incomparable vistas. Hikes in this revised third edition range in length from 2 hours to 5 days, and provide something for hikers of all abilities. Each hike description includes a topographical map and information on mileage, rise, and terrain. Along the way Chunn provides information on the geology, wildlife, and history of each trail. And she places special emphasis on family hiking--how to choose the best trails for kids, and how to make the trip appealing to hikers of every age. 40 black-and-white photographs and 51 maps

 
Moon Spotlight Maine Hiking
Moon Spotlight Maine Hiking
by Jacqueline Tourville
Paperback from Avalon Travel Publishing
ISBN: 1598805622
Moon Spotlight Maine Hiking is a 95-page compact guide covering Maine's best hiking spots including North Woods, Borestone Mountain, and Russell Pond perfect for hikers looking for scenic, back-country trails. Hiker and travel columnist Jacqueline Tourville offers her firsthand advice on what sights are must-sees, and sightseeing highlight maps make planning your time easy. Hiking descriptions include distance, estimated hiking time, and ratings for difficulty, as well as easy-to-follow maps and clear driving directions that lead to a hiker's sanctuary.
 
Quiet Water Maine, 2nd: Canoe and Kayak Guide (AMC Quiet Water Series)
Quiet Water Maine, 2nd: Canoe and Kayak Guide (AMC Quiet Water Series)
by Alex Wilson, John Hayes
Paperback from Appalachian Mountain Club Books
ISBN: 1929173652
Now completely revised and updated, this edition describes more than eighty spectacular paddling trips in Maine.
 
Acadia National Park: Dayhiker s Guide: Maine s Coastal Gem (Dayhiker s Guides)
Acadia National Park: Dayhiker's Guide: Maine's Coastal Gem (Dayhiker's Guides)
by Jerome Malitz, Susan Malitz
Paperback from Johnson Books
ISBN: 1555663370

This easy to use guide contains hiking, biking, and horseback information as well as a history of the people, fauna, and geology of Acadia National Park.
 
Best Loop Hikes: New Hampshire s White Mountains to the Maine Coast (Best Hikes)
Best Loop Hikes: New Hampshire's White Mountains to the Maine Coast (Best Hikes)
by Jeff Romano
Paperback from Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 0898869854

It's new scenery every step of the way with the only guide dedicated to loop hikes in New Hampshire and Maine · 60 hikes throughout New Hampshire and Maine, from easy half-day trips to extended journeys, many with options to shorten or lengthen the hike · Hikes accessible from the most common vacation destinations, including Bar Harbor and Freeport in Maine, and Conway, Lincoln, and the Lakes Region in New Hampshire · Helpful "Trail Finder" chart lists hikes by features, difficulty, and more It's hiking with a welcome twist: no tandem driving, no dropping off a car at the end of the trail--and no turning around to hike back the way you came. Jeff Romano hiked more than 450 miles to select the best loop trails in northern New England--from the rolling hills of southern New Hampshire and towering summits of the White Mountains to the large lakes and abundant wildlife of the Northern Forest and rocky coastline of Maine.

Useful features include elevation profiles and charts listing hikes by special interest and best times to go. Information is also included on wildlife, geology, and history.

Regions covered include Acadia National Park, Camden Hills, Baxter State Park, the Maine Coast, Moosehead Lake, the Presidential Range, Mount Washington Valley, Franconia Notch, the Lakes Region, and the Monadnock/Sunapee area.

JEFF ROMANO has hiked in New England for more than 30 years. A resident of Hallowell, Maine, he works with the Maine Coast Heritage Trust, a land trust that focuses on the conservation of state's unique coastline.

 
Canoe Trip: Alone in the Maine Wilderness
Canoe Trip: Alone in the Maine Wilderness
by David Curran
Paperback from Hellgate Press
ISBN: 1555716733

Each year Dave Curran travels alone by canoe into the Maine wilderness. He's paddled the Seboeis, the Allagash and the Moose. Despite the foolhardiness of such an adventure, he prefers to go alone. It's easier to plan, and going alone he's more focused, less distracted. He goes for the challenge, battling weather, bears, black flies, mosquitoes, getting lost. He goes for the scenery, the wildness, the silence, the peace. Curran works as a clinical psychologist and lives with his wife and two children in Berlin, Massachusetts. He is also the author of Hellgate Press's Canoe Trip: North to Athabasca.
 
A Visual Cruising Guide to the Maine Coast
A Visual Cruising Guide to the Maine Coast
by James Bildner
Paperback from International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
ISBN: 0071453288

WHEN YOU NAVIGATE THE COAST OF MAINE, A PICTURE IS WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS

A Visual Cruising Guide to the Maine Coast takes the guesswork out of navigating Maine's intricate, reef-strewn waters, ensuring that your next voyage through this coastal paradise will be picture-perfect.

Inside you will find more than 180 full-color aerial photographs that provide "by-the-picture" navigational guidance for Maine's treasured harbors, difficult passages, and hidden approaches. Author James Bildner has added chart segments and recommended course lines to these low-altitude photos, giving you a unique, at-a-glance guide to sailing around Maine. It's like cruising with a masthead lookout to point the way.

· Text descriptions of area with piloting instructions

· Labeled approach lines

· Low-angled photos with key navigation aides labeled

· Chart segments from high resolution NOAA charts

 
Road Biking Northern New England: A Guide to the Greatest Bike Rides in Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine (Road Biking Series)
Road Biking Northern New England: A Guide to the Greatest Bike Rides in Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine (Road Biking Series)
by Sandra Duling
Paperback from Falcon
ISBN: 0762738979
Detailed descriptions and maps of forty of the best bicycle rides in Northern New England, from easy afternoon jaunts to multi-day tours.
 
Guide to Sea Kayaking in Maine : The Best Day Trips and Tours from Casco Bay to Machias
Guide to Sea Kayaking in Maine : The Best Day Trips and Tours from Casco Bay to Machias
by Shelley Johnson, Vaughan Smith
Paperback from Globe Pequot
ISBN: 0762707461
A detailed guide to the forty best sea kayaking destinations along the Maine coast, including maps and alternative routes. The routes range from short, well-protected trips for beginners to more challenging trips designed for experienced kayakers. There is information on accommodations, restaurants, parking, camping, and boat ramps.
 
The Allagash Guide: What You Need to Know to Canoe this Famous Maine Waterway
The Allagash Guide: What You Need to Know to Canoe this Famous Maine Waterway
by Gil Gilpatrick
Paperback from Fox Chapel Publishing
ISBN: 156523488X
Anyone thinking about taking an Allagash canoe trip needs this guide. With information about what to take, how much time is needed, where to start, what to do with a vehicle, campsites and much, much more, the reader will start their first trip with information that would take years to accumulate on their own. The equipment and food lists in the book are extensive. They evolved over many years and will cover a variety of tripping situations. This book, along with author Gil Gilpatrick's book The Allagash Journey, will make the reader an Allagash expert the first time out.
 
The U.S.A. Comprehensive Public Camping Guide (Lower 48), Vol. 10: Delaware, Connecticut, Vermont, Massachusetts, Maine, New York, New Hampshire, New Jersey
by Jeanne Bowerman
CD-ROM from W.D. Bowerman

International Marine Light List and Waypoint Guide (The): Maine to Texas Including the Bahamas
by John Kettlewell, Leslie Kettlewell, Paradise Cay Publications
Paperback from International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press

25 Bicycle Tours in Maine: Coastal and Inland Rides from Kittery to Caribou (25 Bicycle Tours Series)
by Howard Stone
Paperback from Countryman Pr

Fly Fishing Boston: A Complete Saltwater Guide from Rhode Island to Maine
by Terry C. Tessein
Listed under Fishing Maine

The Thru-hiker's Handbook (Georgia to Maine ): #1 Guide for Long-Distance Hikes on the Appalachian Trail
by Dan Bruce, Dan 'Wingfoot' Bruce
Paperback from Center for Appalachian Trail Studies

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Big Bucks the Benoit Way: Secrets from America's First Family of Whitetail Hunting
by Bryce M. Towsley, Patrick Durkin
Hardcover from Krause Publications

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A Unit of Water, a Unit of Time: Joel White's Last Boat
by Douglas Whynott
Paperback from Washington Square Press

A Pocket Guide to Biking on Mount Desert Island (Pocket Guide (Camden, Me.).)
by Audrey Shelton Minutolo, Ruth A. Hill
Paperback from Down East Books

Hikes in Northern New England : New Hampshire Maine (Exploring the Appalachian Trail)
by Michael Kodas, Mark Condon, Glenn Scherer, Andrew Weegar
Paperback from Stackpole Books

 

50 Hikes in the Maine Mountains: Day Hikes and Overnights from the Rangeley Lakes to Baxter State Park, Third Edition
by Cloe Chunn
Paperback from Countryman Pr

Backcountry Skiing Adventures: Maine and New Hampshire: Classic Ski and Snowboard Tours in Maine and New Hampshire
by David Goodman
Paperback from Appalachian Mountain Club Books

Windjammer Watching on the Coast of Maine: A Guide to the Famous Windjammer Fleet and Other Traditional Sailing Vessels
by Virginia L. Thorndike
Paperback from Down East Books

50 Hikes in Coastal and Southern Maine: From the Mahoosuc Range to Mount Desert Island, Third Edition (50 Hikes Series)
by John 50 Hikes in Southern and Coastal Maine Gibson
Paperback from Countryman Pr

Maine Fishing Depth Maps
by Delorme
Listed under Fishing Maine

In the Maine Woods: An Insider's Guide to Traditional Maine Sporting Camps
by Alice Arlen
Paperback from Countryman Pr

Hiking and Biking Map of Acadia National Park & Mt. Desert Island: Discover Acadia National Park Map
by Appalachian Mountain Club Books
Map from Appalachian Mountain Club Books

Mountain Bike America: New Hampshire/Maine : An Atlas of New Hampshire and Souther Maine's Greatest Off-Road Bicycle Rides
by Bob Fitzhenry
Paperback from Beachway Pr

 
 
 

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