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Fifty hikes in central Pennsylvania

Tom Thwaites

Fifty hikes in central Pennsylvania

day hikes and backpacking trips in the heart of the Keystone state

by Tom Thwaites

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Backcounty Publications in Woodstock, Vt .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pennsylvania
    • Subjects:
    • Hiking -- Pennsylvania -- Guidebooks.,
    • Backpacking -- Pennsylvania -- Guidebooks.,
    • Trails -- Pennsylvania -- Guidebooks.,
    • Pennsylvania -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementTom Thwaites ; photographs by the author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV199.42.P4 T48 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination199 p. :
      Number of Pages199
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3023591M
      ISBN 100942440242
      LC Control Number85003871

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He is the author of Explorer's Guide 50 Hikes in Western Pennsylvania, Explorer's Guide 50 Hikes in Central Pennsylvania, and Explorer's Guide 50 Hikes in Eastern Pennsylvania.

He lives in State College, Pennsylvania/5(15). This new edition of a classic hiking guide to Pennsylvania's heartland features 11 new hikes. Veteran trailblazer and outdoor activist Tom Thwaites, the author of two other 50 Hikes guides to Pennsylvania, has completely revised and updated this guide to the central portion of Penn's Woods.

A wonderful area of wild country and wildlife, this region offers a vast Author: Tom Thwaites. This book describes 50 hikes in western Pennsylvania, which for this author means west of US The hikes range in difficulty from a mile stroll through a sculpture park in Johnstown to a mile trek around Lake Wilhelm/5(16).

Tom Thwaites has done a lot for the Pennsylvania trails, and is the father Fifty hikes in central Pennsylvania book the Mid State Trail, which is my favorite trail to day hike. This edition of 50 Hikes in CPA is nicely updated from the last edition, and the hikes are all excellent.

Thwaites loves great views, and so do I, and this book will get you to the best of them/5(4). Fifty hikes in central Pennsylvania: walks, day hikes, and backpacking trips in the Keystone State by Thwaites, Tom.

Publication date Topics Hiking, Backpacking, Trails Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on April 4, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: This is the fifth edition of the venerable 50 Hikes in Eastern Pennsylvania, and the first time this classic guidebook is available on the Kindle.

The 50 hikes included are identical to the ones in the fourth edition. Because the book is arbitrarily limited to 50 hikes, it doesn't come close to covering every trail in eastern Pennsylvania/5(18).

He is the author of Explorer's Guide 50 Hikes in Western Pennsylvania, Explorer's Guide 50 Hikes in Central Pennsylvania, and Explorer's Guide 50 Hikes in Eastern Pennsylvania. He lives in State College, Pennsylvania. Get this from a library. 50 hikes in central Pennsylvania: from the Great Valley to the Allegheny Plateau.

[Tom Thwaites]. Hiking Pennsylvania: A Guide to the State's Greatest Hikes (State Hiking Guides Series) [Young, John L.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Hiking Pennsylvania: A Guide to the State's Greatest Hikes (State Hiking Guides Series)/5(18). The Allegheny Front Trail, or the AFT as it is commonly called, is a relatively new addition to the trails of Pennsylvania.

The trail encircles Black Moshannon State Park and offers a number of vistas Fifty hikes in central Pennsylvania book well as excursions down off of the Allegheny Plateau along some very scenic mountain streams.

Being nearly 42 miles in length, it is a nice. There are hundreds of wonderful places to hike in the Central PA area that are perfect for day or half-day hikes.

We are looking for people who enjoy heading out for the day and exploring those places and may not have time or the gear for overnight backpacking. Hiking Pennsylvania by John L. Young. A guide to over fifty of Pennsylvania's top hiking destinations.

Heavily illustrated with maps, elevation profiles, and photos, this book provides detailed directions, mile-by-mile trail descriptions, and quick-reference boxes for trail specifications and summary information.

Get this from a library. Fifty hikes in central Pennsylvania: day hikes and backpacking trips in the heart of the Keystone state. [Tom Thwaites]. The book that covers this region is called "Ghost Lumber Towns of Central Pennsylvania." It includes Masten, which is the starting point of the Old Loggers Path.

In cooperation with DCNR, sections of this trail are maintained, in part, by volunteers from the Keystone Trails Association. It's not that the mountains are that high. But the trails that climb them are steep, sometimes with grades of 30%.

But the reward is a great view, and this book shows you some of the best of them. Like all the books in the series, this 60 hikes in 60 miles has a lot of good features for helping you select a hike/5(20). Hiking. Hiking is the most popular outdoor activity in Pennsylvania, and it’s no wonder with all of the outstanding opportunities, from short loop hikes on state park trails to long, multi-day options on state forest lands, to family-friendly adventures on one of Pennsylvania’s rail-trails.

Circuit Hikes in Rothrock State Forest, 2nd Edition by Scott Adams Rothrock State Forest is a unique gem in Pennsylvania’s collection of state forest. $   10 Epic Hiking Spots In Pennsylvania That Are Out Of This World. Finally, summer is knocking.

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Below we’ve chosen ten of the most beautiful. Sierra Club, and the American Hiking Society. He is the author of. Explorer's Guide 50 Hikes in Western Pennsylvania, Explorer's Guide 50 Hikes in Central Pennsylvania, and Explorer's Guide 50 Hikes in Eastern Pennsylvania. He lives in State College, : Countryman Press, The.

Sometimes 50 Hikes alludes to the other trails, sometimes not. But 50 Hikes is useful to get a feel for the location, and I have never arrived at a location and found something completely unexpected.

50 Hikes in Western Pennsylvania provides a good overview of many trails in the Western Pennsylvania region/5. Get this from a library. Fifty hikes in central Pennsylvania: walks, day hikes, and backpacking trips in the Keystone State.

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The Quehanna Trail was rerouted to give the boot camp a wide berth. A seven-day backpacking trip on the entire QT main loop is described in 50 Hikes in Central Pennsylvania (), by Tom Thwaites.

Greate Buffaloe Swamp (), by Ralph Seeley, combines a detailed trail guide with a historical narrative for the Quehanna Plateau. And then there’s the land: more than acres and 12 miles of trails of forest and meadow that stretch from the scenic Wiconisco Creek to the top of Berry’s Mountain.

In all, there are 14 trails from which to choose, varying in lengths from.3 to miles and rated easy to extremely difficult. Pole Steeple Trail, Pine Grove Furnace. Hikes in South Central PA - Hiking Project is built by hikers like you. Add Your Hikes. Intermediate. Pennsylvania Turnpike Abandoned Tunnels.

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Topographical maps, elevation profiles, trail lengths and difficulty ratings, as well as trip narratives and plenty of pictures, help in preparing 2/5(15). In Central PA, we're famous for our hiking and biking trails. State College and the Centre Region was awarded the Bronze medal for being a Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists.

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