Amc's Best Day Hikes in the Berkshires: Four-Season Guide to 50 of the Best Trails in Western Massachusetts (Paperback)
Discover 50 of the most impressive trails in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts--home to the state's section of the Appalachian Trail, as well as plentiful glorious, under-the-radar routes--all doable in a day or less. Ideal for hikers of all skill levels, from families and nature lovers to advanced backpackers, this fully revised and updated third edition features hikes stretching from Mount Greylock south to Bash Bish Falls and includes ten entirely new trips. You'll find the state's most inspiring vistas, background on flora and fauna, and suggested locations for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. Whether you're a local or a visitor looking for a short walk or a daylong adventure, this title from the Appalachian Mountain Club, the Northeast's most trusted resource for outdoor information, is your quintessential reference for hiking the beautiful Berkshires. Inside You'll Find: - 50 recommended hikes for all ability levels and seasons- Locator map and at-a-glance trip planner for easy trip selection- GPS coordinates for every trailhead and turn-by-turn directions for every hike- Detailed route map for every trip, showing parking areas, trails, and natural highlights- Summaries of time, distance, and difficulty level for each hike- Hiking and safety tips, including advice on what to carry in your pack- Essays on the nature and history of the region ALSO AVAILABLE: AMC's Best Day Hikes in Central Massachusetts: Four-Season Guide to 50 of the Best Trails, From the Pioneer Valley to the Worcester Hills, by John S. Burk ISBN-13: 978-1-62842-094-4 AMC's Best Day Hikes Near Boston: Four-Season Guide to 60 of the Best Trails in Eastern Massachusetts, Third Edition, by Michael Tougias, John S. Burk, and Alison O'Leary ISBN-13: 978-1-62842-042-5 AMC's Best Day Hikes in Vermont: Four-Season Guide to 60 of the Best Trails in the Green Mountain State, Second Edition, by Jen Lamphere Roberts ISBN-13: 978-1-62842-078-4 AMC's Best Day Hikes in Connecticut: Four-Season Guide to 50 of the Best Trails, from the Highlands to the Coast, Third Edition, by Ren Laubach and Charles W. G. Smith ISBN-13: 978-1-62842-070-8 Massachusetts Trail Guide: AMC's Comprehensive Guide to Hiking Trails in Massachusetts featuring the Appalachian Trail and the Berkshires, Tenth Edition, John S. Burk ISBN-13: 978-1-628420-20-3.