Hiking the Adirondack 46 High Peaks

Falcon Guides. May 2024. 256p. ISBN 9781493070084. pap. $24.95. TRAV
Photographer/guide/YouTuber Zaharek presents a hiking guide to one of the more adventurous challenges in the Adirondack Mountains. Its Adirondack High Peaks region, featuring 46 peaks. There’s something for all skill levels, which makes it a beacon for numerous hikers. The author is the perfect guide for this book since he’s climbed all 46 peaks 11 times. He devotes a chapter to each peak and gives detailed information on its elevation, summit, maximum grade, canine compatibility, trail surface, approximate hiking time, fees and permits, nearest town and amenities, route type, views, special considerations, and many other specifics related to each peak. Zaharek is so helpful and mindful of hiker’s needs that he gives mile-by-mile directional clues and a complete route guide to the peak of each summit. Full color maps, extensive route directions, and more are included too.
VERDICT A clear, comprehensive, and fantastic guide that provides all the information hikers need to undertake this vigorous challenge with confidence. It’s a treat for outdoor enthusiasts.
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