Hiking Guides and Maps

In our Hiking Guide Book and Map section you will find guides and maps for all kinds of adventures. Everything from day trips to thru-hiking the Appalachian trail we have it all. All of the books here have been used by Adam himself or by trusted fellow outdoor enthusiasts who have recommended them.

Appalachian Trail Guides, Maps, Books.


The A.T. Guide Northbound 2016

818VeqfV6cLThe A.T. Guide is an always changing, growing and revising guide providing Appalachian Trail Northbound Thru-Hikers with the most up to date trail data. This guide book provides elevation profiles, water sources, campsites, shelters, and information about the trail towns along the way.

Features include:

  • Mileages to landmarks north-to-south and south-to-north
  • Elevation profile map for the entire trail
  • Town maps.
  • Mileages from all shelters to the next three shelters in each direction.
  • GPS navigation coordinates for over 200 parking areas.
  • Icons for easy identification of landmarks and services.

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The A.T. Guide Southbound 2016

81uEzW6jnPLThe A.T. Guide is an always changing, growing and revising guide providing Appalachian Trail Southbound Thru-Hikers with the most up to date trail data. This guide book provides elevation profiles, water sources, campsites, shelters, and information about the trail towns along the way.

Features include:
  • Mileages to landmarks north-to-south and south-to-north
  • Elevation profile map for the entire trail
  • Town maps.
  • Mileages from all shelters to the next three shelters in each direction.
  • GPS navigation coordinates for over 200 parking areas.
  • Icons for easy identification of landmarks and services.

 National Geographic Appalachian Trail Map Set

AT-Nat-Maps1Published in book format this set of waterproof maps provide trail details from Springer Mountain, Georgia to Maine’s Mt Katahdin. These can be purchased as a 13 map set or individually. The maps include official campsites and shelters for that section, emergency phone numbers, and educational content about Leave No Trace. Drawn at 1:63,360 scale where 1 inch = 1 mile with a superimposed UTM grid. Roads, Trail Junctions, springs, points of interests, and side trails are also shown.

Here’s a list of the available trail sections:


 Appalachian Trail Pocket Profile Map Set

apptrailprofilemapsIf you are looking for something a little smaller than a guide book or large map take a look at these light weight fordable Appalachian Trail Map set. These maps are waterproof and weigh in at only 4.5 grams each. These maps provide elevation profiles, milage, trail data, campsites, shelters, and water sources.

Features include:

  • Complete trail reference, covering the entire length of the at & weighing only 4.5 grams
  • Waterproof, durable & ultralight, topographic map & high res GPS track
  • AGG TECTM number: measure of total elevation change per profile & per 3 mile section
  • Elevation profile, mileage & trail data, campsites, shelters & water sources
  • Resupply points & mail drops, town data, crossing roads & amenities

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John Muir Trail Guides, Maps and Books.