The Second Edition of SCUDDER'S WHITE MOUNTAIN VIEWING GUIDE features diagrams of the panoramas from the tops of 47 New Hampshire mountains and from 7 additional peaks just beyond the Granite State's border. Each view is also described in text form along with travel directions to the base of each mountain. A chapter on weather enables the layman to forecast days of excellent visibility enabling the summit achiever to see vast distances.
Specifics: 368-page 6 by 9 inch perfect-bound paperback. 169 diagrams, 1 table, 10 b/w photographs,includes bibliographical information and index. Published by High Top Press of North Sutton, New Hampshire, 2005
ISBN 0-9645856-3-4, LCCN 2005922167
1. The views from eleven new mountain tops have been diagrammed.
2. All the former diagrams have been retained along with updated instructions for approaching each mountain
3. GPS coordinates are given for all summits as well as for at least one trailhead per mountain.
4. There are dozens of handy web sites.
5. Chart selection has become much more user-friendly due to a vastly improved format. A description of this new format may be found on the page marked "more info."
The Mountains featured are grouped into five categories
Southern Regions: Pack Monadnock, Monadnock, Pitcher, Ascutney VT, Sunapee, Oak Hill (near Concord) and Blue Job Mountain
The Lakes Region: Major, Belknap, Kearsarge, Ragged, Cardigan, Plymouth, Welch, Percival, Red Hill, Green Mountain (near Ossipee Lake), Chocorua, along with Pleasant and Streaked Mountains in Maine.
The Southern White Mountains: Black Cap, Kearsarge North, North Moat, Potash, Carrigain, Osceola, and Loon Mountain.
The Appalachian Trail: Cube, Moosilauke, South Kinsman, Cannon, Flume, Lafayette, South Twin, Bond, Jackson, Isolation, Eisenhower, Washington, Adams, Wildcat D, Hight, Hayes, Success along with Goose Eye and Old Speck in Maine.
The North Country: Milan Hill, The Horn, Prospect (near Lancaster), Vermont's Burke Mtn, North Percy Peak, Sugarloaf (near Groveton), Magalloway and Quebec's Megantic.
Appendices include totally updated sources for weather information, discuss using a wrist altimeter and even a heart monitor on one's hike. The use of GPS is covered in an early chapter and more thoroughly in an appendix. Totally new is a very useful index.
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