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Walking the Appalachian Trail / Larry Luxenberg ; photographs by Mike Warren.

Luxenberg, Larry. (Author).
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  • 9 of 9 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch 796.5.c Luxenberg (Text) 78294000160490 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 796.51 LUXE (Text) 39231031589159 Adult Non-fiction Collection Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library 796.51 LUX (Text) 39206018501823 NonFiction Available -
Peabody PL - Columbia City NON-FICTION 796.51 LUXENBERG (Text) 30403000839571 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
Perry Co PL - Tell City Main Library 796.5 LUX (Text) 70621000108978 Adult - Non Fiction Available -
Pike Co PL - Petersburg Main Library 796.5 LUX (Text) 38650833378803 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 796.5109 Lux (Text) 120891000741974 non-fiction Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 796.51 Lux (Text) 31951001696902 2nd Floor - Non-Fiction Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial 796.51 LUXENBERG (Text) 33946000677679 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0811730956
  • ISBN: 9780811730952
  • Physical Description: xviii, 238 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books, [1994]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 228-238) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Day in the life of a thru-hiker -- Jumpstart: Springer Mountain: Beginning -- Profile: Robie "Jumpstart" Hensley -- Singing horseman and the geek: Who are the thru-hikers? -- Profile: Bill "Stats Godric" Gunderson -- High pockets: History of the trail -- Profile: Myron H. Avery -- Sacajawea: Pioneer thru-hikers -- Profile: Gene Espy -- Profile: Emma "Grandma" Gatewood -- I.O.W.A. (Idiots out walking around): Surprises and misconceptions -- Profile: Luke "the Journeyman" Wiaczek -- Inchworm: Ways to hike the Appalachian trail -- Profile: David "the Runner" Horton and Scott "Maineak" Grierson -- Rerun: Repeat hikers -- Profile: Wanda "the Breeze" Kurdziel -- Bigfoot: Food and lots of it -- Profile: David "Happy Trails Guy" Denton -- Cool breeze: Harpers ferry and bear mountain: Middle miles -- Profile: Earl Shaffer -- Man who dares: Difficulties and dangers along the trail -- Profile: "Walkin'" Jim Stoltz -- Lucky, lucky, lucky: Mental challenges and the importance of attitude -- Profile: Warren Doyle -- Second wind: Spiritual awakenings and the pull of nature -- Profile: Sonie "Light Eagle" Shames -- Ankle express: Trail angels and trail magic -- Profile: Roger Brickner -- Thing with two heads: Women and couples on the trail -- Profile: Mary Ann Miller -- Ramblin' Rose and Sourdough Bob: Elderly and handicapped hikers -- Profile: Dick "the Old Hawaiian Mountain Goat" Davis -- Traveling Garveys: Admiring disciples of the A.T.'s grand old man -- Profile: Laura and Andrew "Medicine Man" Sam -- Pilgrim in process: Trail society-Values and traditions -- Profile: Harry "the Indian" Thomas -- Cheshire cat: Animals -- Profile: Ziggy -- Woulda, coulda, shoulda: Advice and regrets -- Profile: Mark "Second Wind" DiMiceli -- Maineak: Katahdin: Holy mountain at the end of the trail -- Profile: David Field -- Smiles in our hearts: Life after the trail -- Profile: Dorothy Hansen -- Suggested reading -- Important dates in A.T. history.
Summary, etc.:
Thru-hiker of 1980 weaves history, maintainers' perspectives, accounts of several dozen thru-hikers (well-known and obscure), and the how's of walking the A.T. into a thorough but entertaining history of an increasingly popular sport.
Subject: Hiking
Appalachian Trail > Description and travel.

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