Good Reads and Links

Here’s an ongoing list of reading material that has engaged and influenced our hiking adventures so far, along with some places we plan to check out in the future.


Hiking Atlanta’s Hidden Forests Intown and Out – Jonah McDonald
(This is the book we read and use the most for hiking in our area.)

A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail – Bill Bryson

Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail – Cheryl Strayed

Grandma Gatewood’s Walk: The Inspiring Story of the Woman Who Saved the Appalachian Trail – Ben Montgomery


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