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Book Title: Hiking Tennessee|
The author of the book: Victoria Steele Logue
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 13.68 MB
Edition: Human Kinetics Publishers
Date of issue: April 20th 2015
ISBN 13: 9781450492065
Read full description of the books Hiking Tennessee:"Hiking Tennessee" is your complete guide to 85 of the most scenic day hikes in the Volunteer State. From the Pioneer Trail in Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park to the Hidden Passage Trail in Pickett State Park to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, this handy guide will lead you to the best trails throughout the state. In this one-of-a-kind resource, you'll find the following features:
- Detailed descriptions complete with GPS coordinates for every hike in all three regions of Tennessee
- Special points of interest, including Civil War-era and Native American historical sites; descriptions of the topography, flora, fauna, and climate; estimated hiking time and distance; and difficulty ratings for each trail
- Phone numbers and websites, park hours and rules, and available facilities for the state's most scenic hiking areas
- Easy-to-read maps for every park and trail to help you navigate your hike and locate landmarks and other points of interest
- A convenient trail finder that provides a summary of each trail's features and available facilities
"Hiking Tennessee "brings to life the history, terrain, wildlife, and natural features of each area. The vivid descriptions of the foliage, animals, and well-known and local historical accounts of each area provide an invitation to explore and experience the trails for yourself." Hiking Tennessee" is your guide to enjoying the great outdoors!
Read information about the authorVictoria Logue is a graduate of Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Georgia. After graduation, Victoria worked as a writer for two daily newspapers in Georgia—the Warner Robins Daily Sun and The Rome News-Tribune. During that time, she garnered awards for her feature writing and personal columns from the Georgia Press Association and the Special Olympics. She and her husband, Frank, also spent two months in Kathmandu, Nepal, documenting daily life and customs.
In 1988, the Logues quit their jobs to hike the 2,100-mile Appalachian Trail. For six months they backpacked across the backbone of the eastern United States from Georgia to Maine. Upon returning home, the Logues wrote their first book, The Appalachian Trail Backpacker, which was published in 1991 by Menasha Ridge Press.
The Logues have appeared on CNN and numerous local TV and talk radio shows. The Logues were also guests on the Discovery Channel's series, “Go For It.” For more than two years, the Logues hosted a weekly online chat on long distance hiking for Backpacker magazine on America Online.
Victoria has served as the editor of the Old Dominion Sierran, The Brunswick News lifestyle section and Georgia's Coastal Illustrated. She was also a contributing editor for Outdoor Traveler, Mid-Atlantic Region.
Victoria continues working as an author and writer. She is a Tertiary in the Third Order, Society of Saint Francis, a certified labyrinth facilitator and is involved in promoting spirituality through leading retreats.
Her most recent non-fiction work is a thorough revision to the Guide to the Blue Ridge Parkway. Her first novel, Redemption, was published in 2011 by Low Country Press.
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