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Adirondack Explorer

November, 2005

Short Treks in the Adirondacks and Beyond
Author: Dennis Aprill

Review by: Phil Brown

Nicholas K. Burns Publishing Softcover, $13.95, 151 pages

Nicholas K. Burns Publishing
Softcover, $13.95, 151 pages

Dennis Aprill has come out with another book for people looking to hike outside the High Peaks. His first guidebook, Paths Less Traveled, focused on smaller mountains (less than 2,800 feet). Short Treks takes the concept a step further, describing 20 easy hikes that require no summit climbing. Silver Lake Bog, the Hudson Gorge, Lampson Falls, Fernow Forest and Pine Orchard are some of the destinations. The book includes maps, photographs and blank journal pages to document your own adventures.


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