Book of the Week #25

An Outline of Trail Development in the White Mountains 1840-1980 by Guy Waterman (NH: Randolph Mountain Club Archive, 2005).
The purpose of the Randolph Mountain Club is to promote enjoyment of the Randolph, New Hampshire area through hiking, trail development, upkeep of camps and shelters, and sharing the collective knowledge of its members.
This book, available from the Club Archive, takes you through the history of the development of hiking trails in the White Mountains decade by decade. There is a map for each period showing the trails that existed then and indicating the changes made in the period. Commentary on these developments, and a bibliography for further reading are also included.

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