DREAM IT Hiking the Green Mountains features concise descriptions and detailed maps for 40 easy-to-follow trails that allow hikers of all levels to enjoy beautiful views, get fit in the outdoors, and learn about the region’s history.
PLAN IT This guide provides the latest information to plan a customized trip:
DO IT A combination of scenic geologic features and a healthy stewardship for the natural world has led to lots of great hiking trails in the Green Mountains, and this guide describes many hikes found within the area.
Lisa Ballard, who has been hiking the Green Mountains for more than thirty years, is the Emmy-winning host of Wildlife Journal (PBS) and a writer and nature photographer whose work has appeared in Backpacker,Her Sports, Vermont Life, and Vermont Magazine. Mark Aiken is a ski instructor at Stowe and a freelance outdoor writer. He is a recreational marathoner and triathlete. His work can be read in The New York Times, Vermont Sports Magazine, Around Concord, and Backpacker Magazine.