Hiking Fire Lookouts New England details 40 hikes that lead to climbable lookouts in the region. These lookouts are strategically placed on high ground, elevated even higher from the summit, to give them the best vantage point for spotting signs of fire in the broadest possible area. Fire lookouts offer the ultimate payoff in terms of views, interest, and thrill.
Mark Aiken is a professional ski instructor in Stowe, Vermont and an award-winning freelance writer. He’s has written hundreds of articles about a wide range of topics including outdoors, recreation, and travel. His first Falcon Guide, Hiking the Green Mountains, 2nd Ed (co-written with Lisa Ballard) published in March 2022. Professional Ski Instructors of America will publish his forthcoming instructional guide, Teaching Children Snowsports. Mark is a member of OWAA (Outdoor Writers’ Association of America). Mark writes regularly for many New England magazines including Vermont Sports Magazine, Vermont Magazine, Stowe Guide and Magazine, Best of Burlington, Woodstock Magazine and Upper Valley Image.Author website: www.markaiken.com.