Beautifully illustrated with more than 185 historic and contemporary scenic photographs, A Century in the Mountains is the definitive book celebrating and documenting Vermont’s Long Trail and the men and women who built it. This gorgeous hard-cover book received 2010 Richard O. Hathaway Prize for An Outstanding Contribution to Vermont History.
A Century in the Mountains includes:
• A complete history of the Long Trail and the Green Mountain Club
• The changing styles and ethics of hiking in Vermont.
• The complex natural environment of the Green Mountains and a close-up look at Vermont’s unique mountaintop alpine areas. • The life of the mountain caretakers who assist hikers and protect the fragile mountain environment.
• A look at the future of mountain recreation in Vermont.
Complete with maps and photographs, this book offers a fascinating in-depth look at an important aspect of today’s Vermont. It also celebrates the first 100 years of the Green Mountain Club’s vital work on behalf of Vermonters and the mountains they love.