The Grand Enchantment Trail is starting to sound pretty interesting! When can I expect to see a finished guidebook?
Just as soon as its written! Hopefully this will be in time for anyone who might be interested in trying a spring season thru-hike next year. In any case, this free online guidebook will be the ultimate resource for hikers both in planning and in the field – containing overview material and detailed route directions for each of the GET’s 39 segments. And because of its online format, the guide will allow hikers to print and carry only the information they need to facilitate each portion of the journey, without being weighed down by extra paperwork. In advance of a finished online guidebook, a topographic map set is now available on CD ROM. These USGS 7.5′ topographic maps are absolutely essential to understanding the route in the context of the guidebook’s descriptions, as well as to offer that all-important eagle’s eye view of a wondrous, if unfamiliar, landscape. USGS topo maps are available free at various websites, or at cost per copy for the paper versions. However, none of these