From the Back Cover
If you like to spend your free time outside, this four-season guide is for youwhether you want to hike in the White Mountains, cross-country ski along the Catamount Trail, canoe down one of Vermont's rivers, or fish in one of New Hampshire's many freshwater lakes. Look inside for all the information you need to explore the best of Vermont and New Hampshire. Everything You Need to Enjoy the Outdoors:Evocative descriptions of hundreds of outingswith estimated times, difficulty ratings, and detailed directionsThe best outfitters, from major adventure-tour operators to local backcountry guidesWhere to find gear, services, and topo mapsHow to make the most of Vermont's and New Hampshire's natural areasWhere to pitch your tent, from car-accessible campsites to back-country spotsplus lodges, B&Bs, and innsLots of detailed regional mapsA Frommer Book Great trips begin at frommers.com
About the Author
About the Author In the past decade, Stephen Jermanok has written more than 100 articles on Vermont and New Hampshire for such publications as Outside, Men's Journal, National Geographic Adventure, Outdoor Explorer, Arthur Frommer's Budget Travel Magazine, and the Boston Globe. Regarding books, Mr. Jermanok is a contributor to Lonely Planet's Guide to New England, Men's Journal's The Great Life, Discovery Channel's North American Wilderness Guide, and Discovery Channel's Paddling North America Guide. He's the New England outdoor expert for www.gorp.com, and many of his stories can be found on www.travelintelligence.net and on his Web site, www.activetravels.com. Mr. Jermanok's latest screenplay, Sally's Gamble, was just filmed in New Bedford, Massachusetts. He resides in Newton, Massachusetts, with his wife and two young children.