Reading List: White Mountains, NH

A local expert picks his favorite books for this classic New England region.

Steve Smith, 60, of Lincoln, New Hampshire, owns The Mountain Wanderer (a specialty map and guidebook shop) and co-authored the AMC's White Mountain Guide, which details 1,420 trail miles—all of which Smith has hiked, making him one of about 20 people to have "red-lined" the entire guide. Here are his favorite books for learning more about the area. Then click here for his top tips on exploring New England’s biggest alpine zone.