The opening chapter from the guide - planning and preparations - is free to download. See the next post below.
The INT guide 2011 edition is available:
Israel National Trail
and the Jerusalem Trail
Hike the Land of Israel series.
The guide is available in Israel at the following book stores: Steimatzky, Tzomet Sfarim, and at the following camping and sporting goods stores: Lametayel, Rikoshet.
The guide weighs only 350 grams (0.78 pounds). The guide contains 61 topo maps 1:50,000, 13 road maps 1:250,000 and 7 maps of the Jerusalem trail (1:15,000). All the maps are in English.
It contains also a description of the hike in both southbound and northbound direction. There is a lot of important logistical information such as: How to cache water in the desert, contact info. of people in the Negev desert who will cache water for you, a list of trail angels, transportation from the airport to the trailhead in Dan or in Eilat, and much more.
To download additional information about the guide, please CLICK HERE
For most recent trail and guide updates please CLICK HERE
Outside Israel you can buy the guide as follows:
Buy from the PULISHER at 35% discount please CLICK HERE
New Jersey - Gefen Books 11 Edison Place, Springfield NJ 07081 Tel: 1-800-477-5257 ON LINE
Barnes & Noble
UK - Cordee. Hinckley tel: +44 - 1455 611185 ON LINE
Amsterdam - Reisboekhandel Pied a Terre, Overtoom 135-137 Amsterdam tel: 020-627 44 55 ON LINE
Wien - Freytag-Berndt & Artaria KG, Reisebuchhandlung, Kohlmarkt 9, A-1010 Wien.