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Hiking Washington

Author : Oliver Lazenby
ISBN : 9781493041244
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Lace up your boots and sample more than fifty hikes in spectacular Washington, with its densely forested trails, abundant wildlife, lush foliage, and hundreds of miles of cascading streams. Inside this new edition you’ll find up-to-date trail information, detailed maps, and clear directions from major access points, as well as information on nearby lodging, restaurants, and events. Whether you’re a day-tripper or long-distance hiker, old hand or novice, you’ll find traisl suited to every ability and interest throughout Washington state. Look inside to find: Hikes suited to every ability Mile-by-mile directional cues Difficulty ratings, trail contacts, fees/permits, and best hiking seasons An index of hikes by category, including easy day hikes and hikes to waterfalls Invaluable trip-planning information, including local lodging and campgrounds Full-color photos throughout
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Hiking Colorado

Author : Maryann Gaug
ISBN : 9781493014200
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 73.5 MB
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From mountainous trails to scenic paths, Hiking Colorado, Fourth Edition, provides readers with a comprehensive guide to Colorado's many hikes. With updated maps and photography, reviser Sandy Heise leads readers through Colorado's many exciting outdoor adventures. Using GPS coordinates and detailed maps of each route, Hiking Colorado is the most complete and accessible hiking guide available.
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Urban Hikes Washington

Author : Brandon Fralic
ISBN : 9781493047840
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 56.8 MB
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Washington, the Evergreen state, is known for its lush landscapes of forests and mountains. But you don’t have to go all the way into the backcountry to experience what the state has to offer. In Urban Hikes Washington you’ll hit the trail to discover the landmarks and hotspots that shape the state’s cities and towns. From arboretum trails to picturesque waterfront walks, this guide explores 40-50 urban hiking trails throughout the state. Drawing on their extensive travel knowledge of the state, authors Brandon Fralic and Rachel Wood curate a guide to not only family-friendly footpaths, but to the state’s culinary and gastronomic delights. Take in the sites of Expo ‘74 while walking Spokane’s Riverfront Park, marvel at the landscape architecture of Washington Park Arboretum in Seattle, or brewery-hop after a stroll to Downtown Bellingham from Boulevard Park. Each hike includes trail GPS coordinates and waypoints, detailed hike descriptions, maps, and easy-to-find trailhead directions, along with excellent color photos and travel tips. Hit the trail (or the pavement) and explore Washington!
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The Creaky Knees Guide Washington 2nd Edition

Author : Seabury Blair, Jr.
ISBN : 9781632170101
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 37.89 MB
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This day-hiking guidebook features the best 100 low-impact trails in the state from the Olympic Peninsula and Mount Rainier National Park to Eastern Washington. Written in an informative style that will appeal to anyone, regardless of age, the guide covers hikes in 10 regions throughout the state as well urban hikes and walks. Each trail description includes elevation gains, including a topographical map; clear, up-to-date driving directions; mileage and estimated hiking time; trail conditions; and more. Creaky Knees hiking guides are perfect for aging baby boomers, seniors, those traveling with small children, and anyone else interested more in a stroll than a climb.
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Hiking Olympic National Park

Author : Erik Molvar
ISBN : 0762753781
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 26.38 MB
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HIKING OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK, 2nd edition (Falcon) A Guide to the National Park's Greatest Hiking Adventures Erik Molvar This updated guide describes the author's favorite routes among the 585 miles of maintained trails in a wilderness ecosystem that stretches from the beaches of the Pacific to the heart of the Olympic Mountains in Washington State. Hikes range from strenuous glacier crossings to short walks through the park's temperate rain forest. Information includes best season, elevation gain, difficulty, and detailed directions to the trailhead as well as narratives about each hike's highlights, beautiful photos, and accurate maps. Veteran explorer Erik Molvar is an author and executive director of Biodiversity Conservation Alliance, an effective nonprofit conservation organization.
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Hiking Waterfalls Washington

Author : Roddy Scheer
ISBN : 9781493041282
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 52.13 MB
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Hiking Waterfalls in Washington includes detailed hike descriptions, maps, and color photos for the area’s most scenic waterfall hikes. Hike descriptions also include history, trivia, and GPS coordinates. This book takes you through state and national parks, forests, monuments, and wilderness areas, and from city parks to the most secluded corners of the area to view the most spectacular waterfalls.
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Day Hiking

Author : Craig Romano
ISBN : 159485047X
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 90.51 MB
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CLICK HERE to download author Craig Romano's favorite hike from the book, Bogachiel Peak * More than 100 day hikes, with options for linking them to longer routes * Compact, easy-carry size * Two color maps, charts and elevation profiles This handsome guide is full of charts and easy-to-find information that will help you quickly select your ideal hike. And once you're on the trail, you'll enjoy the sidebars on flora and fauna, and historical highlights that accompany many of the routes. There is a full-color front map and then two-color section maps, along with clear driving directions to the trail head, options for nearby camping, ratings for trail difficulty and photos of what you'll see on your hike. Hikes are typically less than 12 miles round trip. The Day Hiking series guidebooks are the most comprehensive and attractive trail guides available for Washington state. **Mountaineers Books designates1 percent of the sales of select guidebooks in our Day Hiking series toward volunteer trail maintenance. Since launching this program, we've contributed more than $14,000 toward improving trails. For this book, our 1 percent of sales is going toWashington Trails Association (WTA). WTA hosts more than 750 work parties throughout Washington's Cascades and Olympics each year, with volunteers clearing downed logs after spring snowmelt, cutting away brush, retreading worn stretches of trail, and building bridges and turnpikes. Their efforts are essential to the land managers who maintain thousands of acres on shoestring budgets.
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Geology Of The North Cascades

Author : Rowland Tabor
ISBN : 9781594853043
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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* Explains the geologic natural history of the North Cascades * Appeals to hikers who are fascinated by the region, as well as amateur geologists * Authors are both geologists with the US Geological Survey Composed of everything from volcanic island arcs and deep ocean sediments, to parts of old continents and even pieces of the deep subcrustal mantle of the earth, Washington's North Cascade region is a true geologic mosaic. Here, authors Tabor and Haugerud reveal that the spectacular scenery of these mountains is matched by equally spectacular geology. Beginning with a summary of the geologic history of the North Cascades, the first section also offers the novice a primer on geologic terms and processes. The second section covers more than 150 accessible sites of geologic interest, arranged by reference to the rivers and streams of the range. Many new ideas about the rocks and geologic processes in the North Cascades are introduced, making this a must-read for those studying the region.
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Hiking Iowa

Author : Elizabeth Corcoran Hill
ISBN : 0762722401
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 90.70 MB
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With nearly fifty featured trails, Iowa's verdant countryside is an excellent place for a hike, and this guide covers the state's varied terrain with a focus on the state parks and recreation areas.
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Hiking Waterfalls Oregon

Author : Adam Sawyer
ISBN : 9781493047239
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 82.26 MB
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This beautiful, full-color guidebook features 64 of the best waterfall hikes in Oregon, with another 19 honorable mentions. From the Coast Range to the Cascades, along with the breathtaking Columbia River Gorge, you can explore those special places where water cascades over cliffs. Some waterfalls are remote while others are just a short hike from the trailhead, some are gentle trickles and others are roaring giants. Yet all of them offer a peaceful escape and are worth seeking out.
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Hiking The North Cascades

Author : Erik Molvar
ISBN : 9780762757749
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 41.11 MB
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Mile-by-mile descriptions, maps, and elevation profiles for more than 100 hikes eliminate the guesswork, but not the challenge, of hiking in this mountain paradise.
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The Creaky Knees Guide Washington 3rd Edition

Author : Seabury Blair Jr.
ISBN : 9781632173553
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 72.11 MB
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The updated edition of this bestselling guide (24,000 copies sold) features 85 of the best low-impact day hikes in Oregon state, perfect for aging baby boomers, seniors, those traveling with small children, and anyone else interested more in a stroll than a climb. The Creaky Knees Guide Oregon is a day-hiking guidebook filled with kinder, gentler trails, featuring the best easy-to-walk hikes throughout the state. Written in an informative style that will appeal to anyone, regardless of age, the guide covers hikes in six regions throughout the state, including the Oregon Coast, Columbia River Gorge, and Mount Hood. There is also a section on urban hikes and walks. Each trail description includes elevation gains, including a topographical map; clear, up-to-date driving directions; mileage and estimated hiking time; trail conditions; and more. This guide by Day Hike! series author Seabury Blair Jr. is a perfect resource anyone can use to explore the beauty of the Northwest, without breaking too much of a sweat.
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Best Wildflower Hikes Western Washington

Author : Peter Stekel
ISBN : 9781493018697
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 26.22 MB
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Best Wildflower Hikes Western Washington combines the best aspects of hiking and wildflowers into one guide. The Best Wildflower Hikes series features 40 hikes with honorable mentions throughout that focus on the best wildflowers in western Washington.
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Hiking New Jersey

Author : Paul Decoste
ISBN : 9780762757718
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 56.84 MB
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Fifty hikes for all abilities are featured in this hiking guide to the Garden State of New Jersey.
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Best Easy Day Hikes Springfield Missouri

Author : Tanner JD
ISBN : 9781493005796
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 37.52 MB
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For more than a decade, Best Easy Day Hikes has been one of FalconGuides’ most popular series. Small enough to fit in a back pocket, each guide describes approximately 20 to 30 easy-to-follow scenic trails in and around national parks, cities and urban areas, and popular outdoor destinations across America. From Anchorage to Atlanta, the North Cascades to Northeast New Jersey, these guides take hikers and nature lovers to the best – and easiest – trails, whether in their own backyards or in and around their favorite vacation destinations. Happy Trails! Each guide features: Concise descriptions of the area’s best hikes 20 to 30 hikes – from half-hour strolls to full-day adventures Hikes for everyone, including families with young children GPS compatible trail maps and easy-to-follow directions GPS coordinates to each trailhead
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Day Hiking

Author : Dan A. Nelson
ISBN : 1594850461
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 37.60 MB
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CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE RIVER HIKE, "MIDDLE FORK" CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE FREE VIEW HEAVY HIKE "KENDAL KATWALK" (please provide us with a little information about yourself and we'll send the download directly to your inbox!) * More than 100 day hikes, with options for linking them to longer routes * Compact, easy-carry size * Two color maps, charts and elevation profiles This handsome guide is full of charts and easy-to-find information that will help you quickly select your ideal hike. And once you're on the trail, you'll enjoy the sidebars on flora and fauna, and historical highlights that accompany many of the routes. There is a full-color front map and then two-color section maps, along with clear driving directions to the trail head, options for nearby camping, ratings for trail difficulty and photos of what you'll see on your hike. Hikes are typically less than 12 miles round trip. The Day Hiking series guidebooks are the most comprehensive and attractive trail guides
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The Creaky Knees Guide Oregon 2nd Edition

Author : Seabury Blair, Jr.
ISBN : 9781632170088
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 43.75 MB
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This day-hiking guidebook features the best 85 eighty-five low-impact hikes throughout the state from the Oregon Coast and Columbia River Gorge to Mount Hood. Written in an informative style that will appeal to anyone, regardless of age, the guide covers hikes in six regions throughout the state as well urban hikes and walks. Each trail description includes elevation gains, including a topographical map; clear, up-to-date driving directions; mileage and estimated hiking time; trail conditions; and more. Creaky Knees hiking guides are perfect for aging baby boomers, seniors, those traveling with small children, and anyone else interested more in a stroll than a climb.
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Hiking North Florida And The Panhandle

Author : M. Timothy O'Keefe
ISBN : 9780762757961
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Hiking North Florida and the Panhandle describes 30 hikes designed to highlight some of the best natural areas throughout the region. The hikes in this book fall into four different categories: Short Family Walks ranging from 1-3 miles, Day Hikes from 3-12 miles, Overnight Hikes with easy walks to primitive campsites and Long Haulers, true backpacking experiences that require a weekend to complete.
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Day Hiking New England

Author : Jeff Romano
ISBN : 9781594858857
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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*CLICK HERE to download sample hikes from Day Hiking New England* •*Provides difficulty ratings, hike distances, GPS coordinates, elevation gains, permitting information, and more •*115 routes—including many loops •*Doesn’t overlap with the author’s 100 Classics Hikes: New England—together the two guides capture more than 200 unique hiking routes! The hikes described in this guidebook showcase the breadth and diversity of New England’s picturesque landscapes: from the sand dunes of Cape Cod to the lofty summits of the White Mountains, from the sweeping ridges of the Berkshires to Maine’s rocky coastline, from the traprock cliffs of the Connecticut River Valley to the lush forests of Vermont. Taking advantage of the patchwork of conserved lands protected over the past century, the book showcases the region’s premier hiking destinations that include national parks, forests, and wildlife refuges; state parks, public lands, and wildlife management areas; and land trust preserves. Jeff has detailed a range of trails, from a nearby hike you can knock out before dinner, to one promising more challenge and big rewards in terms of views and solitude. This new guide covers the best day hiking trails in six states, including short jaunts on the Appalachian Trail, the lush hills and coast of Maine, the White Mountains of New Hampshire, the Long Trail in Vermont, the Massachusetts coast, the Berkshires and forests of Connecticut, and the preserves of Rhode Island. **Mountaineers Books designates 1 percent of the sales of select guidebooks in our Day Hiking series toward volunteer trail maintenance. Since launching this program, we’ve contributed more than $14,000 toward improving trails. For this book, our 1 percent of sales is going to Washington Trails Association (WTA). WTA hosts more than 750 work parties throughout Washington’s Cascades and Olympics each year, with volunteers clearing downed logs after spring snowmelt, cutting away brush, retreading worn stretches of trail, and building bridges and turnpikes. Their efforts are essential to the land managers who maintain thousands of acres on shoestring budgets.
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The Creaky Knees Guide Oregon 3rd Edition

Author : Seabury Blair Jr.
ISBN : 9781632173577
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 29.51 MB
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The updated edition of this bestselling guide (24,000 copies sold) features 85 of the best low-impact day hikes in Oregon state, perfect for aging baby boomers, seniors, those traveling with small children, and anyone else interested more in a stroll than a climb. The Creaky Knees Guide Oregon is a day-hiking guidebook filled with kinder, gentler trails, featuring the best easy-to-walk hikes throughout the state. Written in an informative style that will appeal to anyone, regardless of age, the guide covers hikes in six regions throughout the state, including the Oregon Coast, Columbia River Gorge, and Mount Hood. There is also a section on urban hikes and walks. Each trail description includes elevation gains, including a topographical map; clear, up-to-date driving directions; mileage and estimated hiking time; trail conditions; and more. This guide by Day Hike! series author Seabury Blair Jr. is a perfect resource anyone can use to explore the beauty of the Northwest, without breaking too much of a sweat.
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