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The Pacific Crest Trail A Hiker S Companion Second Edition

Author : Karen Berger
ISBN : 9781581572124
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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A guide to the Pacific Crest Trail describes the route in detail, as well as the plants and animals hikers will see along the way, tells stories about local history, and suggests other ways to enrich this hiking experience.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Pacific Crest Trail Hiker S Handbook

Author : Ray Jardine
ISBN : UCSC:32106015541292
Genre : Travel
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Manual on planning and preparing for hikes of the Pacific Crest Trail through California, Oregon, and Washington. Jardine's initial presentation of his lightweight-hiking theories
Category: Travel

Day Section Hikes Pacific Crest Trail Oregon

Author : Paul Gerald
ISBN : 9780899978833
Genre : Travel
File Size : 24.71 MB
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Discover the best of the PCT for day hikes or weekend jaunts With sweeping views, glorious meadows, towering peaks, and countless lakes and waterfalls, Oregon’s portion of the 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail includes some of the most beautiful hikes in the country. Let local expert Paul Gerald guide you on 29 unforgettable day and overnight trips. This comprehensive guidebook includes trail maps and elevation profiles, as well as ratings for scenery, trail condition, difficulty, solitude, and accessibility for children. You’ll also find driving directions to trailheads, GPS coordinates for key locations, permit and fee information, and details about what to expect on the trail. The 29 trail profiles are in geographical order from south to north. Traverse the “high road” through Oregon as the PCT crosses Mount Hood National Forest, the Three Sisters Wilderness, Crater Lake National Park, and so much more. Every trip is another adventure!
Category: Travel

Best Hikes With Dogs Western Washington 2nd Edition

Author : Dan Nelson
ISBN : 1594854068
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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CLICK HERE to download the backpacking trip to "Cathedral Rock" and the hike to "Scatter Lake" from Best Hikes with Dogs Western Washington, 2nd Edition * Guidebook of more than 80 hikes chosen specifically for dog owners and their four-legged trail companions * In a national-park heavy region, Best Hikes with Dogs Western Washington, 2nd Ed. shows you where the dog-legal trails are A great reference for everyone who enjoys hiking with their dog, Best Hikes with Dogs: Western Washington, Second Ed., adds twenty-five new hikes to the sixty in the first edition. Each trail is carefully selected for its scenic value, its lack of crowds, and its safety for dogs. Hikes range from easy 3-mile strolls to routes that require dogged determination, such as the 33-mile trek to Remmel Lake. These dynamic trails will leave your dog begging for more. Just don't forget to bring water! Best Hikes with Dogs: Western Washington, Second Ed. includes the Ten Canine Essentials and gives pointers for sharing the trail with others. Popular guidebook author Dan Nelson covers everything from first aid for dogs and guidelines for the leave-no-trace ethic to detailed directions and an at-a-glance comparison chart of the difficulty level, best season to go, and scenic highlights of every hike.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Journey On The Crest

Author : Cindy Ross
ISBN : 9781594858260
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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“Cindy Ross does not claim to be a heroine. Her book is about the fear of an ordinary person doing extraordinary things. . . . It is good to read of someone who is just crammed full of courage, guts, spirit and determination.” —Smoke Blanchard, Walking Up and Down in the World Cindy Ross had already hiked the 2000-mile length of the Appalachian Trail when, hoping to escape a deadening daily routine and sort out her life, she returned to the wild. But this time it was a more rugged arena: the Pacific Crest Trail, a mostly mountainous, 2600-mile route from Mexico to Canada, vastly different from the relatively gentle, well-traveled Appalachian Trail. Her trip began—badly—in the California desert, where the hiking “partner” she had selected from an advertisement proved to be totally inexperienced and so strange that they parted company the first day. Continuing alone, Ross soon became the de facto leader of a motley, ever-changing crew of PCT walkers that came to be known as “Cindy’s Circus.” Long, rugged hiking days produced physical ailments and strong emotions, but in confronting and surmounting these challenges, Ross grew in strength. After many months and several major changes in her life, Ross beat fall snows and storms to reach the Canadian border. More than the end of the trail, this was also a symbolic milestone in her life. In narrating her story, Ross deftly brings the reader into the physical and emotional landscape of long-distance hiking. Her cast of “Crest characters” is sharply drawn in both words and sketches.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Best Hikes With Dogs Oregon 2nd Edition

Author : Ellen Morris Bishop
ISBN : 9781594854910
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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CLICK HERE to download two free hikes from Best Hikes with Dogs Oregon * Guidebook to 85 dog-friendly trails in Oregon * Trails near Portland, Eugene–Springfield, Roseburg, and Medford–Grants Pass, as well as along the Oregon coast and in the Wallowa Mountains Best Hikes with Dogs Oregon, 2nd Ed. puts you and your dog on trails selected for safety, access to shade and water for your dog, and their off-leash friendliness. Ellen Bishop and her dogs, Meesha (border collie mix), Dundee (Australian shepherd), and Kyla (also a border collie mix) covered mile after fun-filled, slobbery mile to find Oregon’s best rolling hills and open meadows for pups and their hiking companions. The trails in this guidebook do not require leashes (except in parks as designated) and host few hikers and even fewer children. They are free of cliffs, paw-damaging terrain, poison oak, nearby roads, off-road vehicle traffic, and other hazards of particular danger for dogs.
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Backpacker

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Backpacker brings the outdoors straight to the reader's doorstep, inspiring and enabling them to go more places and enjoy nature more often. The authority on active adventure, Backpacker is the world's first GPS-enabled magazine, and the only magazine whose editors personally test the hiking trails, camping gear, and survival tips they publish. Backpacker's Editors' Choice Awards, an industry honor recognizing design, feature and product innovation, has become the gold standard against which all other outdoor-industry awards are measured.
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The Brewer S Digest

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924095695619
Genre : Brewing
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Category: Brewing

Day Hike Olympic Peninsula 3rd Edition

Author : Seabury Blair, Jr.
ISBN : 9781570619229
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 85.21 MB
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This guidebook to hiking the best trails in the Olympic Peninsula features 73 unforgettable day hikes in the Olympic Peninsula, from Hoodsport to Hurricane Ridge to the Pacific coast. All hikes in this book are accessible to residents in the metropolitan Seattle area, making it the perfect companion for anyone wanting to spend their days in the mountains and their nights at home. Each trail is rated, and ranges from easy to moderate to extreme, giving newbie hikers or veterans with hundreds of miles on their boots the choices they want. The relaunch of this popular series now includes full-color photographs of every hike in addition to topographical maps, trail descriptions, and more.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Small Press

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ISBN : UCSC:32106008046861
Genre : Publishers and publishing
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The Backpacker S Handbook 4th Edition

Author : Chris Townsend
ISBN : 9780071759595
Genre : Travel
File Size : 52.21 MB
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What you need to know before you hit the trails Whether you are backpacking for the first time or a veteran follower of the trails, this enormously practical guide includes everything you need to know, from essential techniques such as map and compass work to the skills needed for more remote wilderness journeys. The Backpacker's Handbook also gives you the latest information on gear. You'll find the last word on: How to choose packs and footwear—and make sure they fit What clothing to take on the trail Tents, tarps, stoves, water purifiers, and other gear GPS, cell phones, and other electronic devices And much more Reviews from previous editions "The most up-to-date and comprehensive guide to equipment and technique available anywhere." --Backpack (UK) "A clear and comprehensive primer on backpacking gear. Townsend's knowledge is immense." --Sierra "Belongs in every bookcase dealing with outdoor topics. . . . Chockablock full of useful, practical, commonsense info. . . . If you tramp the outdoors, get this book." —Maine Sportsman "For those thinking of taking a backpack journey, The Backpacker's Handbook is required reading." —Daily Local News (West Chester, PA)
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Appalachian Trailway News

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ISBN : UVA:X030284739
Genre : Appalachian Mountains
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Category: Appalachian Mountains

California Geology

Author : California. Division of Mines and Geology
ISBN : UCBK:C072386269
Genre : Geology
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Best Hikes With Dogs San Francisco

Author : Jason Fator
ISBN : 1594857032
Genre : Pets
File Size : 24.62 MB
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CLICK HERE to download the sample hike to "Lafayette Ridge" fromBest Hikes With Dogs: San Francisco Bay Area & Beyond (Provide us with a little information and we'll send your download directly to your inbox) * Handy trail-finder chart allows quick selection for hikes by difficulty, availability of water along the way, views, and more * Trails range from easy strolls to more challenging routes, all on terrain that's hazard-free and easy on the paws Northern California and the San Francisco Bay area offer amazing trails to explore with your canine companion--and veteran hiker and dog lover Jason Fator has explored 83 of the ones most likely to satisfy both dogs and their people. From the sun-kissed hills of Marin to the grassy knolls of the East Bay or wide open spaces of the South Bay, Best Hikes with Dogs: San Francisco Bay Area and Beyond, 2nd Edition, is your guide to the very best trails, most of which do not require leashes (except in parks as noted). More than two-thirds of the hikes are on lesser known trails where travel is light and where you're unlikely to meet horses, bicycles, or motorized vehicles. Beyond the Bay Area, you'll find additional dog friendly routes in the Sacramento area, the hills of Gold Country, in and around Tahoe, and in the Mount Shasta region.
Category: Pets

Day Hikes Around Orange County

Author : Robert Stone
ISBN : 1573420476
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Orange County invites exploration! This southern California county is framed by the Pacific Coast on one side while the Santa Ana Mountains run along its backside, offering incredibly diverse landscape and scenery. Despite the presence of the Orange County metropolis, nearly 30% of the county's acreage is parklands, wildlife sanctuaries, national forests, and wilderness preserves.Day Hikes Around Orange Countyis a comprehensive guide to 108 day hikes in and around the county, providing access to these natural, undeveloped areas and hundreds of miles of hiking trails, from the dramatic coastline to the interior mountains and valleys. Residents and travelers will find this 256-page book an essential guide to exploring Orange County. Highlights include magnificent rock formations, bay-side coves and caves, eroding sandstone cliffs, marine terraces, tidal estuaries, peninsulas, mountain peaks, waterfalls, ridge walks, weather-sculpted canyons, old ranch roads, historical ruins, large public parks, and sweeping views from the ocean to the cities. Each hike includes a detailed map, accurate driving and hiking directions, distance/time/elevation statistics, a list of relevant maps, and summaries to help hikers find a trail appropriate to their ability and desire. Larger overall maps show the hike locations in the greater metropolitan area. All hikes can be completed during the day, and a range of difficulty levels is included. (Map sources and references are included for extending the hikes). Companion hiking guides in the Day Hike Books series includeDay Hikes On The California Southern Coast, Day Hikes Around Los Angeles, andDay Hikes Around Ventura County.
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