Best Easy Day Hikes Mount Rainier National Park

Author: Heidi Radlinski
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493032054
Format: PDF, Docs
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Best Easy Day Hikes Mount Rainier National Park includes concise descriptions and detailed maps for thirty easy-to-follow trails, from easy low elevation loops to slightly more difficult scenic routes through Mount Rainier. Get a close-up panoramic view of Nisqually Glacier on the popular Skyline Trail; enjoy Emmons Glacier, the largest glacier in the contiguous United States or power through the hilly Rampart Ridge for unobstructed views of Mount Rainier. Look inside for: • Casual hikes to full-day adventures • After-dinner strolls to full-day hikes • Hikes for everyone, including families • Mile-by-mile directions and clear trail maps • GPS coordinates

Day Hiking Snoqualmie Region 2nd Edition

Author: Dan Nelson
Publisher: Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 1594857695
Format: PDF
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• Covers the area with the easiest access for Seattle metro’s 3 million residents • 35 all-new hikes added • Nearly 25,000 copies sold of the first edition The Snoqualmie region is within easy day-hiking distance for Seattle area hikers, but it’s the abundance of stunning scenery that draws most outdoor lovers to these trails. This new edition of Day Hiking: Snoqualmie Region includes new hikes and extends to new areas not covered in the first edition: 136 day hikes in all! New hikes, for example, have been added in the Blewett Pass area, the area north and northwest of Greenwater, east along the I-90 corridor as far as Ellensburg, and west along I-90 as far as Puget Sound. In addition, each hike has been checked and updated, more than half of all photographs are new, and there is an all-new eight-page color-photo insert. **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.

Best Easy Day Hikes

Author: Heidi Schneider
Publisher: Falcon Guides
ISBN: 9780762736270
Format: PDF, ePub
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Best Easy Day Hikes Colorado Springs, includes concise descriptions of the best short hikes in the area, with detailed maps of the routes. The 25 hikes in this guide are generally short, easy to follow, and guaranteed to please.

Hiking Mount Rainier National Park

Author: Mary Skjelset
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493032038
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Fully updated and revised, Hiking Mount Rainier is a comprehensive and concise guide to the well-maintained trails nestled between the two major metropolises of the Pacific Northwest. Included are sixty hike descriptions for hikers of all ages and skill levels.

Day Hike Mount Rainier 3rd Edition

Author: Ron C. Judd
Publisher: Sasquatch Books
ISBN: 1570619247
Format: PDF
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Discover the 51 best trails for day hiking around Mount Rainier National Park. This guidebook is the perfect companion for hikers wanting to explore the best views and destinations in and around the national park by day, and spend peaceful evenings at home. Each trail is rated, and range 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.

Day Hike Mount Rainier

Author: Ron C. Judd
Publisher: Sasquatch Books
ISBN: 9781570613142
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Most hiking guides are written by backpackers who occasionally day hike. But most people are day hikers who occasionally backpack! So Sasquatch Books has created a series from the ground up just for them. Written for people who want to get out and sample the vaunted Northwest lifestyle with as little hassle and unpredictability as possible, the fresh style, content, and design will also win sales and loyalty from more experienced hikers. Since the book is organized in the way that people travel -- by major roads and highways -- it's easy to find trails without having to cross-reference three or four different guides. Also included are complete trail descriptions; easy-to-read USGS topo maps with elevation profiles; clear and up-to-date driving directions; overall trail ratings; mileage and estimated hiking time; elevation gain; trail conditions; difficulty level; best season; map references; exploring options; access; permits required; special notes on dogs, bikes, and kids; and where to find more information. A quick-reference chart to season and difficulty level as well as sharp, contemporary black-and-white photographs round out the guide.

Hiking Olympic National Park

Author: Erik Molvar
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493014862
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This updated edition of Hiking Olympic National Park features 66 of the finest trails in and around the park plus 40 additional trail recommendations throughout northwest Washington’s spectacular landscape. These trails crisscross the park’s wilderness ecosystem, stretching from the beaches of the Pacific to the heart of the Olympic Mountains. Whether you choose a strenuous backpacking trip over glacier-clad mountains or a short stroll through a temperate rain forest, veteran trail guide and author Erik Molvar provides all the information you need to make the most of hiking the Olympic Peninsula. Look inside to find: Hikes suited to every ability Full-color photos GPS coordinates Directions to the trailhead Mile-by-mile directional cues

Best Easy Day Hikes Seattle

Author: Allen Cox
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762755989
Format: PDF
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Surrounded by water, islands and mountains, Seattle ranks among the most scenic cities in North America. With miles of trails in the city and surrounding area, Seattle hikers can enjoy everything from urban hikes with spectacular views to quiet treks through old growth forests. Best Easy Day Hikes Seattle shares seventeen of the best trails Seattle has to offer, all within an hour's drive of downtown Seattle. With this book, you can discover the unmatched view of the city skyline from Duwamish Head, watch the constant parade of boat traffic as you stroll along the Ship Canal, or explore the nature-rich forests of Cascade foothills. With concise trail descriptions, driving directions, and detailed maps for half-hour strolls to half-day adventures, this handy pocket-size guidebook is for everyone, including families.

The Creaky Knees Guide Washington 2nd Edition

Author: Seabury Blair, Jr.
Publisher: Sasquatch Books
ISBN: 1632170108
Format: PDF, Docs
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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.