Hiking Grand Staircase Escalante the Glen Canyon Region

Author: Ron Adkison
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762767537
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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“FalconGuides point the compass to the best spots to play, climb, hike, fish, and be.” – CNN.com Lace up your boots and sample fifty-nine of the finest trails in southern Utah’s Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and the stunning 1.2-million-acre Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. With thorough descriptions and detailed maps, this book leads you to both well-known and little-used trails, and it includes several backpack trips and a wide variety of day hikes. Whether traveling down remote desert roads or up serene canyons, you will be rewarded with vivid memories and a yearning to return. For more than thirty years, FalconGuides® have set the standard for outdoor guidebooks. Written by top experts, each guide invites you to experience the adventure and beauty of the outdoors. Features: Hikes suited to every ability Directions to the trailheads Trail Finder for best hikes for novices and families, moderate day hikes, strenuous day hikes, and backpacking trips for all levels Comprehensive trail descriptions with mile-by-mile directional cues Difficulty ratings, average hiking times, best hiking seasons, and canine compatibility for every featured hike Information on fees and permits, contacts, campgrounds, and more

Trail Guide to Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument

Author: David Urmann
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
ISBN: 9780879058852
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A guidebook to exploring America's newest national monument in a unique part of Utah. The author discusses the Canyons of the Escalante, Kaiparowits Plateau, and the Grand Staircase in terms of weather conditions, locations and resources available in surrounding towns, Native America history, geologic structure, and its history of European exploration and settlement. Contains maps and many b&w photographs.

Hiking the Escalante

Author: Rudi Lambrechtse
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781607814634
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A detailed wilderness guide to the canyons of the Escalante-Grand Staircase National Monument and of the adjoining Glen Canyon National Recreation Area including history, natural history, geology and maps.

Antique Maps

Author: Julien Coallier
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN: 1365107299
Format: PDF
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A collection of antique maps displaying previous geographical representations of global, continental, country-wide, and regional formations.

Canyoneering 3

Author: Steve Allen
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780874805451
Format: PDF, ePub
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This guide features 37 major hikes designed to satisfy any canyoneer from novice to expert, including 20 in the new Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.

Exploring Havasupai

Author: Greg Witt
Publisher: Menasha Ridge Press
ISBN: 1634040716
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Deep in the Grand Canyon lies a place of unmatched beauty--a place where blue-green water cascades over fern-clad cliffs into travertine pools, where great blue heron skim canyon streams, and where giant cottonwoods and graceful willows thrive in the shade of majestic sandstone cliffs. Havasupai is a paradise enveloped in one of the earth's most rugged and parched landscapes. Exploring Havasupai by author Greg Witt is the essential destination guide for those visiting the area. The updated guidebook is filled with insider tips, fascinating background, and essential information. It identifies many new hikes, mines, springs, and historical sites never before revealed in a Grand Canyon or Havasupai guidebook. Details on canyon geology, weather patterns, and the unique flora and fauna add depth to a hiker's experience. Exploring Havasupai includes detailed maps, trail descriptions, stunning full-color photographs, and intriguing historical insights. This is the must-have guide for canyon visitors, whether they are arriving by helicopter, on horseback, or on foot.

The Map Book

Author: Peter Barber
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 0802714749
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Chronicles the historical development of maps and mapping from the Bronze Age to the present, collecting some 175 maps spanning ten millennia that represent the progress of civilization and technology, from military plans that depict enemy positions, to the famed London Underground layout, to the digitally enhanced renderings of today.

Hiking Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks

Author: Erik Molvar
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780762753680
Format: PDF, ePub
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Thoroughly updated and revised, this guide covers fifty-six hikes in the two featured parks as well as the surrounding areas--Cedar Breaks National Monument, the Markagunt high country, and the Paunsaugunt area.

The Best Bears Ears National Monument Hikes

Author: Morgan Sjogren
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781937052539
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The best hikes in the nation's newest, and most controversial, national monument! This full-color guidebook highlights trails within the 1.35 million acre region of southeast Utah that received federal protection in 2016.- The top 20 hikes in our country's newest monument- Includes maps, trailhead directions, and details about the best trails- Information on the prehistory and history of the regionDesignated in December 2016 by President Barack Obama, Bears Ears National Monument covers 1.35 million acres of southeastern Utah. Inhabited for over 2,500 years, the area is rich with ancient culture and spectacular scenery.The hikes in this book range from easy strolls suitable for families with children to extended adventures into remote corners of an incredible landscape. The Best Bears Ears National Monument Hikes will educate readers about the importance of protecting our public lands.Morgan Sjogren runs wild with words about any place she can get to on two feet with a pen in her hand. Morgan is a freelance writer and photographer - her work has appeared in Trail Runner magazine, REI Trail Run Project, Women's Running, and Competitor - and her storytelling focuses on human-powered exploration and adventure.A lifelong runner, Morgan competes on the professional trail circuit where she ranked in the top 10 in the United States (sub-ultra distance) in 2016. A self-proclaimed nomad (known as 'The Running Bum'), Morgan made Bears Ears her basecamp during the creation of this guidebook, living in her Jeep Wrangler while training, writing, and exploring the incredibly varied landscape and unique terrain of this sacred place.

Boater s Guide to Lake Powell

Author: Michael R. Kelsey
Publisher: Kelsey Pub
ISBN: 9780944510247
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Featuring: Hiking, Camping, Geology, History and Archaeology. Includes numerous color and black and white photographs.