Hiking Grand Staircase Escalante the Glen Canyon Region

Author: Ron Adkison
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762767537
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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

Canyoneering 3

Author: Steve Allen
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780874805451
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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.

Hiking the Southwest s Geology

Author: Ralph Hopkins
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 1594851697
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Hiking the Southwest's Geology: Four Corners Region takes curious hikers on a journey through time that explores the Colorado Plateau -- an immense land of canyons, mesas, and isolated mountain ranges in the American Southwest. Divided into representative geologic provinces/areas, author Ralph Hopkins specifies distinct geologic or scenic features and provides information about what makes each province unique. He describes each hike from the perspective of the geologic evolution of the landscape while exploring basic geologic concepts and providing a framework for understanding the major forces that have shaped the land. Hopkins' stunning color photography brings the Four Corners Region to life in dazzling detail.

Hiking the Escalante

Author: Rudi Lambrechtse
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781607814634
Format: PDF, ePub
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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.

Beyond the Waves

Author: Greenhalgh
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780988771604
Format: PDF, Kindle
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"The Wave" in North Coyote Buttes, Vermillion Cliffs National Monument , Arizona has captured the fascination of people from around the world. "Beyond The Waves" describes areas immediately around "The Wave" with hundreds of photos, maps and hiking descriptions. The book will guide the explorer to the hidden and seldom visited places both within the hiking permit boundaries and around its borders.

The Best Bears Ears National Monument Hikes

Author: Morgan Sjogren
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781937052539
Format: PDF, ePub
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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.

Canyoneering 2

Author: Steve Allen
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780874804676
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A guide to seven, week-long backpack trips into some for the most unspoiled and least-visited areas in the Utah section of the Colorado Plateau.