Hiking Death Valley

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Publisher: Wilderness Press
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With Elevations Ranging from 282 feet below sea level to 11,049 feet, a world-famous climate, and some of the most spectacular scenery in the North American desert, Death Valley National Park is a year-round hiker's paradise. Hundreds of miles of trails and cross-country routes lead to countless canyons, springs, and abandoned mines, most of them infrequently visited. Whether you want to stroll on salt flats, hike a lonesome canyon, climb a rugged peak, visit a remote gold mine, or simply explore the backcountry by car, this comprehensive guidebook provides dozens of destinations suited to your interests. Illustrated with original topographic maps, this book will guide you to Death Valley's most popular sites and many spectacular, out-of-the-way places, illustrating the remarkable diversity of its terrain, geology, flora, and fauna. Many of the region's historic mines, camps, and ghost towns are also described, including accounts of their fascinating and colorful past. Book jacket.

Hiking Death Valley National Park

Author: Bill Cunningham
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493028251
Size: 76.80 MB
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Hiking Death Valley National Park contains detailed information about 36 of the best day hikes and extended backpacking trips in the largest national park outside of Alaska. Supplemented with GPS-compatible maps, mile-by-mile directional cues, rich narratives, and beautiful photographs, this is the only book you'll need for this land of extremes.

Best Easy Day Hikes Anza Borrego

Author: Bill Cunningham
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780762765904
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Hikes varying from half-hour strolls to full-day adventures, this guidebook is for everyone, including families.

Best Easy Day Hikes Shenandoah National Park

Author: Jane Gildart
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762767901
Size: 57.42 MB
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This guide features twenty-seven of the best short hikes in Shenandoah National Park. Accurate maps and detailed directions make this pocket-sized handbook both easy to use and authoritative.

Death Valley

Author: Polly Cunningham
Publisher: Falcon Guides
ISBN: 9781560449775
Size: 73.75 MB
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From the wide-open salt flats of the Badwater Basin, where you'll find the lowest point in the continental United States, to narrow, twisting canyons with walls that have been beautifully sculpted by wind and water, Death Valley National Park is a surprising and wonderful place to explore. The hikes described in this handy little guidebook will lead you to salt flats, canyons, and other scenic spots within the park, including mining sites, springs, and towering sand dunes. Best Easy Day Hikes Death Valley includes concise descriptions and detailed maps of 23 short, easy-to-follow routes within the park. Some hike descriptions include options that will enable you to extend your trek if you choose. So pack lots of water and a wide-brimmed hat and enjoy an easy desert adventure.

Hiking Joshua Tree National Park

Author: Bill Cunningham
Publisher: Falcon Guides
ISBN: 9780762744640
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Hiking Joshua Tree National Park contains detailed information about 38 of the best day hikes and extended backpacking trips in Los Angeles' closest national park. Supplemented with GPS-compatible maps, mile-by-mile directional cues, rich narratives, and beautiful photographs, this is the only book you'll need for this land of enchanting granite rock formations and, of course, the enchanting symbols of the park, the Joshua trees..

The Explorer S Guide To Death Valley National Park Second Edition

Author: T. Scott Bryan
Publisher: University Press of Colorado
ISBN: 9781607320357
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Originally published in 1995, soon after Death Valley National Park became the fifty-third park in the U.S. park system, The Explorer’s Guide to Death Valley National Park was the first complete guidebook available for this spectacular area.Now in its second edition, this is still the only book that includes all aspects of the park. Much more than just a guidebook, it covers the park’s cultural history, botany and zoology, hiking and biking opportunities, and more. Information is provided for all of Death Valley’s visitors, from first-time travelers just learning about the area to those who are returning for in-depth explorations.Rewritten, reorganized, and revised, the book includes updated point-to-point logs for every road within and around the park, as well as new maps more accurate than those in any other publication. With extensive input from National Park Service resource management, law enforcement, and interpretive personnel, as well as a thorough bibliography for suggested reading, The Explorer’s Guide to Death Valley National Park, Second Edition is the most up-to-date, accurate, and comprehensive guide available for this national treasure.