Best Easy Day Hikes Mount Rainier National Park

Author: Heidi Schneider
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762794941
Size: 28.25 MB
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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

Author: Dan Nelson
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 1594851239
Size: 51.36 MB
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CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE RIVER HIKE, "MIDDLE FORK" CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE FREE VIEW HEAVY HIKE "KENDAL KATWALK" (please provide us with a little information about yourself and we'll send the download directly to your inbox!) * More than 100 day hikes, with options for linking them to longer routes * Compact, easy-carry size * Two color maps, charts and elevation profiles This handsome guide is full of charts and easy-to-find information that will help you quickly select your ideal hike. And once you're on the trail, you'll enjoy the sidebars on flora and fauna, and historical highlights that accompany many of the routes. There is a full-color front map and then two-color section maps, along with clear driving directions to the trail head, options for nearby camping, ratings for trail difficulty and photos of what you'll see on your hike. Hikes are typically less than 12 miles round trip. The Day Hiking series guidebooks are the most comprehensive and attractive trail guides

Day Hike Mount Rainier 3rd Edition

Author: Ron C. Judd
Publisher: Sasquatch Books
ISBN: 1570619247
Size: 48.37 MB
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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.

Hiking Mount Rainier National Park

Author: Mary Skjelset
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493011197
Size: 60.94 MB
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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.

Best Easy Day Hikes Tacoma

Author: Allen Cox
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762762888
Size: 33.20 MB
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Tacoma, Washington sits on the shores of Puget Sound, with over forty miles of shoreline within the city limits, and only an hour's drive from Mt. Rainier. With miles of new and existing trails in the city and surrounding area, hikers in this outdoor recreation haven can enjoy everything from city shoreline walks to treks through the Cascade foothills. Best Easy Day Hikes Tacoma shares the best trails Tacoma and the surrounding region have to offer, all within an hour's drive of downtown Tacoma. With this book, you can hike through old-growth forest on a classic trail around Point Defiance, one of the country's largest and most scenic city parks, observe migratory birds in the wetlands from the trail of Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, or hit one of the Northwest's newest trails, the Soundview Trail, as it meanders through a new world-class golf course with unmatched views of Puget Sound. 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

Author: Seabury Blair
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781459607576
Size: 52.51 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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For the aging baby boomer who likes to walk but not too much, this day-hiking guide is filled with kinder, gentler trails throughout Washington State. The book's 100 trails are divided into 11 regions, including the Olympic Peninsula, Mount Rainier National Park, and Southeastern Washington. There's also a section on urban strolls. Each trail is profiled with elevation gains (including a topographical map); photographs; current driving directions; mileage and estimated hiking time; trail conditions; effort level; exploring options; best season; map references; permits required; and more. This guide is useful not only for boomers and seniors but for families with small children, people who are less physically inclined, and travelers with just a few extra hours available. Ideal for older hikers, it's the perfect resource for those who want to explore this beautiful region without breaking too much of a sweat.

The Creaky Knees Guide Pacific Northwest National Parks And Monuments

Author: Seabury Blair
Publisher: Sasquatch Books
ISBN: 1632170116
Size: 52.99 MB
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Timed perfectly with the National Park Service centennial celebration in 2016, this guidebook features the 75 best day hikes in national parks and monuments throughout Washington and Oregon including: North Cascades National Park San Juan Islands National Monument Olympic National Park Mount Rainier National Park Mount St. Helens National Monument Newberry National Volcanic Monument John Day Fossil Beds National Monument Crater Lake National Park Oregon Caves National Monument Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument Written in an informative style that will appeal to anyone, regardless of age, 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.

Best Short Hikes In Redwood National And State Parks

Author: Gisela Rohde
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 1594851476
Size: 53.12 MB
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* More than 60 short hikes in the Redwoods -- from half-hour to half-day -- with camping and park facilities information * Handy quick-guide for selecting hikes by difficulty, mileage and features (flowers, water, views, etc.) * Little-known Redwood Park gems as well as world-famous Founders Grove and Fern Canyon trails A stand of towering old-growth redwoods, where sounds are dampened to near silence, where only the dimmest rays of light penetrate...or are you looking for redwood hikes with beaches? Redwood hikes known for wildflowers? You'll find those, too, in this guide devoted to the best hikes in Redwood National Park and the state parks-Prairie Creek, Del Norte Coast, Jedediah Smith and Humbolt Redwoods State Parks. Most trailheads are adjacent to paved roads, accessible within five miles of Pacific Coast Highway 101. This guidebook includes many short hikes off Avenue of the Giants and Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway. It will take you to the Boy Scout Tree and to the Tallest Tree, a 367.8-foot skyscraper. But it also includes trails for solitude even at the height of the tourist season. Background information on redwood biology rounds out your experience.

Best Easy Day Hikes Olympic National Park

Author: Erik Molvar
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780762753857
Size: 54.13 MB
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BEST EASY DAY HIKES OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK, 2nd edition Erik Molvar An updated guide to the best short—under 5- mile—hikes in Washington's Olympic National Park—perfect for families or people who don't have a lot of time but still want to enjoy this spectacular park. Nearly thirty routes are described in detail with highlights of the hike, approximate hiking time, easy-to-follow directions to the trailhead , and a ranking of the hikes from easy to challenging.

Hiking Olympic National Park

Author: Erik Molvar
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493014862
Size: 36.28 MB
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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