Day Hiking Snoqualmie Region

Author: Dan Nelson
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 1594851239
Size: 72.65 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

Hiking Mount Rainier National Park

Author: Heidi Schneider
Publisher: Falcon Guides
ISBN: 9780762736263
Size: 64.76 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: 58.42 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.

Day Hike Mount Rainier 3rd Edition

Author: Ron C. Judd
Publisher: Sasquatch Books
ISBN: 1570619247
Size: 34.29 MB
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.

The Creaky Knees Guide Pacific Northwest National Parks And Monuments

Author: Seabury Blair
Publisher: Sasquatch Books
ISBN: 1632170116
Size: 61.16 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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.

The Creaky Knees Guide Washington

Author: Seabury Blair, Jr.
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781570615825
Size: 31.34 MB
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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.

Day Hiking South Cascades

Author: Dan Nelson
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 1594852553
Size: 31.53 MB
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CLICK HERE to download the 8 mile round trip hike called "Tatoosh Ridge" as well as the easy 4 mile hike called "Crofton Butte" from Day Hiking South Cascades * 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 available for Washington state.

Hiking The Wonderland Trail

Author: Tami Asars
Publisher: Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 1594856559
Size: 74.83 MB
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CLICK HERE to download the chapter on "Backpacking" from Hiking the Wonderland Trail "There's no other trip, trail or peak that any backpacker should rank higher on his life list than the Wonderland Trail." - Backpacker magazine * Comprehensive and affectionate guide to one of the nation’s iconic wilderness trails * Everything you need to help plan this 93-mile trek, whether done in one trip or several * Lavish, full-color design, yet informative and practical, with 125 photographs and 18 maps * Find even more details, updates and added trip extensions at hikingthewonderlandtrail.com Washington State's famed Wonderland Trail is a spectacular 93-mile route that circumnavigates Mount Rainier, challenging hikers with its strenuous 22,000 feet of cumulative elevation gain and loss. Hiking the Wonderland Trail: The Complete Guide to Mount Rainier's Premier Trail is an authoritative guidebook penned by Washington native Tami Asars, a professional instructor on hiking the trail, a third-generation hiker of the Cascade mountains, and seven-time hiker of the entire Wonderland Trail. In this guide Asars draws on her experience, covering these essentials: * How to work with the Wonderland Trail permit reservation system, and when to apply * Recommended gear--with a checklist--and ways to reduce pack weight, prevent blisters, and stay warm and dry * How to pack the perfect backpack * Food and fuel caching on the Wonderland, tips and instruction * Detailed camp-to-camp route descriptions and suggested itineraries * How to extend your adventures with the Northern Loop Trail and the Eastside Trail Over the years, Asars has taken extensive notes that she shares at workshops and in the field. Hiking the Wonderland Trail distills her boot-tested knowledge so that everyone can enjoy the magic of Mount Rainier's premier trail.

Best Hikes With Kids In Western Washington The Cascades

Author: Joan Burton
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 9780898865660
Size: 53.49 MB
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* Nearly 200 short hikes and outdoor activities for kids and their families* Graphic, two-color layout provides key data at a glance* Includes environmental closeups on the trail to engage kids in the natural world Search for frogs and turtles in a pond, stay in a cabin, visit a nature center, see waterfalls, or discover abundant wildlife. Best Hikes with Kids Western Washington includes these activiites for kids centered around trails that they can do and enjoy. Each outing in thisguidebook highlights points of interest and opportunities for learning about nature on the trail. The hikes range in length from 1 to 6 miles round-trip, are rated easy to difficult for children, and feature optional turn-around points for tired feet. This guidebook highlights essential data at a glance, not only by use of the "About the Hike" and "Before You Go" information blocks but also by extensive use of icons in the margins to note type of hike (day hike or backpack trip), difficulty for children, hikeable seasons, and more.