Best Easy Day Hikes Tacoma

Author: Allen Cox
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762762888
Size: 36.60 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.

Best Easy Day Hikes Tacoma

Author: Allen Cox
Publisher: Falcon Guides
ISBN: 9780762754571
Size: 65.78 MB
Format: PDF
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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.

Best Easy Day Hikes Mount Rainier National Park

Author: Heidi Schneider
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762794941
Size: 19.94 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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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

Best Easy Day Hikes The Four Corners

Author: Tanner JD
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493026615
Size: 44.96 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Best Easy Day Hikes the Four Corners offers day hikes and is encouraged for visitors, locals looking for fun challenges, and families wanting to hike together. Every hike includes prominent landmarks, GPS coordinates and waypoints, detailed hike descriptions and maps, and easy-to-find trailhead directions, along with excellent full-color photos portraying the amazing scenery that makes up the Four Corners. This guide includes everything from serene high plains desert hikes in New Mexico and Arizona to trails that take hikers back through time as they reach the ancient ruins in the Utah canyons. Look inside to find: • Mile-by-mile directional cues • Difficulty ratings, trail contacts, fees/permits, and best hiking seasons • Invaluable trip-planning information, including local lodging and campgrounds

Best Easy Day Hikes Seattle

Author: Allen Cox
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762755989
Size: 44.21 MB
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Surrounded by water, islands and mountains, Seattle ranks among the most scenic cities in North America. With miles of trails in the city and surrounding area, Seattle hikers can enjoy everything from urban hikes with spectacular views to quiet treks through old growth forests. Best Easy Day Hikes Seattle shares seventeen of the best trails Seattle has to offer, all within an hour's drive of downtown Seattle. With this book, you can discover the unmatched view of the city skyline from Duwamish Head, watch the constant parade of boat traffic as you stroll along the Ship Canal, or explore the nature-rich forests of Cascade foothills. 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.

Best Easy Day Hikes Portland Oregon

Author: Lizann Dunegan
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493008803
Size: 59.77 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The Best Easy Day Hikes series are handy, pocket-size guides for day hikers in America's most popular outdoor destinations. Each guide describes approximately 20-30 easy-to-follow, scenic trails in and around national parks, cities and urban areas, and popular outdoor destinations across America. With hikes varying from half-hour strolls to full-day adventures, these guidebooks are for everyone, including families.

Day Hiking South Cascades

Author: Dan Nelson
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 1594852553
Size: 41.88 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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.

Snowshoe Routes Washington

Author: Dan Nelson
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 1594853770
Size: 66.38 MB
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* A backcountry primer for winter hiking * Wide variety of locales and trips of various lengths throughout the state * 80+ diverse snowshoe trips for all levels of expertise * Most trips keyed to state-maintained Sno-Park lots No need to stop hiking when the snow flies-just switch to snowshoes and enjoy your favorite areas with fewer crowds. With today's high-tech equipment, snowshoeing can be just like walking. But finding a safe, rewarding route in all that snow requires a little help. This authoritative guide provides complete details on a prime selection of 81 diverse snowshoe routes. Choices range from easy, relatively level routes for beginners or families, on up to backcountry, less-defined routes that often include steep elevation gains or require winter-survival and basic mountaineering skills. Each route description includes vital access information, plus estimated time, elevation gain and loss, best time to go, and maps to carry. Introductory material includes information on equipment, technique, clothing, camping, avalanche awareness, and winter safety.

Seattle Stairway Walks

Author: Jake Jaramillo
Publisher: Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 1594856788
Size: 72.31 MB
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CLICK HERE to download Jake and Cathy Jaramillo's favorite walk from the book, "The Olmstead Vision" (Provide us with a little information and we'll send your download directly to your inbox) * The only guidebook to stairway walks in Seattle * Explore Seattle neighborhoods in a new way with these interesting walks in Seattle * Written for people of all ages who want to get outside, exercise, and explore Often called a “city of neighbor-hoods,” Seattle is shaped by soaring mounds like Queen Anne and Capitol Hill and by indentations such as Ravenna Ravine and Deadhorse Canyon. Weaving together the hills, bluffs, and canyons are stairs -- lots and lots of stairs. In fact, there are over 600 publicly accessible Seattle stairways within the city limits! And to explore Seattle by these stairs opens up stunning views and a whole new, intimate side of the Emerald City. Seattle Stairway Walks: An Up-and-Down Guide to City Neighborhoods is the city's first guidebook to 25 of the best neighborhood walks that feature public Seattle stairways. Each route description includes driving and public transit directions to the starting point, full-color photos, a detailed map, QR codes for saving abbreviated directions on your smart phone, tips on sections that are family-friendly, suggestions for cafes and pubs for that perfect espresso and sandwich en route, fascinating sidebars on Seattle's neighborhood history and community anecdotes, and much, much more.

50 Trail Runs In Washington

Author: Cheri Pompeo Gillis
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 9780898867152
Size: 28.52 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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50 Trails Runs in Washington offers everything from where to go, what to bring, how to get there, and what to expect once you're there.. Includes trail descriptions of varied lengths? from four miles to 34 miles, accompanied by maps, photos, and elevation profiles. Washington's trail runners will never be left wondering where to run again.