Backpacker The National Parks Coast to Coast

100 Best Hikes
Author: Backpacker Magazine,Ted Alvarez
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493026933
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 320
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Explore the crystal clear waters on the Summit Lakes Trail at Lassen Volcanic National Park, take in the expansive views at Shenandoah National Park’s Old Rag Mountain, or traverse the sandstone cliffs at Angel’s Landing in Zion National Park. Choose your adventure from any of the forty-four national parks profiled throughout the book. This book delivers jaw-dropping photos, detailed hike descriptions and maps, ranger essays, and more, all of which combine to create an intimate look at the best our national parks have to offer.

Classic Hikes of North America

25 Breathtaking Treks in the United States and Canada
Author: Peter Potterfield
Publisher: W W Norton & Company Incorporated
ISBN: 9780393065138
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 223
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Analyzes and grades twenty five different hikes around North America, providing detailed maps, photographs, and discussions of the best times to go and potential weather and wildlife hazards.

Backpacker Hiking Hidden Gems


Author: Maren Horjus,Backpacker Magazine
Publisher: Falcon Guides
ISBN: 9781493033867
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 320
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For the first time ever, here is a collection of Mother Nature's best kept secret hikes, chockful of life-list worthy views, campsites, waterfalls, wildlife, and more. Backpacker Hidden Gems book spills every secret and pulls back the curtain to reveal the top 100 trips across the country, with information on how to reach them, when to go, and what you'll see.

Hiking Olympic National Park

A Guide to the Park's Greatest Hiking Adventures
Author: Erik Molvar
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493014862
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 264
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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

Backpacker The Survival Hacker's Handbook

How to Survive with Just About Anything
Author: Backpacker Magazine,Ted Alvarez
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493030574
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 288
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Backpacker The Survival Hacker’s Handbook provides detailed instruction on how to use everyday items to survive in extraordinary circumstances. Sure, the quirk is here. For instance, learn how to make a fishhook out of a beer can, start a fire with hand sanitizer, or purify water with bleach. But it goes beyond the quirk to identify real solutions for real scenarios—with real items you carry with you. The book includes useful tips and tricks from survival experts, and provides step-by-step instructions, along with short stories of survival situations where these modern survival skills have come into play. The book is organized around basic fundamental concepts of survival: finding food, building shelter, securing water, etc.

Backpacker Long Trails

Mastering the Art of the Thru-Hike
Author: Backpacker Magazine
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493028731
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 328
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Including trail-proven advice from one of North America’s leading authorities on long-distance hiking, Liz “Snorkel” Thomas—the women’s speed record holder for the Appalachian Trail—, Backpacker’s Long Trails walks you through everything you need to know to conduct an efficient, fun, and safe thru-hike. Whether you’re planning to attempt the Pacific Crest Trail, or just your first multi-day long weekend hike, this book will help you plan and prepare for the trip more effectively.

The Redwood Coast

Best Hikes Along Northern and Central California's Coastline
Author: Daniel Brett
Publisher: Falcon Guides
ISBN: 9780762725823
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 314
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Hiking the Redwood Coast is a trail guide covering all of the best hikes along California's central and northern coastlines. In addition to detailed directional cues, hike stats, and local information, the book provides comprehensive trail descriptions and GPS-quality, digitally designed route maps for each hike.

Backpacker The Complete Guide to Backpacking

Field-Tested Gear, Advice, and Know-How for the Trail
Author: Backpacker Magazine
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493025988
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 352
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Backpacker Magazine’sThe Complete Guide to Backpacking combines and distills the most useful and relevant skills necessary for backpacking in one easy to use guide, from the most respected authority on backpacking— Backpacker magazine. From detailed descriptions of what to pack and how to pack it, to navigation and campsite cooking, to managing outdoor hazards and more, The Complete Guide to Backpacking is the definitive resource for Backpacking-related know-how.

Hiking in the USA


Author: Marisa Gierlich
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780864426000
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 511
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Coast-to-coast coverage of the finest hikes in the USA with expert guidance on equipment, itineraries, travel logicistics, health and responsible camping.

Best Hikes with Dogs Western Washington, 2nd Edition


Author: Dan Nelson
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 9781594854064
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 304
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CLICK HERE to download the backpacking trip to "Cathedral Rock" and the hike to "Scatter Lake" from Best Hikes with Dogs Western Washington, 2nd Edition * Guidebook of more than 80 hikes chosen specifically for dog owners and their four-legged trail companions * In a national-park heavy region, Best Hikes with Dogs Western Washington, 2nd Ed. shows you where the dog-legal trails are A great reference for everyone who enjoys hiking with their dog, Best Hikes with Dogs: Western Washington, Second Ed., adds twenty-five new hikes to the sixty in the first edition. Each trail is carefully selected for its scenic value, its lack of crowds, and its safety for dogs. Hikes range from easy 3-mile strolls to routes that require dogged determination, such as the 33-mile trek to Remmel Lake. These dynamic trails will leave your dog begging for more. Just don't forget to bring water! Best Hikes with Dogs: Western Washington, Second Ed. includes the Ten Canine Essentials and gives pointers for sharing the trail with others. Popular guidebook author Dan Nelson covers everything from first aid for dogs and guidelines for the leave-no-trace ethic to detailed directions and an at-a-glance comparison chart of the difficulty level, best season to go, and scenic highlights of every hike.

100 Classic Hikes: Northern California

Sierra Nevada, Cascades, Klamath Mountains, North Coast and Wine Country, San Francisco Bay Area
Author: John Soares
Publisher: Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 1680510576
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 288
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Completely revised and updated Every trail rehiked, with 13 new hikes and 80 new photos GPS driving directions to every trailhead No one knows this premier hiking region better than author John Soares, who now offers his fourth and fully updated edition of 100 Classic Hikes: Northern California. And while he’s still in love with many of the old trails, some of them have become unsafe or less accessible. The good news is that this gave him the chance to fall for some new trails, which are happily now included in this new edition. The old-growth forests and multiple mountain ranges of Northern California beckon the 10 million urban inhabitants of the Bay Area—who need outdoor experiences BADLY! This new edition not only gets them to the best of nature not far from their door, but looks tremendous on an urban coffee table, too. New hikes in this edition include: 2 in the Bay Area, including the Coastal Trail in San Francisco 5 in the Redwoods and along the coast north of the Bay Area 4 in the Sierra Nevada, including two summits: Ellis Peak and Sierra Buttes 2 in the Russian Wilderness in the Klamath Mountains

Hiking Texas

A Guide to 85 of the State's Greatest Hiking Adventures
Author: Laurence Parent
Publisher: Falcon Guides
ISBN: 9780762723232
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 272
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This exclusive travel guide guides the visitor through the most incredible activities to be found in Shanghai: savour the food of world-class chefs in Asia's most romantic two-seater salon; eat at the best holes-in-the-walls and discover local street food haunts; find the best tailors and quality cashmere, satins and brocades by the yard; expert ......

Moon California Hiking

The Complete Guide to 1,000 of the Best Hikes in the Golden State
Author: Tom Stienstra,Ann Marie Brown
Publisher: Moon Travel
ISBN: 1631213490
Category: Travel
Page: 864
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Join seasoned outdoors authors Tom Stienstra and Ann Marie Brown on an unforgettable adventure. With their unique perspective and advice you can trust, Moon California Hiking has everything you need to know to explore California's gorgeous trails. Moon California Hiking shows hikers the best way to experience all California has to offer—from breathtaking coastal walks north of Los Angeles to challenging backcountry treks in the Sierra Nevadas. Stienstra and Brown include unique trip ideas, including Best Desert Hikes, and Best Hikes for Redwoods. Complete with detailed regional maps, hiking tips, difficulty and quality ratings for each hike, Moon California Hiking provides hikers with all the necessary tools to head outdoors. With expertly crafted maps and gorgeous photos, this guidebook gives you the tools you need to have an immersive and unique experience. Moon California Hiking includes areas such as: Shasta and Trinity Lassen and Modoc Mendocino and Wine Country Sacramento and Gold Country Tahoe and Northern Sierra San Francisco Bay Area Monterey and Big Sur San Joaquin Valley Yosemite and Mammoth Lakes Sequoia and Kings Canyon Santa Barbara and Los Angeles San Diego Find the Moon guide that best suits your trip! Exploring more of the West Coast? Try Moon California Camping and Moon Yosemite, Sequoia, & Kings Canyon.

Hiking Maine

A Guide to the State’s Greatest Hiking Adventures
Author: Greg Westrich
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493014846
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 320
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Lace up your boots and sample seventy-two of the finest trails the Pine Tree State has to offer. From the beaches of Acadia National Park and historic routes through Belfast or Portland to scenic treks up Mount Katahdin and backpacking along the Bigelow Range, Maine has routes to please hikers of every stripe. Hiking Maine describes trails that vary in length from an easy one-hour stroll along a quiet nature trail to challenging treks in the backcountry.Use this guide for up-to-date trail information, accurate directions to popular as well as less-traveled trails, difficulty ratings for each hike, detailed trail maps, tips about hiking with children and information on barrier-free trails for hikers with special needs. Whether you are a day-tripper or long-distance hiker, old hand or novice, you'll find trails suited to every ability and interest throughout Maine. Look inside to find: Hikes suited to every ability Mile-by-mile directional cues Difficulty ratings, trail contacts, fees/permits, and best hiking seasons Full-color photos throughout

Hiking and Backpacking Trails of Texas

Walking, Hiking, and Biking Trails for All Ages and Abilities!
Author: Mickey Little,Mildred J. Little
Publisher: Taylor Trade Publications
ISBN: 9781589792050
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 207
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The most comprehensive, map-packed guide available for Texas walkers, hikers, and backpackers.

Fifty Places to Hike Before You Die

Outdoor Experts Share the World's Greatest Destinations
Author: Chris Santella
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 1613120508
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 224
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Fifty Places to Hike Before You Die is the latest offering in the bestselling Fifty Places series. Chris Santella, along with top expedition leaders, explores the world’s greatest walking adventures. Some, such as the Lunana Snowman Trek in Bhutan and the Kangshung Valley Trek in Tibet, are grueling multiweek adventures at high altitudes. Others, such as Japan’s Nakesando Trail, move leisurely from village to village, allowing walkers to immerse themselves in the local culture. Whether it’s climbing the Rwandan mountains to view mountain gorillas or strolling through bistros along Italy’s Amalfi Coast, there’s a memorable hike at everyone’s level within these 50 chapters. With commentaries from expert trekkers and insider tips that lead the reader off the beaten path, Santella has again captured the special characteristics that make these must-visit destinations.

The 10 Best of Everything National Parks

800 Top Picks From Parks Coast to Coast
Author: National Geographic
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426209266
Category: Travel
Page: 480
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National parks are more than the best idea America ever had—they're our country's best playgrounds for millions of vacationers who want to enjoy recreation activities, nature and wildlife, and down-time with friends, family, or as solo travelers. This timely, idea-filled guide covers "classic" parks, national historical parks, national monuments, national battlefields, national scenic trails, and beyond. Hundreds of Top 10 lists highlight every park's best attractions—best lodges, best hikes, best star-gazing spots, best campfire meal spots. Destinations are covered by region, theme, season, and occasion. Photos, anecdotes from park rangers, and insider tips, plus traveler resources such as hotels and restaurants, make this the national parks guide travelers have long sought. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The John Muir Trail


Author: Don Lowe,Roberta Lowe
Publisher: Caxton Press
ISBN: 9780870044137
Category: Nature
Page: 130
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Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press Nowhere does magnificent scenery, a vast network of interconnecting trails and beneficent weather come together so gloriously as in the High Sierra of California. This guide includes detailed maps showing trails, campsites and contours, with descriptive text and many photos.

Don't Waste Your Time in the Canadian Rockies

The Opinionated Hiking Guide
Author: Kathy Copeland,Craig Copeland
Publisher: Hikingcamping.Com
ISBN: 9780978342753
Category: Nature
Page: 539
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Don't Waste Your Time in the Canadian Rockies is the opinionated hiking guide. This uniquely helpful, visually captivating guidebook covers Banff, Jasper, Kootenay, Yoho, and Waterton Lakes National Parks, plus Mt. Robson and T. Assiniboine provincial parks. Covers where to hike on rainy days, suggests what to pack for mountain travel,and offers wisdom on how to avoid bears. 138 day kikes and backpack trips and maps.