Backpacking Washington

Backpacking Washington Author Craig Romano
ISBN-10 9781594854132
Year 2011-06-06
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher The Mountaineers Books
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CLICK HERE to download two free hikes from Backpacking Washington * Proceeds will support trail maintenance in Washington * Features weekend backpacking trips, with info on how to extend most routes * Guidebook covers the entire state of Washington Veteran guidebook author Craig Romano hits the trail again——this time to uncover amazing backpacking opportunities all over Washington’s wilderness. Backpacking Washington details 70 routes, from the lush Hoh River Glacier Meadows to the open ridges of the Columbia Highlands and beyond. With an emphasis on weekend trips, routes range from overnight to weeklong treks and often include options for extending trips or choosing camp spots. Features: • detailed route descriptions and trail maps • mileage logs with campgrounds, water, and other trail elements • icons for choosing family- and dog-friendly trips • recommended nearby day hikes • info on the state’s three long-distance trails: Pacific Crest Trail, Pacific Northwest Trail, and Wonderland Trail

Backpacking Washington

Backpacking Washington Author Douglas Lorain
ISBN-10 9780899975467
Year 2011-01-15
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher Wilderness Press
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Now completely updated for a second edition, Backpacking Washington remains the only comprehensive guide to all of the Evergreen State's best extended backpacking trips. Ranging from three days to two weeks, these 28 adventures visit every corner of the state, including the wild beaches of the Olympic Peninsula, the vast interior of the Pasayten Wilderness, Mt. Rainier's famous Wonderland Trail, the volcanic wasteland around Mt. St. Helens, and the little-known Salmo-Priest Wilderness, where hikers may glimpse grizzly bears.

Day Hiking Central Cascades

Day Hiking Central Cascades Author Craig Romano
ISBN-10 9781594853197
Year 2013-01-03
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher Mountaineers Books
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CLICK HERE to download three sample hikes from Day Hiking Central Cascades * 125 trails, each rated on an overall-quality scale of 1 to 5 * Full-color photo insert and overview map * 1% of sales donated to the Washington Trails Association for trail maintenance The Central Cascades offer some of the most accessible wilderness areas for urban Seattleites, with trails no less stunning or enjoyable than those in more remote regions. Day Hiking Central Cascades includes 50% more hikes than other regional guidebooks and focuses on cream-of-the-crop trails in these areas: Whidbey Island; Skykomish, Wenatchee, and Icicle River Valleys; the Entiat Mountains; the Lake Chelan area; and more. Compact in size, this is the most up-to-date guide for the area, organized along highways and other travel corridors, and with an emphasis on trails that are 12 miles or less, round-trip, each of them hiked by the author.

Backpacking Oregon

Backpacking Oregon Author Douglas Lorain
ISBN-10 9780899975412
Year 2007-04-27
Pages 276
Language en
Publisher Wilderness Press
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In Oregon, backpackers can hike wild beaches, enjoy colorful desert canyonlands, walk amid stunning granite peaks, relax in wildflower meadows, and circle glacier-clad mountains. Award-winning guidebook author and longtime Oregon resident Douglas Lorain details 30 spectacular backpacking trips in Backpacking Oregon. Lasting from three days to two weeks, these carefully crafted itineraries offer geographic diversity, beautiful scenery, and reasonable daily mileage goals. This in-depth guide provides all the information backpackers will need to access the Oregon backcountry, including the Oregon Coast, Columbia Gorge, High Cascades, Hells Canyon, and the Klamath, Siskiyou, Blue, and Wallowa mountains. A detailed trail map and photographs accompany each trip.

Backpacking Washington s Alpine Lakes Wilderness

Backpacking Washington s Alpine Lakes Wilderness Author Jeff Smoot
ISBN-10 0762730986
Year 2004
Pages 231
Language en
Publisher Falcon Guides
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Miles of hiking trails surround more than 600 glacier-carved lakes tucked among the craggy peaks of the central Cascade Range that are the centerpiece of this magnificent wilderness. This guide not only covers backpacking options inside the Alpine Lakes Wilderness, but includes many of the popular routes across the highway for a selection of the best overnight hikes in the region.

Day Hiking North Cascades

Day Hiking North Cascades Author Craig Romano
ISBN-10 9781594852565
Year 2008-03-11
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher The Mountaineers Books
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CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE LOOP HIKE, "FRAGRANCE LAKE" CLICK HERE to download two free hikes from Day Hiking North Cascades * 125 trails, each rated on an overall-quality scale of 1 to 5 * Quick-reference icons for kids, dogs, views, and more * Full-color photo insert and overview map * 1% of sales donated to the Washington Trails Association "Romano is one of the better guidebook writers around… He covers a lot of territory that other guidebooks have passed up."-- Seattle Post-Intelligencer Discover the stunning scenery that abounds in the North Cascades region, where hikers indulge in the drama of steep peaks, deep valleys, and everything in between. This new guide covers the Bellingham area, Mount Baker, the Highway 20 corridor, North Cascades National Park, Winthrop and the Pasayten Wilderness area, parts of Glacier Peak Wilderness, and the Mountain Loop Highway. Compact and fresh with a broad range of hiking options, this is the most up-to-date guide for the area, organized along highway and other travel corridors with an emphasis on trails that are 12 miles or less, round-trip. check out Craig Romano's blog: http://worldhiker.blogspot.com/ **Mountaineers Books designates 1 percent of the sales of select guidebooks in our Day Hiking series toward volunteer trail maintenance. Since launching this program, we’ve contributed more than $14,000 toward improving trails. For this book, our 1 percent of sales is going to Washington Trails Association (WTA). WTA hosts more than 750 work parties throughout Washington’s Cascades and Olympics each year, with volunteers clearing downed logs after spring snowmelt, cutting away brush, retreading worn stretches of trail, and building bridges and turnpikes. Their efforts are essential to the land managers who maintain thousands of acres on shoestring budgets.

Snowshoe Routes Washington 3rd Ed

Snowshoe Routes Washington  3rd Ed Author Dan Nelson
ISBN-10 9781594859205
Year 2015-09-03
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher Mountaineers Books
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• 100 routes, reorganized and reviewed for this edition • 15 all-new routes • New photographs throughout Snowshoe Routes: Washington, 3rd Edition puts you on the 100 best trails in the state, all within easy driving from major cities! Among other improvements, this new edition offers an expanded at-a-glance chart, featuring new categories for camping options, parking places, dog-friendly routes, and relative avalanche risk. In addition, routes have been reorganized into 9 regions.

Day Hiking Eastern Washington

Day Hiking  Eastern Washington Author Rich Landers
ISBN-10 9781594854958
Year 2013-03-27
Pages 384
Language en
Publisher Mountaineers Books
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CLICK HERE to download the 5 out of 5 star rated hike, "Thirteen Mile Mountain" (not actually 13 miles long!) from Day Hiking Eastern Washington (Provide us with a little information and we'll send your download directly to your inbox) * Newest guide in the pack-friendly, bestselling Day Hiking series for Washington State * 1% of sales are donated to trail maintenance * Offers many close-to-home trails near population centers like Spokane, Tri-Cities, Ellensburg, and Yakima Day Hiking: Eastern Washington features 125 day hikes throughout the eastern Washington region, roughly covering the area of the state east of Highway 97. This expansive region includes the Spokane area, Colville National Forest and northeastern Washington (Colville, Metaline Falls, Kettle Falls, Republic, Tonasket), Moses Lake, Soap Lake, Coulee Dam, Lake Roosevelt, and other parts of the mid- and upper-Columbia River basin, southeast Washington (Pullman, the Blue Mountains, Walla Walla, Tri-Cities), and the eastern reaches of the Columbia River. Who better to cover such a large geographic area than long-time eastern Washington expert Rich Landers, partnered with Day Hiking guru Craig Romano? These two trekkers have combined forces to research and write an authoritative guide that is sure to become the new gold standard.

Cycling Sojourner

Cycling Sojourner Author Ellee Thalheimer
ISBN-10 1621067343
Year 2014-05-01
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher Microcosm Pub
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"1300+ miles, 39 days, 16 breweries, 10+ bike trails, 6 mountain passes"--Cover.

One Night Wilderness Portland

One Night Wilderness  Portland Author Douglas Lorain
ISBN-10 0899975437
Year 2010-06-16
Pages 248
Language en
Publisher Wilderness Press
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Surrounded by old-growth forests, volcanic peaks, and water in nearly all its forms--from the ocean to alpine lakes, glaciers to waterfalls--the Portland area is a short jaunt from boundless adventure opportunities, many of which can be taken in just one night. This book covers the best one- (and a few two-) night hikes within three hours of the city--perfect for hikers seeking a wilderness experience without the commitment of a lengthy backpacking trek. Trips take readers to the lush Olympic Mountains, eerie Mount St. Helens, the thundering Columbia River, and the quirky spires of Three Fingered Jack.

Don t Waste Your Time in the Canadian Rockies

Don t Waste Your Time in the Canadian Rockies Author Kathy Copeland
ISBN-10 0978342755
Year 2009-07-01
Pages 539
Language en
Publisher Hikingcamping.Com
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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.

Pacific Northwest Hiking

Pacific Northwest Hiking Author Scott Leonard
ISBN-10 9781598800999
Year 2010
Pages 748
Language en
Publisher Avalon Travel
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Outdoorsmen Sean Patrick Hill and Scott Leonard know the best hiking trails in the Pacific Northwest, including the Oregon Coast, Puget Sound, and the Columbia River Gorge. Hill and Leonard provide easy-to-follow maps, driving directions, as well as difficulty and scenic ratings for each hiking trail. Complete with details on what to pack and wear as well as hiking ethics and safety tips, Moon Pacific Northwest Hiking gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable hiking experience.

Washington s Alpine Lakes Wilderness

Washington s Alpine Lakes Wilderness Author Jeff Smoot
ISBN-10 0762711760
Year 2003
Pages 243
Language en
Publisher Falcon Guides
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Smoot details the miles of hiking trails that surround the 600 glacier-carved lakes tucked among the peaks of the central Cascade Range--the centerpiece of this magnificent wilderness. The Alpine Lakes has been called Washington's "Backyard Wilderness" because it is within an hour's drive of half the state's population, and outdoor recreation opportunities abound.