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.

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.

100 Hikes in Washington s Alpine Lakes

100 Hikes in Washington s Alpine Lakes Author Vicky Spring
ISBN-10 089886707X
Year 2000-04-01
Pages 252
Language en
Publisher Mountaineers Books
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"(These) books deliver . . . you pay to read about 100 hikes and that is what you get, in detail. . . . Handy, if not indispensable."--"Outside" magazine. 16-page color photo insert.

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.

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.

100 Hikes in the Inland Northwest

100 Hikes in the Inland Northwest Author Rich Landers
ISBN-10 0898869080
Year 2003
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher The Mountaineers Books
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The diverse hikes in this collection are all within a three-hour driving radius of Spokane, Washington, including trails in Washington, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and British Columbia.* Ninety-three detailed hiking maps* Trail elevation profiles* Includes information for anglors, scramblers, and those looking for the solitude of an old-growth forestThe Inland Northwest is bordered on the west by the Okanogan and Columbia Rivers and on the east by the rugged Montana Rockies. The imaginary boundary slips south slightly into Oregon and north into the glaciered mountains of Canada. You'll get directions to the area's best trails with this guidebookThe area covers 16 million acres of national forests, two million acres of national parks and recreation areas, and portions of more than six million acres of officially designated or proposed wilderness areas. From sagebrush country to alpine meadows, this trails guide book is designed to introduce hikers to some of the best routesin these wild areas.

Day Hiking Olympic Peninsula 2nd Ed

Day Hiking Olympic Peninsula  2nd Ed Author Craig Romano
ISBN-10 9781594859625
Year 2016-11-04
Pages 384
Language en
Publisher Mountaineers Books
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• Completely updated, including all new photos • 25 entirely new hikes—136 hikes total • 11 new nature trails: shorter interpretive trails that are less than 3 miles round-trip, less than 500 feet of elevation gain, and often paved 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. **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.

100 Classic Backcountry Ski and Snowboard Routes in Washington

100 Classic Backcountry Ski and Snowboard Routes in Washington Author Rainer Burgdorfer
ISBN-10 0898866618
Year 1999
Pages 237
Language en
Publisher The Mountaineers Books
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With more than 100 routes and tours for intermediate to advanced alpine and Nordic skiers and snowboarders, Burgdorfer's guide is the definitive reference for the Cascade region. Each trip description details the best times to go. including year-round opportunities, access, starting elevation and high point, tour length and time, maps, level and type of skill required, and permit information.

Frommer s Washington and Oregon

Frommer s Washington and Oregon Author Jane Aukshunas
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105020711136
Year 1996
Pages 483
Language en
Publisher Frommer
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Describes the regions, cities, and towns of Washington and Oregon and the points of interest in each, and suggests lodgings, restaurants, shopping, entertainment, and recreational activities

Frommer s Great Outdoor Guide to Washington Oregon

Frommer s Great Outdoor Guide to Washington   Oregon Author Karl Samson
ISBN-10 0028633091
Year 1999-05-25
Pages 496
Language en
Publisher Frommers
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If you like to spend your free time outside, this four-season guide will get you there—whether you want a hiking trail through High Cascades meadows, a Puget Sound sea-kayak route, a slope to telemark ski, or a path through a rain forest. Look inside for all the information you need to explore the Pacific Northwest at its finest. Everything You Need to Enjoy the Outdoors: Evocative descriptions of hundreds of outings—with estimated times, difficulty ratings, and detailed directions The best outfitters, from major adventure-tour operators to local backcountry guides Where to find gear, services, and topo maps How to escape the crowds at Washington and Oregon's national parks and wilderness areas Where to pitch your tent, from car-accessible campsites to backcountry spots—plus wilderness lodges, B&Bs, and inns Detailed regional maps that direct you to the trailheads Find us online at www.frommers.com