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.

Backpacker Magazine's the National Parks Coast to Coast

The 100 Best Hikes

Author: Backpacker Magazine

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781493019656

Category: Nature

Page: 320

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With expert content and beautiful photos provided by Backpacker magazine, this treasured collector s item belongs as much on the coffee table as does in the backpack. Released in time for the National Park Service s 100th anniversary, Backpacker's The National Parks Coast to Coast is a collection of the best 100 hikes in our national parks, featuring detailed hike profiles, maps, and full-color photos. The book also includes park-specific visiting tips, ranger bios and interviews, and contributions from prominent members of the outdoor community on the importance of our national park system. Full-bleed photos, gorgeous and rustic, flexibind packaging, coupled with the trusted Backpacker brand, make this a must-have book for hikers of all ages, as well as anyone with a lifelong love for our national parks and the great outdoors."

Backpacker Hidden Gems

100 Greatest Undiscovered Hikes Across America

Author: Maren Horjus,Backpacker Magazine

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1493033875

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 336

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Nothing against the Bright Angel Trail, the Narrows, the Presidential Traverse, or Half Dome, which are all certainly worth of their popularity, but hikers don’t need another resource pointing them toward those conga lines. It’s time we rewrite the backpacker’s life list. Enter Backpacker Hidden Gems. 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. This 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. With color topographic maps and over 200 gorgeous photographs to complete the package, this book is the perfect keepsake for anyone looking to expand his hiking horizons.

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.

Classic Hikes of the World

23 Breathtaking Treks with Detailed Routes and Maps for Expeditions on Six Continents

Author: Peter Potterfield

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 9780393057966

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 223

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Outlines definitive hiking tours recommended by the author as definitive forays into some of the world's most scenic or naturally significant locales, in a collection of weekend, four-day, and multi-week hikes that do not require technical mountaineering skills and features such sites as the Grand Canyon, Mount Kilimanjaro, and the French Alps. 20,000 first printing.

Classic Hikes of North America

25 Breathtaking Treks in the United States and Canada

Author: Peter Potterfield

Publisher: W. W. Norton

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 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.

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

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.

Backpacker Magazine's Guide to the Appalachian Trail

Author: Jim Chase

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 9780811731850

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 228

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"[T]he definitive guide to the most famous footpath in the nation. Featuring the latest details on the Trail route and current conditions, this revised and updated edition tells you what terrain you can expect to find, where to go to avoid the crowds, and what to look for along the way."--Cover.

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.

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.

The 10 Best of Everything National Parks

800 Top Picks from Parks Coast to Coast

Author: N.A

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426207344

Category: Travel

Page: 478

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Covers national historical parks, monuments and battlefields, and scenic trails and features lists including the best lodges, hippest hikes, and most stunning star-gazing sites, as well as park-ranger anecdotes and travel tips.

Best Loop Hikes New Hampshire's White Mountains to the Maine Coast

Author: Jeffrey Romano

Publisher: Best Hikes

ISBN: 9780898869859

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 235

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* 60 loop hikes throughout New Hampshire and Maine, from easy half-day trails to extended journeys, many with options to shorten or lengthen the hike * Hikes accessible from the most common vacation destinations, including Bar Harbor and Freeport in Maine, and Conway, Lincoln, and the Lakes Region in New Hampshire * Guidebook includes "Trail Finder" chart of hikes by features, difficulty, and more Best Loop Hikes New Hampshire's White Mountains to the Maine Coast is hiking with a welcome twist: no tandem driving, no dropping off a car at the end of the trail --and no turning around to hike the same trail back. Jeff Romano hiked more than 450 miles to select the best loop trails in northern New England -- from the rolling hills of southern New Hampshire and towering summits of the White Mountains to the large lakes and abundant wildlife of the Northern Forest and rocky coastline of Maine. Useful features of this guidebook include elevation profiles and charts listing hikes by special interest and best times to go. Information is also included on wildlife, geology, and history. Regions covered include Acadia National Park, Camden Hills, Baxter State Park, the Maine Coast, Moosehead Lake, the Presidential Range, Mount Washington Valley, Franconia Notch, the Lakes Region, and the Monadnock/Sunapee area.

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

America's Great Hiking Trails

Appalachian, Pacific Crest, Continental Divide, North Country, Ice Age, Potomac Heritage, Florida, Natchez Trace, Arizona, Pacific Northwest, New England

Author: Karen Berger,Partnership Nat'l Trail System

Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications

ISBN: 9780789327413

Category: Architecture

Page: 336

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"The Partnership for the National Trails System (PNTS)"--Colophon.

Hiking Yosemite National Park

A Guide to 59 of the Park's Greatest Hiking Adventures

Author: Suzanne Swedo

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 0762768819

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 320

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This fully revised and updated guide to hiking in Yosemite National Park will help readers choose and plan a day hike or backpacking trip best suited to their time, energy, experience, and personal preferences. There are fifty-nine classic day hikes and overnight backpacking trips meticulously prepared by backcountry guide Suzanne Swedo.

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

View: 397

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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.

Walks of a Lifetime

Extraordinary Hikes from Around the World

Author: Robert Manning,Martha Manning

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1493026429

Category: Travel

Page: 256

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Walk the World’s Greatest Trails To walk is to discover, from those first halting steps as a child to walking the world’s greatest long-distance trails. Experience breathtaking coastlines, mountain ranges, historic landscapes, wilderness areas, religious pilgrimages, great cities, and iconic rivers. Walk to learn more about our beautiful and curious world, to be healthy and happy, to add adventure and authenticity to life, and to learn something about yourself in the process. Walking is simple, but it can also be profound. Veteran outdoor enthusiasts Robert and Martha Manning invite readers to experience the joy of walking in Walks of a Lifetime. They offer firsthand descriptions of thirty of the world’s great long-distance trails and multiday walks, including personal anecdotes, natural and cultural history, practical tips, and full-color photographs and maps. Walks range from inn-to-inn routes to backpacking treks and are found across North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and the Pacific. Trail descriptions are accompanied by a series of short, engaging essays on the many dimensions of walking.