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By Alfred Magnus

ISBN-10: 0615647049

ISBN-13: 9780615647043

while the elements is picture-perfect and a typical “nice” hike won’t do, that’s the time to consult this ebook. The destinations defined during this publication, within the western US and Canada, are all available by way of an afternoon hike (some longer than others) and are so extraordinary they’ll make your jaw drop. a few of the hikes during this publication also are just a little off the crushed direction; they might not be empty, yet they won’t be as crowded because the most well liked hikes within the zone either.

The booklet contains 50 hikes which are defined intimately. one other 60+ hikes are defined extra in short, yet nonetheless with adequate details to steer you. the outline of every hike tells you what you need to comprehend prior to going: WHY it’s so worthwhile to head there, how you can get there, what to anticipate while you’re there, and the place to get more information. the 1st 50 hikes also are observed by way of a photograph to whet your urge for food AND a topographic map of the full path to provide you with an appreciation of the terrain.

The booklet covers essentially the most visually attractive parts of the west, all accessible by way of day hikes:

- The distant backcountry of California’s Sierra Nevada.

- the colourful canyons and slickrock of southern Utah and northern Arizona, domestic to 6 exact nationwide Parks.

- The 14,000 foot excessive mountains of principal Colorado, many available to the standard hiker.

- Washington kingdom, with 3 majestic volcanoes and extra glaciers than the complete remainder of the decrease forty eight states positioned together.

- The British Columbia Coast Mountains, in effortless using distance from an incredible city quarter, and wilder than any mountain diversity within the US, but infrequently identified other than locally.

- The six nationwide parks in and round the Canadian Rockies, as regards to the USA border yet having a look even more like Alaska.

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