Hiking The Wonderland Trail

Author: Tami Asars
Publisher: Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 1594856559
Size: 24.12 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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CLICK HERE to download the chapter on "Backpacking" from Hiking the Wonderland Trail "There's no other trip, trail or peak that any backpacker should rank higher on his life list than the Wonderland Trail." - Backpacker magazine * Comprehensive and affectionate guide to one of the nation’s iconic wilderness trails * Everything you need to help plan this 93-mile trek, whether done in one trip or several * Lavish, full-color design, yet informative and practical, with 125 photographs and 18 maps * Find even more details, updates and added trip extensions at hikingthewonderlandtrail.com Washington State's famed Wonderland Trail is a spectacular 93-mile route that circumnavigates Mount Rainier, challenging hikers with its strenuous 22,000 feet of cumulative elevation gain and loss. Hiking the Wonderland Trail: The Complete Guide to Mount Rainier's Premier Trail is an authoritative guidebook penned by Washington native Tami Asars, a professional instructor on hiking the trail, a third-generation hiker of the Cascade mountains, and seven-time hiker of the entire Wonderland Trail. In this guide Asars draws on her experience, covering these essentials: * How to work with the Wonderland Trail permit reservation system, and when to apply * Recommended gear--with a checklist--and ways to reduce pack weight, prevent blisters, and stay warm and dry * How to pack the perfect backpack * Food and fuel caching on the Wonderland, tips and instruction * Detailed camp-to-camp route descriptions and suggested itineraries * How to extend your adventures with the Northern Loop Trail and the Eastside Trail Over the years, Asars has taken extensive notes that she shares at workshops and in the field. Hiking the Wonderland Trail distills her boot-tested knowledge so that everyone can enjoy the magic of Mount Rainier's premier trail.

100 Classic Hikes Washington 3rd Edition

Author: Craig Romano
Publisher: Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 1594859795
Size: 74.46 MB
Format: PDF
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*CLICK HERE to sign-up and download FREE samples from 100 Classic Hikes Washington* The all-time best-selling hiking guidebook for Washington State This edition has all new hikes, all new maps, and full color throughout Updated by Washington's most prolific and popular hiking author 100 Classic Hikes: Washington has been an iconic state trails guidebook for decades. Initially written by the godfathers of Washington guidebooks, Ira Spring and Harvey Manning, 100 Classics has been fully revised and updated by their spiritual godson, Craig Romano. Author of more than a dozen books on Washington hiking, Craig brings his own energy, passion, and expertise to this new edition that’s every bit as gorgeous as its popular predecessor. Featuring full-color photographs and maps, the guide covers the best, most challenging, and most beloved hikes across the entire state, with a full range of trail options—from easy to strenuous, day hikes to backpacking trips. Each hike showcases outstanding scenery, dynamic geologic features, or not-to-be-missed adventures. This new edition features the following updates and changes: All hikes written in Craig’s own voice and based on his own current research Expanded geography to cover hikes throughout Washington—including eastern Washington and the San Juans New details such as trailhead GPS coordinates and permit and fee info for park and wilderness areas Features fifty “Legacy Hikes”—ones that Spring and Manning deemed “classic” all those years ago and that still make the grade! Check out the book review by Bryan Schaeffer of Best of NW!

Day Hiking Mount Adams Goat Rocks Wilderness

Author: Tami Asars
Publisher: Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 1594857652
Size: 44.56 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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* 81 of the best day hikes in Washington’s southern Cascades * Hike to the top (12,280 feet) of one of Washington’s five active volcanoes * By the author of the bestselling Hiking the Wonderland Trail Mount Adams is one of Washington’s treasured big volcanic peaks, while the Goat Rocks area is a favorite of serious hikers and backpackers. Day Hiking: Mount Adams and Goat Rocks provides routes to the 81 best day hikes throughout this region, which also includes the Indian Heaven Wilderness, White Pass, the area east and north of Yakima, as well as a few hikes in the Tatoosh Wilderness and Tieton area. In addition to the plethora of day hikes, this guide also includes the South Spur summit route of Mount Adams, which can be done in one long day. **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.

Mount Rainier

Author: Mike Gauthier
Publisher: Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 1594858438
Size: 63.64 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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• 40 principal routes and their variations, with aerial photos and route overlays • Now with full-color photos and maps • All-new beta on 9 ski and snowboard routes Many of the most accomplished US alpinists have learned their skills on Mount Rainier. And many of the rest of us dream of one day standing on its majestic summit. Whether you’re one of these dreamers or an aspiring pro, you need this book, written by Mike Gauthier, the park’s former lead climbing ranger. This new, 3rd edition is a major upgrade of the bestselling guidebook, which remains a standard for other climbing guides. New features include an expanded section on glaciers, including how to understand and traverse them, as well as new information on search-and-rescue and additional historical details. Gauthier has also added beta on all major ski routes, as this sport has become a favorite on the mountain. Mount Rainier reigns as the single resource, packed with everything you need to climb the mountain, from your first time to your fifth: tips on selecting a guide service; nearby training sites to help prepare you; detailed beta on the 40 principle climbing routes; overviews of park flora and fauna; capsule histories of ascents and accidents; overviews of the major park regions; bonus routes to several other peaks inside Mount Rainier National Park; and much more.

Insight Guides Us National Parks West

Author: Rough Guides
Publisher: Apa Publications (UK) Limited
ISBN: 1786711982
Size: 75.73 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Insight Guides: all you need to inspire every step of your journey. An in-depth book, now with free app and eBook. This is a comprehensive book about all the National Parks in the western states of the USA. It includes a guide around each park, giving ideal lengths of time to spend in each and top attractions to priorities if you only have a limited time. Over 400 pages of insider knowledge from local experts In-depth on history and culture, from 1832 to 2017 including information on the set up of the National Park system in the US and when and why each park was given National Park status Enjoy special features on the flora found in the National Parks, in-depth history into the Grand Canyon and Native Americans Includes innovative extras that are unique in the market - all Insight Guides to countries and regions come with a free eBook and app that's regularly updated with new hotel, bar, restaurant, shop and local event listings Invaluable maps, travel tips and practical information ensure effortless planning Inspirational colour photography throughout Inventivedesign makes for an engaging reading experience About Insight Guides: Insight Guides has over 40 years' experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides. We produce around 400 full-colour print guide books and maps as well as picture-packed eBooks and apps to meet different travellers' needs. Insight Guides' unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture together create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure. About Insight Guides: Insight Guides has over 40 years' experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides. We produce around 400 full-colour print guide books and maps as well as picture-packed eBooks and apps to meet different travellers' needs. Insight Guides' unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture together create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure.

Backpacker The National Parks Coast To Coast

Author: Backpacker Magazine
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493026933
Size: 16.11 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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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.

Backpacking Washington

Author: Douglas Lorain
Publisher: Backpacking
ISBN: 9780899978567
Size: 70.41 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Backpacking Washington presents 30 carefully crafted backpacking trips to some of the most magnificent landscapes in the state, providing vital information and detailed trail maps.