50 Spectacular Hikes in the American and Canadian West by Alfred Magnus PDF

By Alfred Magnus

while the elements is picture-perfect and a standard “nice” hike won’t do, that’s the time to consult this e-book. The destinations defined during this ebook, within the western US and Canada, are all obtainable by way of an afternoon hike (some longer than others) and are so remarkable they’ll make your jaw drop. a number of the hikes during this booklet also are just a little off the overwhelmed direction; they won't be empty, yet they won’t be as crowded because the preferred hikes within the sector either.

The ebook contains 50 hikes which are defined intimately. one other 60+ hikes are defined extra in brief, yet nonetheless with adequate details to steer you. the outline of every hike tells you what you must recognize sooner than going: WHY it’s so worthwhile to move there, tips to get there, what to anticipate whilst you’re there, and the place to get additional info. the 1st 50 hikes also are followed via a photograph to whet your urge for food AND a topographic map of the whole path to provide you with an appreciation of the terrain.

The publication covers one of the most visually lovely parts of the west, all on hand 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 particular nationwide Parks.

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

- Washington nation, with 3 majestic volcanoes and extra glaciers than the complete remainder of the reduce forty eight states placed together.

- The British Columbia Coast Mountains, in effortless riding distance from an incredible city zone, and wilder than any mountain diversity within the US, but not often identified other than locally.

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

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