Frommer’s Frommer’s: Utah Utah. WOW. Think of it as the Wonder of Wilderness. Because thats your destination when Hiking from Here to WOW: Utah Canyon Country by Kathy and Craig Copeland is your guide. It describes the 90 most compelling trails within our planets most bizarrely beautiful region.The authors hiked more than 2,300 miles through Zion, Bryce, Escalante-Grand Staircase, Glen Canyon, Grand Gulch, Cedar Mesa, Canyonlands, Moab, Arches, Capitol Reef, and the San Rafael Swell. Then they winnowed all that exploration down to their favorite hikes: each selected for its power to intrigue, to stir, to dazzle, to mystify, to inspire, to thrill, and to incite awe.Their 480-page book describes precisely where to find the red rock cliffs, slick rock domes, soaring arches, and ancient ruins that make southern Utah unique in the world. It offers the boot-tested advice you need to create rewarding adventures. And it does so in refreshing style: unstintingly honest, entertainingly written, lavished with gorgeous photography, creatively designed.WOW Utah is full-color throughout, includes an easy-to-grok trail map for each day hike and backpack trip, and liberally dispenses the Copelands discerning counsel on how to make the most of every precious weekend or vacation. Their approachseparately presenting Opinion and Fact for each hikeis unconventional and extremely helpful. Their thoughtful, compelling descriptions interpret Utah canyon country in ways that are clever, poetic, penetrating, spiritual, startling, and sometimes just plain funny. So Hiking from Here to WOW: Utah Canyon Country provides hours of rapt reading even when youre not choosing a hike.This guide is is ideal for intermediate to advanced hikers keen to be on the trail for four to six hours a day.
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Fulcrum Colorado’s Lost Creek Wilderness: Classic Summit Hikes Colorado. The Best Easy Day Hikes series are handy, pocket-size guides for day hikers in America’s most popular outdoor destinations. Each guide describes approximately 20-30 easy-to-follow, scenic trails in and around national parks, cities and urban areas, and popular outdoor destinations across America. With hikes varying from half-hour strolls to full-day adventures, these guidebooks are for everyone, including families.
Funtreks Guide to Arizona Backroads & 4-Wheel-Drive Trails – 2020 3rd Edition Arizona. Whether you want to take in the views from the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, explore Salt Lake City, or buy something at an art gallery in Santa Fe, the local Fodors travel experts in the Southwest are here to help! Fodors Essential Southwest guidebook is packed with maps, carefully curated recommendations, and everything else you need to simplify your trip-planning process and make the most of your time. This brand new title has been designed with an easy-to-read layout, fresh information, and beautiful color photos. Fodors Essential guides have been named by Booklist as the Best Travel Guide Series of 2020!
Garmin Trailhead Series – Arizona National Scenic Trail Maps. A traditional mirror sighting compass commonly used by serious compass users such as hikers, mountaineers, backpackers and hunters. A mirror sighting compass should be your choice when you must determine direction over long distances. With the mirror tilted to a 45-degree angle, you can check your direction by looking at the bezel in the mirror while sighting in the correct direction of travel. Because you neednt lift your eyes from the compass in order to look into the terrain, the direction determined with the Silva 1-2- 3 System becomes more accurate. Guide features DryFlex grip for easy handling and comes with a use-anywhere declination scale inside the capsule. The base plate offers map-measuring in inches and scales of 1:62.5k mile & 1:24k USGS scale. The red/black north-south lines in the capsule bottom ensures easy and safe settling. The scales and markings in a clear contemporary font combined with lots of transparency in the baseplate makes navigating easier. The needle is made from finest Swedish steel with high quality magnetic features. A go-anywhere tool for serious compass users.
Geir Toofast Topos 2: Cochise Stronghold Rock Climbing Instructional Guides. How to Rock Climb by John Long & Bob Gaines. How to Rock Climb, now in its sixth edition, is the most thorough instructional rock book in the world. All the fundamentalsfrom style and ethics, to physically scaling the rockare presented by climbing experts John Long and Bob Gaines. Completely revised and updated to reflect state-of-the-art methods, this book includes sections on face climbing, crack climbing, equipment, anchoring, belaying, toproping, leading, rappelling, sport climbing, trad climbing, multipitch climbing and much more. How to Rock Climb is the essential how-to book for rock climbers everywhere.
Gem Rock Art of the Southwest Field Guides. Rocks, Gems, and Minerals is a field guide to more than 100 of the most common and sought-after rocks, gems, and minerals hidden throughout North America. Conveniently sized to fit in your pocket and featuring full-color, detailed photographs, this informative guide makes it easy to identify rocks in your backyard and beyond. Also included is an introduction that covers fundamental geology information and interesting facts. This is the essential source when you’re out in the field, both informative and beautiful to peruse.