Wilderness Hiking Death Valley: A Guide To Its Natural Wonders And Mining Past California. Experience the Best Mountain Hikes of Californias Mojave DesertWith a total protected area of 9.1 million acres, the Mojave Desert is one of the best-preserved ecosystems in the United States and a formidable playground for hiking, mountaineering, and backpacking. Mojave Desert Peaks describes 130 peak climbs selected among 41 mountain ranges to celebrate this regions remarkable geological, botanical, and historical diversity, and its breathtaking landscapes.The hikes range from easy to strenuous and appeal to both beginners and seasoned hikers. Each description emphasizes the areas scenic beauty and provides information on road access, navigational directions, distances and elevations to key waypoints, and natural and human history. This guidebook also gives valuable tips on desert hiking. Illustrated with 100 computer-generated topographic maps, five general maps for regional orientation, and 160 photographs, it covers Death Valley National Park, Joshua Tree National Park, Mojave National Preserve, Mojave Trails National Monument, Castle Mountains National Monument, and 12 designated wilderness areas.
Wilderness Hiking Death Valley: A Guide To Its Natural Wonders And Mining Past California
Wilderness Zero Days Fiction. Desert solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness is a celebration of living in a harsh, but beautiful environment. This book is full of the author’s humor, philosophy, and passion for the desert. This is a book you will tell your friends about.
Wilderness Day & Section Hikes: Pacific Crest Trail: Washington – 2nd Edition State Guides. The Washington South Topographic Map Guide follows the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) as it travels through a landscape dotted with lakes, perennial snowfields, and small glaciers. In the heavily eroded, rugged mountains of central Washington, the PCT crosses steep ridges and high mountain passes. The trail skirts the base of Mount Adams and its volcanic fields covered in large lava flows and avalanche debris. As the PCT approaches the Oregon border it dramatically drops into the Columbia River Gorge and passes over the Columbia River on the Bridge of the Gods.The PCT spans 2,650 miles from the Canadian border, through Washington, Oregon, and California to the southern terminus on the Mexican border. The famous trail crosses some of the most wild and scenic landscapes of the western U.S., including six national parks, 25 national forests, 48 wilderness areas, the volcanic Cascade Range of the Pacific Northwest, the snowcapped Sierra Nevada, and the Mojave and Sonoran deserts.Each PCT Topographic Map Guide includes detailed topographic maps at a scale of almost 1 inch = 1 mile. Each page is centered on the PCT and overlaps with the adjacent pages so there is little chance of getting lost. Along the bottom of each page is a trail profile that shows the distance between shelters, camping areas, and trail access points. The map and trail profile provide a step by step visual guide to hiking the trail, mile by rugged mile. The Topographic Map Guide is built for all levels of hiking enthusiasts, from the day tripper to the multi month ‘thru-hiker’. The front pages of the printed Topographic Map Guide include resupply information, camping options, and much more.More convenient and easier to use than folded maps, but just as compact and lightweight, National Geographics Topographic Map Guide booklets are printed on Backcountry Tough waterproof, tear-resistant paper with stainless steel staples. A full UTM grid is printed on the map to aid with GPS navigation.
Wilderness Afoot & Afield Las Vegas & Southern Nevada: A Comprehensive Hiking Guide – 2nd Edition State Guides. Moon Nevada by Scott SmithWhether you’re an adventure junkie, road-tripper, or card shark, Nevada has something for you. Pull off the perfect trip to the Silver State with Moon Nevada.With Moon Nevada’s practical tips and local insight, you can plan your trip your way.
Wilderness Top Trails: Yellowstone And Grand Teton National Parks: 46 Must-Do Hikes For Everyone – 3rd Edition State Guides. Much more than just a River Guide!Includes 32 new pages featuring: Illustrated Geology section describing the rock formations, how they were formed, and photo illustrations with labels depicting locations on river; Living Landscape section with photos and descriptions of Dinosaurs eco-zones and a gallery featuring plants and animals found in each; Discover Dinosaur section featuring the newly refurbished Dinosaur Quarry and Visitor Center as well as new maps and descriptions of all the diverse visitor activities available. All river pages have been updated as well and feature many new photos and geology notes.
Wilderness Hiking From Here To Wow: Utah Canyon Country Utah. The Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument covers 1.7 million acres in southern Utah, offering the hiker an experience of deep solitude surrounded by a wealth of geological, biological and archaeological treasures. Hiking the Escalante opens the door to exploration of this highly scenic area of meandering canyons with relatively few marked trails. This guidebook lists fifty hikes by degree of difficulty and includes directions to trailheads, instructions for how to follow particular routes, choice of side canyons along the way, suggestions for loop hikes, and occasional alternative destinations. Along with hike descriptions, the book provides information on the geology, natural history, and human history of the area. This new edition contains seven new hikes new photographs, and updated information about hike terrain.