A helpful list of hikes in the front of the book highlights those with special interests — best hikes for children, scenic hikes, hikes good for wildlife viewing, best hikes for runners, and more.
Author: Greg Witt
Publisher: Menasha Ridge Press
60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Salt Lake City is the only guidebook that pinpoints the most exceptional hikes in the area. It contains meticulous trail descriptions that range from comfortable strolls for families to difficult treks for those looking for a challenging workout. Extensive key-at-a-glance information makes it easier to choose a hike based on length, difficulty, or scenery. A helpful list of hikes in the front of the book highlights those with special interests — best hikes for children, scenic hikes, hikes good for wildlife viewing, best hikes for runners, and more. Each hike report includes commentary on trailside geology, flowers, and wildlife. Historical notes provide fascinating details about early miners, trailblazers, the Pony Express, and Mormon pioneers. Nestled in the western flank of the Rockies, Salt Lake City provides ready access to a stunning array of hiking options amid alpine lakes, snow-draped mountain peaks, fragrant evergreen forests, deep canyon waterfalls, granite towers, and flowered cirques. Within 60 miles of Salt Lake City there are thousands of square miles of national forest, National Wilderness Areas, state parks and designated recreation areas to explore.
Park visitors who are short on time will find this book to be the ideal traveling companion, quickly helping readers identify the hikes and sights, making the best use of their time and provide maximum enjoyment.
Author: Greg Witt
Publisher: Wilderness Press
Utah’s five national parks—Arches, Bryce, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, and Zion—hold some of the most awe-inspiring geology on the planet. Each park offers visitors the dramatic scenery that invites exploration and discovery. In 50 Best Short Hikes in Utah’s National Parks, veteran hiking guide Greg Witt shares the best routes in each park, hikes that are both “must see” and accessible. Park visitors who are short on time will find this book to be the ideal traveling companion, quickly helping readers identify the hikes and sights, making the best use of their time and provide maximum enjoyment. Each hike in the book includes distances, highlights, area maps, and easy-to-follow trailhead directions to make hike selection fast and efficient. Once on the trail, the detailed maps, route description, and interpretive details insure that hikers get the most out of their trip. Even avid hikers and experienced desert explorers will find new insights and discoveries as Witt’s interesting and approachable style details the geologic forces that created this landscape. He brings to life the human history—prehistoric cliff-dwellers, native tribes, ranchers, farmers, loggers, miners, and outlaws—that adds to the color of the Colorado Plateau where these five parks are set.
KEY AT-A-GLANCE INFORMATION LENGTH: 4.3 miles ELEVATION GAIN: 350 feet CONFIGURATION: Loop DIFFICULTY: Easy SCENERY: City panorama, desert, Tempe Town Lake, ...
Author: Charles Liu
Publisher: Menasha Ridge Press
With more than 4 million people, the Phoenix metropolitan area is one of the country's largest. Surprisingly, it's also one of the most diverse and dramatic for hikers, with scenic destinations ranging from area parks, greenbelts, and preserves to high and low deserts and breathtaking mountains. This easy-to-use guide features the best scenic day hikes, determined by author Charles Liu using state-of-the-art GPS technology. These hikes are geared to every skill level, whether it's a comfortable stroll for the family or a tricky trek for the more fearless hiker. Stretching from Hidden Valley to the south to the Superstition Wilderness to the north, the book contains clear trail maps and profiles complemented by detailed descriptions and useful at-a-glance information. All roughly within an hour's drive of the Valley of the Sun, the trails highlighted in this updated edition begin right inside the city limits with popular Camelback Mountain.
Exploring Havasupai includes detailed maps, trail descriptions, stunning full-color photographs, and intriguing historical insights. This is the must-have guide for canyon visitors, whether arriving by helicopter, on horseback, or on foot.
Author: Greg Witt
Publisher: Menasha Ridge Press
Deep in the Grand Canyon lies a place of unmatched beauty; a place where blue-green water cascades over fern-clad cliffs into travertine pools, where great blue heron skim canyon streams, and where giant cottonwoods and graceful willows thrive in the shade of majestic sandstone cliffs. Havasupai is a paradise enveloped in one of the earth's most rugged and parched landscapes. The Havasupai Tribe has never advertised its canyon and has never endorsed a guidebook to prepare visitors for a journey into the Heart of the Grand Canyon — until now. Exploring Havasupai is the essential destination guide for those visiting the area. The guidebook is filled with insider tips, fascinating background, and essential information. It identifies many new hikes, mines, springs and historical sites never before revealed in a Grand Canyon or Havasupai guidebook. Details on canyon geology, weather patterns, and the unique flora and fauna add depth to a hiker's experience. Exploring Havasupai includes detailed maps, trail descriptions, stunning full-color photographs, and intriguing historical insights. This is the must-have guide for canyon visitors, whether arriving by helicopter, on horseback, or on foot.
... Trail , Ashland City Bicentennial Greenway , 14 Sycamore Springs , Lakes ... 148 Sycamore Trail , Shelby Bottoms Nature Park West Loop , 161 Salt Lick ...
Author: Johnny Molloy
Category: Sports & Recreation
Anyone who believes there is no quality hiking near the "Music City" will be singing a different tune when they pick up 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Nashville. From exploring old Confederate earthworks in the cedar glades of Stones River National Battlefield to walking through a man-made tunnel beside the Harpeth River, outdoor enthusiasts will have plenty of hikes to choose from throughout middle Tennessee.
Divided into seven information-rich sections, this book is packed to the brim with fascinating facts, helpful tips and the details necessary for exploring this culturally diverse and visually dazzling state. Maps. Photos.
Salt Lake City is but one of several towns running north to south along the western ... the area without venturing more than 60 miles from Salt Lake City .
Author: Rob Rachowiecki
Publisher: Lonely Planet
Want to explore the Grand Canyon ? Glide down mountains on the world's greatest snow ? Watch red rock turn fiery at sundown ? This guide tells you where to fond these thrills and more in the Southwest. From ancient cliff dwellings to Biosphere 2, slot canyons to Vegas slot machines, this guide takes independent travelers to the regions stunning sites. Full coverage of national parks and monuments, including the Grand Canyon, Carlsbad Caverns, Bryce Canyon and Zion. Extensive information on outdoor activities for every season. Restaurant and lodging suggestions to suit every budget, whether you're a camper or a high roller. 147 detailed maps of cities, towns, trails and natural sites.
Skiers will love this comprehensive, detailed look at all 650 alpine ski areas in North America. Featuring in-depth reviews of ski areas, trail maps, road maps, town maps, and ground transportation, the guide also includes sightseeing opportunities, restaurants, and accommodations.
Author: United States Government Printing OfficPublish On: 1972
The Grand Mesa National Forest and the northern portion of the Uncompahgre National Forest are within 60 miles of Colorado National Monument .
Author: United States Government Printing Offic
Publisher: Wentworth Press
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Use this guide to discover mountain resorts, hiking trails, and the city's active arts community as well as limitless opportunities for fun, dining, shopping, and adventure. (6 x 9, 408 pages, b&w photos, maps)
Author: Kate Duffy
Written by local authors with many years of experience in writing about their community, the Insiders' Guide RM series provide newcomers, visitors, and business travelers with a native's perspective of the area. Each guide details hotels, restaurants, annual events, attractions, nightlife, parks and recreation, real estate, and much more. Covering more than 60 cities and areas nationwide, the Insiders' Guide RM series offer the best local insights on travel and relocation.Features include: -- Light, easier-to-use 6 x 9 size -- Easy-to-read typeface -- Large photos and maps -- Updated interior graphics -- Thumb tabs for quick reference to specific chapters -- More at-a-glance information in every title -- Expanded, comprehensive indexes -- Easy-to-use geographic organization in regional booksExperience the latest-breaking and the most exciting arts, attractions, nightlife, winter recreation, bed-and-breakfasts, and much more in Salt Lake City. This guide includes a chapter on the Olympics.