Best Hikes Near Seattle

Author: Peter Stekel
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493014358
Size: 51.41 MB
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Best Hikes Near Seattle from the Author: Peter Stekel. Best Hikes Near Seattle is more than a guidebook to trails 60 minutes or 60 miles from Seattle. The book also includes short natural history essays on topics as diverse as the sex life of banana slugs, to how plants get their names, and why you should respect but not fear bears and mountain lions. There is also an extensive section of weather, trail etiquette, hiking with dogs, what constitutes the “Ten Essentials,” why judging trail mileage is an art – not a science, the flora and fauna of the Pacific Northwest, and the value of hikers lobbying for wilderness. The author also presents a history, warts and all, of the drive to operate our hiking trails as profit points for land-use agencies. And of course, as with all of the books in the Best Hikes series, useful trail specs and hike summaries are accompanied by easy-to-read maps and stunning photos.

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles Seattle

Author: Bryce Stevens
Publisher: Menasha Ridge Press
ISBN: 1634040198
Size: 52.75 MB
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60 Hikes Within 60 Miles Seattle from the Author: Bryce Stevens. It's been 10 years since the release of the first edition of 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Seattle, which makes 2016's third edition the 10th Anniversary Edition! This popular hiking guide has been completely updated by authors Andrew Weber and Bryce Stevens for this new release, featuring three all-new hikes: Evans Creek Preserve, Mount Teneriffe and Teneriffe Falls, and Greider Lakes. Brand-new header info for all 60 hikes includes vital information on hiking with dogs. There is also updated trail information, text, maps, and/or photos, etc., for such hikes as Iron Goat Trail, Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, Dirty Harry's Peak, Flaming Geyser State Park, Mailbox Peak, Franklin Falls, and many others. In addition, the book covers Washington State's two newest Wilderness Areas, Wild Sky Wilderness (established 2008) and Alpine Lakes Wilderness (expanded in 2014).

Best Hikes With Kids In Western Washington The Cascades

Author: Joan Burton
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 9780898865660
Size: 13.38 MB
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Best Hikes With Kids In Western Washington The Cascades from the Author: Joan Burton. * Nearly 200 short hikes and outdoor activities for kids and their families* Graphic, two-color layout provides key data at a glance* Includes environmental closeups on the trail to engage kids in the natural world Search for frogs and turtles in a pond, stay in a cabin, visit a nature center, see waterfalls, or discover abundant wildlife. Best Hikes with Kids Western Washington includes these activiites for kids centered around trails that they can do and enjoy. Each outing in thisguidebook highlights points of interest and opportunities for learning about nature on the trail. The hikes range in length from 1 to 6 miles round-trip, are rated easy to difficult for children, and feature optional turn-around points for tired feet. This guidebook highlights essential data at a glance, not only by use of the "About the Hike" and "Before You Go" information blocks but also by extensive use of icons in the margins to note type of hike (day hike or backpack trip), difficulty for children, hikeable seasons, and more.

Moon 75 Great Hikes Seattle

Author: Melissa Ozbek
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1631214993
Size: 21.93 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Moon 75 Great Hikes Seattle from the Author: Melissa Ozbek. Your Adventure Starts Here with Moon Travel Guides Seattle's best-kept secret is the beauty of its natural surroundings. Explore the dynamic topography waiting just outside your door with Moon 75 Great Hikes Seattle. Inside Moon 75 Great Hikes Seattle you'll find: A Hike for Everyone: Pick the right hike for you with options ranging from short, scenic routes suitable for families, to daylong, steep treks for more ambitious hikers, with options to extend or modify each hike Explore the Trails: All hikes are marked with difficulty ratings, features-dog-friendly or wheelchair accessible-and highlights like waterfalls, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, and wildflowers Maps and Directions: Easy-to-use maps for each trail with point-by-point navigation and detailed driving directions (including public transit directions when available) to each trailhead with GPS coordinates Top Hikes: Lists like "Best Beach Hikes," "Best for Waterfalls," and "Best for Berry Picking" reveal the rugged beauty of Puget Sound, Interstate 90, Highway 2, Mountain Loop Highway, Olympic Peninsula, and Mount Rainer Trusted Advice: Melissa Ozbek shares the experience and knowledge she's gained by trekking hundreds of miles throughout the state as a hiking guide for the Washington Trails Association Tips and Tools: Essentials like health, safety, and trail etiquette, background information on the landscape and history of the trails, and volunteer opportunities so you can help keep the trails as beautiful as you found them Whether you're a veteran or a first-time hiker, Moon 75 Great Hikes Seattle will have you ready to lace up your hiking boots and head out on your next adventure. Looking to explore beyond Seattle? Try Moon Pacific Northwest Road Trip. Ready for an overnight outdoor adventure? Check out Moon Washington Camping.

Best Wildflower Hikes Western Washington

Author: Peter Stekel
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493018698
Size: 60.22 MB
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Best Wildflower Hikes Western Washington from the Author: Peter Stekel. Best Wildflower Hikes Western Washington combines the best aspects of hiking and wildflowers into one guide. The Best Wildflower Hikes series features 40 hikes with honorable mentions throughout that focus on the best wildflowers in western Washington.

Best Hikes With Dogs Western Washington 2nd Edition

Author: Dan Nelson
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 9781594854064
Size: 66.68 MB
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Best Hikes With Dogs Western Washington 2nd Edition from the Author: Dan Nelson. CLICK HERE to download the backpacking trip to "Cathedral Rock" and the hike to "Scatter Lake" from Best Hikes with Dogs Western Washington, 2nd Edition * Guidebook of more than 80 hikes chosen specifically for dog owners and their four-legged trail companions * In a national-park heavy region, Best Hikes with Dogs Western Washington, 2nd Ed. shows you where the dog-legal trails are A great reference for everyone who enjoys hiking with their dog, Best Hikes with Dogs: Western Washington, Second Ed., adds twenty-five new hikes to the sixty in the first edition. Each trail is carefully selected for its scenic value, its lack of crowds, and its safety for dogs. Hikes range from easy 3-mile strolls to routes that require dogged determination, such as the 33-mile trek to Remmel Lake. These dynamic trails will leave your dog begging for more. Just don't forget to bring water! Best Hikes with Dogs: Western Washington, Second Ed. includes the Ten Canine Essentials and gives pointers for sharing the trail with others. Popular guidebook author Dan Nelson covers everything from first aid for dogs and guidelines for the leave-no-trace ethic to detailed directions and an at-a-glance comparison chart of the difficulty level, best season to go, and scenic highlights of every hike.

Day Hiking Central Cascades

Author: Craig Romano
Publisher: Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 1594853193
Size: 22.34 MB
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Day Hiking Central Cascades from the Author: Craig Romano. CLICK HERE to download three sample hikes from Day Hiking Central Cascades * 125 trails, each rated on an overall-quality scale of 1 to 5 * Full-color photo insert and overview map * 1% of sales donated to the Washington Trails Association for trail maintenance The Central Cascades offer some of the most accessible wilderness areas for urban Seattleites, with trails no less stunning or enjoyable than those in more remote regions. Day Hiking Central Cascades includes 50% more hikes than other regional guidebooks and focuses on cream-of-the-crop trails in these areas: Whidbey Island; Skykomish, Wenatchee, and Icicle River Valleys; the Entiat Mountains; the Lake Chelan area; and more. Compact in size, this is the most up-to-date guide for the area, organized along highways and other travel corridors, and with an emphasis on trails that are 12 miles or less, round-trip, each of them hiked by the author.

100 Classic Hikes Washington

Author: Ira Spring
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 1594853843
Size: 77.97 MB
Format: PDF
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100 Classic Hikes Washington from the Author: Ira Spring. * Full-color coffee-table quality hiking guidebook with lush, hand-drawn trail maps * Written by Washington's godfathers of hiking guidebooks, Harvey Manning and Ira Spring * In a state rich with luscious trails, these hikes are the ones you can't miss (or, at least, must start with) 100 Classic Hikes in Washington is the progeny of Washington's first hiking guidebook, and is the best-selling guidebook of all time. There's a reason: it's gorgeous. The photos of trails and vistas are breathtaking. These are hikes you will want to hike, dream about hiking, or both. Based on their more than 100 years of combined experience in Washington's backcountry, Ira Spring and Harvey Manning chose their favorite trails for this compendium of classic hikes. Along with the images and hand-drawn maps, you'll get the authors' first-hand descriptions of the trails they hiked many times over. Featuring spectacular views, flower-filled alpine meadows, lakes and streams, ancient forests, animals and birds, and solitude, these trails will give hikers a taste of Washington's best. Infused with a strong conservation message, this guidebook not only introduces hikers to Washington's gems but encourages them to become active participants in an effort to preserve and, in some cases, reclaim the remaining wilderness.

Hiking Waterfalls In Washington

Author: Roddy Scheer
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493014463
Size: 39.69 MB
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Hiking Waterfalls In Washington from the Author: Roddy Scheer. Hiking Waterfalls in Washington includes detailed hike descriptions, maps, and color photos for the area’s most scenic waterfall hikes. Hike descriptions also include history, trivia, and GPS coordinates. This book takes you through state and national parks, forests, monuments, and wilderness areas, and from city parks to the most secluded corners of the area to view the most spectacular waterfalls.