Download e-book for iPad: 50 Spectacular Hikes in the American and Canadian West by Alfred Magnus

By Alfred Magnus

ISBN-10: 0615647049

ISBN-13: 9780615647043

whilst the elements is picture-perfect and a regular “nice” hike won’t do, that’s the time to consult this publication. The destinations defined during this e-book, 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. some of the hikes during this booklet also are just a little off the overwhelmed course; they might not be empty, yet they won’t be as crowded because the preferred hikes within the zone either.

The booklet contains 50 hikes which are defined intimately. one other 60+ hikes are defined extra in short, yet nonetheless with adequate info to steer you. the outline of every hike tells you what you need to comprehend prior to going: WHY it’s so profitable to move there, how one can get there, what to anticipate whilst you’re there, and the place to get more information. the 1st 50 hikes also are observed by way of a photograph to whet your urge for food AND a topographic map of the whole path to offer you an appreciation of the terrain.

The ebook covers the most visually wonderful parts of the west, all handy by means of day hikes:

- The distant backcountry of California’s Sierra Nevada.

- the colourful canyons and slickrock of southern Utah and northerly Arizona, domestic to 6 targeted nationwide Parks.

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

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

- The British Columbia Coast Mountains, in effortless using distance from a massive city quarter, and wilder than any mountain variety within the US, but not often recognized other than locally.

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

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