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 a 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.Including Ogden, Provo, and the Uintas Greg Witt ... Continue 29 miles on UT 150 to the Bald Mountain trailheadapicnic area on your left. ... well-groomed trail to the summit, Bald Mountain is an ideal climb, especially for children and inexperienced hikers who want to experience the thrill of climbing a high mountain summit.
|Title||:||60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Salt Lake City|
|Publisher||:||Menasha Ridge Press - 2012-06-19|