Cascade Alpine Guide

Cascade Alpine Guide

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Volume II in the classic qCascade Alpine Guideq seriesfeatures expert information on more than 300 climbing andhigh routes in the Cascades. This volume covers themiddle of the Cascade Range, from the foothills east ofPuget Sound to Lake Chelan. You'll find geographical, historical, and geological overviews of the majestic mid-Cascade ......grow to 200 ft. Vine maple (Acer circinatum), the most common maple, is a shrubby tree that is seen in avalanche paths and is a hated impediment to lowland travel. ... Sitka mountain-ash (Sorbus sitchensis) is a tall shrub of the understory, often found in brushfields. ... Its stout branches tolerate heavy snow loads, and like the subalpine fir, it can grow as a low krumm- holz, reproducing by layering.

Title:Cascade Alpine Guide
Author:Fred Beckey
Publisher:The Mountaineers Books - 2003


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