Hiking Colorado

Hiking Colorado

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Lace up your boots and sample fifty of the finest trails Colorado has to offer. This hiker's paradise offers not only rugged peaks and crystal clear alpine lakes, but also historic ruins and magnificent canyons. View the Continental Divide in Rocky Mountain National Park, journey to Colorado's highest point at the top of Mount Elbert, hike beneath immense sandstone cliffs in Devils Canyon, or step back in time to North America's largest dinosaur track site. Veteran hiker, Master of Leave No Trace, and outdoor writer Maryann Gaug will introduce you to these trails and more. Inside you'll find: detailed shaded relief maps, GPS waypoint coordinates for each hike, accurate route profiles showing the ups and downs of each hike, tips on equipment, trip planning, and hiking with dogs and children, accurate directions, difficulty ratings, trail contacts, and more. Whether you are a day-tripper or long-distance hiker, old hand or novice, come explore the wonders of our nation's highest state -- on foot!In1996, theGarden Club of Denver made athreeyear commitmentto repair thetrail and todevelop guided tours. Volunteers ... Thegroups created aplan fora nature center for Mount Goliath, to be located inthe lower parking lot. Anew trailwas built anbsp;...

Title:Hiking Colorado
Author:Maryann Gaug
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield - 2011-05-17


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