Olympic Mountains Trail Guide, 3rd Edition

Olympic Mountains Trail Guide, 3rd Edition

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* Completely redesigned for easier use * Includes five new hikes, more photos, and expanded route descriptions * qThe best book for trail descriptions in the Olympics.q - The San Francisco Chronicle With its moss-draped rain forests, alpine meadows brimming with wildflowers, and snow-capped mountains, the Olympic Peninsula is a hiker's paradise. Explore the Cat Creek Way Trail, a high-country route to a view of Oyster Lake, or trek along the Appleton Pass Trail where you might spy a fat marmot perched on one of the boulders along the path. This new edition of a tried-and-true classic to hiking the Olympic Peninsula contains all the facts for both day hikes and overnight backpack trips. You'll find information on 177 hikes in the Olympic Mountains and extensive material on history, geology, native plants, and wildlife. Also find in this hiking guidebook numbered hikes for quick reference; detailed information blocks for each trail; and weather information for each section of the Olympic Mountains.During the next fifty years the peninsula was more or less ignored by Europeans, but after the boundary between the United ... The new highway made the Olympics accessible and not only resulted in a large increase in visitors but also meantanbsp;...

Title:Olympic Mountains Trail Guide, 3rd Edition
Author:Robert Wood
Publisher:The Mountaineers Books - 2000-05-31


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