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Snowshoe Trails of Yosemite
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Snowshoe Trails of Yosemite
Mike White


Yosemite is one of the great natural wonders of the world but much of it has been relatively inaccessible when snow covers the ground. Now, author Michael C. White opens up a whole world of possibilities. For those folks willing to travel under their own power, a new playground exists.

Like his best-selling Snowshoe Trails of Tahoe, White describes the area's best snowshoe trips, all chosen for their great scenery and easy accessibility. With custom-made topographic maps and precise directions to each trailhead, this book shows exactly where to go and describes each trip in detail so you can choose precisely the kind of outing you want. Select from short, easy jaunts to daylong tours. Listed for each trip is a difficulty rating, a starting elevation, and the mileage. The book also gives the reader information on trailhead parking, travel, and lodging. This is a great book for anyone's travel and outdoor library.

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One Best Hike: Grand Canyon
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One Best Hike: Grand Canyon
Elizabeth Wenk


   One of America’s most iconic national parks, and one of the world’s most spectacular places, the Grand Canyon attracts over 4 million visitors a year who visit the canyon and peer over the edge of the abyss. A small number of these tourists leave their cars and trek from the rim to the banks of the Colorado River on one of the best-known hikes in the country.

    On the journey hikers take a "geologic journey through time" and pass layers of colored rock and surreal formations that make the canyon so picturesque. Some of these hikers are adequately prepared for the rigors of what can be a dangerous journey. Many are not, and the trip can be deadly. The most popular route into the canyon is from the South Rim on the 16.2-mile round-trip hike descending the South Kaibab Trail to the Colorado River at Bright Angel Campground and ascending the Bright Angel Trail, with an elevation gain and loss of more than 9000 feet round trip.

    Although the hike is non-technical, following well-graded trail the whole way, would-be hikers need to be prepared for extreme heat in summer and icy conditions in winter, elevation gain, and other potential dangers before they embark on this trip. Author and seasoned Southwest hiker Elizabeth Wenk provides the authoritative, step-by-step guide to planning and completing this superb excursion with safety advice, insider information, detail, and reassurance found nowhere else.


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Visit California Farms
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Visit California Farms
Erin Mahoney Harris


Your Guide to Farm Stays, Tours, and Hands-On Workshops

A concern for the environment and a desire to better understand where our food comes from are reflected in today’s collective consciousness; millions of people are eager to learn more about the local food movement. Many want to take the movement even farther by growing their own food, composting, and keeping backyard chickens.

Visit California Farms, by Southern California local Erin Harris, offers readers options for both education and recreation and is a guide to only the most worthwhile destinations, from upscale B&Bs set among picturesque vineyards to working cattle ranches that offer a genuine cowboy/cowgirl experience.

While farm vacation guides have been published for other states in the U.S., no such book covering California—our nation’s largest agricultural producer—is currently in circulation. Visit California Farms provides valuable information to parents yearning to teach their children important life skills, outdoors enthusiasts who want to expand their repertoire of experiences, twenty-somethings looking for an affordable vacation, couples in search of new travel experiences, adventurous foodies, hobby gardeners eager to gain new skills, event planners who want to find unique destinations, and even companies looking for innovative team-building retreats.


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One Night Wilderness Portland
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One Night Wilderness Portland
Douglas Lorain


Surrounded by old-growth forests, volcanic peaks, and water in nearly all its forms--from the ocean to alpine lakes, glaciers to waterfalls--the Portland area is a short jaunt from boundless adventure opportunities, many of which can be taken in just one night. This book covers the best one- (and a few two-) night hikes within three hours of the city--perfect for hikers seeking a wilderness experience without the commitment of a lengthy backpacking trek. Trips take readers to the lush Olympic Mountains, eerie Mount St. Helens, the thundering Columbia River, and the quirky spires of Three Fingered Jack.

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Rail-Trails West: California, Arizona, and Nevada
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Rail-Trails West: California, Arizona, and Nevada
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy


In this newest edition in the popular series, the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy presents the best of the West. With 70 rural, suburban, and urban trails threading through 1,050 miles, Rail-Trails West covers 60 trails in California, eight in Arizona, and two in Nevada. Many rail-trails offer escapes from city life, like the Mount Lowe Railway Trail, high above the buzzing Los Angeles basin on a rail line vacationers once took to a mountaintop resort. Others offer the pure sensory thrill of sweeping terrain, like Arizona's 7-mile Prescott Peavine Trail. Still more juxtapose the natural world with the railroad's industrial past, like Nevada's Historic Railroad Hiking Trail, which passes through five massive tunnels to reach Hoover Dam. Every trip has a detailed map, directions to the trailhead, and information about parking, restroom facilities, and other amenities. Many of the level rail-trails are suitable for walking, jogging, bicycling, inline skating, wheelchairs, and horses.


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Peninsula Trails
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Peninsula Trails
Jean Rusmore with Betsy Crowder, Frances Spangle, and Sue LaTourrette


Choose from more than 150 trips on over 500 miles of trails with this comprehensive guide to every park and preserve on the San Francisco Peninsula. From Fort Funston and San Bruno Mountain south to Saratoga Gap, and from the Bay west to the Pacific Ocean, the peninsula offers something for everyone. This updated edition includes 18 new trips covering newly acquired public lands. Also includes maps and a trips-by-theme appendix.

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Backpacking Washington, 2ed
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Backpacking Washington, 2ed
Douglas Lorain


Now completely updated for a second edition, Backpacking Washington remains the only comprehensive guide to all of the Evergreen State’s best extended backpacking trips. Ranging from three days to two weeks, these 28 adventures visit every corner of the state, including the wild beaches of the Olympic Peninsula, the vast interior of the Pasayten Wilderness, Mt. Rainier’s famous Wonderland Trail, the volcanic wasteland around Mt. St. Helens, and the little-known Salmo-Priest Wilderness, where hikers may glimpse grizzly bears.

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Backpacking Wyoming
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Backpacking Wyoming
Douglas Lorain


    Wyoming boasts countless outstanding backcountry destinations: trout-filled mountain lakes so scenic they leave you breathless; geologic wonders of a number and variety literally unequalled anywhere else on the planet; spectacular canyons dizzyingly deep and amazingly colorful; and more abundant wildlife than anywhere else in the Lower 48. While some of these attractions are world famous -- Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks and the Wind River Range -- many others are virtually unknown even to the savviest locals.

    Nationally award-winning guidebook author Douglas Lorain details both the famous and the hidden treasures in his picks of the Cowboy State’s 28 most enjoyable and beautiful backpack trips in Backpacking Wyoming. Distilled from thousands of trail miles and lasting from three days to almost two weeks, these carefully chosen itineraries offer the hiker mountain scenery, magnificent wildlife, colorful geologic marvels, and reasonable daily mileage goals. This in-depth guide reveals all the best trips in and around Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, the Beartooth and Bighorn Mountains, the Absaroka and Snowy Ranges, the Wind River Range, and, for solitude lovers, such little-known treasures as the Wyoming, Gros Ventre, Bear Lodge, and Salt River Mountains.

    A detailed trail map and photographs accompany each trip. Each of the trips rates scenery, solitude, and difficulty; specifies mileage, elevation gain, days on the trail, and shuttle distance; and notes special attractions, required permits, and challenges. It's all the information that novice and experienced backpackers alike will need to access the Wyoming backcountry and experience a trip of a lifetime.

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California Coastal Byways, 4ed
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California Coastal Byways, 4ed
Tony Huegel


Cruise all the best spots to experience California's coast from your car with this guide to 50 drives from San Diego to the Oregon Border. In this thoroughly updated fourth edition, each trip and map has been rechecked and updated with the latest information on fires and regulation changes. Also included is a new trip through and old-growth forest in Northern California's Del Norte County.

With California Coastal Byways in your glove box, you will:

  • Wind along serpentine roads near towering redwoods on the rugged Lost Coast
  • Breathe easy atop desert-to-ocean overlooks in L.A. County's San Gabriel Mountains
  • Edge along precipitous Black Canyon Road in San Diego County
  • Soak in remote hot springs in Santa Barbara County
  • Spot sunning seals or migrating whales from and abandoned north coast lighthouse

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California Desert Byways, 3ed
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California Desert Byways, 3ed
Tony Huegel


California Desert Byways presents 65 desert trips from Bishop to the Mexican border, including expanded coverage of popular destinations such as Death Valley National Park, Mojave National Preserve, and Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. This book makes high-walled canyons, lonely ghost towns, and soaring peaks from Mexico to the Great Basin easily accessible to recreational drivers. Tony Huegel’s glove-box-sized Byways have been leading drivers to the hidden surprises found along unpaved backroads for more than 10 years. These books are for recreational drivers who want to use their four-wheel-drive or sport-utility vehicle beyond the pavement to explore, but who might not want to do hard-core or lengthy off-road driving. They are also for adventurers who use these trips as jumping-off points for muscle-powered exploration, such as hiking and mountain biking.

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