Download Hiking Maine: A Guide to the State’s Greatest Hiking by Greg Westrich PDF

By Greg Westrich

Lace up your boots and pattern seventy-two of the best trails the Pine Tree country has to supply. From the shores of Acadia nationwide Park and ancient routes via Belfast or Portland to scenic treks up Mount Katahdin and backpacking alongside the Bigelow diversity, Maine has routes to thrill hikers of each stripe. climbing Maine describes trails that fluctuate in size from a simple one-hour walk alongside a quiet nature path to hard treks within the backcountry.Use this consultant for up to date path info, actual instructions to well known in addition to less-traveled trails, trouble scores for every hike, targeted path maps, pointers on mountain climbing with little ones and data on barrier-free trails for hikers with particular wishes. even if you're a day-tripper or long-distance hiker, previous hand or amateur, you can find trails fitted to each skill and curiosity all through Maine.

Look within to find:

  • Hikes suited for each ability
  • Mile-by-mile directional cues
  • Difficulty scores, path contacts, fees/permits, and most sensible mountaineering seasons
  • Full-color pictures throughout

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Download Walking in the Valais: 120 Walks and Treks (Cicerone Guides) by Kev Reynolds PDF

By Kev Reynolds

The Pennine Alps within the Valais zone of Switzerland comprise extra 4000m peaks than wherever else in Western Europe and a few of the greats: the Matterhorn, Monte Rosa, Dent Blanche and Grand Combin, all surrounded via idyllic valleys and hillsides dotted with chalets, hay barns and hardy little alpine vegetation in addition to pristine snowfields and glaciers. This consultant describes 111 day walks and 10 multi-day, long-distance treks, exploring this entire quarter and appropriate for quite a lot of talents. The community of strolling trails during this well known zone is superb however the infrastructure is unbeatable, with very good public shipping and quite a lot of good-quality lodging from uncomplicated mountain huts to grand resorts in bases equivalent to Saas rate, Zermatt and Arolla. Walks are prepared valley through valley and followed by way of complete information regarding the valley bases, mountain huts, entry and amenities in addition to useful details for walkers new to hiking or strolling in Switzerland.

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Download Powder: The Greatest Ski Runs on the Planet by Patrick Thorne PDF

By Patrick Thorne

The so much extraordinary, exciting and scenic ski runs from one of many world's top ski experts.

Long descents, great verts, difficult pistes and wonderful surroundings, Powder is the definitive advisor to the easiest and such a lot feared ski runs on this planet.

Whether you are a severe off-piste skier or a beginner with alpine pursuits, this visually attractive advisor will absolutely encourage the iciness Olympian in we all. besides vintage runs in Chamonix, Whistler and Jackson gap, Powder also will take you to offbeat and unique destinations resembling the Himalayas, the Atlas Mountains and the 2014 Olympic vacation spot of Sochi in Russia - areas extraordinary not just for the wonderful snowboarding and skiing, but additionally for his or her awesome surroundings.

Powder is the last word bucket record for any snowsports fanatic, hard novices and specialists alike to tackle the main breathtaking runs the realm has to supply.

Contents include: Mt St Elias, Alaska; Whitehorn 2, Lake Louise, Canada; Inferno, Mürren, Switzerland; Tortin, Verbier, Switzerland; Aiguille Rouge, Les Arcs, France; Klein Matterhorn Descent, Cervinia, Italy; Lyngen Peninsula, Norway; Sochi Olympic Downhill, Rosa Khutor, Russia; Mizuno no Sawa, Niseko, Japan; Everest, Mt Everest, Nepal; The Motatapu Chutes, Treble Cone, New Zealand; Fast One, Mt Buller, Australia; Mt Vinson, Antarctica.

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Download Moon Rocky Mountain National Park (Travel Guide) by Erin English PDF

By Erin English

Moon commute publications: locate Your Adventure

Incredible natural world, attractive glaciers and waterfalls, and unforgettable experience awaits you in Moon Rocky Mountain nationwide Park.

Moon Rocky Mountain nationwide Park features:

  • Itineraries for each timeline and budget, starting from in the future within the park to a week-long journey, together with: relations enjoyable, Day Hikes, wintry weather Adventures, and Gaga for Glaciers
  • Strategies for buying to Rocky Mountain nationwide Park, averting crowds, and exploring its less-visited areas
  • In-depth chapters on every one sector of the park, including endure Lake and the East facet, Longs top and Wild Basin, path Ridge street, Kawuneeche Valley, and Lumpy Ridge and the mother Range
  • Coverage of gateway towns and towns, together with Estes Park, Grand Lake, and Arapaho nationwide activity Area
  • Full-color, brilliant photographs and certain maps throughout
  • Expert information for tourists looking to head mountain climbing, cycling, snowboarding, and extra, plus crucial packing and future health and defense information
  • Detailed hike descriptions with person path maps and backpacking options
  • The most sensible actions and designated rules for exploring the park: Hike the dramatic glacier-formed gorges to discover jaw-dropping waterfalls, and see elk, moose, and bighorn sheep alongside the way in which. take part on a summertime ranger software, snowshoe to a ghost city within the iciness, or trap the yearly Perseid meteor bathe in August. Take an adventurous Rocky Mountain riding or biking travel, or try out your hand at mountain climbing or fishing. arrange camp for an evening less than the celebrities, and get up early for the impressive sunrise
  • Valuable perception from professional explorer and Rocky Mountain specialist Erin English
  • Honest suggestion on while to head and the place to stick in and out the park, together with campgrounds, visitor ranches, cabins, and resorts
  • Up-to-date information on park charges, passes, and reservations
  • Recommendations for households, seniors, overseas viewers, tourists with disabilities, and touring with pets
  • Thorough background at the flora and fauna, terrain, tradition, and history

Exploring extra of North America's nationwide parks? test Moon Zion & Bryce, Moon Yellowstone & Grand Teton, or Moon Grand Canyon. Staying in Colorado? attempt Moon Colorado or Moon Denver.

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Download 109 Walks in British Columbia's Lower Mainland by Mary Macaree,David Macaree,Alice Purdey,John Halliday PDF

By Mary Macaree,David Macaree,Alice Purdey,John Halliday

From trails to miraculous waterfalls close to Squamish and historical city forests in South Surrey, coastal headlands in Howe Sound and ridgetop meadows within the Fraser Valley,109 Walks bargains a course for everybody who loves to be outdoors.

In this revised 7th version are 109 of the region’s top walks of 4 hours or much less to fit each flavor, no matter if you’re a customer to the town or life-long resident, occasional recreationalist or avid walker. the paths were reorganized from north to south, west to east, and the e-book contains fourteen all-new walks besides one other twelve which were considerably transformed or revived from past volumes. many of the classics stay and their path instructions and maps were thoroughly up-to-date with GPS coordinates to make route-finding easier.

Unchanged are the great indexes that aid make certain a path that’s correct for the season, the timeframe and the health point of the gang; the pictures and notes approximately issues of usual or old curiosity plus envisioned climbing instances and distances; and the sincerely written, rigorously distinct path descriptions. exact, authoritative and hugely cheap, 109 Walks is an quintessential advisor for exploring British Columbia’s reduce Mainland in all seasons.

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Download Campfires and Loon Calls: Travels in the Boundary Waters by Jerry Apps,Steve Apps PDF

By Jerry Apps,Steve Apps

Jerry Apps stocks 25 years of wasteland canoeing experience—wicked thunderstorms, inquisitive bears, swamping a canoe, and gazing the evening sky full of stars—as good as recommendation from how you can arrange a camp and guard nutrients from hungry bears, to minimalist cooking, appreciating a wet day, and a historical past of the Boundary Waters region.

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Download Day Hiking: The San Juans & Gulf Islands: National Parks * by Craig Romano PDF

By Craig Romano

  • •New quantity in Washington’s bestselling climbing guidebook series
  • •Packable measurement packed with maps, elevation profiles, a hundred thirty images, at-a-glance path choice desk, and extra from a loved trails author
  • •1% of revenues help path upkeep in Washington


As a mountain climbing vacation spot, the San Juan Islands of Washington and their sister islands to the north provide rankings of parks and preserves, enormous quantities of miles of trails catering to hikers of all degrees, and year-round accessibility. Day climbing: The San Juans and Gulf Islands is split into approximately 4 sections: Anacortes, for lots of the gateway to the sector; the San Juan Islands themselves, together with a few key islands now not served via Washington nation Ferries; Victoria, Canada, offering quick access to the Gulf Islands, in addition to different particular locations; and the mystical southern Gulf Islands.

Author Craig Romano explores country parks, county parks, and provincial parks in addition to a few municipal and nearby parks. He additionally good points the hot enlargement of San Juan Island nationwide ancient Park on San Juan Island and the lately created Gulf Islands nationwide Park Reserve, spanning numerous of the southern Gulf Islands, either one of which aren't but accepted to many hikers. whereas the celebrity sights are the ferry-accessed islands, Romano additionally positive factors numerous of the bigger islands that don’t have ferry carrier (e.g., Stuart Island)——making this consultant of curiosity to paddlers and boaters who're searching for hikes too!

Key gains of this guide:

  • •136 hikes (approximately 50% American, 50% Canadian locations)
  • •Ferry shuttle tips
  • •Car-camping recommendations
  • •Border-crossing details
  • •All distances and elevations in either English and metric units
  • •Overview maps for either the San Juans and Gulf Islands

**Mountaineers Books designates 1 percentage of the sales of decide on guidebooks in our Day mountaineering sequence towards volunteer path upkeep. in view that launching this application, we’ve contributed greater than $14,000 towards bettering trails.

For this publication, our 1 percentage of revenues goes to Washington Trails organization (WTA). WTA hosts greater than 750 paintings events all through Washington’s Cascades and Olympics every year, with volunteers clearing downed logs after spring snowmelt, slicing away brush, retreading worn stretches of path, and construction bridges and turnpikes. Their efforts are necessary to the land managers who keep hundreds of thousands of acres on shoestring budgets.

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Download 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Albuquerque: Including Santa Fe, by Stephen Ausherman PDF

By Stephen Ausherman

This newly up-to-date and revised variation of 60 Hikes inside 60 Miles: Albuquerque hits vintage trails and uncovers paths the place no guidebook has long gone sooner than. this is often the fundamental advisor to north-central New Mexico, from the black lava badlands in El Malpais nationwide Monument to the cool aspens in Santa Fe nationwide wooded area. discover newly opened lands within the Ojito desert and the Valles Caldera, or revisit the earlier with nostalgic walks alongside the Rio Grande and path sixty six. Hikes result in old pueblos, ghost cities, slot canyons, unusual hoodoos and different treasures within the middle of recent Mexico, all only a daytrip or much less from the Duke City.

Each bankruptcy serves as either a navigational aide and an interpretive consultant to familiarize hikers with wondrous locations within the Land of attraction. From the black lava badlands in El Malpais nationwide Monument to the aspen bushes in Santa Fe nationwide wooded area, the Albuquerque region is stuffed with appealing barren region ideal for exploration. This complete guidebook outlines the extent of trouble for every hike, and comprises broad maps and path profiles to aid mountaineering fanatics and day-trippers alike. event the Rio Grande, previous path sixty six, historic pueblos, ghost cities, and different charms of the world with this crucial guide.

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Download Camp Counseling: Leadership and Programming for the by Joel F. Meier,Karla A. Henderson PDF

By Joel F. Meier,Karla A. Henderson

in the course of the first seven variations of this enduring textual content, A. Viola Mitchell shared her wisdom and talents with legions of educators, camp administrators, and counselors who participated within the geared up camp stream. This vintage, very hot quantity has now been completely up-to-date to supply a 21st-century view of the tendencies, philosophies, and practices of prepared camping out. The 8th variation keeps the overarching emphasis on management abilities and software actions and ideas, updating their therapy with the most recent examine on confident early life improvement and outcomes-based programming. New chapters talk about traits in equipped camping out, efforts to extend possibilities for camp participation, and techniques to extend actual job between teenagers and adolescence. considerably revised themes comprise sleek habit administration instruments and methods, management suggestions, challenge fixing, crew tactics, and the significance of study and overview. all through, the authors infuse the dialogue with a “leave no hint” conservation ethic that promotes how one can benefit from the open air in a accountable, sustainable demeanour. The essence of prepared camping out has remained a similar all through its 150-year historical past: democratic, team residing within the outside supported through useful, well-trained leaders. the most recent variation of Camp Counseling celebrates that essence in each bankruptcy, illuminated through greater than a hundred and twenty new pictures in addition to a variety of illustrations and boxed shows. additionally, huge, annotated source lists in each bankruptcy offer numerous possibilities to discover themes in higher depth.

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