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America's Great Mountain Trails By Tim Palmer

America's Great Mountain Trails by Tim Palmer

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A hiker s inspirational bucket list is embodied in this lavishly illustrated celebration of our nation s one hundred best mountain trails.

America's Great Mountain Trails Summary

America's Great Mountain Trails: 100 Highcountry Hikes of a Lifetime by Tim Palmer

America s mountain trails lure us to exquisite heights, from the Atlantic Coast in Maine to the Pacific edge in California and the Northwest. These rugged yet seductive pathways call to all who seek both solace and adventure, whether out for a day hike or an extended backpacking expedition. America s Great Mountain Trails introduces readers to one hundred hikes of a lifetime. The book covers some of our nation s most legendary trails and some that are scarcely known, but all can take us on journeys to remarkable places. Between the ancient Appalachians and the Pacific Coast s uplift lie the Rockies, Desert Range, Sierra Nevadas, Cascade Mountains, Olympics, and more. Beyond are the resoundingly wild terrain of Alaska and the islands of Hawaii and Puerto Rico, which ascend like dreamy visions from the sea. Readers get practical details about the length and difficulty of each hike, along with concise directions to each trailhead, tips about the best seasons to go, advice on permit requirements, and a selection of alternate routes. An appendix offers information about what must be done to protect these special places so they ll remain alluring and rewarding to all the generations ahead. With fascinating text and beautiful photography by Tim Palmer, America s Great Mountain Trails is sure to become the definitive reference book to the most outstanding mountain trails in America.

About Tim Palmer

Tim Palmer has written and photographed 26 books about the outdoors, adventure travel, and the environment. He has received the National Outdoor Book Award, the Independent Publishers Award, and other honors. For five decades he has been hiking and exploring throughout the mountains of America. Tim is also the author of America s Great River Journeys. See his work at www.timpalmer.org.

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NGR9780847865420
9780847865420
0847865428
America's Great Mountain Trails: 100 Highcountry Hikes of a Lifetime by Tim Palmer
New
Hardback
Rizzoli International Publications
2019-09-17
320
N/A
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