Adventuring in Arizona (1996)

Adventuring in Arizona (1996)

by John Annerino
     
 

Completely revised and updated, Adventuring in Arizona is the authoritative guide to outdoor adventure in the wild and beautiful Grand Canyon State. Arizona's miracuLousLy diverse terrain boasts the Grand Canyon, dubbed one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, the Largest ponderosa pine forest in the contiguous United States, three principal river systems, more… See more details below

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Completely revised and updated, Adventuring in Arizona is the authoritative guide to outdoor adventure in the wild and beautiful Grand Canyon State. Arizona's miracuLousLy diverse terrain boasts the Grand Canyon, dubbed one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, the Largest ponderosa pine forest in the contiguous United States, three principal river systems, more than 200 mountain ranges, and America's most extraordinary mix of deserts. By providing the colorful history surrounding each of the 50 modern adventures showcased here, this guide will deepen the outdoor enthusiast's encounter with Arizona. Visitors can hike ancient Anasazi migration routes; retrace Padre Kino's bold footsteps across the Camino del Diablo, the Devil's Highway; navigate John WesLey Powell's controversial first voyage down the Legendary CoLorado river; and much, much more.

Adventuring in Arizona also features:
— 50 recommended outdoor adventures including day hikes, canyoneering, climbing, mountaineering, canoeing, whitewater rafting, and car touring.
— Comprehensive region-by-region coverage of the mountains, canyons, deserts, and rivers of Arizona — from 10,000-foot peaks to mile-deep canyons.
— AccessibLe histories of the state's early adventurers, including Native Americans, Spanish explorers, mountain men, prospectors, surveyors, and pioneers.
— Travel notes and planning essentials including primary access, elevation, mileage, traveling time, suggested campsites, proper gear, best seasons to visit, maps, water sources, nearest supply points, managing agencies, permits and flora and fauna.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780871563866
Publisher:
Sierra Club Books
Publication date:
03/28/1996
Series:
Adventure Travel Guides
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
445
Product dimensions:
5.37(w) x 8.43(h) x 1.02(d)

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