Best Hikes Near Seattle

Best Hikes Near Seattle

by Peter Stekel
     
 

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"This guide should be a no-brainer for all Seattle-area hikers." --Washington Trails Association, wta.org

Essential gear for every adventure:
 Outfit Your Mind™  Take a Hike!
Who says you have to travel far from home
to go on a great hike?  This guide describes forty-two of the best hikes within an hour’s drive

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"This guide should be a no-brainer for all Seattle-area hikers." --Washington Trails Association, wta.org

Essential gear for every adventure:
 Outfit Your Mind™  Take a Hike!
Who says you have to travel far from home
to go on a great hike?  This guide describes forty-two of the best hikes within an hour’s drive of Seattle: • Urban walks
• Skykomish River Valley
• South Fork Stillaguamish River Valley
• Issaquah Alps—Snoqualmie Valley Foothills
• Snoqualmie Valley Highlands
• White River Valley From easy nature walks to strenuous day hikes, this guide offers something for every hiker—and all within easy reach of Greater Seattle.  Each featured hike includes a route description; at-a-glance data such as distance and difficulty level; thorough directions to the trailhead; directional cues; and a detailed, accurate trail map.
Inside you’ll find full-color photos and maps; information on approximate hiking times, canine compatibility, and fees and permits required; and sidebars on local lore, points of interest, and area wildlife.

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"This guide should be a no-brainer for all Seattle-area hikers." —Washington Trails Association, wta.org

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762755813
Publisher:
Falcon Guides
Publication date:
04/01/2009
Series:
Best Hikes Near Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
264
File size:
47 MB
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Meet the Author

Peter Stekel has hiked throughout the intermountain West, the West Coast, the Pacific Northwest, and regions well beyond. He is the author of hundreds of articles in such publications as Sierra Heritage, American Forests, High Country News, and Canoe & Kayak.

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