Day Hiking Columbia Gorge: National Scenic Area/Silver Star Scenic Area/Portland-Vancouver to the Dalles

Day Hiking Columbia Gorge: National Scenic Area/Silver Star Scenic Area/Portland-Vancouver to the Dalles

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by Craig Romano
     
 

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The Columbia River Gorge forms much of the long border between Washington and Oregon, offering hikers a multitude of beautiful trails. Famous for its cascading waterfalls, the region offers spectacular views of the mighty river and its windswept bluffs, as well as stunning panoramas of the surrounding landscape and peaks including Mount Hood, Mount St. Helens,

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The Columbia River Gorge forms much of the long border between Washington and Oregon, offering hikers a multitude of beautiful trails. Famous for its cascading waterfalls, the region offers spectacular views of the mighty river and its windswept bluffs, as well as stunning panoramas of the surrounding landscape and peaks including Mount Hood, Mount St. Helens, Mount Adams, and the Sisters.

Day Hiking Columbia River Gorge, by well-known hiking author Craig Romano, features:

  • 100 day hikes on both sides of the river
  • extensive year-round hiking options
  • trails in the National Scenic Area, Silver Star Scenic Area, Trapper Creek, Clark County, and beyond
  • easy-to-read icons for waterfalls, views, dog-friendly trails, and more
  • detailed driving directions and trail maps
  • info on flora and fauna, the unusual Gorge winds, and its abundance of waterfalls

Craig Romano is an avid hiker, runner, kayaker, and cyclist. He is the author of Best Hikes with Dogs Inland Northwest, Columbia Highlands: Exploring Washington's Last Frontier, as well as Day Hiking Olympic Peninsula, Day Hiking: North Cascades, Day Hiking Central Cascades, and Winter Hikes of Western Washington Deck. Craig lives in Mount Vernon, Washington.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594853685
Publisher:
Mountaineers Books, The
Publication date:
05/01/2011
Pages:
287
Sales rank:
558,488
Product dimensions:
4.88(w) x 7.04(h) x 0.61(d)

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