Hiking and Exploring the Paria River: Including the Story of John D. Lee and Mountain Meadows Massacre

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780944510261
  • Publisher: Kelsey Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/28/2010
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 783,270
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments and The Author 4
Introduction to the Paria River Country 5
Local Towns and Facilities 5
Road Report 6
Emergency Provisions for your Car 7
Off Road Vehicles 7
Best Time to Hike 7
Flash Flood Frequency--Graph 8
Drinking Water 8
Insect Season 8
Equipment for Day-Hikes 9
Equipment for Overnight Hikes 9
Boots or Shoes 9
Hiking Rules & Regulations--BCNP, Paria R. 9
Coyote Buttes Information 10
Visitor Use in the Lower Paria River Gorge 11
Hiking Maps for the Paria River Country 11
Fotography in Deep, Dark, Slot Canyons 12
Index to Topographic Maps--Paria River C. 13
Grand Staircase-Escalante NM (GSENM) 16
BLM, National Park, Canyoneering Inform 16
Warning--Don't Blame Me 18
Metric Conversion Table 19
Map Symbols and Abbreviations 20
Reference--Index Map of Hikes 21
Hiking Section--Hike Numbers and Map Numbers are the same 22
1. Canaan Peak 22
2. Table Cliff Plateau & Powell Point 24
3. Fairyland Trail, Bryce Canyon NP 26
4. Navajo-Peekaboo Trails, Bryce CNP 30
5. Under-the-Rim Trail, Bryce Canyon NP 32
6. Riggs Spring Loop Trail, Bryce CNP 34
7. Bull Valley G., Willis Ck. & Averett C. 36
8. Bullrush, Tank, Deer Range & Lick C. 44
9. Mollies Nipple, Burch R., CCC Camp 52
10. Kitchen Canyon, Nipple Ranch & L. 60
11. Deer Creek Slots & Oak Canyon 70
12. Hogeye+Starlight Canyons, Carlow R. 80
13. Cannonville Slot Canyons 84
14. Kodachrome Basin Trails 86
15. Road Map-Rock Springs Bench+H. 88
16. Johnson H.+Asay Canyons, Red Slot 90
17. Johnson Hole, Snake Ck., CCC Trail 96
18. Upper Paria River Gorge 102
19. Death Valley Draw, U. Hackberry+U. Tr 112
20. Round Valley Draw, U. Entry Hackberry 116
21. Booker Canyon 120
22. Stone Donkey Canyon 124
23. Hackberry Canyon & the Watson Cabin 128
24. Upper Cottonwood Wash Narrows 134
25. Upper Rush Beds Trails & Old Oil Well 136
26. L. Rush Beds, Yellow R., Hidden Cache 142
27. Hattie Green Mine & Fivemile Ranch 154
28A + B. Rimrocks + Wahweap Toadstools 158
29. The Buckskin & Paria R. Loop--Part 1 164
30. Lower Paria River Gorge--Part 2 174
31. Lower Paria River Gorge--Part 3 187
32. Lower Paria River Gorge--Part 4 193
33. North Rim Hikes--L. Paria River G. 206
34. Dominguez+Spencer Trails & Lee's F. 210
35. Coyote Buttes 214
36A + B. Sand Hills, Bonelli Sp., SH Ran. 222
The Henrieville CCC Camp 234
Sheep and Sheep Shearing Corrals 240
The Story of John D. Lee and the Mountain Meadows Massacre (Map 37) 244
History of Ghost Towns along the Paria River (Maps 38 & 39) 254
Geology of the Paria River Basin & Geology Cross-Section 270
Mining History: The Paria River Drainage (Map 40) 274
Bryce Valley and Skutumpah Road Ranches (Map Only--Map 41) 285
Further Reading 286
Other Guide Books by the Author 287
Distributors for Kelsey Publishing 288
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