Hiking Colorado (Second Edition)

Hiking Colorado (Second Edition)

by Maryann Gaug
     
 

Lace up your boots and sample fifty of the finest trails Colorado has to offer. This hiker's paradise offers not only rugged peaks and crystal clear alpine lakes, but also historic ruins and magnificent canyons. View the Continental Divide in Rocky Mountain National Park, journey to Colorado's highest point at the top of Mount Elbert, hike beneath immense sandstone

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Lace up your boots and sample fifty of the finest trails Colorado has to offer. This hiker's paradise offers not only rugged peaks and crystal clear alpine lakes, but also historic ruins and magnificent canyons. View the Continental Divide in Rocky Mountain National Park, journey to Colorado's highest point at the top of Mount Elbert, hike beneath immense sandstone cliffs in Devils Canyon, or step back in time to North America's largest dinosaur track site. Veteran hiker, Master of Leave No Trace, and outdoor writer Maryann Gaug will introduce you to these trails and more.

Inside you'll find: detailed shaded relief maps, GPS waypoint coordinates for each hike, accurate route profiles showing the ups and downs of each hike, tips on equipment, trip planning, and hiking with dogs and children, accurate directions, difficulty ratings, trail contacts, and more.

Whether you are a day-tripper or long-distance hiker, old hand or novice, come explore the wonders of our nation's highest state -- on foot!

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762727162
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
07/01/2003
Series:
Hiking Guide Series
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.92(d)

Meet the Author

Silverthorne, Colorado resident Maryann Gaug is a devoted hiker and a Master of Leave No Trace. She writes for Cyberwest and Summit County newspapers and is the founder of About Wilderness, Inc.

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