Hiking Hot Springs in the Pacific Northwest

Hiking Hot Springs in the Pacific Northwest

by Evie Litton
     
 

The mountains of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and British Columbia provide the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable geothermal experience. From sylvan streamside pools to hand-crafted bathhouses, Hiking Hot Springs in the Pacific Northwest guides the reader to 140 of the finest natural hot soaking pools, and to more than 90 scenic hikes that either lead to or begin

Overview

The mountains of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and British Columbia provide the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable geothermal experience. From sylvan streamside pools to hand-crafted bathhouses, Hiking Hot Springs in the Pacific Northwest guides the reader to 140 of the finest natural hot soaking pools, and to more than 90 scenic hikes that either lead to or begin near springs. All but a few of these gems are located on public land within national forests and parks. This fully revised and updated edition includes details on the quality of each soaking pool and its water temperature and scenic setting; hike descriptions, difficulty ratings, and trail lengths; easy-to-read maps and clear directions; information on elevation, seasonal access, and restrictions.

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An illustrated guide to 112 hot springs and 100 nearby hikes in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and British Columbia. Entries include general descriptions, directions, and notes on temperature, contacts, difficulty of hike, and elevation gain. Particularly useful are notes on whether the area requires a Trail Park Pass (Oregon and Washington) or a Recreation User Pass (Idaho). This edition contains 18 new hot springs and new maps which are easier to read. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762736232
Publisher:
Falcon Guides
Publication date:
01/01/2005
Series:
Regional Hiking Series
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Meet the Author

Evie Litton broke loose from a 15-year career as a technical illustrator to hit the road in 1983. She happily traded her civilized life for a camperized van she now calls home and has been busy exploring the backcountry to find out what secrets lie around the next bend.

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