Hiking the Southwest's Canyon Country

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This popular guide to hiking the Four Corners Region has been updated and expanded to include new National Monuments and Wilderness Areas.* More than 100 hikes, with over 35 new to this edition * Expanded to include Dinosaur National Monument, Salinas National Monument, Snow Canyon State Park, and northern San Rafael Swell * Includes trips in recently designated national monuments and wilderness areas-Grand Staircase-Escalante, Canyons of the Ancients, Black Ridge Canyons, and more Hiking the Southwest Canyon ...
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Overview

This popular guide to hiking the Four Corners Region has been updated and expanded to include new National Monuments and Wilderness Areas.* More than 100 hikes, with over 35 new to this edition * Expanded to include Dinosaur National Monument, Salinas National Monument, Snow Canyon State Park, and northern San Rafael Swell * Includes trips in recently designated national monuments and wilderness areas-Grand Staircase-Escalante, Canyons of the Ancients, Black Ridge Canyons, and more Hiking the Southwest Canyon Country will take you from the Colorado Plateau to the Grand Canyon to the banks of the Rio Grande. Perfect for hikers off all levels, this updated guide features trips that highlight the dramatic scenery of the Four Corners Region, from waterfalls and natural bridges to slot canyons. Each itinerary offers options such as day hikes, backpacking trips, scenic drives, raft trips, and visits to archaeological sites. This new edition also includes a "Best Places Adventure Chart" that compares features of hikes such as rock art, arches, and serene rivers. Sandra Hinchmann has explored the Southwest for over 20 years, and considers the Colorado Plateau her true home. She is currently a professor of government at St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York.
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Guides hikers of various skill levels through suggested day-to-day, two-to-three-week itineraries of day hikes, backpacks, and scenic drives to the best sites in a four-state region. Covers safety, what to bring, hygiene, pests, and provides maps and background information. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780898869491
  • Publisher: Mountaineers Books, The
  • Publication date: 8/15/2004
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 949,082
  • Product dimensions: 6.16 (w) x 9.04 (h) x 0.76 (d)

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