One Night Wilderness: Portland: Quick and Convenient Backcountry Getaways Within Three Hours of the City

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Surrounded by old-growth forests, volcanic peaks, and water in nearly all its forms--from the ocean to alpine lakes, glaciers to waterfalls--the Portland area is a short jaunt from boundless adventure opportunities, many of which can be taken in just one night. This book covers the best one- (and a few two-) night hikes within three hours of the city--perfect for hikers seeking a wilderness experience without the commitment of a lengthy backpacking trek. Trips take readers to the lush Olympic Mountains, eerie ...
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One Night Wilderness: Portland: Quick and Convenient Backcountry Getaways within Three Hours of the City

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Surrounded by old-growth forests, volcanic peaks, and water in nearly all its forms--from the ocean to alpine lakes, glaciers to waterfalls--the Portland area is a short jaunt from boundless adventure opportunities, many of which can be taken in just one night. This book covers the best one- (and a few two-) night hikes within three hours of the city--perfect for hikers seeking a wilderness experience without the commitment of a lengthy backpacking trek. Trips take readers to the lush Olympic Mountains, eerie Mount St. Helens, the thundering Columbia River, and the quirky spires of Three Fingered Jack.
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Doug Lorain's wife has been a "wilderness widow" ever since family moved to the Pacific Northwest in 1969. It's not that Doug doesn't love his spouse dearly; he's just obsessed with hitting the trails. Over the years, he's logged more than 30,000 trail miles in the region, making him an ideal candidate for regional authorship. With more than a dozen books under his belt, he's mastered the art of bundling all the info that readers need. In One Night Wilderness: Portland, this National Outdoor Book Award–winning author pinpoints dozens of beguiling backcountry getaways within a three-hour drive from Oregon's most populous city.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780899974637
  • Publisher: Wilderness Press
  • Publication date: 2/15/2009
  • Series: One Night Wilderness Series
  • Pages: 244
  • Sales rank: 789,572
  • Product dimensions: 8.36 (w) x 5.64 (h) x 0.55 (d)

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