Adventuring in Alaska: The Ultimate Guide to the Great Land

Adventuring in Alaska: The Ultimate Guide to the Great Land

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Overview

The most authoritative and comprehensive guide to Alaska's endless recreation opportunities, unique culture, and history, this book is designed for independent, nature-oriented travelers of all ages. Updated with the latest information on where to stay, what to see, and how to get there, Adventuring in Alaska is filled with indispensable advice and insider tips:
Detailed listing of transportation options by land, sea, river, or air, including tours and charters Recommendations for a wide range of lodging, from hotels and inns to hostels and campgrounds Descriptions of Alaska's history, geology, flora, and fauna
Information on a variety of wilderness activities, including day hikes, backpacking trips, river rafting, bicycle routes, fishing trips, and ski outings Detailed descriptions of weather and climate, including the best times to visit, and tips on clothing and equipment Comprehensive listings of parks and wildlands, including the Pribilof Islands, Denali National Park and Preserve, Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, the Kenai Fjords, and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Adventuring in Alaska is the premier guide to outdoor activities in one of the world's great, unspoiled regions.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780871569509
Publisher: Sierra Club Books
Publication date: 05/26/1998
Series: Sierra Club Adventure Travel Guides Series
Edition description: REV
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 5.37(w) x 8.37(h) x 0.87(d)

About the Author

Peggy Wayburn is an avid hiker, river runner, outdoor photographer, and lifelong environmental activist, and the author of Adventuring in the San Francisco Bay Area. She lives in San Francisco.

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