Exploring Washington's Wild Areas: A Guide for Hikers, Backpackers, Climbers, Cross-Country Skiers

Exploring Washington's Wild Areas: A Guide for Hikers, Backpackers, Climbers, Cross-Country Skiers

by Marge Mueller, Ted Mueller

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Overview

Guidebook to Washington's 4.1 million acres of diverse wilderness areas -- the third largest in the United States

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780898868074
Publisher: Mountaineers Books, The
Publication date: 04/05/2002
Series: Exploring Wild Areas Series
Edition description: 2ND
Pages: 464
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

MARGE and TED MUELLER are the authors of 11 books, including all four titles in the popular Afoot & Afloat series. Avid explorers, they are also the authors of several other outdoor guidebooks from The Mountaineers Books. They live in Seattle, Washington.

MARGE and TED MUELLER are the authors of 11 books, including all four titles in the popular Afoot & Afloat series. Avid explorers, they are also the authors of several other outdoor guidebooks from The Mountaineers Books. They live in Seattle, Washington.

Table of Contents

Introduction11
Chapter 1The Olympic Peninsula
1.Washington Islands Wilderness22
2.Olympic Coast: Olympic National Park25
3.Olympic Peninsula Interior: Olympic National Park; Rugged Ridge, Bald Mountain, and Madison Creek Roadless Areas32
4.Quinault Lake Region: Colonel Bob Wilderness; Moonlight Dome and South Quinault Roadless Areas49
5.Dungeness River Region: Buckhorn Wilderness; MacDonald, Quilcene, Mount Zion, and Green Mountain Roadless Areas53
6.Duckabush River Region: The Brothers Wilderness; Jupiter Ridge Roadless Area59
7.Hamma Hamma River Region: Mount Skokomish Wilderness; Jefferson Ridge Roadless Area63
8.Skokomish River Region: Wonder Mountain Wilderness; Upper Skokomish and Lightning Peak Roadless Areas67
9.San Juan Islands Wilderness70
Chapter 2The North Cascades
10.Mount Baker: Mount Baker Wilderness and Mount Baker National Recreation Area; Adjacent Roadless Areas76
11.Baker Lake Region: Noisy-Diobsud Wilderness; Oakes Peak and Noisy-Diobsud Roadless Areas89
12.North Cascades Region: North Cascades National Park Complex (Stephen Mather Wilderness); Glacier Peak H, Alma-Copper, and Hidden Lake Roadless Areas95
Chapter 3The Central Cascades
13.Mount Higgins Region: Higgins Mountain and Pressentin Roadless Areas122
14.Boulder River Region: Boulder River Wilderness; Boulder River Roadless Area125
15.Ragged Ridge Region: Glacier Peak K Roadless Area133
16.North Fork Skykomish River Region: Henry M. Jackson Wilderness; Glacier Peak A, B, and L, Heather Lake, and Eagle Rock Roadless Areas140
17.Nason Ridge Roadless Area154
18.Glacier Peak: Glacier Peak Wilderness; Glacier Peak I, J, and M, Twin Lakes, Canyon Creek, Prairie Mountain, White Chuck, and Chelan (North of Holden) Roadless Areas159
19.Entiat Mountains: Myrtle Lake (West), Rock Creek, and Entiat (West) Roadless Areas177
20.Chelan Mountains: Chelan (West), Entiat (East), Myrtle Lake (East), and Stormy Mountain Roadless Areas185
21.Alpine Lakes Wilderness192
22.Teanaway River Region: Teanaway and Thorp Mountain Roadless Areas213
23.Naneum Region: Devils Gulch, Lion Rock, and Naneum Roadless Areas222
24.Little Naches River: Manastash, Quartz, and Taneum Roadless Areas227
Chapter 4The Southern Cascades
25.White River Region: Clearwater Wilderness; Suntop and Tolmie Roadless Areas234
26.Norse Peak Region: Norse Peak Wilderness; adjacent and Silver Creek Roadless Areas237
27.Mount Rainier National Park244
28.Glacier View Region: Glacier View Wilderness; Deer Creek Roadless Area261
29.Tatoosh Region: Tatoosh Wilderness; Dixon Mountain and Backbone Roadless Areas264
30.Bumping Lake Region: William O. Douglas Wilderness; adjacent, Cortright, Carlton Ridge, and Laughingwater Roadless Areas268
31.Cispus River Region: Blue Lake and Wobbly Roadless Areas279
32.Goat Rocks Region: Goat Rocks Wilderness; adjacent, White Pass, Coal Creek Bluff, Packwood Lake, Angry Mountain, Chambers, and Walupt Roadless Areas282
33.Pompey Peak Roadless Area291
34.Dark Divide: Dark Divide and Spencer Ridge Roadless Areas295
35.Mount St. Helens: Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument; Tumwater and Strawberry Roadless Areas302
36.Mount Adams: Mount Adams Wilderness; South Midway, West Adams, and Gotchen Creek Roadless Areas316
37.Siouxon Creek Roadless Area324
38.Indian Heaven: Indian Heaven Wilderness; Red Lake Roadless Area328
39.Wind River Region: Trapper Creek Wilderness; Bourbon Roadless Area333
40.Silver Star Mountain Roadless Area337
41.Big Lava Bed Region: Big Lava Bed, Red Mountain, and Bear Creek Roadless Areas341
Chapter 5Central Washington
42.Pasayten: Pasayten Wilderness; Pasayten Rim Roadless Area346
43.Liberty Bell Region: Liberty Bell and Sawtooth (North) Roadless Areas362
44.Chewuch River Region: Long Swamp, Long Draw, and Tiffany Roadless Areas374
45.Sawtooth Ridge Region: Lake Chelan-Sawtooth Wilderness; Sawtooth (South), Chelan (East), Hungry Ridge, and Black Canyon Roadless Areas381
46.Granite Mountain Region: Granite Mountain and South Ridge Roadless Areas395
47.Mount Bonaparte Roadless Area399
48.Sherman Pass North Region: Profanity, Twin Sisters, and Hoodoo Roadless Areas402
49.Sherman Pass South Region: Bald Snow, Thirteenmile, Cougar Mountain, South Huckleberry, and Bangs Roadless Areas410
50.Juniper Dunes Wilderness415
Chapter 6Eastern Washington
51.Abercrombie-Hooknose Roadless Area420
52.Salmo-Priest Region: Salmo-Priest Wilderness; Salmo-Priest A, B, and C Roadless Areas425
53.Sullivan Lake Region: Grassy Top, Harvey Creek, and Dry Canyon Breaks Roadless Areas432
54.Tucannon River Region: Wenaha-Tucannon Wilderness; Mill Creek, Spangler, Meadow Creek, Willow Springs, Upper Tucannon, Asotin Creek, and Wenatchee Creek Roadless Areas437
Appendix A.Managing Agency Offices445
Appendix B.Suggested Reading447
Index448

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