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Lace up your boots, heft your backpack, and sample forty-three long hikes and overnight backpacking trips in Washingtons Alpine Lakes Wilderness - one of the states most spectacular and rugged wilderness areas. Veteran hiker and mountaineer Jeff Smoot introduces you to the areas most scenic and adventurous expeditions. Stroll among the Enchantment Lakes to Aasgard Pass; climb to Ladies and Frosty Passes high above Tumwater Gorge on Icicle Ridge; or hike to Spectacle Lake to find the headwaters of the Cooper River. Wherever you go you will find deep glacial valleys, lofty alpine meadows filled with wildflowers, high jagged peaks, and an abundance of lakes in the heart of Washingtons Cascades.

Look inside for:

• in-depth trail information

• detailed trail maps

• elevation profiles

• accurate directions from major access points

• difficulty ratings for each hike

Whether youre an old hand or novice at backpacking, youll find trails suited to your ability and interest in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness.

Synopsis:

Miles of hiking trails surround more than 600 glacier-carved lakes tucked among the craggy peaks of the central Cascade Range that are the centerpiece of this magnificent wilderness. This guide not only covers backpacking options inside the Alpine Lakes Wilderness, but includes many of the popular routes across the highway for a selection of the best overnight hikes in the region.

About the Author

Jeff Smoot is a climber, hiker, and author based in Seattle, Washington. His other books include Hiking Washington's Alpine Lakes: Day Hikes and Easy Overnights, Adventure Guide to Mount Rainier,Rock Climbing Washington, and Climbing Washington's Mountains.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780762730988
Author:
Smoot, Jeff
Publisher:
Falcon Guides
Author:
Smoot, Jeffrey L.
Location:
Guilford, Conn.
Subject:
Hiking
Subject:
Trails
Subject:
Alpine Lakes Wilderness
Subject:
Outdoors - Camping and Hiking
Copyright:
Edition Number:
First edition
Edition Description:
First
Series:
Regional Hiking Series
Series Volume:
2602
Publication Date:
20040831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
maps, bandw photographs, elevation graph
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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Miles of hiking trails surround more than 600 glacier-carved lakes tucked among the craggy peaks of the central Cascade Range that are the centerpiece of this magnificent wilderness. This guide not only covers backpacking options inside the Alpine Lakes Wilderness, but includes many of the popular routes across the highway for a selection of the best overnight hikes in the region.

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