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How To Rent a Fire Lookout in PNW 2ND Editionby Tom Foley
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This completely updated edition of the first complete guide to the cabins and fire lookouts available for rent in Oregon and Washington now covers a total of 61 properties (29 new!). Ranging from a luxurious cabin just off the road to a remote 60-foot tower deep in the wilderness, these scenic, secluded, and historic structures can be your own private place in the woods.
Book News Annotation:
The view is spectacular, and so is the hike in and then, often, up. Oregon and Washington forests are dotted by 60-foot towers, ground-level guard stations, ranger cabins, warming shelters, and bunkhouses that once housed rangers. Now, with airplane surveillance and other systems the buildings are empty and available to rent by the night. The 65 entries here include a brief description, history, elevation, availability, suitability (for example, for pets or small children), capacity, safety considerations, what to bring, and how to get there. Each entry includes directions on how to make reservations, charges, and amenities.
Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
An updated edition of the only complete guide to 43 cabins or fire lookouts available for rent in Oregon and Washington. Offerings range from luxurious cabins to remote 60-foot towers.
Spend a week in a ranger's aerie, high above the forest and fields of the Pacific Northwest. In this updated edition, readers will find all they need to know to rent many of the fire lookouts, ranger cabins, guard stations, and bunkhouses in the magnificent national forests of Oregon and Washington.
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