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Portland (Falcon Guides Best Hikes Near)

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Publisher Comments:

Essential gear for every adventure:

 Outfit Your Mind™

 
Take a Hike!

Who says you have to travel far from home

to go on a great hike?

 
This guide describes forty-one of the best hikes within an hours drive of the Portland metropolitan area:
 
• Coastal and Coast Range

• Willamette Valley

• Washingtons Southern Cascades–Mount St. Helens

• Columbia River Gorge

• Mount Hood–Salmon Huckleberry Wilderness

From easy nature walks to strenuous day hikes, this guide offers something for every hiker—and all within easy reach of Greater Portland.

Each featured hike includes a route description; at-a-glance data including distance and difficulty level; thorough directions to the trailhead; directional cues; and a detailed, accurate trail map.

Inside youll find full-color photos and maps; information on approximate hiking time, canine compatibility, fees and permits required; and sidebars on local lore, points of interest, and area wildlife.

Book News Annotation:

From easy nature walks to strenuous day hikes, this guide describes hikes in the coastal and coast range, the Willamette Valley, Mount St. Helens and Washington's Southern Cascades, the Columbia River Gorge, and the Mount Hood and Salmon-Huckleberry Wilderness region. Each hike includes color photos, a color route map, route description, at-a-glance data on distance and difficulty, directions to the trailhead and landmarks on the trial, and contact information for more detailed maps. A glossary is included. An introductory chapter gives advice on being prepared, wilderness regulations, and zero-impact hiking. Barstad has written many other hiking guides for the publisher. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Featuring more than 40 of the best hikes in the greater Portland metro area, this exciting new guidebook points locals and visitors alike to trailheads within an hour's drive of Portland, Oregon.

About the Author

Fred Barstad is an avid outdoorsperson, writer, and Oregon hiker. This is the tenth FalconGuides title Fred has written, all of them covering areas in Oregon, Washington and west central Idaho.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780762746040
Author:
Barstad, Fred
Publisher:
Falcon Press Publishing
Subject:
Hiking
Subject:
Oregon
Subject:
Walking
Subject:
United States - Pacific - Oregon
Subject:
Portland (Or.)
Subject:
Hiking -- Oregon -- Portland.
Subject:
Pacific Northwest-Oregon
Subject:
Outdoors - Camping and Hiking
Copyright:
Edition Description:
First
Series:
Best Hikes Near Series
Publication Date:
20090431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
color photos and maps
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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