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Northwest walksby Gary Ferguson
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Far from being just another "where to go" guide, Northwest Walks is the next best thing to heading down the trail with a naturalist at your side. Designed for people who are concerned as much with the journey as with the destination, Northwest Walks offerse facts and lore about trailside flora and fauna, as well as anecdotes on the cultural history of the area, giving the walker a sense of connection to the land. The walks included here serve as an engagin introduction to the secrets that still shimmer beneath the Northwest's mountains, coast, forests, and deserts.
Book News Annotation:
Engagingly describes 75 walks through Washington, Oregon, and Idaho's diverse ecosystems, from rain forests, alpine meadows, and volcanic regions to sand dunes and estuaries. The modest walks are organized by state, with simple maps, drawings, and directions.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
The guide features 75 easy walks through the unspoiled coast, deserts, forests, and mountains of Washington, Oregon, and Idaho.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-250) and index.
About the Author
Gary Ferguson is a freelance writer whose travel and outdoor recreation articles have appeared in many national magazines including Field and Stream, Outside, and Sierra. He is the author of ten books. He lives in Red Lodge, Montana, with his wife, Jane.
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