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Day Hikes Grand Teton National Park 4TH Editionby Robert Stone
Synopses & Reviews
Grand Teton National Park may be one of the most beautiful and awe-inspiring parks of the Rocky Mountains. The craggy Teton peaks reach as high as 13,770 feet, forming a bony ridge through Wyoming along the Continental Divide. Fronting the Teton Range lies the twisting and curving Snake River, winding its way down the Jackson Hole Valley. The reflections of the Tetons gently ripple across the river¿s serene water.
Day Hikes In Grand Teton National Park includes a thorough cross-section of 72 day hikes throughout this national park and around its perimeter. Now in its fourth edition, the guide includes all of the park¿s most popular hikes as well as a wide assortment of secluded backcountry hikes. Hikes range from easy lakeshore paths to rugged canyon hikes that gain several thousand feet in elevation (and consequently offer some of the best views). Highlights include panoramic vistas, glacier-carved canyons, tumbling creeks and waterfalls, several large lakes, old-growth forests, meadows, hot springs, historical sites, prime wildlife habitats, North America¿s largest landslide, and two hikes atop the Jackson Hole Ski Resort.
Each hike in this guide includes a detailed map, accurate driving and hiking directions, and a quick overview of distance/time/elevation. In addition, several overall maps show the hike locations in the larger area. The summaries allow hikers to choose a trail appropriate to their ability and desire.
Day Hikes In Grand Teton National Park includes a thorough cross-section of 72 day hikes throughout this national park and around its perimeter.
Day Hikes in Grand Teton National Park includes a cross-section of 72 great day hikes in this majestic park. From scenic lakeshore paths to high-elevation treks, these hikes accommodate all levels of hiking experience. Highlights include glacier-carved canyons, waterfalls, alpine lakes, meadows, hot springs, craggy peaks, hikes atop the Jackson Hole Ski Resort, and some of the best views in the park.
About the Author
For more than a decade, veteran hiker Robert Stone has been writer, photographer, and publisher of Day Hike Books. Robert resides summers in the Rocky Mountains of Montana and winters on the California Central Coast. This year-round temperate climate enables him to hike over 200 trails throughout the year. When not hiking, Robert is researching, writing, and mapping the hikes before returning to the trails. He is an active member of OWAC (Outdoor Writers Association of California). Robert has hiked every trail in the Day Hike Book series. With twenty hiking guides in the series, many in their second, third, and fourth editions, he has hiked over a thousand trails throughout the western United States and Hawaii.
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