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Hiking Death Valley National Park: 36 Day and Overnight Hikes (Falcon Guides Hiking)

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Publisher Comments:

From the wide-open salt flats of Badwater Basin, where you'll find the lowest point in the western hemisphere, to narrow, twisting canyons with walls beautifully sculpted by wind and water, Death Valley National Park is a land of intrigue and beauty, making it a wonderful place to explore. Hiking Death Valley National Park describes thirty-six hikes that will lead you to scenic spots within the park, including salt flats, canyons, mining sites, springs, and towering sand dunes. Armed with plenty of water, a good hat, and a desire to explore, you are all set for an adventure that will inspire you to visit again and again.

 

For more than twenty-five years, FalconGuides® have set the standard for

outdoor guidebooks. Written by top experts, each guide invites you to experience the adventure and beauty of the outdoors.

 

Look inside to find:

• Hikes suited to every ability

• Accurate directions to the trailhead and detailed trail descriptions

• GPS-compatible trail maps

• Mile-by-mile directional cues

• Difficulty ratings, average hiking times, and best hiking seasons

Book News Annotation:

Two wilderness enthusiasts, a married couple, introduce the valuable role of deserts, and the geological and human history of Death Valley National Park. Emphasizing safety and zero-impact etiquette, they present GPS-compatible maps and the essential information for easy to strenuous treks in areas including Badwater Basin (the lowest point in the continental US) and Telescope Peak. The guide includes an equipment checklist and other resources. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

From the wide-open salt flats of Badwater Basin, where you'll find the lowest point in the western hemisphere, to narrow, twisting canyons with walls beautifully sculpted by wind and water, Death Valley National Park is a land of intrigue and beauty, making it a wonderful place to explore. Hiking Death Valley National Park describes thirty-six hikes that will lead you to scenic spots within the park, including salt flats, canyons, mining sites, springs, and towering sand dunes. Armed with plenty of water, a good hat, and a desire to explore, you are all set for an adventure that will inspire you to visit again and again.

 

For more than twenty-five years, FalconGuides® have set the standard for

outdoor guidebooks. Written by top experts, each guide invites you to experience the adventure and beauty of the outdoors.

 

Look inside to find:

• Hikes suited to every ability

• Accurate directions to the trailhead and detailed trail descriptions

• GPS-compatible trail maps

• Mile-by-mile directional cues

• Difficulty ratings, average hiking times, and best hiking seasons


Synopsis:

"Hiking Death Valley National Park" contains detailed information about 36 of the best day hikes and extended backpacking trips in the largest national park outside of Alaska. Supplemented with GPS-compatible maps, mile-by-mile directional cues, rich narratives, and beautiful photographs, this is the only book you'll need for this land of extremes.

About the Author

Polly and Bill Cunningham are lifelong hikers and wilderness advocates. They have collaborated on several other FalconGuides, including Hiking New Mexico's Aldo Leopold Wilderness, Hiking New Mexico's Gila Wilderness, Hiking California's Desert Parks, Hiking Anza-Borrego State Park, Hiking Joshua Tree National Park, Hiking Mojave National Preserve, Wild Utah, and Wild Montana.

Table of Contents

Ashford Canyon 3.0 miles

Badwater 1.5 miles

Dante's View 1.0 mile

Darwin Falls 3.0 miles

Lower Falls 2.0 miles

Upper Falls 3.0 miles

Desolation Canyon 3.0 miles

Eureka Dunes 3.0 miles

Fall Canyon 16.0 miles

Golden/Gower Gulch Loop 6.5 miles

Grotto Canyon 4.0 miles

Harmony Borax 1.0 mile

Hummingbird Spring 3.0 miles

Hungry Bill's Ranch 3.8 miles

Keane Wonder Mine 4.0 miles

Keane Wonder Spring 2.0 miles

Little Bridge Canyon 7.0 miles

Marble Canyon 9.6 miles

Monarch Canyon/Mine 3.0 miles

Mosaic Canyon 3.6 miles

Natural Bridge 2.0 miles

Nemo Canyon 3.6 miles

Panamint Dunes 9.0 miles

Pyramid Canyon 4.0 miles

Red Wall Canyon 7.0 miles

Salt Creek Interpretive Trail 0.5 mile

Sidewinder Canyon 4.6 miles

So.Fk.Hanaupah Canyon 6.0 miles

Surprise Canyon 13.0 miles

Telescope Peak 14.0 miles

Through-Granite Canyons 15.0 miles

Titus Canyon Narrows 4.2 miles

   Klare Spring 12.0 miles

Ubehebe/Little Hebe Craters 1.5 miles

Ubehebe Mine/Corridor Canyon 6.0 miles

Ubehebe Peak 6.2 miles

Upper Hole-in-the-Wall 11.0 miles

Wildrose Peak 8.4 miles

Willow Canyon 5.0 miles

Product Details

ISBN:
9780762744633
Author:
Cunningham, Bill
Publisher:
Falcon Press Publishing
Author:
Cunningham, Polly
Subject:
Hiking
Subject:
California
Subject:
Walking
Subject:
Parks & Campgrounds
Subject:
Death Valley National Park (Calif. and Nev.)
Subject:
Hiking -- California.
Subject:
Outdoors - Camping and Hiking
Edition Number:
First edition
Edition Description:
First
Series:
Regional Hiking Series
Publication Date:
20071031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
maps for each hike, b/w photos throughou
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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"Synopsis" by ,
From the wide-open salt flats of Badwater Basin, where you'll find the lowest point in the western hemisphere, to narrow, twisting canyons with walls beautifully sculpted by wind and water, Death Valley National Park is a land of intrigue and beauty, making it a wonderful place to explore. Hiking Death Valley National Park describes thirty-six hikes that will lead you to scenic spots within the park, including salt flats, canyons, mining sites, springs, and towering sand dunes. Armed with plenty of water, a good hat, and a desire to explore, you are all set for an adventure that will inspire you to visit again and again.

 

For more than twenty-five years, FalconGuides® have set the standard for

outdoor guidebooks. Written by top experts, each guide invites you to experience the adventure and beauty of the outdoors.

 

Look inside to find:

• Hikes suited to every ability

• Accurate directions to the trailhead and detailed trail descriptions

• GPS-compatible trail maps

• Mile-by-mile directional cues

• Difficulty ratings, average hiking times, and best hiking seasons


"Synopsis" by , "Hiking Death Valley National Park" contains detailed information about 36 of the best day hikes and extended backpacking trips in the largest national park outside of Alaska. Supplemented with GPS-compatible maps, mile-by-mile directional cues, rich narratives, and beautiful photographs, this is the only book you'll need for this land of extremes.
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