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Hiking Grand Staircase-Escalante & the Glen Canyon Region: A Guide to 59 of the Best Hiking Adventures in Southern Utah (Falcon Guides Where to Hike)by Ron Adkison
Synopses & Reviews
Lace up your boots and sample fifty-nine of the finest trails in southern Utahs Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and the stunning 1.2-million-acre Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. With thorough descriptions and detailed maps, this book leads you to both well-known and little-used trails, and it includes several backpack trips and a wide variety of day hikes. Whether traveling down remote desert roads or up serene canyons, you will be rewarded with vivid memories and a yearning to return.
For more than thirty 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.
• Hikes suited to every ability
• Directions to the trailheads
• Trail Finder for best hikes for novices and families, moderate day hikes, strenuous day hikes, and backpacking trips for all levels
• Comprehensive trail descriptions with mile-by-mile directional cues
• Difficulty ratings, average hiking times, best hiking seasons, and canine compatibility for every featured hike
• Information on fees and permits, contacts, campgrounds, and more
Book News Annotation:
Southern Utah boasts a high density of National Parks and some of the most beautiful natural landscapes the United States has to offer, making it a hiking enthusiasts' paradise. This updated guide by Adkison, a hiking expert, provides those interested in hiking the region with detailed, first-hand trail information with current information on trail locations, trail difficulty, optimal seasons, canine compatibility, fee information, campgrounds and more. Also included are dozens of maps and color photographs. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Hikes varying from half-hour strolls to full-day adventures, this guidebook is for everyone, including families.
Twenty-four hikes in southern Utah.
About the Author
Ron Adkison (deceased), an avid hiker and backpacker, began his outdoor explorations at age six. Since then he has logged more than 12,000 trail miles in ten western states. He has walked every trail in this guide, most of them multiple times, to provide precise, firsthand information about the trails, as well as features of ecological and historical interest.
Ron shared his love for the backcountry in this, one of his sixteen guidebooks covering wild country in the American West.
For three years, JD Tanner and Emily Ressler were among an elite group of Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers. During this time they traveled more than 300,000 miles to lead hundreds of Leave No Trace workshops and trainings across the United States for professional guides, college students, land managers, partners, etc. for the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics organization. Both continue to travel to wild and wonderful corners of the United States, bringing with them their experience, understanding, and outdoor ethics to some of our more popular FalconGuides such as Hiking and Best Easy Day Hikes Grand Staircase-Escalante.
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