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Explore! Glacier National Park and Montana's Flathead Valley (Exploring)by Jane Gildart
Synopses & Reviews
Explore! Glacier National Park and Montana's Flathead Valley is a comprehensive guide to the numerous outdoor recreation opportunities in this spectacular landscape. It's also an affectionate tribute to this vast wilderness area by local outdoors authors Jane and Bert Gildart, who share their favorites places to hike, snowmobile, cycle, ski, take photos, float, fish, and more. Enjoy a scenic drive on Going-to-the-Sun Road; hike the Swan Range to glimpse wildlife with feathers, fur, and fins; accompany Bert on an elk hunt in the Bob Marshall Wilderness; bird-watch along the Sprunger-Whitney Nature Trail; and paddle the Marine Trail of Flathead Lake.
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:
* Where to hike or backpack, kayak, snowmobile, ski, and more
* Detailed trail descriptions and accurate directions from major access points
* Full-color foldout GPS-compatible map
* Facts about the area's history, flora and fauna, and weather
* Lists of contacts and resources, outfitters and guides, and campgrounds
Book News Annotation:
A couple of outdoor authors share their favorite spots in these majestic areas to indulge in activities including glacier cycling, viewing wildlife safely, seeing evidence of global warming, dog- sledding, visiting local community attractions, and taking pictures. The guide includes a full-color, foldout, GIS-compatible map of Glacier National Park and the Flathead Valley; b&w photos; campground and other park information; and suggested reading. FalconGuide is an imprint of Globe Pequot Press. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
A comprehensive guide to exploring the many outdoor recreation opportunities in and around Glacier National Park and Montana's Flathead Valley with an emphasis on natural history and geology.
About the Author
Bert and Jane Gildart are hikers, writers, and photographers specializing in outdoor recreation. They live in Bigfork, Montana.
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