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• Waterproof • Tear-Resistant • Topographic Map
Gifford-Pinchot and Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forests • Washington, USA
One of five new Trails Illustrated maps for the Washington Cascades region offers the most detailed and up-to-date map for the forest, carefully researched and developed in co-operation with local land managers and agencies. Each map contains easy to read trails, numbered forest service roads, campsites, access points, scenic points-of-interests, and important facilities.
The Goat Rocks Wilderness is a unique area characterized by high alpine terrain and fantastic scenic views. This 105,633 acres wilderness is centered around an ancient volcano which dominated the area some two million years ago. This area features mountainous terrain with elevations between 3,000 and 8,184 feet. Much of this area lies above timberline and provides outstanding scenery. Elk, mountain goats, marmots, deer, and a variety of birds reside within this wilderness.
The Norse Peak Wilderness is located in the central Washington State Cascade Range north of Chinook Pass and east of Mt. Rainier National Park. This 50,923 acre wilderness is names for a prominent peak which overlooks Crystal Mountain Ski Area. The Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail runs along the Cascade ridge in the Norse Peak Wilerness. The historic Naches Pass Trail runs east and west just outside the north Norse Peak Wilderness boundary.
The William O. Douglas Wilderness includes 166,000 acres located between the White Pass and Chinook Pass highways and is jointly administered by the Gifford Pinchot National Forest and the Wenatchee National Forest. The Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail, which extends from Mexico to Canada, runs along the 27-mile crest of this wilderness.
Like all Trails Illustrated maps our new Washington Cascades titles are both highly durable and environmentally friendly. Each map is printed in the United States, at a certified green printer, using low V.O.C. inks on waterproof, tear-resistant material. Proceeds from the sale of Trails Illustrated Maps go to support the National Geographic Society's nonprofit mission to increase global understanding and promote conservation of our planet through exploration, research, and education.
William O. Douglas and Tatoosh Wilderness Areas, Pacific Crest Trail, Bumping and Rimrock Lakes, Manastash Ridge and Tatoosh Range, Chinook and White Pass Scenic Byways Wilderness Coverage: Goat Rocks, Norse Peak, Tatoosh, William O. Douglas Other Attractions: Hiking Trails, Mountain Biking, Campgrounds, Scenic Back Roads, Mountain Climbing, Sno-Parks, Fishing
- Sheet Size = 37.75 x 25.50
- Folded Size = 4.25 x 9.25
- Scale = 1:75,000
- Waterproof - Tear-Resistant - Topographic Map
National Geographic's Trails Illustrated map of Goat Rocks, Norse Peak, and William O. Douglas Wilderness Areas provides unmatched detail of this portion of the central Washington Cascade region to meet the needs of amateur and experienced outdoor enthusiasts alike. Created in partnership with local land management agencies, this expertly researched map features key areas of interest including Rimrock and Bumping lakes; Crystal Mountain Ski Area; Bumping and American rivers; Tatoosh Wilderness Area; and Chinook and White Pass Scenic Byways.
Designed with a wide range of visitors in mind, this map features detailed and easy to read trails, accurate road network, plus park regulations and contact information for local agencies. Hundreds of miles of trails, including a portion of the Pacific Crest Trail, are included. These trails are clearly marked according to use, whether you're hiking, horseback riding, skiing, snowmobiling, or exploring by ATV or motorized vehicle. Many recreation features are noted as well including campgrounds, trailheads, points of interest, sno-parks, boat launches, and interpretive trails. The map base includes contour lines and elevations for summits, passes and many lakes.
Every Trails Illustrated map is printed on "Backcountry Tough" waterproof, tear-resistant paper. A full UTM grid is printed on the map to aid with GPS navigation.
Other features found on this map include: American Ridge, Bumping Lake, Bumping River, Cle Elum Lake, Gifford Pinchot National Forest, Goat Rocks, Goat Rocks Wilderness, Mount Rainier National Park, Norse Peak Wilderness, Rimrock Lake, Snoqualmie National Forest, Spiral Butte, Tatoosh Range, Tatoosh Wilderness, Wenatchee National Forest, White Pass, William O. Douglas Wilderness.
- Map Scale = 1:75,000
- Sheet Size = 37.75" x 25.5"
- Folded Size = 4.25" x 9.25"
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Founded in 1915 as the Cartographic Group, the first division of the National Geographic Society, National Geographic Maps has been responsible for illustrating the world around us through the art and science of mapmaking.Today, National Geographic Maps continues this mission by creating the world's best wall maps, recreation maps, atlases, and globes which inspire people to care about and explore their world. All proceeds from the sale of National Geographic maps go to support the Society's non-profit mission to increase global understanding and promote conservation of our planet through exploration, research, and education.