Synopses & Reviews
Imagine hiking along a wooded trail in Washington and stumbling upon the stone foundation of a crumbled building or rusted railroad ties from an abandoned Northern Pacific Railway line. Hiking through History Washington profiles 40 hikes (all trails, of varying degrees of difficulty), will go beyond simply stating miles and directions and GPS coordinates for each hike to include rich descriptions of the history underfoot. This book is the perfect companion for any hiker with an interest in history, complete with rich photos, detailed maps, and sidebars detailing enough historical information to satisfy every curiosity along the way.
A beautiful, full-color guidebook to more than 40 of the best hikes following the history of the state of Washington.
About the Author
Born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, Nathan and Jeremy Barnes
enthusiasm for the outdoors was cultivated at a young age by trips to the Columbia River Gorge, Bend, Mt. Rainier, and Mt. St. Helens, to name just a few. They climbed Mt. Rainier, reaching Columbia Crest in September 2008. Their goal is to explore all the hikes in Harvey Manning and Ira Springs 55 Hikes around Snoqualmie Pass. To track their progress they established hikingwithmybrother.com, which includes trip reports, photos, maps, and more.