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• Waterproof • Tear-Resistant • Topographic Map
National Geographic's Trails Illustrated map of Mount Hood Wilderness is a two-sided, waterproof map designed to meet the needs of outdoor enthusiasts with unmatched durability and detail. This map was created in conjunction with local land management agencies and is loaded with valuable recreation information.
Trails Illustrated maps are expertly researched and frequently updated. The maps are printed in the United States on durable synthetic paper, making them waterproof, tear-resistant, and trail tough — capable of going anywhere you do. The map is two-sided, and can be folded to a packable size of 4.25" x 9.25"; unfolded size is 26" x 38".
Net proceeds from the sale of this map go to support the nonprofit mission of the National Geographic Society.
- Waterproof and tear-resistant
- Clearly marked trails for hiking, biking, horseback riding, ATV, and more
- Detailed topography and clearly defined, color-coded boundaries of state parks, national recreation areas, wilderness areas, marine sanctuaries and wildlife refuges
- Hundreds of points-of-interest, including scenic viewpoints, campgrounds, boat launches and canoe carry downs, swimming areas, fishing access points, and more
- UTM and Latitude/Longitude grid, as well as selected waypoints and a scale bar for easy and accurate navigation.
- Detailed road network
- Useful travel information on parks and key trails
- Important safety information and tips
- Information about local organizations and land management agencies
- Sheet Size = 25.50 x 37.75
- Folded Size = 4.00 x 7.50
- Scale = 1:35,000
- Waterproof - Tear-Resistant - Topographic Map
With its snow-covered peak, Mount Hood is an American icon and a premier destination for outdoor enthusiasts. The area's mountains, forests, wildernesses and rivers, provide an abundance of recreation activities. National Geographic's Trails Illustrated map of Mount Hood Wilderness and National Forest is expertly researched and created in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service and others, to provide unparalleled detail for anyone wishing to explore this magnificent area, Coverage includes Mount Hood Wilderness, National Forest and Recreation Area; Sandy, Salmon and Zigzag Wild and Scenic Rivers; Salmon-Huckleberry and Badger Creek Wilderness Areas; Richard L. Kohnstamm Memorial Area; and Mount Hood Scenic Byway.
Explore the area by following along precisely mapped trails, with mileage markers between intersections. The Pacific Crest Trail and the Oregon National Historic Trail are both highlighted. To aid in your navigation, the map includes contour lines with elevations, labeled peaks and summits, glaciers and crevasses, water features, numbered Forest Service roads and clear color-coded boundaries between areas of different land management agencies. Among the many recreation and adventure features noted are areas for camping, boat launches, canoe access, rock climbing, alpine skiing, fishing, wildlife viewing and swimming. Also included are permit, background information and safety tips for climbing Mount Hood, wilderness area descriptions and general safety information.
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: Barlow Pass, Hunchback Mountain, Mount Hood, Mount Hood Wilderness, Mt. Hood National Forest, Salmon-Huckleberry Wilderness, Zigzag Mountain.
- Map Scale = 1:35,000
- Sheet Size = 25.5" x 37.75"
- Folded Size = 4" x 7.5"
About the Author
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.