Synopses & Reviews
Stretching over 2600 miles from the Mexican to the Canadian border, the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) passes through some of the most breathtaking scenery in the U.S. Each year hundreds of hikers attempt to complete the entire trail while thousands of others take it in smaller sections. Designed for thru hikers, section hikers, and day hikers it describes the official route, occasional alternate routes, side trips, and resupply points. The new edition contains a 9-page update, including the rerouted portion of the trail in Washington between Indian Pass and Miners Creek. Winner of the Classic Award in the 2008 National Outdoor Book Awards.
Extensive description of the trail Tips on planning your hike History of the trail Information on the region's natural history, geology, and ecology.
This book guides hikers through 24 national forests, 34 wilderness areas, 7 national parks, plus numerous other parks recreation areas. It offers extensive trail descriptions, tips on planning, and up-to-date natural and human history of the trail.