Touring Hot Springs Washington and Oregon

Touring Hot Springs Washington and Oregon Author Jeff Birkby
ISBN-10 9781493014651
Year 2014-10-07
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Rowman & Littlefield
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Scattered from the rainforests of the Olympic Peninsula to the dry desert lakebeds of the Alvord Desert, the hot springs of Washington and Oregon provide some of the most unique vacation opportunities in the western United States. This guide describes 40 of the region's best soaks, including firsthand descriptions of each soaking location, along with detailed maps and directions, best seasons to visit, and intriguing histories and legends. Whether you're searching for a family hot springs resort with all the conveniences or an isolated natural thermal pool miles from civilization, Touring Washington and Oregon Hot Springs will guide you to a truly memorable escape from the ordinary.

Hot Springs and Hot Pools of the Southwest

Hot Springs and Hot Pools of the Southwest Author Marjorie Gersh-Young
ISBN-10 189088006X
Year 2015-03-15
Pages
Language en
Publisher
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The definitive guide to remote hot springs, natural mineral water resorts and spas. Offers complete directions with accurate maps and GPS coordinates, hundreds of photographs, campground and RV sites, and indicates handicap accessibility. Includes Alaska, Canada, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montan, Wyoming, South Dakota, and Central, Eastern, and Southern States.

Touring California and Nevada Hot Springs

Touring California and Nevada Hot Springs Author Matt C. Bischoff
ISBN-10 1560445785
Year 1997
Pages 226
Language en
Publisher Falcon PressPub Company
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There is nothing quite like a relaxing soak in naturally heated mineral water to ease muscle tension and soothe aches and pains. This guide leads soakers to 83 easily-reached natural hot springs.

Camping Idaho

Camping Idaho Author Randy Stapilus
ISBN-10 9781493019359
Year 2016-06-01
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher Rowman & Littlefield
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Looking for the ideal spot to pitch your tent or park your RV? Camping Idaho will take you there. This comprehensive guidebook gives detailed descriptions of more than 300 public campgrounds throughout Idaho's widely varied scenery. These are campsites managed by national, state, city, and county parks; the Forest Service, the Bureau of Land Management; and the Idaho Power Company. They're in the remote wilderness areas and near cities, in deserts and on mountaintops, along roaring streams and by popular fishing and boating lakes. Easy-to-use maps and charts will help you choose the perfect site for your next camping trip, whether you're going alone, with your family, or as part of a group. You'll also find vital information on campground elevations, facilities and hookups, fees and reservations, recreational activities, and zero-impact camping. Whether you want to fish, hunt, or just get away from it all, let this book be your guide.

Waterfalls of the Pacific Northwest

Waterfalls of the Pacific Northwest Author David L. Anderson
ISBN-10 088150713X
Year 2007-05-29
Pages 187
Language en
Publisher
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Discover more than 200 waterfalls throughout Oregon and Washington's most scenic, unique, and diverse landscapes. Photographer David L. Anderson has hiked many miles of the Pacific Coast, Oregon Cascades, Washington Cascades, eastern Oregon, and eastern Washington to find these regions' most spectacular waterfalls. Overview chapters on Pacific Northwest climate, geology, photography, and basic hiking tips prepare readers for their treks to the falls, while each of the falls' descriptions includes directions for how to get there; the USGS topographic map quad; hike distance; falls' source, height, and volume; and suggestions for the best time of year to visit. Regional maps showing the locations of each of the falls are also included. Distances range from easy walks of a few hundred yards to strenuous 10-mile hikes, to accommodate any level of hiking ability. 50 maps, 100 black & white photographs, index.

Waterfall Lover s Guide Pacific Northwest

Waterfall Lover s Guide Pacific Northwest Author Gregory Plumb
ISBN-10 9781594857546
Year 2013-08-16
Pages 384
Language en
Publisher Mountaineers Books
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CLICK HERE to download three sample waterfall hike sections from Waterfall Lover's Guide Pacific Northwest * At-a-glance table for selecting waterfalls by scenic rating, form, how to access, best season to go, and defining characteristics * 70 all-new waterfall entries in this 5th edition, bringing the total to more than 700! Let mapmaker and waterfall junkie Greg Plumb be your guide to a perfectly formed punchbowl falls, a cataract viewed from a swinging bridge, or a horsetail waterfall visible right from the road. This exhaustive guide helps you visit the best of the Pacific Northwest’s waterfalls, with each waterfall keyed for accessibility by car, on foot, or by canoe or raft and rated for magnitude and aesthetic value. He notes which falls can be seen right from the road, are viewed from a swinging footbridge, descend from glacial meltwaters, were formed by the eruption of Mount Saint Helens, or have salmon attempting to jump them. This new edition includes 70 new waterfalls, 19 new maps (and all maps are redesigned), more than 50% new photographs, and a new “Waterfall Computer Companion” that features the more than 100 “one-star” waterfalls in an online companion site.

Hot Springs and Hot Pools of the Northwest

Hot Springs and Hot Pools of the Northwest Author Marjorie Gersh-Young
ISBN-10 1533163391
Year 2008-05-01
Pages 234
Language en
Publisher Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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The Premier Hot Springs Guidebook for Natural Hot Springs & Resorts in the NW United States. If you are looking for places to stay on a road trip, or upscale spa's and resorts, this book has it all! Detailed descriptions, directions, and photos of hundreds of hot springs and resorts in Oregon, Washington, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, British Columbia, Alberta, Alaska, & Puerto Rico.

Backpacker

Backpacker Author
ISBN-10
Year 1998-09
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher
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Backpacker brings the outdoors straight to the reader's doorstep, inspiring and enabling them to go more places and enjoy nature more often. The authority on active adventure, Backpacker is the world's first GPS-enabled magazine, and the only magazine whose editors personally test the hiking trails, camping gear, and survival tips they publish. Backpacker's Editors' Choice Awards, an industry honor recognizing design, feature and product innovation, has become the gold standard against which all other outdoor-industry awards are measured.

San Juan Adventure Guide

San Juan Adventure Guide Author Jeff La Frenierre
ISBN-10 0871089092
Year 2000
Pages 242
Language en
Publisher Pruett Publishing
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This guide will satisfy any outdoor recreationists' thirst for adventure with descriptions and maps of more than 60 scenic trails to hike, gnarly singletracks to bike, and winter wonderlands to ski.

Day Hiking North Cascades

Day Hiking North Cascades Author Craig Romano
ISBN-10 9781594852565
Year 2008-03-11
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher The Mountaineers Books
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CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE LOOP HIKE, "FRAGRANCE LAKE" CLICK HERE to download two free hikes from Day Hiking North Cascades * 125 trails, each rated on an overall-quality scale of 1 to 5 * Quick-reference icons for kids, dogs, views, and more * Full-color photo insert and overview map * 1% of sales donated to the Washington Trails Association "Romano is one of the better guidebook writers around… He covers a lot of territory that other guidebooks have passed up."-- Seattle Post-Intelligencer Discover the stunning scenery that abounds in the North Cascades region, where hikers indulge in the drama of steep peaks, deep valleys, and everything in between. This new guide covers the Bellingham area, Mount Baker, the Highway 20 corridor, North Cascades National Park, Winthrop and the Pasayten Wilderness area, parts of Glacier Peak Wilderness, and the Mountain Loop Highway. Compact and fresh with a broad range of hiking options, this is the most up-to-date guide for the area, organized along highway and other travel corridors with an emphasis on trails that are 12 miles or less, round-trip. check out Craig Romano's blog: http://worldhiker.blogspot.com/ **Mountaineers Books designates 1 percent of the sales of select guidebooks in our Day Hiking series toward volunteer trail maintenance. Since launching this program, we’ve contributed more than $14,000 toward improving trails. For this book, our 1 percent of sales is going to Washington Trails Association (WTA). WTA hosts more than 750 work parties throughout Washington’s Cascades and Olympics each year, with volunteers clearing downed logs after spring snowmelt, cutting away brush, retreading worn stretches of trail, and building bridges and turnpikes. Their efforts are essential to the land managers who maintain thousands of acres on shoestring budgets.

Backpacker

Backpacker Author
ISBN-10
Year 2008-04
Pages 126
Language en
Publisher
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Backpacker brings the outdoors straight to the reader's doorstep, inspiring and enabling them to go more places and enjoy nature more often. The authority on active adventure, Backpacker is the world's first GPS-enabled magazine, and the only magazine whose editors personally test the hiking trails, camping gear, and survival tips they publish. Backpacker's Editors' Choice Awards, an industry honor recognizing design, feature and product innovation, has become the gold standard against which all other outdoor-industry awards are measured.

Rock Climbing Washington

Rock Climbing Washington Author Jeff Smoot
ISBN-10 9781461745860
Year 2009-05-26
Pages 512
Language en
Publisher Rowman & Littlefield
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Featuring more than 1,500 routes throughout the state of Washington, this popular guide has now been completely updated and expanded. Explore the granite cliffs of Index, Leavenworth, Darrington, and Tieton River Canyon; tackle the exposed alpine routes on the spires at Washington Pass; or hang from steep sport climbs at North Bend, Frenchman Coulee, and Marcus and China Bend near Spokane. Several sport and traditional areas included have never before been covered in a guidebook. Detailed maps, topos, and photos complement the route descriptions and ratings to provide climbers with a complete package. Rock Climbing Washington is the perfect book to take on your next climbing adventure in the Evergreen State.