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Lace up your boots and head out for the hiking adventure of your life. From 14,433-foot Mount Elbert to 4,120-foot County Line Rise near Sterling, the highpoints of Colorado's counties span an incredible range of elevations. Hiking Colorado's Summits provides the information you need to find and climb all of the state's county highpoints as well as experience the high rocky ridges, wide open plains, spectacular deserts, and bustling urban environments of this beautiful state. Let veteran hikers and avid highpointers David Covill and John Drew Mitchler show you the top of this beautiful state.Inside you'll find: up-to-date trail and access information; maps, photos, and elevations profiles; helpful charts that provide highlights and difficulty ratings; background information on the summits and counties; easy-to-follow directions to the trailheads and beyond.Whether you are a day-tripper or long-distance hiker, old hand or novice, you'll find trails suited to every ability and interest on Colorado's summits. (6 x 9, 312 pages, b&w photos, maps, charts)
This guide provides the information you need to find and climb all of the state's county highpoints. Authors: David Covill and John Drew Mitchler. Softcover; 301 pages; 66 maps, 77 black-and-white photos. The Globe Pequot Press; copyright 2002. Experience the high rocky ridges, wide open plains, spectacular deserts and bustling urban environments of this beautiful state. Whether you're a daytripper or long-distance hiker, veteran or novice, you'll find trails suited to every ability and interest on Colorado's summits. Inside you'll find up-to-date trail and access information, maps, photos, elevations profiles and background information on the summits and counties. Helpful charts provide highlights and difficulty ratings. Supplies easy-to-follow directions to the trailheads and beyond.
Mitchler & Covill are Highpointers, leaders in a band of zealots whose passions command them to ascend towering summits, and some not quite so tall... from an almost ridiculous 4,119 foot hump along a road in Phillips County to the 14,433-foot summit of Mt. Elbert in Lake County. To be a true Highpointer, you have to climb them all. History, exploration, alternative recreation, it's all there in "Hiking Colorado's Summits". by John Drew Mitchler and Dave Covill (272 pages)
- Vargo Outdoors
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