Westcliffe Publishers Washington's Wilderness Areas: The Complete Guide
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The Evergreen State abounds in diverse wilderness--from Pacific beaches to the remote Salmo-Priest Wilderness. Author: Kai Huschke; Photography by Charles Gurche. Softcover; 256 pages; full-color photographs and maps. Westcliffe Publishers; copyright 2003. Paired with beautiful color images, you'll find in-depth descriptions of hiking trails into these pristine areas. With detailed maps and driving directions, the book also touches on the human and natural history, folklore, climate, flora, fauna and more. Find 31 Washington wilderness area and wildland descriptions and 31 handy maps with directions to access points. Descriptions of 122 hikes of varying lengths plus overnight backpack trips; includes 66 full-color photographs.
With insightful wilderness descriptions, handsomely designed maps, and gorgeous photography, this guide will be a reliable companion for hikers or backpackers in Washington's diverse Wilderness Areas. The book covers all of the state's 30 designated Wilderness Areas, including Mount Rainier, Olympic, and North Cascades National Parks--plus the amazing Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument. Suggested day hikes and multiday treks throughout Washington's extensive wildlands fill these pages.