The Mountaineers Books Olympic Mountains Trail Guide

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You'll find information on 177 hikes and extensive material on history, geology, native plants and wildlife in this guide to the Olympic Mountains.


With its moss-draped rain forests, alpine meadows brimming with wildflowers, and snow-capped mountains, the Olympic Peninsula is a hiker s paradise. Explore the Cat Creek Way Trail, a high-country route to a view of Oyster Lake, or trek along the Appleton Pass Trail where you might spy a fat marmot perched on one of the boulders along the path. This new edition of a tried-and-true classic to hiking the Olympic Peninsula contains all the facts for both day hikes and overnight backpack trips.You ll find information on 177 hikes in the Olympic Mountains and extensive material on history, geology, native plants, and wildlife. Also find in this hiking guidebook numbered hikes for quick reference; detailed information blocks for each trail; and weather information for each section of the Olympic Mountains.Completely redesigned for easier useIncludes five new hikes, more photos, and expanded route descriptionsThe best book for trail descriptions in the Olympics - The San Francisco ChronicleAuthor: Robert L. Wood352 Pages, 978-0-89886-618-6

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