60 Hikes Within 60 Miles Portland

Author: Paul Gerald
Publisher: Menasha Ridge Press
ISBN: 1634040856
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Updated maps, new hikes, even more rankings and categories, fresh photography, and useful backpacking options make the newest edition of this authoritative guide to Portland's best day hikes the most exciting yet. 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Portland profiles 60 select trails that give outdoor adventurers a little of everything there is to enjoy around Portland: mountain views, forest solitude, picturesque streams, strenuous workouts, casual strolls, fascinating history, fields of flowers, awesome waterfalls, and ocean beaches. Whether readers want a convenient city bus ride to the flat and fascinating Washington Park, a bumpy drive to Lookout Mountain, or the thigh-burning experiences that are Kings and Elk Mountains, this book lets them know what to bring, how to get to the trailhead, where to go on the trail, and what to look for while they’re hiking.

Day Hikes in the Pacific Northwest

Author: Don J. Scarmuzzi
Publisher: West Winds Press
ISBN: 9781513261430
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Covering trails and loops around Portland and Seattle, this guidebook of the Pacific Northwest provides avid hikers with full-color photographs and maps, detailed information on every trail's elevation, distance, difficulty, and duration, and specifics of the route with the author Don Scarmuzzi's own personal tips. Day Hikes in the Pacific Northwest includes hikes from: Mount St. Helens-Indian Heaven Wilderness-Gifford Pinchot National Forest Mount Adams-Goat Rocks Wilderness Mount Hood-Salmon Huckleberry Wilderness Mount Jefferson-Opal Creek-Bull of the Woods Wilderness Three Sisters Wilderness and South Oregon Northern Coastal Range Eastern Oregon-Wallowas This book is a follow-up to Scarmuzzi's first book, Day Hikes in the Columbia River Gorge.

Best Easy Day Hikes Eugene Oregon

Author: Art Bernstein
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762767871
Format: PDF, ePub
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Best Easy Day Hikes Eugene, OR includes concise descriptions of the best short hikes in the area, with detailed maps of the routes. The 20 hikes in this guide are generally short, easy to follow, and guaranteed to please.

Day Hiking Columbia River Gorge

Author: Craig Romano
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 9781594853692
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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**UPDATE** We have a correction regarding Hike #39, Grassy Knoll and Big Huckleberry Mountain (page 137) To download the updated driving directions for the trailhead please click HERE CLICK HERE to download the "Hardy Ridge" hike as well as the hike up "Mount Defiance" from Day Hiking Columbia River Gorge * The Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area is the single biggest visitor destination in Oregon * 25 of these hikes are published here for the first time * Caters to the greater Portland, Oregon–Vancouver, Washington metro area The Columbia River Gorge forms much of the long border between Washington and Oregon, offering hikers a multitude of beautiful trails. Famous for its cascading waterfalls, the region offers spectacular views of the mighty river and its windswept bluffs, as well as stunning panoramas of the surrounding landscape and peaks including Mount Hood, Mount St. Helens, Mount Adams, and the Sisters. Day Hiking Columbia River Gorge, by well-known hiking author Craig Romano, features: * 100 day hikes on both sides of the river * extensive year-round hiking options * trails in the National Scenic Area, Silver Star Scenic Area, Trapper Creek, Clark County, and beyond * easy-to-read icons for waterfalls, views, dog-friendly trails, and more * detailed driving directions and trail maps * info on flora and fauna, the unusual Gorge winds, and its abundance of waterfalls Learn more about author Craig Romano at his website or connect with him one step further by "liking" his page on Facebook.

Backpacking Oregon

Author: Douglas Lorain
Publisher: Wilderness Press
ISBN: 0899975410
Format: PDF, Mobi
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In Oregon, backpackers can hike wild beaches, enjoy colorful desert canyonlands, walk amid stunning granite peaks, relax in wildflower meadows, and circle glacier-clad mountains. Award-winning guidebook author and longtime Oregon resident Douglas Lorain details 30 spectacular backpacking trips in Backpacking Oregon. Lasting from three days to two weeks, these carefully crafted itineraries offer geographic diversity, beautiful scenery, and reasonable daily mileage goals. This in-depth guide provides all the information backpackers will need to access the Oregon backcountry, including the Oregon Coast, Columbia Gorge, High Cascades, Hells Canyon, and the Klamath, Siskiyou, Blue, and Wallowa mountains. A detailed trail map and photographs accompany each trip.

Wild in the City

Author: Michael C. Houck
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780870716126
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The second edition of the highly acclaimedWild in the Citybrings over 100 of the best parks, trails and natural areas to your fingertips. This comprehensive "must-have" reference will be the go-to field guide for hikers, cyclists, paddlers, bird watchers, and nature enthusiasts. This revised and updated edition contains all new maps organized according to watershed and includes twenty-eight unique "rambles" that explore multiple sites for recreation, wildlife viewing, or simply contemplating the joys of nature. New natural history essays by such well-known writers as Ursula K. Le Guin, Kim Stafford, Robin Cody, Judy BlueHorse Skelton, Robert Michael Pyle, Jonathan Nicholas, and Richard Louv, author ofLast Child in the Woods,offer fresh perspectives on the little pockets and expansive corridors of Portland's wild environs. The book also examines the innovative strategies that cities, agencies, and nonprofits are using to create an ecologically sustainable metropolitan region. This invaluable resource will be an essential guide for educators and parents who want to explore the region's natural wonders with their students and children. Included are tips on living with wildlife, as well as a new section that provides essential information for how urban living and green spaces intersect.

One Night Wilderness Portland

Author: Douglas Lorain
Publisher: Wilderness Press
ISBN: 9780899975436
Format: PDF
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Surrounded by old-growth forests, volcanic peaks, and water in nearly all its forms--from the ocean to alpine lakes, glaciers to waterfalls--the Portland area is a short jaunt from boundless adventure opportunities, many of which can be taken in just one night. This book covers the best one- (and a few two-) night hikes within three hours of the city--perfect for hikers seeking a wilderness experience without the commitment of a lengthy backpacking trek. Trips take readers to the lush Olympic Mountains, eerie Mount St. Helens, the thundering Columbia River, and the quirky spires of Three Fingered Jack.

Hiking from Portland to the Coast

Author: James D. Thayer
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780870718779
Format: PDF, ePub
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A guidebook for hikers, bikers, and equestrians, Hiking from Portland to the Coast explores the many trails and logging roads that crisscross the northern portion of Oregon's Coast Range. Designed to showcase convenient "looped" routes, it also describes complete throughways connecting Portland to the coastal communities of Seaside and Tillamook. Each of the 30 trails described includes a backstory to help users appreciate the history and significance of the places through which they are traveling.

Camp Free in the Mount Hood National Forest

Author: Don Reichert
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780988907010
Format: PDF
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A how-to and where-to bookfor campers who wish to camp on their own away from the temporary tent towns that most public campgrounds become on the weekends. In addition to encouraging an ethic of responsible camping throughout the book, it arms the reader with the knowledge necessary for a spontaneous and rewarding independent camping experience and provides turn-by-turn directions and GPS coordinates for hundreds of campsites throughout the Mount Hood National Forest. It also shows the reader where to go in the Forest to make a cell phone call.

The Creaky Knees Guide Oregon 2nd Edition

Author: Seabury Blair, Jr.
Publisher: Sasquatch Books
ISBN: 1632170086
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This day-hiking guidebook features the best 85 eighty-five low-impact hikes throughout the state from the Oregon Coast and Columbia River Gorge to Mount Hood. Written in an informative style that will appeal to anyone, regardless of age, the guide covers hikes in six regions throughout the state as well urban hikes and walks. Each trail description includes elevation gains, including a topographical map; clear, up-to-date driving directions; mileage and estimated hiking time; trail conditions; and more. Creaky Knees hiking guides are perfect for aging baby boomers, seniors, those traveling with small children, and anyone else interested more in a stroll than a climb.