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Fully revised with a new chapter on climate change and updated and expanded maps. Focusing on the geography and physical phenomena of this remote region, this book contains all the information visitors will need during their trip. It describes and explains the geographical setting, climate and weather, geology, glaciology, and much more, and includes the location of research stations and historic sites. Drawing on the world-class scientific and cartographic expertise of BAS, the guide is perfect for adventure tourists and visiting scientists alike.
Veteran biker and author Colette Coleman's guide lays out 50 of the most scenic and adventurous tours in Europe's most breathtaking locations. Whether you are an experienced biker or just discovering the joys of touring, this is the perfect introduction to the most inspiring motorcycle routes in Europe. Packed with breathtaking photography and practical information, Great Motorcycle Tours of Europe contains everything you need to plan an unforgettable trip. Motorcycle adventurer Colette Coleman takes you bend-by-bend along the narrowest passes and up the steepest climbs as you ride through some of the most impressive scenery in Europe. Experience the snowy peaks of Norway's Arctic Circle, head to the balmy French Riviera, ride through the valleys and peaks of the Italian Dolomites, tackle the twists and turns of Romania's Transfagarasan Highway and cruise down to the Aegean Sea. Over 200 stunning images are accompanied by insightful commentary from an author who has been exploring the world by motorcycle for over 25 years. Each tour features a locator map together with a fact file giving practical information on the route's length and terrain (from rocky tracks to snowy roads), highlighting local colour such as sites, events and the wildlife you might encounter, and including a wide range of valuable tips that will enhance your ride. This beautiful book is the definitive, all-purpose motorcycle reference, whether you are planning your own adventure or just enjoying some of the best views on the continent.
This official book celebrates the history, beauty, and importance of the West Coast s most iconic hiking trail. Designated as one of the first two national scenic trails in 1968, the Pacific Crest Trail is a continuous footpath of more than 2,650 miles from the Mexican border to the Canadian border through California, Oregon, and Washington. Hikers from all over the world are drawn to this trail to experience true American wilderness and to challenge themselves whether for two miles or two thousand. The only illustrated book officially published with the Pacific Crest Trail Association, The Pacific Crest Trail explores this legendary footpath with more than 250 spectacular contemporary images, unpublished historical photos and documents from the PCTA archives, and even the official trail map folded into an inside pocket. This book is perfect for anyone interested in conservation, outdoor recreation, and for all those who dream of one day becoming thru-hikers themselves.
The Yorkshire Dales are famously beautiful valleys in northern England, but Nidderdale is perhaps the least known of them. Unique among the dales, this scenic valley has three large reservoirs made in the 20th century by damming the River Nidd, creating a haven for birds including rare species. The valley is also rich in human heritage, from mining to Methodism. This 54-mile circuit starts and ends in the charming village of Pateley Bridge, and can be walked comfortably over four to six days.
Your Guide to Oregon's Best Backpacking Trips Colorful desert canyonlands, stunning wildflower meadows, glacier-clad mountains--find your favorite scenic escape in Oregon. Authors and hiking experts Douglas Lorain and Becky Ohlsen present 26 of the best backpacking opportunities in the country. Explore the various landscapes of the Wallowa Mountains. See the peaks of Mount Hood and the Three Sisters in the High Cascades, as well as the gaping chasm of Hells Canyon. Each carefully crafted itinerary offers geographic diversity, beautiful settings, and attainable daily mileage goals. This in-depth guide provides all the information backpackers need, including trail highlights, total mileage, elevation gain, days on the trail, shuttle distances, required permits, and more--not to mention professional photographs and detailed maps. Plus, ratings for scenery, solitude, and difficulty help you to find the exact adventure you seek. As an added bonus, the authors include recommendations for 16 additional backpacking trips. Whether you have three days or two weeks, an adventure filled with spectacular sights and superb vistas awaits.
Discover the remote ranges of northwestern California You seek more than just another ho-hum hike. You want rugged wilderness and solitude--a place to push harder and go farther. You crave adventure! The Trinity Alps are a remote, little-explored divide tucked between the Coast Ranges and the Cascades in a half-million acres of backcountry. Grab this comprehensive guide to 600 miles of trails and cross-country routes. Hike to high waterfalls, backpack through deep forests, and camp next to sparkling lakes. Award-winning outdoors author Mike White presents 55 of the best day hikes and backpacking trips in the region, including trails in Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, Russian Wilderness, Castle Crags State Park, and Castle Crags Wilderness. Detailed trail maps and GPS trailhead coordinates help to ensure that you know where to go. Complete route descriptions, difficulty ratings, elevation profiles, and more let you know what to expect before you arrive. Plus, with information on access, facilities, campgrounds, resorts, pack stations, and supplies from nearby towns, this handy hiking and backpacking guide provides a wealth of information. Trinity Alps & Vicinity is where your adventures begin.