Boulder Hiking Trails

The Best of the Plains, Foothills and Mountains
Author: Ruth Carol Cushman,Glenn Cushman
Publisher: Pruett Publishing
ISBN: 9780871089403
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 239
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This guide is an indispensable reference for those wanting to explore the natural beauty in and around Boulder, Colorado.

Best Boulder Region Hiking Trails


Author: Bette Erickson
Publisher: Big Earth Publishing
ISBN: 9781565795228
Category: Travel
Page: 272
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Best Boulder RegionHiking Trails covers hikes that can be completed in one day or less. Author Bette Erickson leads readers to the region's prime hiking destinations, providing essential information such a detailed trail descriptions, hike highlights and difficulty ratings, and dog-friendly routes. Pack this guide and enjoy the best hiking trails the Boulder area has to offer! Book jacket.

Boulder Hiking Trails, 5th Edition

The Best of the Plains, Foothills, and Mountains
Author: Ruth Carol Cushman,Glenn Cushman
Publisher: West Winds Press
ISBN: 9781513262147
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 240
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In this new edition of a classic hiking guide to the trails of Boulder County, a local couple leads you to all your favorite spots and hidden gems throughout the area. Long-time Boulder residents Ruth Carol and Glenn Cushman lead you on their favorite and most scenic hikes through mountains, plains, and foothills, just a few minutes' drive from Boulder. Walk in Chautauqua Park and view the Flatirons, explore Mount Sanitas, marvel at the Royal Arch, embrace nature in Eldorado Canyon State Park, find historical sites and beautiful lakes and waterfalls, and more. Boulder Hiking Trails features: A total of 84 trails, loops, and hikes, with 6 brand-new trails New color photographs along with updated maps Trail descriptions of each hike, including the highlights, distance, elevation, and difficulty Optional connecting trails for hikers who want more Historical tidbits and fun facts of the trails' locales Directions and access to the trail This guide is great for hikers of all levels to discover the best hikes found in Boulder, Colorado.

Insiders' Guide® to Boulder and Rocky Mountain National Park


Author: Ann Leggett
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762756241
Category: Travel
Page: 352
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A local authors uncovers the real Boulder, from the high mountains and sparkling streams of Rocky Mountain National Park to the historic buildings, shops, galleries, and more.

Hiking Grand Staircase-Escalante & the Glen Canyon Region

A Guide to 59 of the Best Hiking Adventures in Southern Utah
Author: Ron Adkison
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762767537
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 360
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“FalconGuides point the compass to the best spots to play, climb, hike, fish, and be.” – CNN.com Lace up your boots and sample fifty-nine of the finest trails in southern Utah’s Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and the stunning 1.2-million-acre Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. With thorough descriptions and detailed maps, this book leads you to both well-known and little-used trails, and it includes several backpack trips and a wide variety of day hikes. Whether traveling down remote desert roads or up serene canyons, you will be rewarded with vivid memories and a yearning to return. For more than thirty years, FalconGuides® have set the standard for outdoor guidebooks. Written by top experts, each guide invites you to experience the adventure and beauty of the outdoors. Features: Hikes suited to every ability Directions to the trailheads Trail Finder for best hikes for novices and families, moderate day hikes, strenuous day hikes, and backpacking trips for all levels Comprehensive trail descriptions with mile-by-mile directional cues Difficulty ratings, average hiking times, best hiking seasons, and canine compatibility for every featured hike Information on fees and permits, contacts, campgrounds, and more

Hiking from Here to WOW: Utah Canyon Country

Utah Canyon Country
Author: Kathy Copeland,Craig Copeland
Publisher: Wilderness Press
ISBN: 089997452X
Category: Travel
Page: 446
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Hiking from Here to WOW: Utah Canyon Country guides hikers to the most compelling destinations in southern Utah's spectacular canyon country. In their years of their research, the authors hiked over 1600 miles through Zion, Bryce, Escalante-Grand Staircase, Glen Canyon, Grand Gulch, Cedar Mesa, Canyonlands, Moab, Arches, Capitol Reef, and the San Rafael Swell. They took more than 2000 photos and hundreds of pages of field notes. Then they culled their list of favorite hikes down to 90—each selected for its power to incite awe. The book describes precisely where to find the redrock cliffs, slickrock domes, soaring arches, and ancient ruins that make southern Utah unique. It offers the boot-tested advice you need to create rewarding adventures. And it does so in a refreshing style—honest, literate, entertaining, and inspiring. Full-color interior features 220 striking photographs, engaging text, and a trail map for each dayhike and backpack trip.

Hiking California's Trinity Alps Wilderness

A Guide to the Area's Greatest Hiking Adventures
Author: Dennis Lewon
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493010409
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 272
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Each book includes: Up-to-date trail descriptions with mile-by-mile directional cues Detailed trail maps and GPS coordinates Difficulty ratings and average hiking times A Trail Finder for the best hikes with dogs, with children, for great views, or for wildlife viewing Information on fees and permits, contacts, attractions, restaurants, accommodations, and canine compatibility Leave No Trace and wilderness safety tips and techniques Many with full-color maps and photos!

Hiking Colorado

A Guide to the State's Greatest Hiking Adventures
Author: Maryann Gaug
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762768800
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 400
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Lace up your boots and sample fifty of the finest trails Colorado has to offer. This hiker's paradise offers not only rugged peaks and crystal clear alpine lakes, but also historic ruins and magnificent canyons. View the Continental Divide in Rocky Mountain National Park, journey to Colorado's highest point at the top of Mount Elbert, hike beneath immense sandstone cliffs in Devils Canyon, or step back in time to North America's largest dinosaur track site. Veteran hiker, Master of Leave No Trace, and outdoor writer Maryann Gaug will introduce you to these trails and more. Inside you'll find: detailed shaded relief maps, GPS waypoint coordinates for each hike, accurate route profiles showing the ups and downs of each hike, tips on equipment, trip planning, and hiking with dogs and children, accurate directions, difficulty ratings, trail contacts, and more. Whether you are a day-tripper or long-distance hiker, old hand or novice, come explore the wonders of our nation's highest state -- on foot!

Climbing Colorado's Mountains


Author: Susan Joy Paul
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493014366
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 368
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Climbing Colorado’s Mountains covers 100 peaks in Colorado across a range of abilities, including 12ers, 13ers, and 14ers. This guide includes detailed hike and climb descriptions, miles and maps, and color photos with ascent and descent routes for the most popular peaks in the state. Climbing descriptions also include history, local trivia, and trailhead GPS coordinates.

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Denver and Boulder

Including Colorado Springs, Fort Collins, and Rocky Mountain National Park
Author: Kim Lipker
Publisher: Menasha Ridge Press
ISBN: 089732885X
Category: Travel
Page: 256
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Denver, Boulder, and the surrounding region offer an amazing natural panorama for outdoor enthusiasts and contain some of the best hiking in the world. With such a bewildering wealth of hikes at their disposal, author Kim Lipker presents travelers with a variety of the very best trails in the area, and most within an hour's drive or less. Extensive key-at-a-glance information makes it easy to choose a hike based on length, difficulty, scenery, and more. Including hikes near Fort Collins, Boulder, and Colorado Springs, 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Denver and Boulder is the only guidebook that pinpoints great hikes that are also close to home.

Hiking Yellowstone National Park

A Guide to More than 100 Great Hikes
Author: Bill Schneider
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762786140
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 400
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Lace up your boots and sample more than one hundred hikes in America’s most famous national park. Geysers, paint pots, and glowing blue pools; deep canyons with plunging waterfalls; broad river valleys with seemingly endless views; and tall rugged mountains—Yellowstone National Park is a hiker’s paradise with more than 800 miles of trails. Let veteran hiker and outdoor writer Bill Schneider guide you on a wide variety of day hikes and extended backpacking trips into the vast interior of this national treasure. Whether you’re a day-tripper or long-distance hiker, old hand or novice, you’ll find trails suited to every ability and interest in Yellowstone National Park. Features Hikes suited to every ability Detailed directions Elevation profiles, difficulty ratings, and information on hiking in bear country Full-color photos throughout Full-color GPS-compatible maps of each trail.

Best Boulder Hikes

The Colorado Mountain Club Pack Guide
Author: Boulder Group,Jim Groh
Publisher: Colorado Mountain Club Press
ISBN: 9780979966347
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 104
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The twenty best trails in and around the town that is the center of the known world for outdoor recreationIt's true. If you don't hike, climb, ride, ski, or at least run -- the Boulder locals will drive you nuts with stories of the coolest route, the gnarliest climb, or the hardest all-day ride to Grand Lake and back.Here is how you can take your revenge. Hike some of the trails in The Best Boulder Hikes and you can be right in there with them, telling tales of great routes.For visitors and locals, casual walkers and hard-core mountaineers, Boulder has arguably the best "backyard" in the country. More than 60 named trails lie in the foothills within a half-hour of town, and scores of more high-altitude trails are within an hour's drive.

Best Loop Hikes: Colorado


Author: Steve Johnson,David Weinstein
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 9781594852268
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 240
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* 60 Colorado loop hikes accessible from metro areas including Denver, Colorado Springs, Fort Collins, and Boulder * Illustrated with topo maps, elevation profiles, and photos for each hike * Trailfinder chart lists hikes by factors including distance, hiking time, elevation gain, season, and highlights -- quiet wilderness, mountain meadow, great views, wildlife, etc. * Bonus listing of Colorado hikes that are great for winter snowshoeing Looking for a short, easy loop stroll, or a challenging loop trek? Do you want loops that offer solitude or loops that are kid-friendly? Best Loop Hikes Colorado includes loop hikes that involve overnight stays and trails that involve fourteeners to consider, too. And did you know that some loops double as great snowshoe trails in winter? You'll find all these and more in Best Loop Hikes Colorado. As you can tell, the operative word here is "loop." That's right: there's no need to bore yourself by retracing the same path. Your every step is shiny and new, all without tandem driving or dropping off a car at both ends of the trail. It's the holy grail of hiking! Guidebook regions include the Front Range, Central Mountains, Southwest Mountains, Western Slope and Canyonlands, Northern Mountains, and Rocky Mountain National Park.

Boulder's Favorite Places


Author: Russell Dohrmann,Gail Dohrmann
Publisher: Big Earth Publishing
ISBN: 9781565795341
Category: Photography
Page: 64
View: 2015
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From Pearl Street to the Flatirons, Boulder offers spectacular views and edciting events year round. Celebrate the city at the base of the foothills with this colorful and insightful new gift book.

Hiking the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness


Author: Bill Schneider
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493014889
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 320
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Lace up your boots and sample more than sixty hikes in the spectacular Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness that straddles the Montana-Wyoming border. Experience the high-altitude grandeur of the Beartooth Plateau, the breathtaking view from 12,799-foot Granite Peak, and the abundant wildlife of the densely forested Absaroka Range. The Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness offers hikers some of the most magnificent mountain scenery in the United States as well as peaceful mountain meadows, trout-filled lakes, stunning waterfalls, and many options for off-trail adventure. Veteran hiker and outdoor writer Bill Schneider will introduce you to all this and more. Look inside to find: Hikes suited to every ability Mile-by-mile directional cues Difficulty, traiffic, and hill ratings Vacation planner and a hiker's checklist GPS coordinates This thoroughly revised and updated edition of Hiking the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness explores 63 trails in Montana's Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness. The wilderness area, located north and northeast of Yellowstone, is renowned for its spectacular scenery and abundant wildlife.

Day & Section Hikes Pacific Crest Trail: Northern California


Author: Wendy Lautner
Publisher: Wilderness Press
ISBN: 9780899976457
Category: Travel
Page: 256
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Instead of guiding travelers through the arduous task of hiking the entire PCT, the goal of this book is to help plan trips that incorporate hiking on the PCT in Northern California, whether hikers have just an afternoon to spare or want to escape for the entire weekend. The author's hike choices most often include the opportunity for a wilderness swim or a summit hike to take in outstanding views. Maps and elevation graphs were carefully produced using GPS data collected by the author while out on the trail.

Where can I go while Brainard Lake road is closed?


Author: Boulder Ranger District (Colo.)
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Nature
Page: 6
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Hiking Colorado's Front Range


Author: Bob D'antonio
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 076278704X
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 224
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Lace up your boots and sample sixty of the finest trails that the northern foothills have to offer. Situated between low-lying plains and towering mountain peaks, the Front Range provides varied scenery and terrain. Choose from easy day hikes around Boulder, exhilarating summit ascents near Denver, wild-country explorations near FortCollins, picnic outings near Estes Park, and excursions with the kids around Colorado Springs. For more than thirty years, FalconGuides® have set the standard for outdoor guidebooks. Written by top experts, each guide invites you to experience the adventure and beauty of the outdoors. Look inside to find: Hikes suited to every ability Mile-by-mile directional cues Difficulty ratings, trail contacts, and best hiking seasons Dog-friendly trails Full-color photos throughout Full-color GPS-compatible maps of each trail

One Night Wilderness: Portland

Quick and Convenient Backcountry Getaways within Three Hours of the City
Author: Douglas Lorain
Publisher: Wilderness Press
ISBN: 9780899975436
Category: Travel
Page: 248
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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.