By Ira Spring, Harvey Manning
•Full-color mountaineering guidebook with lush, hand-drawn path maps
•Written through Washington's godfathers of mountaineering guidebooks, Harvey Manning and Ira Spring
•In a kingdom wealthy with luscious trails, those hikes are those you can't omit (or, at the least, needs to commence with)
100 vintage Hikes in Washington is the progeny of Washington's first mountain climbing guidebook, and is the best-selling guidebook of all time. There's a cause: it's stunning. The pictures of trails and vistas are breathtaking. those are hikes you'll want to hike, dream approximately climbing, or either. in response to their greater than a hundred years of mixed event in Washington's backcountry, Ira Spring and Harvey Manning selected their favourite trails for this compendium of vintage hikes.
Along with the pictures and hand-drawn maps, you'll get the authors' first-hand descriptions of the paths they hiked again and again over. that includes remarkable perspectives, flower-filled alpine meadows, lakes and streams, historical forests, animals and birds, and solitude, those trails will provide hikers a flavor of Washington's most sensible. Infused with a robust conservation message, this guidebook not just introduces hikers to Washington's gemstones yet encourages them to turn into lively individuals so that it will guard and, on occasion, reclaim the rest barren region.
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100 Classic Hikes in Washington by Ira Spring, Harvey Manning