A Guide to Alaska's Greatest Hiking AdventuresBook - 2017
In Alaska millions of acres of wilderness, rainforest, pecks, glaciers, and alpine ridges are waiting to be explored. Hiking Alaska gives you the information you need to plan your customized trip: Over 100 hikes to the Last Frontier's spectacular wilderness, Mile-by-mile directional cues and detailed directions to the trailheads, Special features on each trail, difficulty ratings, elevation gain, and more, This guide leads you through Alaska's national parks, wildlife refuges, national forests, wilderness areas, and state parks. Explore the breathtaking scenery of Root Glacier and the Stairway Icefall. Thrill to the adventure in the Chilkoot Pass, site of the 1898 Klondike Gold Rush. Discover glaciers and the landscape they leave behind on the Exit Glacier hike. Editor, photographer, and writer Mollie Foster is passionate about storytelling, specializing in outdoor lifestyle and adventure. She lives in Anchorage and Denali in the forty-ninth state. Falcon is the premier publisher of outdoor recreation guidebooks in North America. Written by and for outdoor enthusiasts, these guides-chockful of color photos and National Geographic maps-not only provide you with the skills you need but also take you along with our authoritative focal experts on these experiences of a lifetime. Book jacket.
Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut :, Falcon Guides, an imprint of Globe Pequot,, 
Edition: Third Edition
Copyright Date: ©2017
Branch Call Number: 796.510979 Foster
Characteristics: xxx, 450 pages :,illustrations, maps ;,23 cm