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Day Hike Columbia Gorge, 2nd Edition

The Best Trails You Can Hike in a Day

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The Columbia Gorge is one of the most traveled outdoor locations in the Pacific Northwest, and preeminent hiking expert Seabury Blair Jr. guides hikers through some of the most picturesque scenes on both the Washington and Oregon sides of the Columbia River. With sixty-five featured trails no more than two hours from Portland, this updated edition of the popular hiking guide is the perfect match for hikers wanting to spend days in the mountains and nights at home. Each trail listing includes distance, estimated hiking time, elevation gain, best season, map references, access, permit requirements, and more, including best options for families and pets. Each hike is accompanied by photos depicting the scenery; hikers can choose to gaze at waterfalls or meander through the lush forests. Seabury Blair Jr. is the author of Creaky Knees Guides to Washington and Oregon, and Day Hike! Olympic Peninsula. He lives in Spokane, WA.
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The Columbia Gorge is one of the most traveled outdoor locations in the Pacific Northwest, and preeminent hiking expert Seabury Blair Jr. guides hikers through some of the most picturesque scenes on both the Washington and Oregon sides of the Columbia River. With sixty-five featured trails no more than two hours from Portland, this updated edition of the popular hiking guide is the perfect match for hikers wanting to spend days in the mountains and nights at home. Each trail listing includes distance, estimated hiking time, elevation gain, best season, map references, access, permit requirements, and more, including best options for families and pets. Each hike is accompanied by photos depicting the scenery; hikers can choose to gaze at waterfalls or meander through the lush forests. Seabury Blair Jr. is the author of Creaky Knees Guides to Washington and Oregon, and Day Hike! Olympic Peninsula. He lives in Spokane, WA.
Product Details
eBook (240 pages)
Published: May 3, 2011
Publisher: Sasquatch Books
Imprint: Sasquatch Books
ISBN: 9781570618246
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