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Author Santella, Chris.

Title Fifty places to hike before you die : outdoor experts share the world's greatest destinations / Chris Santella ; foreword by Bob Peixotto.

Publisher New York : Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 2010.
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 Evergreen Library  796.5109 SANTELLA    ON HOLD
 Golden Library  796.5109 SANTELLA    ON HOLD
Description 223 p. : col. ill. ; 21 cm.
Series Fifty places series
Fifty places series.
Summary Includes a spectrum of hikes recommended by National Park Service supervisors, mountaineers, wildlife biologists, and other travel experts as well as "if you go" information to act as a starting point for planning a trip to each destination. In addition to many hikes in the U.S. (particularly in national parks) are recommendations for hikes in Alberta's Banff National Park; Southern Patagonia in Argentina; the Overland Track in Australia/Tasmania; Lunana Snowman Trek in Bhutan; Kalahari Desert in Botswana; The Three Gorges in China; Colombia's Lost City; the Vanoise National Park (Alps) and Pays Basque areas of France; Yr Wyddfa, Scafell, and Ben Nevis in Great Britain; Torfajokull in Iceland; Italy's Amalfi Coast; Japan's Nakasendo Trail; Mexico's El Triunfo Biosphere Reserve; the High Atlas of Morocco; Namibia's Naukluft Trail; the Annapurna Sanctuary in Nepal; the Milford and Routeburn Tracks of New Zealand-Queenstown; Nova Scotia's Cape Breton Highlands; the Al Hajar, Oman; Pakistan's Snow Lake; Peru's Inca Trail; Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda; Mount Triglav in Slovenia; Sweden's King's Trail; Switzerland's Haute Route; Tanzania's Mt. Kilimanjaro; the Kangshung Valley and Lhasa in Tibet; and Turkey's Lycian Coast.
Contents Alaska : Arctic National Wildlife Refuge -- Alberta : Banff National Park -- Argentina/Chile : Southern Patagonia -- Arizona : Grand Canyon National Park -- Australia/Tasmania : the Overland Track -- Bhutan : Lunana Snowman trek -- Botswana : the Kalahari Desert -- California--Eureka : the Lost Coast -- California--Yosemite Village : Yosemite National Park -- China : the Three Gorges -- Colombia : the Lost City -- Colorado : Maroon Bells-Snowmass National Wilderness -- France/Spain : Pays Basque/País Vasco -- Great Britain : Yr Wyddfa, Scafell, and Ben Nevis -- Hawaii-Kauai : the Kalalau trail -- Hawaii--Maui : Puu Kukui Watershed Preserve -- Iceland : Torfajökull -- Italy : the Amalfi coast -- Japan : the Nakasendo trail -- Maine--Bar Harbor : Acadia National Park -- Maine--Millinocket : Baxter State Park -- Mexico : El Triunfo Biosphere Reserve -- Montana--Choteau : the Rocky Mountain front -- Montana--Whitefish : Glacier National Park -- Morocco: The High Atlas -- Namibia: The Naukluft Trail -- Nepal: Annapurna Sanctuary -- New Zealand--Queenstown: The Routeburn Track -- Nova Scotia: Cape Breton Highlands -- Oman: The Al Hajar -- Oregon: Mount Hood National Forest -- Pakistan: Snow Lake -- Peru: the Inca Trail -- Rwanda: Volcanoes National Park -- Slovenia: Mount Triglav -- Sweden: The King's Trail -- Switzerland: The Haute Route -- Tanzania: Mount Kilimanjaro -- Tennessee/North Carolina: Great Smoky Mountains National Park -- Texas: Big Bend National Park -- Tibet--Khafta: The Kangshung Valley -- Tibet--Lhasa: Lhasa -- Turkey: the Lycian coast -- Vermont: The Long Trail -- Washington--Forks: Olympic National Park -- Washington--Marblemount: North Cascades National Park -- Wyoming--Jackson: Grand Teton National Park -- Wyoming--Pinedale: The Wind River Range.
Credits Editor: Jennifer Levesque; Fifty Places series design by Paul G. Wagner. -- Colophon.
Subject Hiking -- Guidebooks.
Walking -- Guidebooks.
National parks and reserves -- United States -- Description and travel.
Other Title 50 places to hike before you die
Call # 796.5109 SANTELLA
ISBN 9781584798538 (alk. paper)
158479853X (alk. paper)
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