Best Hikes Near Seattle (Best Hikes Near Series) by Peter Stekel

By Peter Stekel

Best Hikes close to Seattle is greater than a guidebook to trails 60 mins or 60 miles from Seattle. The ebook additionally contains brief ordinary heritage essays on subject matters as diversified because the intercourse lifetime of banana slugs, to how vegetation get their names, and why you'll want to recognize yet no longer worry bears and mountain lions. there's additionally an intensive component of climate, path etiquette, climbing with canines, what constitutes the “Ten Essentials,” why judging path mileage is an artwork – no longer a technological know-how, the natural world of the Pacific Northwest, and the price of hikers lobbying for desolate tract. the writer additionally provides a heritage, warts and all, of the force to function our mountain climbing trails as revenue issues for land-use businesses. and naturally, as with any of the books within the top Hikes sequence, valuable path specifications and hike summaries are observed through easy-to-read maps and attractive photos.

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