Hiking Alaska A Guide to Alaska's Greatest Hiking Adventures

ISBN-10: 0762722371
ISBN-13: 9780762722372
Edition: 2nd 2006
Authors: Dean Littlepage
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Description: Fully updated and revised, this guide is the perfect introduction to hiking the great state of Alaska, with millions of acres of wilderness waiting to be explored. It features one hundred hikes in Alaska's national parks, wildlife refuges, national  More...

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List price: $21.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Globe Pequot Press, The
Publication date: 8/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 9.00" wide x 6.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Fully updated and revised, this guide is the perfect introduction to hiking the great state of Alaska, with millions of acres of wilderness waiting to be explored. It features one hundred hikes in Alaska's national parks, wildlife refuges, national forests, wilderness areas, and state parks. Also included are hikes for all ages and abilities as well as maps for each hike and more than forty black and white photos.

Acknowledgments
Hiking in Alaska
Regions and Climates
The Nature of Alaska
Trails and the Hiking Landscape
Backcountry Cabins
Fees and Permits
The Hiker's Essentials
Hypothermia and Heatcraft
Stream Crossings
The Three Bears
Other Hazards and Annoyances
Outdoor Ethics
Hiking with Kids
A Few Words for Travelers
Information and Learning Centers
Using This Guide
How to Use the Profiles and Maps
Trip Finder
Map Legend
Southcentral Alaska
Seward/Eastern Kenai
Caines Head
Exit Glacier
Harding Icefield
Lost Lake
Ptarmigan Lake
Johnson Pass
Crescent and Carter Lakes
Russian Lakes
Resurrection Pass
Devil's Creek
Kenai National Wildlife Refuge
Fuller Lakes and Skyline Ridge
Kenai River
Hidden Creek and Skilak Lake
Skilak Lookout, Bear Mountain, and Vista Trails
Seven Lakes
Keen Eye and Centennial Trails
Homer
Kachemak Bay Beach
Wynn Nature Center
Grewingk Valley
China Poot Lake
Hope to Girdwood
Gull Rock
Byron Glacier
Portage Pass
Winner Creek
Crow Pass
Chugach State Park South
Bird Ridge
Indian Valley
Falls Creek
McHugh and Rabbit Lakes
Turnagain Arm Trail
Flattop Mountain
Ship Lake Pass
Williwaw Lakes
Middle Fork Loop
Wolvernine Peak
Chugach State Park North
South Fork Eagle River
Eagle River Valley
Ptarmigan Valley and Roundtop
Thunder Bird Falls
East Twin Pass
Bold Ridge Trail
East Fork Eklutna River
Matanuska and Susitna Valleys
Pioneer Ridge
Lazy Mountain and Matanuska Peak
Mint Glacier Valley
Reed Lakes
Snowbird Mine and Glacier Pass
Independence Mine
Red Shirt Lake
Byers Lake
Kesugi Ridge
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve
Dixie Pass
Root Glacier and Stairway Icefall
Bonanza Ridge
Caribou Creek
Trail and Lost Creeks
Skookum Volcano
Glennallen to Valdez
Tonsina River
Worthington Glacier
Cordova
Power Creek and Crater Lake
Haystack Trail
McKinley Lake
Saddlebag Glacier
Interior Alaska
Denali National Park and Preserve
Fairbanks
Creamer's Field
Granite Tors
Angel Rocks
Chena Dome
Pinnell Mountain
Summit Trail
Southeast Alaska
Ketchikan
Deer Mountain
Ward Lake and Ward Creek
Perseverance Lake
Naha River
Wrangell
Rainbow Falls and Institute Creek
Long Lake
Petersburg
Three Lakes and Ideal Cove
Ohmer Creek
Petersburg Lake
Sitka
Indian River
Sitka National Historical Park
Harbor Mountain and Gavan Hill
Starrigavan Bay
Juneau
Perseverance Trail
Mount Juneau and Granite Creek
Dan Moller Trail
East Glacier and Nugget Creek
West Galcier
Montana Creek and Windfall Lake
Spaulding and Auke Nu Trails
Peterson Lake
Herbert Glacier
Eagle Lake
Point Bridget
Haines
Mount Ripinsky and 7 Mile Saddle
Mount Riley
Seduction Point
Skagway
Laughton Glacier
Chilkoot Pass
Dewey Lakes
Sturgill's Landing
Off The Beaten Path: Discovering Wilderness Alaska
Gates of the Arctic
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Wrangell-St. Elias
Katmai
Lake Clark
Northwest Alaska
Appendixes
Information Sources
Cabin Reservations
Further Reading
Sample Backpacking Checklist
Index
About the Author

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