Craig Romano's Day Hiking: The San Juans & Gulf Islands: National Parks * PDF

By Craig Romano

ISBN-10: 159485758X

ISBN-13: 9781594857584

  • •New quantity in Washington’s bestselling climbing guidebook series
  • •Packable dimension choked with maps, elevation profiles, a hundred thirty photographs, at-a-glance path choice desk, and extra from a loved trails author
  • •1% of revenues aid path upkeep in Washington


As a mountain climbing vacation spot, the San Juan Islands of Washington and their sister islands to the north supply rankings of parks and preserves, countless numbers of miles of trails catering to hikers of all degrees, and year-round accessibility. Day mountaineering: The San Juans and Gulf Islands is split into approximately 4 sections: Anacortes, for lots of the gateway to the area; the San Juan Islands themselves, together with a few key islands no longer served by means of Washington nation Ferries; Victoria, Canada, offering easy accessibility to the Gulf Islands, in addition to different detailed locations; and the mystical southern Gulf Islands.

Author Craig Romano explores nation parks, county parks, and provincial parks in addition to a few municipal and neighborhood parks. He additionally beneficial properties the new enlargement of San Juan Island nationwide ancient Park on San Juan Island and the lately created Gulf Islands nationwide Park Reserve, spanning a number of of the southern Gulf Islands, either one of which aren't but favourite to many hikers. whereas the big name points of interest are the ferry-accessed islands, Romano additionally positive factors a number of of the bigger islands that don’t have ferry carrier (e.g., Stuart Island)——making this consultant of curiosity to paddlers and boaters who're trying to find hikes too!

Key positive factors of this guide:

  • •136 hikes (approximately 50% American, 50% Canadian locations)
  • •Ferry trip tips
  • •Car-camping recommendations
  • •Border-crossing details
  • •All distances and elevations in either English and metric units
  • •Overview maps for either the San Juans and Gulf Islands

**Mountaineers Books designates 1 percentage of the sales of opt for guidebooks in our Day mountain climbing sequence towards volunteer path upkeep. on the grounds that launching this software, we’ve contributed greater than $14,000 towards bettering trails.

For this publication, our 1 percentage of revenues goes to Washington Trails organization (WTA). WTA hosts greater than 750 paintings events all through Washington’s Cascades and Olympics every year, with volunteers clearing downed logs after spring snowmelt, slicing away brush, retreading worn stretches of path, and construction bridges and turnpikes. Their efforts are necessary to the land managers who continue millions of acres on shoestring budgets.

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