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Hiking the Wasatch

 
Hiking the Wasatch

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Object Title: Hiking the Wasatch

Manufacturer: University of Utah Press

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A great guide book focusing mainly on the Central Wasatch Range, by John Veranth.

* ISBN: 0874806283
* ISBN-13: 9780874806281
* Format: Paperback, 201pp
* Publisher: University of Utah Press
* Pub. Date: May 1999
* Edition Description: Second Edition
* Edition Number: 2
* Sales Rank: 394,183

Few places offer the hiking opportunities available right here in the Wasatch. Hundreds of miles of trails and three Wildreness Areas are within a few minutes' drive of the city. John Veranth has hiked all these trails and has written a comprehensive guidebook with hiking suggestions arranged by season and difficulty.

Beginners will find detailed descriptions of easy hikes on well-maintained trails. Challenging routes to seldom-visited cirques and summits are suggested for the expert.

Maps, photos, and line drawings accompany the trail descriptions. Data tables list distances and hiking times. The geology, native plants, human history, and contemporary issues are discussed to aid understanding these wonderful mountains.

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Features the trails and peaks of the Wasatch Mountains. Also included is a brief geological history, photos, and basic maps covering hiking areas.

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