50 Best Short Hikes in Utah's National Parks by Greg Witt50 Best Short Hikes in Utah's National Parks by Greg Witt

50 Best Short Hikes in Utah's National Parks

byGreg Witt

Paperback | April 11, 2014

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Focusing on hikes in and around the varied national parks of Utah, 50 Best Short Hikes provides the information needed to choose the perfect day hike for hikers of all skill levels.Utah's five national parks - Arches, Bryce, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, and Zion - hold some of the most awe-inspiring geology on the planet. Each park offers visitors the dramatic scenery that invites exploration and discovery.In 50 Best Short Hikes in Utah's National Parks, veteran hiking guide Greg Witt shares the best routes in each park, hikes that are both must see" and accessible. Park visitors who are short on time will find this book to be the ideal traveling companion, quickly helping readers identify the hikes and sights, making the best use of their time and provide maximum enjoyment.Each hike in the book includes distances, highlights, area maps, and easy-to-follow trailhead directions to make hike selection fast and efficient. Once on the trail, the detailed maps, route description, and interpretive details insure that hikers get the most out of their trip.Even avid hikers and experienced desert explorers will find new insights and discoveries as Witt's interesting and approachable style details the geologic forces that created this landscape. He brings to life the human history - prehistoric cliff-dwellers, native tribes, ranchers, farmers, loggers, miners, and outlaws - that adds to the color of the Colorado Plateau where these five parks are set. "
Greg Witt has lived the adventures he writes about and shares with audiences around the world. His journeys have taken him to every corner of the globe. He has guided mountaineering expeditions in the Alps and Andes and paddled wild rivers in the Americas. He has dropped teams of adventurers into golden slot canyons, trudged through de...
Title:50 Best Short Hikes in Utah's National ParksFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.47 inShipping dimensions:8.5 × 5.5 × 0.47 inPublished:April 11, 2014Publisher:Wilderness PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0899977243

ISBN - 13:9780899977249