Best Backpacking Vacations is your ticket to twenty-seven of the most remarkable wilderness destinations in the northern Rockies. Discover snow-capped summits, exquisite subalpine meadows, crystal-clear lakes, cascading streams and waterfalls, towering coniferous forests and hear only natures voice. Choose among three-to-five day trips, for both novice and experienced hikers, through Glacier, Yellowstone, and Grand Teton National Parks and the Absaroka-Beartooth, Bob Marshall, Lee Metcalf, and Wind River Wilderness Areas. Explore this top-of-the-world environment with veteran hiker and outdoor writer Bill Schneider and use this book to make planning your wilderness adventure a breeze.Use this guide for: vital information on camping and backcountry-use regulations and permits; difficulty ratings for each hike; USGS-based trail maps; learning how to protect and preserve wilderness. (6 x 9, 2588 pages, b&w photos, maps)
Profiles 26 of the best adventures in Glacier National Park, Yellowstone, the Beartooth-Absaroka Wilderness, the Grand Tetons, and other great outdoor destinations in the northern Rocky Mountains.
Bill Schneider is the founder of Falcon Publishing and a veteran hiker and outdoorsman. This is his tenth book. He lives in Helena, Montana.
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