Best Hikes Near Seattle (Best Hikes Near Series) by Peter Stekel

By Peter Stekel

Best Hikes close to Seattle is greater than a guidebook to trails 60 mins or 60 miles from Seattle. The e-book additionally comprises brief traditional historical past essays on issues as varied because the intercourse lifetime of banana slugs, to how crops get their names, and why you'll want to recognize yet now not worry bears and mountain lions. there's additionally an intensive component to climate, path etiquette, mountain climbing with canines, what constitutes the “Ten Essentials,” why judging path mileage is an paintings – now not a technology, the wildlife of the Pacific Northwest, and the price of hikers lobbying for wasteland. the writer additionally provides a background, warts and all, of the force to function our mountaineering trails as revenue issues for land-use corporations. and naturally, as with every of the books within the top Hikes sequence, worthy path specifications and hike summaries are observed by way of easy-to-read maps and attractive photos.

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