This updated edition of Hiking Olympic National Park features sixty-eight of the finest trails in and around the park plus additional trails throughout northwest Washington. These trails provide a full spectrum of recreation opportunities, from short strolls to strenuous backpacking trips that penetrate the heart of the mountains. Veteran trail guide and author Erik Molvar provides all the information you need to experience the glacier-clad spires of the Olympic Mountains, the vast expanses of old-growth rainforest, and the wild and windswept beaches of the Pacific coast.
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Look inside to find:
Hikes suited to every ability
Full-color maps and photos throughout
Directions to the trailhead
Comprehensive trail descriptions, maps, and elevation profiles
Mile-by-mile directional cues
Difficulty ratings, best seasons to hike, and much more
Tips for zero-impact hiking and camping
Details about the area's unique climate and geology
Features: Paperback. 2015. 274 pp. Many color photos, trail maps, appendices, and index. 6 x 9 x 0.5 in.