Imagine hiking a trail deep in Washington's woods and finding the wreckage of a B-17, the rusted remains of an abandoned railway, or a nineteenth-century mining ghost town. Hiking through History Washington
profiles forty hikes, from easy to difficult, that include rich descriptions of the history underfoot, along with miles, directions, and GPS coordinates. The perfect companion for any hiker with an interest in history, this guide provides photos, detailed maps, and sidebars that detail enough historical information to satisfy curious history lovers along the way.
Look inside to find:
History sidebars and photos
Trail Finder for best hikes for families, dogs, waterfalls, and great views
Mile-by-mile directional cues
Difficulty, fees/permits, and best hiking seasons
Trip-planning help, including lodging and campground tips
Color photos and maps throughout
Nathan and Jeremy Barnes were born and raised in the Pacific Northwest. Their enthusiasm for the outdoors was cultivated at a young age by trips to the Columbia River Gorge, Mount Rainier, and Mount St. Helens, to name a few. They climbed Mount Rainier, reaching Columbia Crest in 2008.
Features: Paperback. 2014. 225 pp. Many color photos, maps, trail finder, clubs and trail groups, and indexes. 6 x 9 x 0.5 in.