With its moss-draped rain forests, alpine meadows brimming with wildflowers, and snow-capped mountains, the Olympic Peninsula is a hiker's paradise. Explore the Cat Creek Way Trail, a high-country route to a view of Oyster Lake, or trek along the Appleton Pass Trail where you might spy a fat marmot perched on one of the boulders along the path. This new edition of a tried-and-true classic contains all the facts for both day hikes and overnight backpack trips. You'll find new information on 177 hikes and extensive material on history, geology, native plants, and wildlife. New features in this updated, expanded edition include: numbered hikes for quick reference, detailed information blocks for each trail, and weather information for each section of the Olympics.
Features: Paperback. 2005. 350 pp. Black and white photographs, maps, appendices, and index. 5.25 x 8.25 x 1 in.