By Ira Spring, Harvey Manning

•Full-color mountain climbing guidebook with lush, hand-drawn path maps
•Written by means of Washington's godfathers of mountaineering guidebooks, Harvey Manning and Ira Spring
•In a kingdom wealthy with luscious trails, those hikes are those you can't omit (or, at the least, needs to commence with)

100 vintage Hikes in Washington is the progeny of Washington's first climbing guidebook, and is the best-selling guidebook of all time. There's a cause: it's beautiful. The photographs of trails and vistas are breathtaking. those are hikes you'll want to hike, dream approximately mountain climbing, or either. according to their greater than a hundred years of mixed event in Washington's backcountry, Ira Spring and Harvey Manning selected their favourite trails for this compendium of vintage hikes.

Along with the pictures and hand-drawn maps, you'll get the authors' first-hand descriptions of the paths they hiked time and again over. that includes outstanding perspectives, flower-filled alpine meadows, lakes and streams, old forests, animals and birds, and solitude, those trails will provide hikers a flavor of Washington's most sensible. Infused with a powerful conservation message, this guidebook not just introduces hikers to Washington's gemstones yet encourages them to develop into lively contributors so as to shield and, on occasion, reclaim the rest wasteland.

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