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Adventuring in the Rockies: The Rocky Mountain Regions of the United States and Canada Featuring Jasper, Kootenay, Banff, Glacier, Yellowstone...

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ISBN: 9780871569462
Publisher: Sierra Club Books for Children
Publication Date: 1997-04
Number of pages: 336
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Here is the first comprehensive guide to the unbounded recreational opportunities in the great central mountain range of the United States and Canada. Stretching from the northern reaches of British Columbia through Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, and Colorado to the high desert country of New Mexico, this scenic area encompasses some 2,000 miles and includes many of the most celebrated parks in the world.

Adventuring in the Rockies features:
-- The best seasons and places for a wide variety of outdoor activities, including hiking and backbacking, skiing, canoeing, bicycling, camping, car touring and picnicking, ballooning, wildlife viewing, and more
-- Lodging and camping, from the great resort hotels to remote wilderness areas
-- Popular cultural events, from rodeos to music and film festivals
-- Natural and human history, climate, geology, and wildlife
-- Transportation in and around the Rockies, including suggestions for maps and backcountry gear
-- For all who want to enjoy to the fullest the wealth of recreational opportunities in North America's premier wilderness playground, this information-packed Sierra Club Adventure Travel Guide is an indispensible resource.

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