Author: Bill Schneider
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Category: Sports & Recreation
View: 4287Lace up your boots and sample more than sixty hikes in the spectacular Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness that straddles the Montana-Wyoming border. Experience the high-altitude grandeur of the Beartooth Plateau, the breathtaking view from 12,799-foot Granite Peak, and the abundant wildlife of the densely forested Absaroka Range. The Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness offers hikers some of the most magnificent mountain scenery in the United States as well as peaceful mountain meadows, trout-filled lakes, stunning waterfalls, and many options for off-trail adventure. Veteran hiker and outdoor writer Bill Schneider will introduce you to all this and more. Look inside to find: Hikes suited to every ability Mile-by-mile directional cues Difficulty, traiffic, and hill ratings Vacation planner and a hiker's checklist GPS coordinates This thoroughly revised and updated edition of Hiking the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness explores 63 trails in Montana's Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness. The wilderness area, located north and northeast of Yellowstone, is renowned for its spectacular scenery and abundant wildlife.