Hiking the Columbia River Gorge

Book Description

Featuring 50 hikes in the Columbia River Gorge, from leisurely wildflower hikes to high alpine treks, Hiking the Columbia River Gorge will lead people of all skill levels to waterfalls, lookouts, peaks, old-growth forests, and high desert plateaus. Hiking the Columbia River Gorge is the ultimate guide to this "final passage to the Pacific." With its beautiful photographs, accurate route maps, and special sections on safety, geology, and wilderness ethics, this guide will make a welcome addition to any pack.

About Schneider, Russ

While earning a degree in Portland, Russ Schneider visited the Gorge often for a taste of the wilderness and hiked every one of the trails in this book. As a veteran hiker, guide, and author, Russ has written numerous books, including Best Hikes Along the Continental Divide, Fishing Glacier National Park, and Backpacking Tips.

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