Lace 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.
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Bill Schneider has spent more than 35 years hiking trails across America. Formerly with the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife & Parks, Bill co-founded Falcon Publishing in 1979. A tireless conservationist and expert outdoorsman, Bill lives today with his wife Marnie in Helena, Montana, where he is a full-time writer and publishing consultant. Among his recent books is the acclaimed Where the Grizzly Walks (Globe Pequot, 2003).