Exploring the yellowstone Backcountry

Author: 
Bach, Jr., Orville
Year Published: 
1991

"This comprehensive guidebook covers one of the last large, intact ecosystems remaining in the temperate zones. This uncommonly beautiful area includes a wide range of natural attractions, from rugged mountain peaks and spectacular waterfalls to spruce and fir forests to fossil forests and geyser basins.

Here is all the information needed to select a trip or trail in the spectacular Yellowstone backcountry, including:

-- An overview of the region's natural history, including forest fire ecology

-- Tips on safety, clothing and equipment, weather conditions, backcountry regulations, and much more

-- Where to find the best hiking, backpacking, bicycling, canoeing, and cross-country ski touring routes

-- Best places to see elk, moose, bison, and other wildlife

-- Foreword by Mary Carr of the Greater Yellowstone Coalition"

Format: 
Book
Type: 
Guide
Topic: 
Mountaineering
Hiking
Backpacking
Availability: 
Available