Highpoints of the United States: a guide to the fifty state by Don Holmes

By Don Holmes

The highpoints of the fifty states diversity from Alaska’s 20,320 foot excessive Mount McKinley to 345 toes at Lakewood Park in Florida. a few highpoints, equivalent to Mount Mitchell in North Carolina and New Hampshire’s Mount Washington might be reached by means of vehicle on a sightseeing force. Others akin to Colorado’s Mount Elbert or Mount Marcy in ny are obtainable as barren region day hikes. nonetheless others, comparable to Mount Rainier in Washington or Gannett height in Wyoming, are strenuous and dicy climbing demanding situations that are meant to be tried in basic terms through skilled climbers. no matter what your point of ability and curiosity, Highpoints of the USA deals a various variety of experiences.Arranged alphabetically by way of country, each one directory has a map, images, and knowledge on trailhead, major and alternative ways, elevation achieve, and stipulations. historic and typical background notes also are incorporated, as are feedback for particular guidebooks to a quarter or climb. Appendices comprise an inventory of highpoints through sector, by way of elevation, and a private log for the unashamed "peak-bagger."Whether you’re an armchair hiker or a pro climber, basically on your state’s maximum element or all fifty, this ebook might be a useful better half and reference. 

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Helena, Montana, 1999. 100 Hikes in Colorado, by Scott S. Warren, The Mountaineers, Seattle, Washington, 1995. S. S. Hwy 24 approximately 15 miles to State Route 82 on the right. 1 miles W of the village of Twin Lakes. There is a small parking area approximately 50 yards N of Route 82. 5 miles to the summit. The trail follows Black Cloud Creek to near the 11,600-foot level, where it turns NE just beyond an old cabin and climbs up to the ridge. 3 miles, climbing over 14,134-foot South Mount Elbert, to where the ridge turns N.

S. S. Hwy 24 approximately 15 miles to State Route 82 on the right. 0 miles to the Lake View Campground turnoff on the right, County Road 24. 0 miles to the Lake View Campground. Turn into the campground and park in the area designated for hikers. 0 miles to the junction with the South Mount Elbert Trail. 2 miles to the summit. There is a USGS benchmark and a register on the summit. Special Conditions Because of the heavy use of the North Mount Elbert Trail and the South Mount Elbert Trail, the Black Cloud Trail has been chosen as the Primary Route.

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