Day & Overnight Hikes: Rocky Mountain National Park (Paperback)

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Rocky Mountain National Park is the living showcase of the grandeur of the Rockies, with elevations ranging from 8,000 feet in the valleys to 14,259 feet at the top of Longs Peak. The park draws 3 million visitors per year with countless outdoor experiences and adventures. Choosing the best day and overnight hikes from the 359 miles of hiking trails and 200 back-country sites is a major mission. Get on the trail faster with the confidence that you've made the right choice by referencing Day & Overnight Hikes: Rocky Mountain National Park.

Whether you're out to see the elk rut in autumn, the summer blooms on the hillside, the thundering falls in spring, or the white-blanketed calm of the forest in winter, author Kim Lipker has your mission accomplished. Both the west (Grand Lake) side and the east (Estes Park) side of the park are featured. This guide includes original GPS-based trail maps, detailed trail descriptions, overnight camping recommendations, trail guides suitable for different experience levels, and more.

About the Author

Kim Lipker is a native of Colorado and is the author of three other guidebooks and their updates for Menasha Ridge Press: "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Denver and Boulder," first, second, and third editions; "Best Tent Camping: Colorado," fourth and fifth editions (with Johnny Molloy); and "Smart and Savvy Hiking for Women"; along with "The Unofficial Guide to Bed & Breakfasts and Country Inns in the Rockies," published by Hungry Minds. She also writes a regular parenting column and other features for Rocky Mountain Parent magazine, and she contributes features, ratings, and reviews for and, covering parks, active sports, and outdoor adventures in the Rocky Mountains and Hawaii. Considered an expert on the Rocky Mountains by her guidebook peers, Kim has been at the writing thing for a while, having had her first news article published at age 12 and later earning a journalism degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Kim works for Poudre School District and lives in Fort Collins with her three children.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781634040167
ISBN-10: 1634040163
Publisher: Menasha Ridge Press
Publication Date: February 9th, 2016
Pages: 224
Language: English
Series: Day & Overnight Hikes