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Hiking Circuits in Rocky Mountain National Park.

Author/Creator:
Hailman, Jack P.
Publication:
Colorado : University Press of Colorado, 2003.
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1 online resource (197 pages)
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Subjects:
Hiking -- Colorado -- Rocky Mountain National Park -- Guidebooks.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Contents:
Cover Page
Title Page
Copyright Page
Dedication
Contents
Preface
Acknowledgments
Map of Access Points for Circuit Hikes in RMNP
Table of Circuits in Order of Hiking Times
Introduction
TYPES OF HIKES INCLUDED
TYPES OF TRAIL RATINGS
MORE ABOUT TRAILS
HEALTH, SAFETY, AND COMFORT
EQUIPMENT AND ITS USE
FEES AND PERMITS
A FEW RELEVANT PARK REGULATIONS
FINAL WORDS
About the Circuit Accounts
ACCOUNT CONTENTS
ACCOUNT MAPS
Circuit Hikes From Access Points on the East Side
INTRODUCTION TO EAST SIDE CIRCUITS
LUMPY RIDGE CIRCUIT
DEER MOUNTAIN LOOPS
TRAIL DESCRIPTIONS:
BEAVER BROOK CIRCUIT
WIND RIVER CIRCUIT
LILY LAKE LOOPS
TRAIL DESCRIPTIONS:
LONGS FLANK CIRCUIT
WILD BASIN LOOPS
COMBINING EAST SIDE CIRCUITS
Circuit Hikes From Access Points Along Bear Lake Road
INTRODUCTION TO BEAR LAKE ROAD CIRCUITS
MORAINE PARK CIRCUIT
CUB LAKE CIRCUIT
STEEP MOUNTAIN CIRCUIT
SPRAGUE LAKE CIRCUIT
GLACIER BASIN LOOPS
TRAIL DESCRIPTION:
BIERSTADT MORAINE LOOPS
TRAIL DESCRIPTION:
BOULDER BROOK CIRCUIT
OUR HIKING NOTES:
ALPINE LAKES CIRCUIT
BEAR LAKE CIRCUIT
MOUNT WUH CIRCUIT
TUNDRA &
GLACIERS CIRCUIT
COMBINING BEAR LAKE ROAD CIRCUITS AND USING THE SHUTTLE BUS TO COMPLETE A CIRCUIT
Circuit Hikes From Access Points on the West Side
INTRODUCTION TO WEST SIDE CIRCUITS
GRAND DITCH CIRCUIT
RED MOUNTAIN CIRCUIT
BIG MEADOWS CIRCUIT
KAWUNEECHE VALLEY LOOPS
Entire circuit (clockwise):
GREEN MOUNTAIN CIRCUIT
CONTINENTAL DIVIDE CIRCUIT
SHADOW SHORE CIRCUIT
COMBINING WEST SIDE CIRCUITS
Natural History Appendix
THE MOUNTAINS
BIOTIC ASSOCIATIONS
ALTITUDINAL LIFE ZONES
MUSHROOMS
LOWER PLANTS
TREES AND SHRUBS
CONIFERS
SOME BROAD-LEAVED TREES
WILDFLOWERS
INVERTEBRATES.
VERTEBRATES
SOME LARGER MAMMALS
SOME SMALLER MAMMALS
OTHER SOURCES OF NATURAL HISTORY INFORMATION
Fee Schedules
PASSPORTS COVERING BOTH ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK AND ARAPAHO NATIONAL RECREATION AREA
FEES FOR ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK (RMNP)
FEES FOR ARAPAHO NATIONAL RECREATION AREA (ANRA)
Local Hiking Equipment Stores
ESTES PARK
Moraine Avenue (road to Beaver Meadows Entrance Station)
Elkhorn Avenue (principal downtown street)
Grand Lake (west side of Park)
Organizations You Can Join
Suggested Reading and Reference
OUR CHOICE
OTHER RMNP TRAIL GUIDES
TRAIL GUIDES THAT INCLUDE SELECTED RMNP TRAILS
RMNP MAPS
CD-ROM MAPS
BACKPACKING AND WILDERNESS SKILLS
FIRST AID, HEALTH, AND SAFETY
ECOLOGY AND NATURAL HISTORY (GENERAL)
GEOLOGY
FLORA (GENERAL)
TREES
WILDFLOWERS
MUSHROOMS
FAUNA (GENERAL)
MAMMALS
BIRDS
REPTILES AND AMPHIBIANS
BUTTERFLIES
PERIODICALS
Index.
Notes:
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Contributor:
Hailman, Elizabeth D.
Other format:
Print version: Hailman, Jack P. Hiking Circuits in Rocky Mountain National Park
ISBN:
9781607321095
9780870817212
OCLC:
923705106