Hiking Grand Staircase-Escalante & the Glen Canyon Region

A Guide To 59 Of The Best Hiking Adventures In Southern Utah

Book Description

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Lace up your boots and sample fifty-nine of the finest trails in southern Utah’s Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and the stunning 1.2-million-acre Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. With thorough descriptions and detailed maps, this book leads you to both well-known and little-used trails, and it includes several backpack trips and a wide variety of day hikes. Whether traveling down remote desert roads or up serene canyons, you will be rewarded with vivid memories and a yearning to return.

 

For more than thirty years, FalconGuides® have set the standard for outdoor guidebooks. Written by top experts, each guide invites you to experience the adventure and beauty of the outdoors.

 

Features:

  • Hikes suited to every ability
  • Directions to the trailheads
  • Trail Finder for best hikes for novices and families, moderate day hikes, strenuous day hikes, and backpacking trips for all levels
  • Comprehensive trail descriptions with mile-by-mile directional cues
  • Difficulty ratings, average hiking times, best hiking seasons, and canine compatibility for every featured hike
  • Information on fees and permits, contacts, campgrounds, and more

About Adkison, Ron

Ron Adkison (deceased), an avid hiker and backpacker, began his outdoor explorations at age six. Since then he has logged more than 12,000 trail miles in ten western states. He has walked every trail in this guide, most of them multiple times, to provide precise, firsthand information about the trails, as well as features of ecological and historical interest.