Hiking the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness

Book Description

Lace up your boots and sample more than sixty hikes in the spectacular Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness that straddles the Montana-Wyoming border. Experience the high-altitude grandeur of the Beartooth Plateau, the breathtaking view from 12,799-foot Granite Peak, and the abundant wildlife of the densely forested Absaroka Range. The Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness offers hikers some of the most magnificent mountain scenery in the United States as well as peaceful mountain meadows, trout-filled lakes, stunning waterfalls, and many options for off-trail adventure. Veteran hiker and outdoor writer Bill Schneider will introduce you to all this and more.

Look inside to find:

  • Hikes suited to every ability
  • Mile-by-mile directional cues
  • Difficulty, traiffic, and hill ratings
  • Vacation planner and a hiker's checklist
  • GPS coordinates

This thoroughly revised and updated edition of Hiking the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness explores 63 trails in Montana's Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness. The wilderness area, located north and northeast of Yellowstone, is renowned for its spectacular scenery and abundant wildlife.

About Schneider, Bill

Bill Schneider has spent more than 35 years hiking trails across America. Formerly with the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife & Parks, Bill co-founded Falcon Publishing in 1979. A tireless conservationist and expert outdoorsman, Bill lives today with his wife Marnie in Helena, Montana, where he is a full-time writer and publishing consultant. Among his recent books is the acclaimed Where the Grizzly Walks (Globe Pequot, 2003).