Hiking Colorado Wilderness Areas

Hiking Colorado Wilderness Areas

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The United States was the first country in the world to define and designate Wilderness Areas through law. Subsequently, countries around the world have protected areas modeled after the Wilderness Act. In 1964, our nation's leaders formally acknowledged the Immediate and lasting benefits of wild places to the human spirit and fabric of our nation. That year, in a nearly unanimous vote, Congress enacted landmark legislation that permanently protected some of the most natural and undisturbed places in America. Inside you will find: Hikes in 29 of Colorado's 44 Wilderness Areas, 120 hikes, including 22 Colorado 14ers, Information on each Wilderness Area, Driving directions to each trailhead, Mile-by-mile directions and clear trail map, Estimated hiking times, Trail ratings from easy to most difficult, Elevation gain and loss for each hike, Recommended seasons Book jacket.
Publisher: Boulder : Westcliffe Publishers, [2015]
ISBN: 9781565796645
Characteristics: viii, 277 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Call Number: 796.5109788 MUL


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