60 Hikes Within 60 Miles Salt Lake City

A helpful list of hikes in the front of the book highlights those with special interests — best hikes for children, scenic hikes, hikes good for wildlife viewing, best hikes for runners, and more.

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles  Salt Lake City

Author: Greg Witt

Publisher: Menasha Ridge Press

ISBN: 0897329422

Page: 288

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60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Salt Lake City is the only guidebook that pinpoints the most exceptional hikes in the area. It contains meticulous trail descriptions that range from comfortable strolls for families to difficult treks for those looking for a challenging workout. Extensive key-at-a-glance information makes it easier to choose a hike based on length, difficulty, or scenery. A helpful list of hikes in the front of the book highlights those with special interests — best hikes for children, scenic hikes, hikes good for wildlife viewing, best hikes for runners, and more. Each hike report includes commentary on trailside geology, flowers, and wildlife. Historical notes provide fascinating details about early miners, trailblazers, the Pony Express, and Mormon pioneers. Nestled in the western flank of the Rockies, Salt Lake City provides ready access to a stunning array of hiking options amid alpine lakes, snow-draped mountain peaks, fragrant evergreen forests, deep canyon waterfalls, granite towers, and flowered cirques. Within 60 miles of Salt Lake City there are thousands of square miles of national forest, National Wilderness Areas, state parks and designated recreation areas to explore.

50 Best Short Hikes in Utah s National Parks

Park visitors who are short on time will find this book to be the ideal traveling companion, quickly helping readers identify the hikes and sights, making the best use of their time and provide maximum enjoyment.

50 Best Short Hikes in Utah s National Parks

Author: Greg Witt

Publisher: Wilderness Press

ISBN: 0899977243

Page: 256

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Utah’s five national parks—Arches, Bryce, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, and Zion—hold some of the most awe-inspiring geology on the planet. Each park offers visitors the dramatic scenery that invites exploration and discovery. In 50 Best Short Hikes in Utah’s National Parks, veteran hiking guide Greg Witt shares the best routes in each park, hikes that are both “must see” and accessible. Park visitors who are short on time will find this book to be the ideal traveling companion, quickly helping readers identify the hikes and sights, making the best use of their time and provide maximum enjoyment. Each hike in the book includes distances, highlights, area maps, and easy-to-follow trailhead directions to make hike selection fast and efficient. Once on the trail, the detailed maps, route description, and interpretive details insure that hikers get the most out of their trip. Even avid hikers and experienced desert explorers will find new insights and discoveries as Witt’s interesting and approachable style details the geologic forces that created this landscape. He brings to life the human history—prehistoric cliff-dwellers, native tribes, ranchers, farmers, loggers, miners, and outlaws—that adds to the color of the Colorado Plateau where these five parks are set.

Exploring Havasupai

Exploring Havasupai includes detailed maps, trail descriptions, stunning full-color photographs, and intriguing historical insights. This is the must-have guide for canyon visitors, whether arriving by helicopter, on horseback, or on foot.

Exploring Havasupai

Author: Greg Witt

Publisher: Menasha Ridge Press

ISBN: 0897326547

Page: 208

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Deep in the Grand Canyon lies a place of unmatched beauty; a place where blue-green water cascades over fern-clad cliffs into travertine pools, where great blue heron skim canyon streams, and where giant cottonwoods and graceful willows thrive in the shade of majestic sandstone cliffs. Havasupai is a paradise enveloped in one of the earth's most rugged and parched landscapes. The Havasupai Tribe has never advertised its canyon and has never endorsed a guidebook to prepare visitors for a journey into the Heart of the Grand Canyon — until now. Exploring Havasupai is the essential destination guide for those visiting the area. The guidebook is filled with insider tips, fascinating background, and essential information. It identifies many new hikes, mines, springs and historical sites never before revealed in a Grand Canyon or Havasupai guidebook. Details on canyon geology, weather patterns, and the unique flora and fauna add depth to a hiker's experience. Exploring Havasupai includes detailed maps, trail descriptions, stunning full-color photographs, and intriguing historical insights. This is the must-have guide for canyon visitors, whether arriving by helicopter, on horseback, or on foot.

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles

... Sycamore Harbor Trail , Ashland City Bicentennial Greenway , 14 Sycamore
Springs , Lakes of Bowie Loop , 102 , 104 Sycamore Springs Trail , Bowie Nature
Center , 148 Sycamore Trail , Shelby Bottoms Nature Park West Loop , 161 Salt ...

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles

Author: Johnny Molloy

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Anyone who believes there is no quality hiking near the "Music City" will be singing a different tune when they pick up 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Nashville. From exploring old Confederate earthworks in the cedar glades of Stones River National Battlefield to walking through a man-made tunnel beside the Harpeth River, outdoor enthusiasts will have plenty of hikes to choose from throughout middle Tennessee.

Field Trip Guide Book

It is approximately 60 miles from Salt Lake City to Brigham City . ... Although this
field trip will visit only the Miners Hollow and Oneida Narrows localities ,
descriptions of the other sites are included to provide lateral facies perspectives
within the Spence Shale . ... This site requires a moder12 ately strenuous hike to
reach it .

Field Trip Guide Book

Author: Geological Society of America. Annual Meeting

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The Utah Guide

The Utah Guide

Author: Allan Kent Powell

Publisher: Fulcrum Pub

ISBN: 9781555914134

Page: 522

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Divided into seven information-rich sections, this book is packed to the brim with fascinating facts, helpful tips and the details necessary for exploring this culturally diverse and visually dazzling state. Maps. Photos.

Wagon Roads West

Bridger , passing through Echo Creek Canyon of the Weber and on to Salt Lake
City at the southern part of the lake basin ... of the Great Salt Lake , across its
northern end , and turn northwest to meet the California Trail southwest of Fort
Hall . The first of these routes ran approximately 120 miles too far to the north ,
the second an unnecessary 60 miles toward the south ... Under the guidance of
Lieutenant John W. Gunnison , the bulk of Stansbury's command was sent
forward along the ...

Wagon Roads West

Author: William Turrentine Jackson

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Insider s Guide to Salt Lake City

See the Getting Here , Getting Around chapter for information on how to navigate
Salt Lake City streets and how to get to ... other winter sports like snowshoeing
and cross - country skiing , helicopter - accessed trails , bobsled rides , and much
... All seven of the resorts we've covered in this chapter are nearby , within 40
miles of the Salt Lake International Airport . ... 24 to $ 35 for a basic package of
skis , boots , and poles to $ 45 to $ 60 for high - performance skis , boots , and
poles .

Insider s Guide to Salt Lake City

Author: Kate Duffy

Publisher:

ISBN: 9780762710447

Page: 408

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Written by local authors with many years of experience in writing about their community, the Insiders' Guide RM series provide newcomers, visitors, and business travelers with a native's perspective of the area. Each guide details hotels, restaurants, annual events, attractions, nightlife, parks and recreation, real estate, and much more. Covering more than 60 cities and areas nationwide, the Insiders' Guide RM series offer the best local insights on travel and relocation.Features include: -- Light, easier-to-use 6 x 9 size -- Easy-to-read typeface -- Large photos and maps -- Updated interior graphics -- Thumb tabs for quick reference to specific chapters -- More at-a-glance information in every title -- Expanded, comprehensive indexes -- Easy-to-use geographic organization in regional booksExperience the latest-breaking and the most exciting arts, attractions, nightlife, winter recreation, bed-and-breakfasts, and much more in Salt Lake City. This guide includes a chapter on the Olympics.

The Deseret Weekly

2500 equals 60c per ton per mile . The striking this ore , we found ibat the dritt
First - Tbat Salt Lake City was consame gross revenue to your companies , was
caving badly and it ... During the year we have not operated East and to the West
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Bulletin

Transportation Information Those who are flying will want to arrive at Salt Lake
City International Airport . ... conference hotel can be accomplished by shuttle
service ( $ 20 per person each way ) , taxi ( under $ 60 each way ) , or rental car .
... 7 miles . Turn left at the stoplight onto Kearns Boulevard and proceed 0 . 6
miles . Turn right onto Sidewinder Drive and proceed 0 . ... as mountain biking
and hiking .

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Utah Historical Quarterly

Stayed one hour & Started ahead again . traveld about 424 miles & camp , d for
the night , very hard traveling , no trail in a ... mountain ( illegible ] about 5 miles &
camp'd for [ rest of the page destroyed ] [ 60 ] same ^ as before ^ about 3 O.clock
... Ice 1/2 in [ ch ] thick in a Tin cup , broke camp at 8 O.clock & traveld down
Strawberry Valley to ^ within about 2 miles of ... A Comprehensive Guide to the
Origins of Geographic Names : A Compilation ( Salt Lake City : University of Utah
Press ...

Utah Historical Quarterly

Author: J. Cecil Alter

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List of charter members of the society: v. 1, p. 98-99.

Scenic Guide to Utah

The rock hat is more than 60 feet in diameter and may be seen for many miles
along here . ... MILL CREEK ( 12 miles southeast of Salt Lake City , see Salt Lake
City map ) Mill Creek cuts down through the Wasatcir Range with wooded ...

Scenic Guide to Utah

Author: Humphrey Cyril Johnson

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Page: 100

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The Pony Express

FUNT EXPRESS PENY EXPRESS SOUTH Pass G1860-61 WELLS FARGO &
CO GREAT SALT LAKE WELLS FARGO & CO N CALIFORNIA JULESBURG
MISSOURI PLACERVILLE STRAWBERRY ECHO CANYON SALT LAKE CITY
LAKE TAMOS ... The letters were wrapped in oil silk , then sealed inside the bags
, which were not opened between St. Joseph and ... river and the Smoky Hill to
Denver , and was a shorter route by 60 miles than the old Oregon Trail via Fort
Kearney .

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Wyoming from Territorial Days to the Present

The Senator believed a shorter route could be found by the Oregon Trail and the
road from Salt Lake City to the Pacific Coast . In the winter of 1859-60 , W. H.
Russell , of Russell , Majors & Waddell , was in Washington in connection with ...
This was accomplished within sixty days . ... It was fixed that each rider should
make thirty - three and one - third miles on one run changing horses WYOMING
115 Air ...

Wyoming from Territorial Days to the Present

Author: Frances Birkhead Beard

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Southwest

Today , the Wasatch Mountains provide the winter visitor with 11 ski resorts within
55 miles of Salt Lake City . Four are best ... The summer visitor can enjoy the
beautiful scenery by hiking , camping , fishing , visiting underground caves ,
sightseeing and relaxing . The towns ... In fact , a visitor could spend months
enjoying the area without venturing more than 60 miles from Salt Lake City . This
chapter first ...

Southwest

Author: Rob Rachowiecki

Publisher: Lonely Planet

ISBN: 9780864425393

Page: 989

View: 359

Want to explore the Grand Canyon ? Glide down mountains on the world's greatest snow ? Watch red rock turn fiery at sundown ? This guide tells you where to fond these thrills and more in the Southwest. From ancient cliff dwellings to Biosphere 2, slot canyons to Vegas slot machines, this guide takes independent travelers to the regions stunning sites. Full coverage of national parks and monuments, including the Grand Canyon, Carlsbad Caverns, Bryce Canyon and Zion. Extensive information on outdoor activities for every season. Restaurant and lodging suggestions to suit every budget, whether you're a camper or a high roller. 147 detailed maps of cities, towns, trails and natural sites.

Circular Utah Geological and Mineralogical Survey

The dike , approximately three feet in thickness , is about three miles up the wash
from the confluence of Salt Wash with Muddy Creek . Reference ... From the bluff ,
a trail trending south for approximately three miles leads to the property ,
approaching it from above and from the north . ... At present , the property is
under lease to a Salt Lake City construction company . ... The nearest railroad
shipping point is Price , situated approximately 60 miles north by road from the
town of Emery .

Circular   Utah Geological and Mineralogical Survey

Author: Utah Geological and Mineralogical Survey

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United States Congressional Serial Set

The Grand Mesa National Forest and the northern portion of the Uncompahgre
National Forest are within 60 miles of Colorado National Monument . ... Two
major population centers – Denver , Colorado , and Salt Lake City , Utah – lie
within a half - day ' s drive of the monument . ... From approximately the midpoint
on the Rim Rock Drive , a primitive motor nature trail extends eastward across
Monument ...

United States Congressional Serial Set

Author: United States Government Printing Offic

Publisher: Wentworth Press

ISBN:

Page: 778

View: 109

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Woodall s Campground Directory

Great Salt Lake Country, 1 80 S. West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101 (800/
541-4955 or 801/521-2822). ... For a free copy of the "Bicycle Utah Vacation
Guide," call the Utah Travel Council at 800/200- 1 1 60 or 801/538-1030. ...
Capitol Reef National Park is a 75-mile long wilderness of sandstone formations
and cliffs, that includes a 25-mile scenic drive. ... Located within the Ashley
National Forest, this recreational area is centered around Flaming Gorge Lake,
where record size ...

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Pipe Line News

Alberta Approves Bid By Northwest Natural Utah Natural to Build Gas
Transmission Line SALT LAKE CITY Utah Natural Gas Co ... million natural gas
transmission line from the Clear Creek field in Carbon County , Utah , to a point
40 miles south of Salt Lake City . ... The company is to file financing plans within
30 days , and tariff schedules within 60 days . ... Ltd. , subsidiary of Pacific
Northwest Pipe Line Corp. , to serve Vancouver , Trail , and other British
Columbia cities with southern ...

Pipe Line News

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