The Resource Grand Canyon: : everything you need to know to successfully hike from the rim to the r iver and back, Elizabeth Wenk, (ebook)

Grand Canyon: : everything you need to know to successfully hike from the rim to the r iver and back, Elizabeth Wenk, (ebook)

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Grand Canyon: : everything you need to know to successfully hike from the rim to the r iver and back
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Grand Canyon:
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everything you need to know to successfully hike from the rim to the r iver and back
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Elizabeth Wenk
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eng
Summary
One of the world's most spectacular places, the Grand Canyon annually attracts over 4 million visitors who peer over the edge of the abyss. A smaller number of them trek from the rim to the banks of the Colorado River on one of the nation's best-known hikes. Many of these hikers are inadequately prepared for the rigors of what can be a deadly journey. This indispensable guide describes the most popular route into the canyon - the 16.2 mile round-trip route from the South Rim to the Colorado River. It addresses the many possible hazards (extreme heat, cold, elevation gain/loss of over 9,000 feet), gives advice on physical conditioning, and includes helpful charts, maps, and GPS waypoints for the best rest points. The hike itself is covered mile by mile, with expert coaching and hints along the way. Experienced and novice hikers alike will benefit from its encouraging, can-do approach
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Wenk, Elizabeth
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917.913204
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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One Best Hike
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  • Grand Canyon (Ariz.)
  • Grand Canyon (Ariz.)
  • Grand Canyon National Park (Ariz.)
  • Grand Canyon National Park (Ariz.)
  • Hiking
  • Hiking
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adult
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Grand Canyon: : everything you need to know to successfully hike from the rim to the r iver and back, Elizabeth Wenk, (ebook)
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9780899976471
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MWT11800939
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11800939
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MWT11800939
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Grand Canyon: : everything you need to know to successfully hike from the rim to the r iver and back, Elizabeth Wenk, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780899976471
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11800939
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11800939
System control number
MWT11800939
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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