100 classic hikes in Colorado, 3d ed.9781594850240
100 classic hikes in Colorado Colorado, state, United States
Colorado (kŏlərăd`ə, –răd`ō, –rä`dō), state, W central United States, one of the Rocky Mt. states. , 3d ed.
Warren, Scott S.
The Mountaineers Books
Warren, a writer and photographer who lives in Colorado, takes hikers on a tour of 100 trails in the state. Revised and updated, this edition contains 10 new hikes, an updated trail guide and contact information, topographic maps (Data West Research Agency definition: see GIS glossary.) A map depicting terrain relief showing ground elevation, usually through either contour lines or spot elevations. The map represents the horizontal and vertical positions of the features represented. , elevation elevation, vertical distance from a datum plane, usually mean sea level to a point above the earth. Often used synonymously with altitude, elevation is the height on the earth's surface and altitude, the height in space above the surface. profiles, and a trails-at-a- glance chart. Hikes are organized by region: the eastern plains, northern, central, and southern mountains, and plauteaulands. All hikes follow established trails, and each specifies driving directions, distance, difficulty, time, season, and other information, with a description of natural features, trail conditions, history, and tips. Color photos are included.
([c]20082005 Book News, Inc., Portland Portland, town, England
Portland, town (1991 pop. 12,945), Dorset, S England. It is on the Isle of Portland, a small rocky peninsula. Portland stone has been used in St. Paul's Cathedral and other important London buildings. Lobsters and crabs are harvested. , OR)