Walking into Colorado's past; 50 Front Range history hikes.9781565795198
Walking into Colorado's past; 50 Front Range history hikes.
Fogelberg, Ben and Steve Grinstead.
In this guide to 50 hikes around the state of Colorado, the authors (both editors of periodicals issued the Colorado Historical Society) preface pref·ace
a. A preliminary statement or essay introducing a book that explains its scope, intention, or background and is usually written by the author.
b. An introductory section, as of a speech.
2. each entry with a brief discussion of some historical event that happened along the hike's route. He then provides a brief description of the walk itself, along with information on location, distance, hiking hiking
Walking, often among hills or mountains, as recreational sport. It represents an activity in its own right and also figures in backpacking, camping, hunting, mountaineering, and orienteering. time, 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. , map resources, directions. Icons also provide at-a-glance information on ruined or preserved structures, fire lookout towers A fire lookout tower, fire tower or lookout tower, provides housing and protection for a person known as a "fire lookout" whose duty it is to search for fire in the wilderness. , mines and mining structures, historic cemeteries or gravesites, dinosaur dinosaur (dī`nəsôr) [Gr., = terrible lizard], extinct land reptile of the Mesozoic era. The dinosaurs, which were egg-laying animals, ranged in length from 2 1-2 ft (91 cm) to about 127 ft (39 m). tracks, and the like. The guide is illustrated with color photographs taken by the authors.
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