Backpacking Nevada: From Slickrock Canyons to Granite Summits

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Pgw, Jul 1, 2004 - Health & Fitness - 231 pages
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Backpacking Nevada is your guide to adventure in the most mountainous state in the contiguous U.S. Explore Nevadas expansive backcountry, from the popular Tahoe Rim Trail and its dazzling view of late Tahoe, to the bristlecone-pine forests of the Mt. Charleston Wilderness outside of Las Vegas, to the roaming grounds of elk and antelope in the remote Jarbidge Mountains. Follow the winding canyons carved by the creeks that flow into the Quinn River, or camp at a subalpine lake in the craggy peaks of the Ruby Mountains. Discover the verdant meadows and spring wildflowers in the East Humboldt Mountains, and the fall-color fireworks of the aspen groves on Table Mountain. Containing 23 trips with trail mileage, elevation gain, days on the trail along with comparative ratings for scenery, solitude and difficulty.

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White was born and raised in Portland, Oregon. He learned to hike in the Cascades. After attending Seattle Pacific University, he relocated to the high desert of Nevada. In the early 1990s he began writing about the outdoors full time. He teaches backpacking and snowshoeing at Truckee Meadows Community College.