Guide to the Alaska Highway

Your Complete Driving Guide

Author: Ron Dalby

Publisher: Menasha Ridge Press

ISBN: 9781634042239

Category: Transportation

Page: 288

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Traveling across the great northern expanses from Dawson Creek, British Columbia, to Delta Junction, Alaska, the 1,500-mile Alaska Highway remains one of the greatest driving adventures of all time. Inside you will find details on gas prices, where to camp, how to prepare your vehicle for the journey, and insightful driving tips. Brimming with full-color photography, this updated edition of Guide to the Alaska Highway is the most stunning, the most complete, and most thoroughly researched book on the market today. Arriving in time for the highway's 75th anniversary, this invaluable guide will help travelers tailor a safe, pleasant, and enjoyable drive through some of the most scenic and rugged landscape on Earth. Tips scattered through the guide tell you where to spot wildlife, let you in on a few favorite fishing holes, and highlight important destinations. This guide is perfect for the adventure lover.

The Unofficial Guide to Adventure Travel in Alaska

Author: Melissa DeVaughn

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470228997

Category: Travel

Page: 496

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Providing a sensible, objective, consumer's guide to travel, these easy-to-use travel handbooks provide useful evaluations of local hotels, attractions, and restaurants in all price ranges, honest advice on local attractions that are worth the time and money, detailed maps, tips on special events and festivals, and extensive information on local shopping, sports, nightlife, and other activities.

Flyfisher's Guide to Alaska

Includes Light Tackle

Author: Scott Haugen,Dan Busch

Publisher: Wilderness Adventures Press

ISBN: 9781932098020

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 455

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From the Arctic to Bristol Bay, this book covers all the fabulous fishing opportunities throughout Alaska. With this resource, anglers can fly into Anchorage, rent a camper, and be catching trophy salmon and trout within hours of arrival. Includes 109 detailed river and lake maps--a big book for a big state.

Discovering Denali

A Complete Reference Guide to Denali National Park and Mount Mckinley, Alaska

Author: Dow Scoggins

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595750583

Category: Travel

Page: 322

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Preparing for a trip where the forecast is chance of sunshine, partly cloudy, rain, and possibly an earthquake is a daunting task. Discovering Denali is an all-inclusive tour guide to Denali National Park and Mount McKinley. Find the secrets of Denali's treasures: The Denali Grand Slam-Dall sheep, caribou, moose and grizzly bears Arctic High Altitude Mountaineering Local festivals and events such as the Nenana Ice Classic and the Talkeetna Moose Dropping Festival The annual lottery to be allowed to drive the length of the park Discovering Denali is a compendium of all things Denali, including hiking and climbing maps, summer and winter activities, wildlife, local towns, and state parks.

Wild Alaska

The Complete Guide to Parks, Preserves, Wildlife Refuges & Other Public Lands

Author: Nancy Simmerman,Tricia Brown

Publisher: Mountaineers Books

ISBN: 9780898865837

Category: Travel

Page: 348

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Whether you're planning to airlift your kayak to a remote stretch of wild river or drive up the Alaska Highway with your family, this is your encyclopedic guide to exploring one of the world's last frontiers. Wild Alaska offers both the first-time visitor and the experienced Alaskan trailblazer countless opportunities to explore the beautiful glaciers, rivers, and shorelines of The Great Land. Readers will also find an appendix of useful information, including the locations of campgrounds; addresses and phone numbers of land managers; access and services available at each village; and recommendations for further reading sources.

A Bird-Finding Guide to Canada

Author: J. C. Finlay

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart Limited

ISBN: 9780771032196

Category: Reference

Page: 449

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This extensively revised edition of A Bird-Finding Guide to Canada will have Canadian birdwatchers grabbing their binoculars and itching to get out to the birding “hot spots” described in its pages. Editor J. Cam Finlay has drawn on the expertise of birders from every region of the country to tell you what birds to look for and where to find them across each province and territory. Want to know, for instance, where Great Grey Owls, Sage Grouse, and Yellow Rails may be found in the prairie provinces? Are you travelling to Vancouver on business and eager to know what birds you might see in Stanley Park? Planning a trip to the Maritimes and need advice on the best spots along the Bay of Fundy to find masses of migrating shorebirds? Need suggestions for rewarding day-trips in the vicinity of Ottawa, Toronto, or Winnipeg? You’ll find it all in this exciting guide, along with: Line maps of each province and territory, with “hot spots” indicated, and pencil sketches throughout by Terry Thormin; current addresses and telephone numbers of enthusiastic contact people and associations; useful and specific travel advice; a compact checklist of species, showing both frequency and location by province, and much more. Whether you are planning a trip right across Canada, or are simply eager to learn more about your own area, whether you are a newcomer to this fascinating pursuit or are a keen birder seeking to add those hard-to-find species to your lifetime list, this book is sure to become an indispensable companion to the bird guides and road maps in your knapsack, flight bag, or glove compartment.

The Pacific Northwest (Rough Guides Snapshot USA)

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 0241008182

Category: Travel

Page: 78

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The Rough Guide Snapshot to The Pacific Northwest is the ultimate travel guide to the great outdoor states of Washington and Oregon. It leads you through the region with reliable information and comprehensive coverage of all the sights and attractions, from Mount St Helens to Seattle and Portland to Crater Lake. Detailed maps and up-to-date listings pinpoint the best cafés, restaurants, hotels, shops, bars and nightlife, ensuring you make the most of your trip, whether passing through, staying for the weekend or longer. Also included is the Basics section from the Rough Guide to The USA, with all the practical information you need for travelling in and around The Pacific Northwest, including transport, food, drink, costs, health, sports and wildlife. Also published as part of the Rough Guide to The USA. Now available in ePub format.

Traveler's Guide to Camping Mexico's Baja

Explore Baja and Puerto Penasco with Your RV Or Tent

Author: Mike Church,Terri Church

Publisher: Rolling Home Press

ISBN: 9780965296854

Category: Travel

Page: 224

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The sun, sand, and clear blue water are the focus of this travel guide to Baja California for RV adventurers. Following more than 1,000 miles along the transpeninsular Highway 1, RV travellers will find important information about destinations from Ensenada to Cabo San Lucas. Crucial details about campgrounds, crossing the border, and recreational opportunities such as kayaking, fishing, backcountry exploration, and hiking are included, as are maps for every campground listed.

Traveler's Guide to European Camping

Explore Europe Using RV Or Tent

Author: Mike Church,Terri Church

Publisher: Rolling Home Press

ISBN: 9780965296830

Category: Camp sites, facilities, etc

Page: 443

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Almost 250 campgrounds including at least one in virtually every important European city are described in detail, directions are given for finding them, and in many cases information about convenient shopping, entertainment, and sports opportunities is included. This book will tell you how to rent, lease or buy a rig in Europe or ship your own from home. It contains the answers to questions about the myriad details of living, driving, and camping in Europe.

Traveler's Guide to Alaskan Camping

Alaskan and Yukon Camping with RV Or Tent

Author: Mike Church,Terri Church

Publisher: Traveler's Guide

ISBN: 9780982310168

Category: Travel

Page: 486

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For RV and outdoor enthusiasts camping in Alaska is the experience of a lifetime. Miles and miles of virtually empty roads thread through towering snowcapped mountains, crystal blue glaciers, and colorful wildflowers. Away from the road there's even more true wilderness just a short boat or airplane ride from civilization. Traveler's Guide to Alaskan Camping gives you the information you need to experience Alaska's outdoors. The book features almost 500 campgrounds throughout Alaska and also along the roads north in the Yukon Territory and Northern British Columbia with full campground descriptions, addresses, website addresses and maps showing exact locations, complete coverage of the routes north, including the Alaska Highway, the Cassiar Highway, the Klondike Loop, and the Alaska Marine Highway, RV rental information for renting a camping rig in either Alaska or Canada, and much more."

Highpoint Adventures

The Complete Guide to the 50 State Highpoints

Author: Charlie Winger,Diane Winger

Publisher: Winger & Associates Inc

ISBN: 9780967146638

Category: Nature

Page: 302

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Highpoint Adventures has selected the easiest route up each of the 50 American state highpoints and includes detailed route descriptions, expert advice on planning, tips on equipment and safety, easy to understand ratings, instructions on reaching trailheads and access points, and elevation profiles and maps to find your way.

Pendulum Dowsing and the Spirit Connection

Author: Leila Oliver White

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1450254764

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 100

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Pendulum Dowsing and the Spirit Connection is a story of one woman’s adventures in both dowsing and the spirit world. Leila Oliver White likes to investigate new ideas and learn new talents every day of her life. When the excitement of dowsing for water, gold or lost items led to an ability to communicate with the spirits who abound in her life, Leila soon became adept at this practice and wanted to share what she learned with others. She believes the world is full of concepts people just don’t understand, but those concepts are as real to her as they will be to you when you make the Spirit Connection!

Bicycling The Pacific Coast

A Complete Route Guide, Canada to Mexico, 4th Edition

Author: Vicky Spring,Tom Kirkendall

Publisher: The Mountaineers Books

ISBN: 9781594852077

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 272

View: 8755

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CLICK HERE to download the 42 mile ride near Anacortes and the 48 mile ride along the Oregon Coast from Bicycling the Pacific Coast * Bicycle touring the Pacific Coast is outlined in one trip or four separate adventures * Road directions, points of interest, and available restrooms and provisions all built into daily mileage logs * Elevation profiles and Table of Essentials overview for each day's ride From Canada to the Mexican border, Bicycling the Pacific Coast is the most popular guidebook to bicycle touring this gorgeous edge of the U.S. Tom Kirkendall and Vicky Spring guide you turn by turn along the length of Pacific Coast Bicycle Route -- all 1816.5 miles. These forty-two suggested daily itineraries (averaging 53 miles each) begin and end at campsites. Everything you need to know about each day's ride is included: from tunnel-riding strategies to where to buy a new derailer, from one-of-a-kind museums along the way to side trips to lonely lighthouses and towering sand dunes. Cyclists will find a quick-glance Table of Essentials for each daily itinerary, listing availability of bike shops, beach access, hiking trails, youth hostels, and activities while touring through California, Washington, and Oregon.

In die Wildnis

Allein nach Alaska

Author: Jon Krakauer

Publisher: Piper Verlag

ISBN: 3492957773

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 304

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Im August 1992 wurde die Leiche von Chris McCandless im Eis von Alaska gefunden. Wer war dieser junge Mann, und was hatte ihn in die gottverlassene Wildnis getrieben? Jon Krakauer hat sein Leben erforscht, seine Reise in den Tod rekonstruiert und ein traurig-schönes Buch geschrieben über die Sehnsucht, die diesen Mann veranlasste, sämtliche Besitztümer und Errungenschaften der Zivilisation hinter sich zu lassen, um tief in die wilde und einsame Schönheit der Natur einzutauchen.– Verfilmt von Sean Penn mit Emile Hirsch.