John Muir's Explorations of the Pacific Northwest and Rocky Mountains
This deluxe, unabridged reprint Legacy Edition of John Muir's 1918 Steep Trails is part study of natural history, part exploration of the Pacific Northwest and Rocky Mountain States: Washington, Oregon, Utah, and Nevada. Join Muir as he walks the high trails of the Mount Shasta, Cascades Range, and Rocky Mountains landscapes, sharing his keen observations about wildlife, trees, and the lay of the land.
Muir describes the unique Cascade and Central Rockies mountain ranges from his visits to many western states: Northern California, Washington, Oregon, Utah, and Nevada. He describes his unforgettable experiences in the Mount Shasta and Modoc regions of Northern California, the Cascades of Oregon and Washington, Puget Sound and Seattle, The forests of Washington, Oregon, and Nevada, Utah's breathtaking geologic features and its Great Salt Lake, and the Grand Canyon. You'll see trails in a new way once you read Muir's astute perspectives on life in the wilds
This book makes a perfect gift for backpacking, camping, and nature lore enthusiasts who want to reflect on the grandeur that is the Western mountain ranges and forests. Muir's keen eyes and poetic pen capture the thousands of species of wildlife, plants, and trees that call the western mountains their home. Teach yourself how to see the world like a naturalist and appreciate the sheer multitude of life that the wilderness hosts This book represents the rich history of the American outdoors, natural history, and camping tradition, and belongs on the bookshelf of every outdoors enthusiast.
A part of the Doublebit John Muir Collection: Volume 5
This Doublebit Legacy Edition reprint of Steep Trails is professionally restored and presented from the original source with the highest degree of fidelity possible. Available in both paperback and hardcover, readers can enjoy this Legacy Edition for generations and learn from its timeless knowledge for years to come.
About the Doublebit Press Library of Legacy Edition Reprints
Sometimes we need to remember our history to move forward. Sometimes, remembering our heritage is just fun or inspirational. With technology playing a major role in everyday life, sometimes we need to take a step back in time to find those basic building blocks used for gaining mastery - the things that we have luckily not completely lost and has been recorded in books over the last two centuries. These skills aren't forgotten, they've just been shelved. It's time to unshelve them once again and reclaim the lost knowledge of self-sufficiency
As a part of the Doublebit John Muir Collection, this unabridged Legacy Edition volume is reprinted in the exact form as it was presented in the original publication. Both important and minor details have equally both been accounted for by our publishing staff, down to the cover, font, layout, and images. It is the goal of Doublebit Legacy Edition series to preserve outdoors heritage, but also be cherished as collectible pieces, worthy of collection in any outdoorsperson's library and that can be passed to future generations.