Hiking Guide to Paria River Canyons in Utah 2

  • Publish Date: 2016-03-12
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Joe Berardi
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Joe Berardi has published a series of hiking guides for Utah. The Revised 2nd Edition of Hiking Guide to Paria River Canyons in Utah has been greatly improved. More than 25 new pages have been added with 15 new topographical maps. The entire Paria River from the White House Trailhead to the Colorado River is now covered with high resolution topographical maps including a new by mile description detailing the highlights along the way. The Buckskin Gulch and the Wire Pass hikes have been redone to provide detailed maps and descriptions for both hikes. The Hiking Guide to Paria River Canyons in Utah book has everything needed for planning and making an adventure in southern Utah. This book includes: hike descriptions, GPS coordinates, driving directions, trail descriptions, topographical maps, photographs and ratings for hike quality, difficulty and photography. There is a brief tutorial for hiking techniques and equipment required for day hikes. Also included is a section for selecting a base camp town, lodging and camping in the area. The Paria River basin flows through the western section of the Grand-Staircase Escalante National Monument and into Paria Canyon Vermillion Cliffs Wilderness. This book includes the hikes inside and outside of the monuments that are all part of the Paria River drainage system. Topographical maps are recommended for any hiker attempting to hike the remote and rugged slot canyons of the Paria Canyon Vermillion Cliffs Wilderness region. The custom detailed maps make finding and hiking these great slot canyons much easier and the maps have key GPS coordinates for finding the trailheads or other key geological features. This book is organized by hikes so all of the information for a hike is found in one section. The featured hikes in this book are: Buckskin Gulch, Bull Valley Gorge, Cottonwood Narrows, Lick Wash, Paria Canyon, Round Valley Draw, Willis Wash, Wire Pass Wash. Slickrock Bench, Booker Canyon, Death Valley Draw, Hackberry, Hogeye, Kitchen and Starlight Canyon. Detailed information from the BLM for rules, regulations, fees and guidelines are included in a separate chapter to make planning a trip much easier. This revised 1st edition book is intended to be used stand-alone not requiring any other books or maps. This handy book size is large enough to allow easy reading of the large color maps while small enough to be carried on the hike. The author, Joe Berardi has published numerous hiking books and atlases including: Paria River 2015 Canyon Atlas, Escalante 2015 Canyon Atlas, Zion National Park 2016 Topo Atlas, Cedar Mesa / Comb Ridge 2016 Topo Atlas, Slot Canyon Hikes & Adventures 4