Blazing A New Wilderness Trail in Modern America

Book - 2011
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Ron Strickland had a dream of showcasing the best hiking of theRockies, Purcells, Okanogan, Cascades, Olympics, and Wilderness Coast.He spent years raising funds, recruiting volunteers, cutting brush,digging dirt, and lobbying landowners, officials, and politicians- and in 2009, the twelve-hundred-mile Pacific Northwest Trailwas declared a National Scenic Trail. In his adventurous and movingmemoir, Strickland shares his insider view of conceiving andestablishing the trail, detailing the setbacks and triumphs along theway. He intersperses colorful portraits of memorable characters heencountered and lush descriptions of hikes along the trail.Pathfinder offers the rich insights and experiences of alongtime hiker, inspiring readers to the wonder of hiking and theoutdoors.

Publisher: Corvallis : Oregon State University Press, c2011
ISBN: 9780870716034
Branch Call Number: ANF 796.50973 STR
Characteristics: 245 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Zoller, Elise


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