MINNESOTA – TRAIL BOOKS

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Hiking Minnesota

Here is a statewide sampling of 87 hikes in the Land of Lakes, with many easy to moderate day hikes and a few remote and rugged multi-day trips, particularly in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Detailed descriptions make it easy to select the hike that is right for each hiker. Includes 14 Minneapolis/ St. Paul metropolitan area outings.


Hiking Minnesota II

Lace up your boots and sample forty of the finest trails the Gopher State has to offer. From the headwaters of the Mississippi to the glacial Lake Agassiz plain, Minnesota’s diverse landscape showcases rolling hills, vast prairies, dense forests – and more than 15,000 lakes and ponds. View the spectacular waterfalls, gorges, and canyons of the nationally known Superior Hiking Trail, step back into Native American history alongside the quarries of Pipestone National Monument, or see bald eagles and other wildlife in Bear Head Lake State Park. Veteran hikers Mary Jo and Kristine Mosher will introduce you to these trails and more. Inside you’ll find: detailed maps and up-to-date information; route profiles showing the ups and downs of each hike; tips on equipment, trip planning, and hiking with dogs and children; accurate directions, difficulty ratings, trail contacts and more. (6 x 9, 304 pages, b&w photos, maps, icons)

Boundary Waters Canoe Area – Western Region

This is the first in the two-book series covering the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. Offered are descriptions of nearly 200 miles along the Canadian border and over 1200 miles of canoe routes through some of the most beautiful country in the world. This book describes several routes from each of 28 entry points, covering distance, portages, difficulty, and Fisher maps needed. This volume comes with a 4-color foldout map of the region covered.

 

Boundary Waters Canoe Area – Eastern Region

This is the second in the two-book series covering the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. Offered are descriptions of nearly 200 miles along the Canadian border and over 1200 miles of canoe routes through some of the most beautiful country in the world. This book describes several routes from each of 25 entry points, covering distance, portages, difficulty, and Fisher maps needed. This volume comes with a 4-color foldout map of the region covered.

Paddling Minnesota

As the official state guide, Paddling Minnesota will help you select a trip right for your level of skill with descriptions of more than 100 river and lake trips. The guide suggests where to put-in, where to take out, and tells about the difficulty, scenery, points of interest, history, and fishing places along the rapids. Included are trips on Minnesota’s most scenic wilderness waters including Lake Superior and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.


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