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Glacier Bay National Park

Mountaineers Books


by Jim Dufresne

This guidebook is a complete backcountry resource for how to get to Alaska's Glacier Bay National Park and travel through it via foot or kayak, for an intimate glimpse of the outstanding glaciers and wildlife. This book includes detailed information on hiking in this largely treeless area, best times to go, weather, bears, fishing, wilderness camping, and getting around. Route descriptions include (1) all areas reachable only by kayak, detailing both paddling routes and hikes; and (2) all areas accessible by foot from the visitor's lodge, by tour ships, or by float plane that offer more than a day's hiking.





Author Jim Dufresne
Title Glacier Bay National Park: A Backcountry Guide to the Glaciers and Beyond
Edition 0
Publisher Mountaineers Books
Publication Date July 1, 1987
Pages 152
Format Paperback
ISBN-13 978-0898861327


"Chock full of tips and information every hiker needs to tackle this rugged, beautiful wilderness. An inspirational 'must' for all backpackers." (Elizabeth McGowan, Backpacker magazine)

"Finally, a detailed route guide for kayakers and hikers planning a wilderness trip through the uncharted inlets and treeless terrain of Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve." (Jill Shepherd, Alaska magazine)