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#ALTA CANYON GUIDE. Gilson.
History, nature, activities, winter weather. Photos, maps, 114 pages.
Inventory = 3. ISBN: None. 1977.Order #: WASA1688 paper$4.95.
CACHE TOURS: a ski touring guide to the mountains around Logan, Utah. by Ann Schimpf and Scott Datwyler.
Introduction observes that a ski tour is only as good as the snow and gives tips on dealing with various conditions. Advice is given on ski waxes, with a wax chart, and an equipment section explains what to bring--and what not to bring, plus a note on water and emergency supplies. The avalanche risk is discussed and where to park at the trailheads. 34 trails are described with destinations, elevations, mileages, route-finding, and terrain features, and there are several beginner trails included. Drawings, maps, 64 little pages for easy carrying on a tour..
Inventory = 4.ISBN: 0-915272-11-3. 1977. Order #: WASA1672 paper$4.95.
CACHE TRAILS: a hiking guide for trails in the Cache Valley, Utah, area. by Mel Davis and Ann Schimpf.
Introduction gives insights on hiking considerations for this area and introduces the regional plants and wildlife as well as geology including fossils that occur here. Describes 40 trails with mileages, trail distances, elevations gained and terrain features, historical and natural history notes and route-finding tips. Easier hikes for beginners are noted. Drawings, maps, 96 pages.
Inventory= 22. ISBN: None. 1978. Order #: WASA1673 paper$4.95.
CANYON COUNTRY HIKING AND NATURAL HISTORY. by F.A. Barnes.
Sandstone canyons and mountains of southeastern Utah. Introduction explains the unusual aspects of this region, with bluffs, arches, cliff walls, slot canyons, slickrock expanses and its associated Native American pre-history and present. 57 hikes are described with features to be seen, routes to follow, mileages, hiking times, terrain, hazards, and seasons. Hikes are arranged by region: "Island", "Arches", "La Sals", "Canyon Rims", "Lisbon", "Needles", "Abajo","Montezuma"."San Juan". 40 photos, 14 drawings, 10 maps, 176 pages.
Inventory = 2.ISBN: 0-915272-07-5. 1981. a few loose pages but all present. Order #: WASA1675 paper$5.00.
CANYON COUNTRY CAMPING: a complete guide to all kinds of camping within the canyon country of southeastern Utah. by F. A. Barnes.
Introduction describes general terrain of the region (seemingly unusual for those new to the area and with its special concerns such as when dirt roads are wet or temperatures high), regional highways, backcountry roads and trails, types of camping. Camping sites are listed under headings of Off-highway, Overnight Parking, Commercial Campgrounds, Public Campgrounds, and Primitive Camping. Tables of camping sites are given for numbered highways and for national and state park areas and other areas giving locations and directions to reach them, with comments on conditions. Authors note to be aware that conditions change, so be updated, but change is usually for the better. Photographs, maps, drawings, charts, 96 pages.
Inventory = 2.ISBN: 0-915272-16-4. 1978.Order #: WASA1692 paper$4.95.
CANYON COUNTRY OFF-ROAD VEHICLE TRAILS: Island Area. by F.A. Barnes.
Covers the large area west of Moab, Utah, including the Island in the Sky district of Canyonlands National Park, listing and describing all of the backcountry access roads and 29 (most)of the major off-road vehicle segments. This is a land of unusual, often spectacular scenery including tall cliffs, narrow (even slot) canyons, desert landscape, spires, arches, colored rock, occasional wide rivers, more common dry sandy wash streambeds and potential heat and flash floods or wet and slick dirt roads. Trail notes give times and distances with notes on special features to see and situations to negotiate, often with notes on abandoned mines or settlements and geological features. Photographs, drawings, maps, 96 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-915272-15-6. 1978. bent cover. Order #: WASA1679 paper$4.95.
CANYON COUNRY PADDLES: a practical, informative, and entertaining guide to river running using the kayak, canoe, or rubber raft in southeastern Utah. by Verne Huser.
Explains general terrain of this unusual region where a few large rivers flow through deserts and steep-walled canyons. Ethics of camping and respect for antiquities are addressed as are the importance of variations of conditions seasonally and even from year to year. One must "go with the flow" not only on the river. Discussion is given on the various crafts to use and other equipment as well as the importance of considering logistics of transportation, food and water, cooking and camping, health and safety. Vegetation, animals, birds, geology, and history are given for the region. Descriptions explain the special characters and give tips for running Colorado River, Green River, San Juan River, Muddy Creek, Dolores River, Escalante River and Dirty Devil. Bibliography, photographs, map. 96 pages.
Inventory = 5. ISBN: 0-915272-18-0. 1978. Order #: WASA1695 paper$4.95.
HIGH UINTA TRAILS: a hiking guide to the trails and lakes in the Uinta Mountains of Utah.
by Mel Davis.
Gives table of access points from the south and from the north of the mountains and describes the features to be seen on the trails, including some 500 lakes. abrupt mountain slopes, glaciated canyons. Information is included for the hiker, backpacker, mountain climber, fisher persons, camper, and horseback rider, with tips for wilderness travel in this area. All the trails of the wilderness are described in some 61 sections; many are for backpackers. Maps, drawings, 132 pages, lake index.
Inventory = 1.ISBN: None. 1974. Order #: WASA1694 paper$5.95.
THIS--IS SKI TOURING? by Ann Schimpf.
Humorous happenings on ski tours that didn't seem funny at the time. Things that happen in ski class, to beginners, on winter campouts, with the family, in the first ski race, and more. Odds are if you are a cross-country skier you have "been there", too. Drawings, 80 little pages so you will have room to take the fun along..
Inventory = 9. ISBN: 0-915272-21-0. 1978.Order #: WASA1691 paper$3.95.
UTAH VALLEY TRAILS; a hiking guide to the many scenic trails around Provo, Utah. by Shirley & Monroe Paxman and Gayle & Weldon Taylor.
Author team shares its experience in selecting clothing and hiking gear for this area and considers manners on the trail plus safety. 45 trails are described with trailhead parking locations, terrain features, attractions on the way, route-finding hints, lengths, steepness, and seasons. Areas covered are Battle Creek and Dry Canyon, Timpanogos, Provo Canyon, Rock Canyon, Y Mountain/Slide/Slate Canyon, Hobble Creek Canyon, and Payson Canyon. Special attention is given to "The Joy of Hiking". Maps, photographs, drawings, 71 pages.
Inventory = 17. ISBN: 0-915272-19-9. 1978. Order #: WASA1686 paper$4.95.
WASATCH GRANITE: a rock climbing guide. by Dave Smith.
For Wasatch Mountains area southeast of Salt Lake City, Utah, provides climbing descriptions including Little Cottonwood Canyon, Bell Towers, Lone Peak, and Hounds Tooth: climbing history, ethics for this region, weather, climbing history, equipment.. Describes 36 climbing areas with variations, grade ratings, pitches, and details of routes, plus first ascents. Photographs showing routes with options. Diagrams, 96 pages.
Inventory = 1.
WASATCH QUARTZITE: a guide to quartzite climbing in the Wasatch Mountains near Salt Lake City, Utah. by John W. Gottman.
Introduction explains climbing in this area, geologic history of the rock and technique for quartzite. Climb ratings are explained. Arranges climbs by area, with close to 50 climbs described, giving climbing grade, route descriptions, necessary techniques for each. Photos and drawings detail climbing routes. 75 little pages for carrying in the field.
Inventory = 1.ISBN: 0-915272-23-7.Order #: WASA1693 paper$4.95.
WASATCH TOURS. by Alexis Kelner and David Hanscom.
Beginning, intermediate, advanced, and Super ski tours in the mountains east of Salt Lake City, Utah. Introduction tells of ski-touring equipment and snowshoes and provides a section on understanding avalanches, a real consideration for travel in this region. Avalanches, it points out "Easily Avoided/Rarely Survived." Starts with 9 beginner tours and then describes intermediate and advanced tours by region: Millcreek Canyon (7 tours), Neffs Canyon (9 tours), Big Cottonwood Canyon (17 tours), Little Cottonwood Canyon (12 tours), American Fork Canyon (14 tours). Photographs and diagrams showing routes. 221 pages.
Inventory = 1.ISBN: 0-915272-06-7. 1976. Order #: WASA 1136 paper$6.50.
WASATCH TRAILS, Vol. I. by Betty Bottcher.
Hiking guide for mountains near Salt Lake City. Introduction gives suggestions for successful hikes in this area, avoiding hazards and tells of the geology of the Wasatch--of granites and glaciers and of the benches left from the immense Lake Bonneville. 42 trails are described, including several ones for beginners, with attractions to be seen, terrain features, and tips for route-finding. Included areas are Wasatch Front, Mill Creek Canyon, Big Cottonwood Canyon, and Little Cottonwood Canyon. Trail distances are given along with elevation changes and best seasons for hiking., Drawings, maps, 77 pages.
Inventory =9. ISBN: None. 1982.Order #: WASA1689 paper$3.95.
WASATCH TRAILS, Vol. II. by Daniel Geery.
Hiking guide for mountains near Salt Lake City, for intermediate and advanced hikers. Additional suggestions beyond those made in Wasatch Trails, Vol. 1., provide more insight into trail use in this area for this book designed for more serious hikers. Although the area it covers overlaps some with the former volume, 31 different trails are described here with trail features, mileages hiking notes, elevations. Difficulty ratings are given. Drawings, photographs, maps, 112 pages.
Inventory =9. ISBN: 0-915272-10-5. 1983.Order #: WASA1690 paper$4.95.
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