By William L. Sullivan
An entire and up-to-date consultant to touring and climbing in japanese Oregon, this booklet contains every thing you'll have to plan a visit to the Wallowa Mountains, Steens Mountain, the excessive wilderness nation close to Bend, the Ochocos, or Hells Canyon. trip consultant details contains the place to stick and what to work out, together with museums and mattress & breakfasts, with up to date costs. path details covers almost each path within the sector, with specified symbols settling on the simplest paths for hikers, equestrians, mountain bikers, and backpackers. GPS readings are given the place invaluable. 16 pages of colour pictures comprise a advisor to the wildflowers of japanese Oregon. An appendix of a hundred extra Hikes in jap Oregon covers distant paths the place you will get clear of all of it.
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