The Next Page Bookstore, Frisco, CO
The best-selling hiking guide in Summit County introduces hikers, cross-country skiers and snowshoe adventurers to alpine Summit County’s great outdoors with fifty trails to mine camps, ghost towns, historic high passes, lakes and waterfalls.
Trails follow 1860s pack train paths, 1870s stagecoach tracks and 1880s narrow-gauge railway routes.
Nature hikes, peak climbs and trails selected for spectacular mountain scenery invite all kinds of walkers, from families with young children to advanced hikers with mountaineering skills, to explore Summit County, Colorado’s exciting high-country terrain.
The author hiked and skied the guide’s trails, carefully compiled driving directions, researched each locale’s history and worked closely with the U.S. Forest Service to produce an accurate, up-to-date guidebook specifically for Summit County. Topo maps and photos accompany each two-page trail description. A fold-out map gives users a clear definition of the whole county trail network. Features include special hikes for kids and trails selected by difficulty, with plenty of easy hikes as well as advanced trails for all kinds of users.
More About The Summit Hiker
- Winner, Outdoor Recreation Award- Colorado Independent Publishers Association
- “We call it the Summit County bible. Everyone should have one on their coffee table.” – The Next Page Bookstore, Frisco, CO