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7 edition of Hiking the Selway Bitterroot Wilderness found in the catalog.

Hiking the Selway Bitterroot Wilderness

by Scott Steinberg

  • 223 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Falcon .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Travel - United States,
  • Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness (,
  • Travel,
  • United States - Mountain - Montana,
  • General,
  • Travel / United States / West / Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NM, UT, WY),
  • Outdoor recreation,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Trails,
  • United States,
  • West - Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NM, UT, WY),
  • Montana,
  • Idaho,
  • Hiking,
  • Guidebooks,
  • Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness (Idaho and Mont.)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8616677M
    ISBN 101560449624
    ISBN 109781560449621
    OCLC/WorldCa46565115

    Most of the Selway is within the Selway Bitterroot Wilderness, while the Lochsa is accessed by Highway 12 for nearly its entire length. Black Canyon upstream from Lowell is a good waterfall area. Highway 12 can be hazardous due to the narrow windy conditions that are icy in the winter and choked with semis, RV’s, log trucks and bicycles in. Remember the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness. 53 likes. A page dedicated to the history and memories of those who have worked and recreated in the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness of Montana and Idaho.

    The trail goes to Bass Lake under Bass Peak in the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness but this is a little over 10 miles from the trailhead and will take some determination to reach. Most hikers will enjoy going out about 4 miles to a set of roaring falls along the creek.   Big Wild Adventures guides five-day explorations into the huge Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness on the Idaho-Montana border just southwest of Missoula, home turf to mountain goats, wolves, and the odd.

    If you're looking for the wilds of the northwest without the crowds, Hiking the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness is the book to get you deep into beautiful Montana and Idaho backcountry. Available at REI, % Satisfaction : FalconGuides. The Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness (SBW) is million acres in size - one of the largest wildernesses in the contiguous United States. The SBW straddles the Bitterroot mountain range along the Idaho and Montana border. It includes large parts of the Lochsa and Selway River drainages in Idaho and a portion of the western Bitterroot River.


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Hiking the Selway Bitterroot Wilderness by Scott Steinberg Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness is a vast domain that encompasses over 2, square miles of rugged Idaho and Montana backcountry. In this completely revised and updated guidebook, detailed hike narratives, beautiful photos, and accurate maps guide you to the rushing waterfalls, rustic lookouts, high peaks, and steaming hot springs throughout this wilderness complex/5(12).

The Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness is a vast domain that encompasses over 2, square miles of rugged Idaho and Montana backcountry. In this completely revised and updated guidebook, detailed hike narratives, extensive introductory material, and accurate maps guide you to the rushing waterfalls, rustic lookouts, high peaks, and steaming hot springs scattered throughout this wilderness /5(12).

Hiking the Selway Bitterroot Wilderness book. Read reviews from world’s Hiking the Selway Bitterroot Wilderness book community for readers. Lace up your boots and sample more than miles /5. Maps and Books: The Forest Service publishes their Bitterroot National Forest North Half and South Half Maps, and Cairn Cartographics also has this option available.

For a guidebook, see Hiking the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness by Scott s: The Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness Area encompasses over million acres of varied forests and spectacular mountains.

Spanning the length of the Bitterroot Mountain range, the dramatic Selway-Bitterroot peaks offer rewarding views across the Idaho-Montana border to those looking for adventure.

The largest wilderness area in the continental U.S. designated in the original Wilderness Act, the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness protects million acres — 2, square miles — of the heart of this landscape, and with it some of western Montana’s most iconic hikes.

Selway Wilderness Adventures Booking Form The Selway River is the most pristine river in America, winding through the Selway Bitterroot Wilderness that at million acres is one of the largest designated wilderness areas in the United States. Sincehikers exploring the trails leading into the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness from the Bitterroot Valley have benefited from Arkava's intimate knowledge of those pathways through his book.

While hiking near the Wind Lakes Basin in Idaho’s Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness, Lewiston Tribune reporter Eric Barker spotted a gray wolf. Get this from a library. Hiking the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness.

[Scott Steinberg] -- Lace up your boots and sample more than miles of hiking trails through the approximately 1, acres of rugged Idaho and Montana backcountry.

› Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness › Backpacking. Best Backpacking Trails in Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness. photos. 79 reviews Directions Print/PDF Map and keeping her balance with hiking poles. That might be the easier way to go next time. Despite the super cold stream, hiking this trail in April was HOT.

Trail was exposed and sunny, it. A whitewater rafting trip down the Selway River is like no other trip in the United States. Selway River Adventures offers 5 and 6 day trips on Idaho’s jewel of a river which flows through the Selway Bitterroot Wilderness.

Our trips run for 47 miles from the Paradise Guard Station boat launch to the take out at Race Creek just above Selway Falls.

The Bitterroot Mountains are part of the Rocky Mountains, located in the panhandle of Idaho and westernmost Montana. The mountains encompass an area of 4, square miles and are bordered on the north by Lolo Creek, to the northeast by the Clark Fork, on the south by the Salmon River, on the east by the Bitterroot River and Valley, and on the west by the Selway and Lochsa Rivers.

Helping you find more hiking trails in your Montana backyard. Our Montana trail map feature provides you with nearby trail information. Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness Map, North Half $ Add to cart.

Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness Map, South Half $ Add to cart. Join our Mailing List. By joining our mailing list you will get a. For backpackers seeking an immersive wilderness experience in uncrowded and ruggedly beautiful country, the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness is a perfect destination.

Located along the Montana and Idaho border, this million acre wilderness is one of the original wilderness areas designated in the Wilderness Act and is the third-largest. Wilderness Gateway Campground Lolo Trail Corridor On SeptemLewis and Clark with the Corps of Discovery began one of the most difficult and demanding legs of their voyage to the Pacific Ocean - the mile trek across the Bitterroot Mountains.

Bud was the author of one of my favorite local history books, The Lochsa Story which chronicles the history of the Selway-Bitterroot region and is a fascinating read.

How very special—Bill keeping watch over the very wilderness his dad had trapped as a youth during the depression. The six-mile-plus hike up helps spread out the 4, feet of elevation gain (per Scott Steinberg's "Hiking the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness").

check out Steinberg's book. The Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness is a protected wilderness area in the states of Idaho and Montana, in the northwestern United States. At million acres (5, km²), it is one of the largest designated wilderness areas in the United States (14th overall, but third-largest outside Alaska).

Hiking the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness by Scott Steinberg (2 nd Edition, ) Hiking Hells Canyon & Idaho’s Seven Devils Mountains by Fred Barstad () Southwest Idaho. Trails of Western Idaho by Margaret Fuller (updated and expanded 3 rd Edition, ) The. TRIP CANCELLED DUE TO COVID Big Creek Canyon has long been a major thoroughfare and destination for Native American Indians, trappers, and mountain travelers in the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness.

The trail threads through a beautiful glacier-carved canyon and provides a perfect backdrop for a wilderness experience. With basecamp at the beautiful Big Creek Lake, SBFC Staff, Interns and .The Selway river near Shearer airfield where I was privileged to spend the weekend with my boss who has gotten a hefty grant to write a book on the history of the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness, and the policy of management that has made it famous.Bill had been superintendent of the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness before being “promoted” to an office in D.

C. So it was natural that right off, that he’d invite me to take a trek into the heart of that wilderness. The Selway-Bitterroot is the third largest in the Lower Forty-eight. It is in the Northeast corner of Idaho.