A guide written just for people who want to spend their days in the mountains and their nights back at home. DAY HIKE! uncovers the best trails for the day tripper, whether you’re a newbie hiker or a veteran with hundreds of miles on your boots. Northwest trail expert Mike McQuaide leads us to more than 60 of the best day hike trails in the Central Cascades from the Olallie Lake Scenic Area and Mount Jefferson Wilderness in the north to the Mount Thielsen Wilderness in the south. Day Hike! Central Cascades describes classic routes—from easy to moderate to extreme—giving hikers the choices they want. Entertaining, accurate, and contemporary writing make this guide the one to keep near the water bottles.
About Mike McQuaide
Mike McQuaide is a freelance writer and frequent contributor to The Seattle Times. His articles have been published in Runner's World, Outside, USA Today, Adventure Cyclist, Trail Runner, and many other publications and websites. Mike is an avid trail runner and triathlete, as well as a mountaineer, snowboarder, and cyclist. He's been hiking and running Northwest trails for 20 years and is the author of Day Hike! Central Cascades. The author lives in Bellingham, WA.
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Day Hike! Central Cascades, 2nd Edition by Mike McQuaide