Park City, Utah, is the world’s first International Mountain Biking Association (IMBA) gold-level ride center. Already famous for its ski resort, the city features over 400 miles of singletrack. Its mountain-bike friendly infrastructure includes two lift-serviced, downhill mountain bike parks (Deer Valley and Park City Resort); a free, bike-friendly shuttle system; and numerous outdoor shops that rent and sell gear. But it’s the singletrack network around Park City that is the real attraction--epic ascents and descents, long traverses, technical sections, man-made features, steep climbs, gentle grades, flowing downhills, and stunning views. There’s a ride here for every ability! Each route includes: Trail type, distance, elevation gain/loss, high point Estimated ride time, technical difficulty, aerobic intensity Route overview, detailed mileage log, options to shorten or extend when available Photo, map, trailhead GPS coordinates It’s the perfect time for a detailed guidebook to Park City trails for mountain biking locals and tourists alike.
Discover brooding mountains, dense forests, and the "greatest snow on earth," just beyond the city limits. Inside Moon Salt Lake, Park City & the Wasatch Range you'll find: Flexible itineraries, from weekends in Salt Lake or Park City to day trips to nearby ski resorts and state parks Strategic advice for outdoors lovers, families, craft beer enthusiasts, festival-goers, and more Outdoor adventures: Ski the legendary powder at one of Cottonwood Canyons' four resorts, kayak the otherworldly Great Salt Lake, and venture into the vast Uinta Mountains and picnic by a high alpine lake. Climb to the top of Mount Timpanogos for sweeping views, test your nerve on a steep rock-climbing route in Little Cottonwood Canyon, or marvel at the fall color in Wasatch Mountain State Park Must-see highlights and unique experiences: Immerse yourself the Wild West-meets-Hollywood vibe of Sundance, uncover Mormon history at Temple Square, stroll Ogden's historic main street, and kick back with a craft beer at one of Utah's many emerging breweries Honest advice from Park City local Maya Silver on when to go, where to eat, and where to stay Full-color photos and detailed maps throughout Focused coverage of Salt Lake City, Park City, Big and Little Cottonwood Canyons, Ogden, the Great Salt Lake Desert, the Wasatch Back, Oakley, Kamas, and the Uintas Thorough background on the culture, weather, wildlife, and history Find your adventure with Moon Salt Lake, Park City & the Wasatch Range. Looking for coverage of the whole state? Try Moon Utah. Exploring nearby? Pick up Moon Zion & Bryce.
with Zion, Bryce Canyon, Arches, Capitol Reef & Canyonlands National Parks
Author: Fodor's Travel Guides
Publisher: Fodor's Travel
For a limited time, receive a free Fodor's Guide to Safe and Healthy Travel e-book with the purchase of this guidebook! Go to fodors.com for details. Written by local experts, Fodor's travel guides have been offering advice and professionally vetted recommendations for all tastes and budgets for 80 years. Utah is a top destination for skiers and hikers, history buffs and adventurers, and caters to those who enjoy the finer things in life. With outstanding geological formations and ever-reaching landscapes, its natural wonders (which tourists can either climb over or drive through), are unparalleled, from salt flats to red rock canyons, and the desert to the Rocky Mountains. Shopping and entertainment hubs exist in the picturesque small towns across the state, and innovative culinary creations await visitors throughout Utah. This travel guide includes: •ULTIMATE EXPERIENCES GUIDE contains a brief introduction and spectacular color photos that capture the ultimate experiences and attractions throughout Switzerland •UP-TO-DATE COVERAGE: New restaurants and hotels in top areas like Salt Lake City, Park City, and the communities surrounding the national parks. •SPECIAL FEATURES: The best places to hike, bike, ski, raft, fish, and horseback ride are covered in the Outdoor Adventures section, along with tips on what to wear and when to go. The Great Itineraries section offers a road trip for the national parks, a plan for seeing Salt Lake City's highlights, and suggestions for hitting the ski slopes. The best places to spot petroglyphs and dinosaur fossils are also covered. Each national park—Arches, Bryce, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, and Zion—has its own chapter with information on scenic drives, top hikes, and places to eat and stay within the parks. •INDISPENSABLE TRIP PLANNING TOOLS: Convenient overviews present each region and its highlights, and chapter planning sections have good advice for making the most of your time and getting around by car. •SPECIAL EVENT COVERAGE: The renowned Sundance Film Festival takes place annually in downtown Park City, Utah, every January, attracting movie stars and independent filmmakers from all over the world. •DISCERNING RECOMMENDATIONS: Fodor's Utah offers savvy advice and recommendations from local writers to help travelers make the most of their visit. Fodor's Choice designates our best picks in every category. •COVERS: Salt Lake City, Park City and the Southern Wasatch, North of Salt Lake City, Dinosaurland and Eastern Utah, Capitol Reef National Park, Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Southwestern Utah, Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Moab and Southeastern Utah
This is the most comprehensive guidebook to the state of Utah, with information on historic attractions, festivals, cultural events, outdoor activities, accommodations, and restaurants. 139 photos. 9 maps.
This title introduces young sports fans to mountain biking, introducing its history, suggested gear, and tips for making the most of a day in the outdoors. Features sidebars, photos, a glossary, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.
Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Southwest USA is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Nourish your soul as you soak up the sheer immensity of the Grand Canyon, chase the neon lights in Las Vegas, or be lured by the ski slopes, hiking trails and white-water rapids of Taos; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Southwest USA and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet's Southwest USA Travel Guide: Colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, politics, lifestyle, Native Americans, culture, art, literature, cinema, music, architecture, landscapes, wildlife, environmental issues, cuisine, beer, wine, customs, etiquette Covers Las Vegas, Nevada, Arizona, Greater Phoenix, Grand Canyon Region, Navajo Reservation, Taos, Las Vegas, New Mexico, Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Southwestern Colorado, Utah and more eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices and smartphones) Downloadable PDF and offline maps prevent roaming and data charges Effortlessly navigate and jump between maps and reviews Add notes to personalise your guidebook experience Seamlessly flip between pages Bookmarks and speedy search capabilities get you to key pages in a flash Embedded links to recommendations' websites Zoom-in maps and images Inbuilt dictionary for quick referencing The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Southwest USA , our most comprehensive guide to Southwest USA, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled. Looking for a guide focused on Las Vegas? Check out Lonely Planet's California guide for a comprehensive look at all the city has to offer; Discover Las Vegas, a photo-rich guide to the city's most popular attractions; or Pocket Las Vegas, a handy-sized guide focused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book may not contain all of the images found in the physical edition.
A Complete Introduction to the Joys of Off-Road Riding
Author: Dave King
Publisher: Holt Paperbacks
Category: Sports & Recreation
In this fun, friendly primer, Dave King, acknowledged as a mountain biking "guru" by Sports Illustrated, opens the sport to everyone--young or old, athletic or not. Along the way, you'll discover how to keep fit, enjoy the great outdoors, and even change your outlook on life's everyday challenges. With an approach the New York Times dubbed "Zen and the art of mountain biking," King has helped thousands of riders discover the sport, as founder and former director of the Mount Snow Mountain Bike Center in Vermont. Now King shares the total experience of mountain biking, with a special focus on the emotional and spiritual rewards the sport can offer--both on and off the trail. After all, says King, "mountain biking is not a series of obstacles, but a succession of opportunities. Attitude, not ability, sets your limits." Comprehensive in scope, The Mountain Bike Experience covers: Conquering fear and embracing challenges Skills and techniques for all levels and all types of terrain Basic bike maintenance, including "Dave's 10-Step Program to Keep Your Bike in Top Running Condition" Trail selection and navigation Safety, repairs, training and conditioning Buying your first mountain bike and the gear to go with it Exploring and protecting the natural environment In addition, a handy appendix lists a variety of sources--including nonprofit organizations, bike tour companies, publications, and online resources--to aid in the further pursuit of mountain biking. Hit the trail with Dave King and discover the thrilling world of off-road riding.
Afoot and Afield in Denver, Boulder, Fort Collins, and Rocky Mountain National Park is one of the most comprehensive hiking and biking books available. Alan Apt, author of the best-selling guidebook, Snowshoe Routes Colorado's Front Range, carefully describes 170 adventures for people of all abilities and interests. He includes everything from easy access Front Range lakeside strolls, to high mountaineering peak climbs. The book even includes sections called, Great for Kids (of all ages); that are less ambitious but highly satisfying, easy gambols in the natural world. The geographical scope of the book stretches from southern Wyoming to Colorado Springs, and west to Vail, Fairplay, and Independence Pass; with superb coverage of mountains, plains, canyons and riverside adventures. The books includes over 150 photos, and maps for every trail, as well as safety checklists, and how-to tips based on more than 40 years of outdoor experience.
This visual trail guide allows readers and hikers to explore all the natural grandeur that Oklahoma has to offer. Captivating photography, vital hike specs, trailhead gps coordinates, turn-by-turn directions and informative maps guide readers to 48 of Oklahoma’s most scenic day hikes. As a long-awaited and much-needed resource, Hiking Oklahoma covers some of the most picturesque and rewarding trails in the state. Hikes cover the entire state: Red Carpet Country (northwest Oklahoma), Great Plains Country (southwest Oklahoma) Frontier Country (central Oklahoma), Chickasaw Country (south central Oklahoma), Green Country (northeast Oklahoma), and Choctaw Country (southeast Oklahoma).
Discover Utah with Moon Travel Guides! From remote deserts and arid mountain ranges, to colorful canyons and world-famous national parks, Moon Utah reveals the best of this adventurous state. What you'll find in Moon Utah: Strategic itineraries from a weekend getaway to Salt Lake City, to ten days covering the entire state, curated for history buffs, families, outdoor adventurers, budget travelers, and more Detailed maps and helpful reference photos throughout How to plan a national parks road trip covering Zion, Bryce Canyon, Arches, Capitol Reef, and Canyonlands Must-see attractions and offbeat ideas: Hike or mountain bike across canyons, rugged mountain ranges, and glistening salt flats, or hit the slopes at a Park City ski resort. Admire ancient Native American rock art or cliff dwellings, and walk beside fossilized dinosaur footprints. Explore historic Mormon sites in Salt Lake City, or wander through old mining towns. Go rafting down the Colorado River, canyoneering through the Narrows, or climb to the famed Delicate Arch just in time to watch the sun setting over the captivating hoodoos Honest recommendations from Utah experts and lifelong explorers W.C. McRae and Judy Jewell on when to go, where to eat, and where to stay, from ski resorts to budget motels Accurate, up-to-date information including the best ways to get around, plus background on the landscape, wildlife, history, and local laws Advice for LGBTQ+ travelers, international visitors, seniors, and travelers with disabilities With Moon Utah's myriad activities, practical advice, and local insight on the best things to do and see, you can plan your trip your way. Coverage: Salt Lake City, Park City and the Wasatch Range, Provo and Central Utah, Dinosaur National Monument and vicinity, Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, the Escalante region (including Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and Capitol Reef National Park), Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Moab Focusing on the parks? Try Moon Zion & Bryce or Moon Arches & Canyonlands. Hitting the road? Try Moon Southwest Road Trip.
Mountain Bike! Los Angeles County is must-have literature for the cyclist who is eager to explore the wonderful terrain that housed the genesis of mountain biking in the late seventies. In this trail guide you'll find detailed maps of carefully planned routes, some popular and some unknown to many, as well as comprehensive descriptions of what hazards and delights you'll encounter along the way. Whether you're a adrenalin seeking downhill bomber, or a gram-counting cross country racer, the Wide Grin guide will be your bible. Los Angeles County has every conceivable type of mountain bike accessible terrain, from remote, loamy oak forest floor singletracks without a person in sight, to roller coaster, rock-garden filled chutes that will give you plenty of thrills. Several easier routes for novice riders are also included. Over the years, mountain biking has become a multi-faceted sport, encompassing several disciplines that all utilize the 26-inch knobby tire. The masochistic single-speeder, the cross country racer, the dirt-jumping purist, the downhill racer, the freerider, the epic rider and the weekend warrior will all find their needs catered to in this guide. Each route is rated on technical and aerobic difficulty, so no rider will get more than they bargained for. Additionally, GPS waypoints for the start of each route are given in both UTM and latitude/longitude coordinates, so you'll never find yourself lost. Los Angeles County has enough riding terrain to keep your riding experiences new, fresh, and challenging for a lifetime. Even veteran Angelinos will find themselves surprised at the number of great loops and shuttle-runs unbeknownst to them until now. After a broad tour of LA's mountain bike playgrounds, you'll surely cancel your plans to relocate to Vancouver's North Shore or to the city of Moab, Utah, because Socal truly is the Mecca of mountain biking, and Los Angeles is right in the center of it.
Utah: An Explorer’s Guide introduces the reader to the best of the state’s accommodations, restaurants, and attractions. Emphasizing the appeal of Utah’s natural beauty and adventure, this guidebook includes some of the nation’s best skiing, mountain biking, and hiking, as well as galleries, entertainment, and traditional tourist attractions, including Mormon points of interest. Each item was selected for quality, location, variety, uniqueness, and regional and historical significance.
In the 87 issues of Snow Country published between 1988 and 1999, the reader can find the defining coverage of mountain resorts, ski technique and equipment, racing, cross-country touring, and the growing sport of snowboarding during a period of radical change. The award-winning magazine of mountain sports and living tracks the environmental impact of ski area development, and people moving to the mountains to work and live.