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11 edition of Backpacking in Michigan found in the catalog.

Backpacking in Michigan

by Jim DuFresne

  • 222 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by University of Michigan Press/Regional .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Travel & holiday guides,
  • Walking, hiking, trekking,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Sports,
  • Michigan,
  • Hiking,
  • United States - Midwest - East North Central (General),
  • United States - Midwest - Michigan,
  • Travel / United States / Midwest / East North Central (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages350
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10341925M
    ISBN 100472032682
    ISBN 109780472032686
    OCLC/WorldCa154707632

    The hiking trails of Michigan. Here we can hike more than miles on the Shore-to-Shore Trail that connects Lake Huron and Lake Michigan. Or do a day hike on any breathtaking section of the North Country National Scenic Trail. Let’s walk among the giants that remind us that there are bigger things in life than us. It’s time to lace up our hiking boots, because in this part. Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore offers some of the best backpacking in Michigan. Choose from these 4 options for a unique backcountry experience. Review the Backcountry Camping Regulations before you come. White Pine Backcountry Camp - Permits for White Pine may be obtained at the Platte River Campground Ranger Station during the summer.

    A Beginner’s Guide to Backpacking Michigan’s Manitou Islands As a lifelong Michigan resident I’ve enjoyed my share of memorable camping trips, but it wasn’t until I spent a weekend on North Manitou Island that I realized there was a side to camping I never knew existed. The Best Day Hike You Can Take With Your Dog In Michigan. Nordhouse Dunes Wilderness Trails Huron-Manistee National Forests • Manistee. The Nordhouse Dunes is the only federally designated wilderness area in Michigan’s lower peninsula.

    Michigan has 6 backpacking trails. These trails range from to 42 miles in length. The most popular trails are Trap Hills Traverse, Deer Island Lake and Clark Lake Loop. member Bradd M. recently completed Deer Island Lake. Buy a cheap copy of Backpacking in Michigan book by Jim Dufresne. With 65 photographs and 77 detailed maps, this indispensable guide to the state's hiking trails gives beginners to advanced hikers all the information they need to Free shipping over $/5(3).


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If you're planning on hiking or backpacking in Michigan, get this book. This is the 3rd book of his I've bought and I'd buy anything the guy has to sell- great book. Read more. One person found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. drew. Backpacking in Michigan book of 5 stars Great/5(23).

Best Weekend Backpacking in Michigan By Rich S. | Febru When I think about weekend backpacking in Michigan, immediately three destinations come to my mind: Manistee River Trail, North Manitou Island and Pictured Rocks. While Backpacking in Michigan focuses primarily on the trails themselves, it also makes planning your Michigan adventure as easy as possible by providing important information on routes to and from the trailhead, as well as park fees and reservation information for shelters, walk-in cabins, rental yurts, and overnight : University of Michigan Press.

Explorer's Guide 50 Hikes in Michigan: Sixty Walks, Day Trips, and Backpacks in the Lower Peninsula (Third Edition) (Explorer's 50 Hikes) [DuFresne, Jim] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Explorer's Guide 50 Hikes in Michigan: Sixty Walks, Day Trips, and Backpacks in the Lower Peninsula (Third Edition) (Explorer's 50 Hikes)/5(29). Michigan is home to Isle Royale National Park. Located above Michigan's Upper Peninsula, this half-million acre park consists of islands with a variety of hiking and camping options.

The editors at Backpacker have created an extensive collection of popular trails. An Backpacking in Michigan book guide to overnight hikes, extended walks, and wilderness treks in Michigan.

Backpacking in Michigan is an indispensable guide to the state’s hiking trails, providing beginners to advanced hikers all the information they need to plan their next overnight or weekend backpacking trip in Michigan.

The page guidebook features 65 photographs and 77 detailed maps that cover Backpacking in Michigan book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

With 65 photographs and 77 detailed maps, this indispensable /5. Michigan Backpackers, Cadillac, MI. 1, likes 11 talking about this.

Created by Darrin Halstead in hopes to explore Michigan trails. Share what Michigan has to offer and learn from others what Followers: K. Guide to Michigan's backpacking trails Moon Michigan. Author: Paul Vachon Publisher: Hachette UK ISBN: Category: Travel Page: View: Backpacking in Michigan book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Guide to Michigan's backpacking trails/5. Michigan’s 19 million acres of forest and 1, square miles of inland waters combine to create a backpacker’s paradise.

Add 3, miles of shoreline along the Great Lakes, and the state. Backpacking in Michigan. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Pat Allen; Gerald De Ruiter.

The DNR has closed or modified public access to many locations, activities and services to help prevent the spread of COVID In addition, while most public land is currently open for local day use, camping is currently prohibited on ALL state land.

Please check our DNR COVID Response webpage. A guide to long walks, overnight hikes, and wilderness treks in Michigan. With 50 photographs and 60 maps, it gives hikers at various levels what they need to. Backpack. Trek the Superior Coast. Michigan's Porcupine Mountains are misnamed.

Geologists say a summit must be 2, feet high to be a mountain, and though the Porkies just fall short, they do qualify as a worthy weekend stash: You'll find misty waterfalls, 23 miles of undeveloped Lake Superior coastline, and more t acres of virgin : O'rya Hyde-Keller.

The Michigan Backpacking Club seeks to provide the University of Michigan community opportunities to discuss, plan, and learn about hiking and backpacking.

Further, we hope to develop beginning backpackers by way of instructional sessions on skills, techniques, and vital information needed to enjoy the outdoors in a safe and responsible way.

Includes 60 Walks, Day Trips, and Backpacks in the Lower Peninsula By Jim DuFresne A new updated edition of a Michigan Classic. Lifelong Michigan resident Jim DuFresne, the author of numerous books on Michigan and the outdoors, guides hikers on 60 hikes through the Lower Peninsula’s unequaled system of state parks and natural and wilderness [ ].

WATCH IN HD Scout and I backpacked about 8 miles total in the Huron National forest, we did the Byron Lake loop in the Hoist Lake part of the park. This book is a very good guide to backpacking trails and campsite in Michigan.

It includes descriptions, maps, and reviews for all of the County, State, & National parks in Michigan at the time it was written. The information provided is very useful for the selection and planning for your next trip.4/5(1).

To get ready for your first backpacking trip, follow these steps: Choose an easy destination: Short overnight hikes close to home are best. Get essential gear and clothing: Borrow and scrounge gear to save money.

Plan your food: Just-add-water meals can be found at your local REI, or find easy to cook options at regular grocery stores. Also pack plenty of snacks for trail : REI Staff. Michigan Hiking and Backpacking members. This group is for arranging hikes in Michigan and surrounding areas.

Whether it be a day hike or an.While Backpacking in Michigan focuses primarily on the trails themselves, it also makes planning your Michigan adventure as easy as possible by providing important information on routes to and from the trailhead, as well as park fees and reservation information for shelters, walk-in cabins, rental yurts, and overnight camping.

Buy a cheap copy of Backpacking in Michigan book by Pat Allen. Guide to Michigan's backpacking trails Free shipping over $