The Vail Hiker: And Ski Touring Guide
(New edition with more hikes and color photos)
By Mary Ellen Gilliland

Escape to secluded beauty:
Alpine Lakes
Wildlife Retreats
Fishing Lakes
Wildflower Havens
Historic High Passes
Ghost Towns
Hikes for Kids

Find the right trail for you:
Trails range from easy to strenuous.
Difficulty rating for each trail clearly defined.

Rely on accurate, up-to-date information:
Easy-to-follow trail-guide information.
Topo maps included with each trail.

Sample winter trails:
Snowshoe or cross-country ski to a quiet white world.



Award-winning author:
Mary Ellen Gilliland: 35 years of local hiking expertise.
Author of 16 books, including, The New Summit Hiker.

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“The Vail Valley’s best-selling summer book,” National Public Radio, Weekend Edition Sunday, with
Linda Wertheimer

“Very thorough in approach.” — Steven Weinmeister, The Denver Post

“Her hiking book entices the reader . . . historical highlights . . . detailed instructions . . .  topographic maps . . . photos.” —Vail Daily

“Adding great dimension to this guide book are the chatty narratives about what hikers see, including bygone  mines, flowers and surrounding mountains.” — The Vail Trail

Price: $19.95