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.
Author: Scott Steinberg
Softcover; 310 pages; color photographs and maps
Morris Book Publishing, LLC.; copyright 2012
A chart cross-referencing hikes with characteristics such as hike length and possible obstacles helps you prepare for what you'll encounter on the trail
Each hike is introduced with helpful information such as distance, approximate hike time, difficulty, trail surface, optimal seasons, elevation, maps and water availability
Detailed instructions with landmarks and checkpoints let you plan ahead and hike new areas with confidence
The Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness is a vast domain that encompasses over 2,000 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 watefalls, rustic lookouts, high peaks and steaming hot springs throughout this wilderness complex. With over 80 hikes covering access points in both Idaho and Montana, this definitive guidebook describes 600 miles of hikes in detail including all or portions of six forest ranger districts in four national forests.