A Salute to Trailless Mountains
- Desert Track. Connellan, Ian // Australian Geographic;Jan-Mar2007, Issue 85, p56
The article focuses on the experience of crossing different mountain ranges in Australia. To reach the Counts Point, one must pass through the Larapinta Trail. There is 223 kilometers between the top of Sonder and the old Telegraph Station at Alice Springs. Throughout the walk, the views from...
- The Future Seems Bright for the North Fork Trail. NICKERSON, CAILEY // Bicycle Paper;Winter2012, Vol. 41 Issue 8, p2
The article reports on the potential resurrection of mountain biking at the North Fork area after the Washington State Department of Natural Resources began a project on April 2, 2012 to deconstruct unauthorized structures made on trails near North Fork.
- How do biodiversity and conservation values relate to landscape preferences? A case study from the Swiss Alps. Soliva, Reto; Hunziker, Marcel // Biodiversity & Conservation;Aug2009, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p2483
The importance of the values underlying different concepts of biodiversity conservation and landscape planning is increasingly recognised, and yet these value judgements of the public and of experts are still poorly understood. Although landscape and conservation management are closely...
- OASIS. Bur, Andrew // Climbing;Aug2011, Issue 297, p56
The article focuses on the alpine oasis of Lone Peak Cirque in Salt Lake City, Utah which is situated between the Oquirrh Mountains on the west and the Wasatch Range to the east. It notes that the cirque can be seen through a five-mile long, hot, steep and dusty climb with more than 5,000...
- BASE CAMP. // Sierra;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 93 Issue 1, p70
The article provides information on the several hiking trips in the U.S. On July 20-26, 2008, the trip highlights the Rocky Mountain National Park which reveals a base camp at Glacier Basin in Texas. On August 14-17, the trip features mellow hikes along sparkling streams, lush meadows, and...
- What is a Mountain? // Monkeyshines on America;Jan99 Mountains, Rivers & Caves, p2
Explains the meaning of a mountain. Land mass that has been significantly elevated or lifted above its surroundings territories; Difference between mountains and hills; Geologic formation of mountains; Four types of mountains.
- Mountain Formations. // Monkeyshines on America;Jan99 Mountains, Rivers & Caves, p4
Examines how mountains are formed. Formation of mountains by movements in the earth's crust; Development of mountain belts; Movements that result in collisions; Causes of movements that results in separation or rifting of plates.
- Did You Know. // Monkeyshines on America;Jan99 Mountains, Rivers & Caves, p37
Provides information about mountains. Highest mountain in the United States; Highest underwater mountain; Temperature of lava flowing from a volcano.
- Ask Mapman. McMahon, Jim // Junior Scholastic;4/28/2008, Vol. 110 Issue 17, p23
The article provides an answer to a question about the highest mountain under the ocean.