Base Camp Reno

Base Camp Reno

101 Hikes from Sage to Snow

Christopher Barile, Elizabeth Barile

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BASE CAMP RENO: 101 HIKES FROM SAGE TO SNOW is the third title in the Base Camp Hiking Guides series. Authors Christopher and Elizabeth Barile have hiked thousands of miles together while carrying their two young children on their backs. Both Christopher and Elizabeth have advanced degrees in chemistry from Stanford University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Christopher is a chemistry professor at the University of Nevada, Reno, and Elizabeth is an artist and educator.

  • Major markets include the Bay Area, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, and other regions known for high interest in outdoor recreation
  • Includes hikes in the Lake Tahoe area popular with hikers the world over
  • 101 day hikes, all within an hour’s drive from downtown Reno
  • Regional maps showing all trailheads in each chapter; route and elevation map for each hike
  • Detailed description of each hike, including flora, fauna, geology, and history
  • More than 300 color photographs
  • Caloric burn for each hike based on a ground-breaking study the authors completed for the U.S. Army
  • Index and multiple detailed appendices allow readers to choose hikes to match their interests, abilities, and available time
  • Precise elevation and distance calculated using Python technology for each hike
  • Hikes by interest: waterfalls, rock scrambling, bird watching, petroglyphs, wild horses, and many more


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    Christopher Barile:
    Christopher and Elizabeth Barile have developed a passion for the natural world through hiking. They have hiked thousands of miles together while carrying their two young children on their backs. In addition to summiting over 150 peaks in the Greater Reno area, Christopher and Elizabeth have visited 40 U.S. national parks. Some of their other favorite outdoor activities include backpacking, camping, snowshoeing, and birding. Both Christopher and Elizabeth have advanced degrees in chemistry from Stanford University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Christopher is a chemistry professor at the University of Nevada, Reno, and Elizabeth is an artist and educator. Although they have published dozens of scientific papers, this work is their first book. The Bariles live in Reno, Nevada.|||Christopher and Elizabeth Barile have developed a passion for the natural world through hiking. They have hiked thousands of miles together while carrying their two young children on their backs. In addition to summiting over 150 peaks in the Greater Reno area, Christopher and Elizabeth have visited 40 U.S. national parks. Some of their other favorite outdoor activities include backpacking, camping, snowshoeing, and birding. Both Christopher and Elizabeth have advanced degrees in chemistry from Stanford University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Christopher is a chemistry professor at the University of Nevada, Reno, and Elizabeth is an artist and educator. The Bariles live in Reno, Nevada.

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