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- DescriptionWritten by two self-proclaimed geezers who have shared forty-six years of hiking together, The Geezers' Guide to Colorado Hikes is the first book aimed at hikers over the age of sixty, as well as t-yet-acclimated visitors to Colorado, who want a glorious outdoor experience with minimal accompanying pain. Fifty-six hikes are described that fit, in a graded fashion, the physical capabilities of most older hikers. While the majority of hikes listed are in the Denver / Boulder area and the nearby foothills, the authors have detailed several routes in Rocky Mountain National Park, Aspen, and Vail that will entice more ambitious readers up into the high Colorado Rockies. The Geezers' Guide to Colorado Hikes includes an overview of the physiology of altitude and aging, a summary of altitude-related medical problems, tes on hike preparation and what to pack, and 56 recommended hikes with: Degree of difficulty ratings, distances, e stimated round-trip time for the older hiker, starting altitude and elevation gain figures, driving direction, trail descriptions, and maps.
- Author BiographyStuart A. Schneck, M.D., a professor emeritus of neurology, University of Colorado School of Medicine, has long been interested in medical problems associated with aging. He has been hiking with his wife Ida for more than forty-six years - in Colorado and around the world. Ida I. Nakashima, M.D., an associate professor emeritus of pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine. She has been hiking with her husband Stuart for more than forty-six years - in Colorado and around the world.
- Author(s)Ida I. Nakashima,Stuart A. Schneck
- PublisherUniversity Press of Colorado
- Date of Publication15/04/2002
- SubjectWalking / Hiking & Activity Maps & Guides
- Place of PublicationColorado
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity Press of Colorado
- Content Note35 b/w maps & illus
- Weight302 g
- Width137 mm
- Height213 mm
- Spine13 mm
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