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Utah mountaineering guide and the best canyon hikes

Michael R. Kelsey

Utah mountaineering guide and the best canyon hikes

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Published by Kelsey Pub. Co. in Springville, Utah, USA .
Written in English

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  • Utah
    • Subjects:
    • Hiking -- Utah -- Guidebooks.,
    • Camp sites, facilities, etc. -- Utah -- Guidebooks.,
    • Utah -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMichael R. Kelsey.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV199.42.U8 K45 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination160 p. :
      Number of Pages160
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3194228M
      ISBN 10096058241X
      LC Control Number83080147
      OCLC/WorldCa10824513


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