Day Hikes Around the Flathead 20th Anniv
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Day Hikes Around the Flathead, 20th Anniversary by Stormy Good Monod, with Geology Notes by Dr. Lex Blood and Judith Pressmar, opens the door to visitors and residents alike to the vast hiking experiences available in NW Montana.  This spring, summer & fall guidebook is totally revised and expanded with 120 soon to be classic day hikes in the greater Flathead Valley Region (40 of which are new hikes!), including Jewel Basin, Ten Lakes Scenic Area, the Whitefish Range, Glacier National Park, the Salish Mountains, the Northern Swan Crest, the Flathead Valley proper, the Great Bear Wilderness and the Mission Mountains. 
Dr. Blood & Ms. Pressmar's Geology Notes enrich the guidebook with its impressive overview of Northwest Montana's geology to set the stage for the physical history beneath our feet in northwest Montana.  
The book also includes:
* children friendly hike suggestions
* whether you can bring along your dog
* National Geographic overview maps
* brief history of place names
* tips for happy hiking
* suggestions for traveling in bear & cougar country
* and the best seasons to hike.
Cross country guide Flathead Valley
Nordic Dreams is currently out of print.  Look to an e-book version in the Winter of 2021!
Nordic Dreams:  A Flathead Valley Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoe Guide by Stormy Good [Monod] features 50 cross-country skiing and/or snowshoe trips in Glacier National Park, the Bob Marshall Complex, northern Mission Mountains, Salish Mountains and greater Flathead Valley in Northwest Montana.  If you live and/or recreate in NW Montana's greater Flathead Valley region, this guidebook will provide the opportunity for cross country skiing and/or snowshoeing winter exploration!  
Notations on whether areas are dog friendly  are included with each description, as well as tips on winter recreation preparation and maps for groomed cross country ski areas.
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Summits & Ridge Walks Around the Flathead by Stormy Good Monod, with Geology Notes by Dr. Lex Blood and Judith Pressmar, is a partner book to Day Hikes Around the Flathead. This summer and fall guidebook features 67 outings with 72 summit potentials and 14 ridge walks designed for experienced hikers wanting to see the view from the mountain tops and ridges in and around the greater Flathead Valley Region.
 
Areas covered in the book include

Glacier National Park
The Great Bear Wilderness
The Swan Crest (with Jewel Basin)
The Mission Mountains
The Salish Mountains
The Galton Range (Ten Lakes Scenic Area)
The Whitefish Range
 
Dr. Lex Blood and Judith Pressmar's Geology Notes and Geological Time Frame complement the book by providing an educational geological background explaining the underlying structure and landscape of present day northwest Montana.
Summits & Ridge Walks also includes:
* which outings are dog friendly
* National Geographic overview maps
* a brief history of place names
* reminders for happy hiking
* safer traveling tips in bear & cougar country
* "Leave no Trace" rules & trail etiquette