Friends of Big Bend National Park
Big Bend Conservancy

Over-estimating your experience or under-estimating the terrain in a place like Big Bend can result in serious injury or death. Use the information and advice found here wisely. Climb/Hike/Camp/Drive at your own risk.

+-Calendar for sale

 2019 BigBendChat Calendar on sale now!


‘Adventures in the Big Bend’

  • 0 Replies
  • 910 Views
*

SHANEA

  • Guest
‘Adventures in the Big Bend’
« on: January 14, 2007, 03:27:38 PM »
http://www.marfatx.com/bb_arts.asp

Quote
Glendinning’s ‘Adventures in the Big Bend’ now in third edition

By KELLY FENSTERMAKER

Jim Glendinning’s third edition of Adventures in the Big Bend, published by Iron Mountain Press, is now available in local bookstores for $18.95.

This practical 300-page guidebook has for five years been the only general purpose guide for visitors and local people alike. Four maps and 34 black and white photos add to the book’s usefulness.

The Dallas Morning News wrote of the second edition: “The first rule of travel in the Big Bend is to carry water and a map. The second rule: Take along Adventures in the Big Bend”.

In the third edition, Glendinning has wisely retained the existing book chapters:

The Big Bend, Regional Attractions, Adventures, Scenic Routes and Communities, extending from Sanderson to Van Horn.   He has concentrated on listing all new services that have opened in the past three years, as well as giving advance notice of some future restaurants, motels and galleries. The user-friendly pages are interspersed with some essays about Big Bend’s past. The final section includes a reading list about the area, courtesy of Front Street Books.

Alpine native and state Representative Pete Gallego commented about the latest edition: “Some of these places I never knew existed.”
 
 

 


©COPYRIGHT NOTICE

All photographs and content posted by members are to be considered copyrighted by their respective owners and may not be used for any purposes, commercial or otherwise, without permission.

+-Calendar For Sale

 2019 BigBendChat Calendar on sale now!

Powered by EzPortal

Facebook Comments