Mountain Press Publishing Missoula Montana

Naturalist's Guide to the Southern Rockies

Colorado, Southern Wyoming, and Northern New Mexico


Media: Paperback

Item #: 1004   Price: $24.95
ISBN: 978-0-9845257-1-3
Pages: 672   Size: 5.25 x 8

Distributed by Mountain Press for: Cloud Ridge Publishing


The Southern Rocky Mountains, an ever-popular region encompassing most of Colorado and portions of southern Wyoming and northern New Mexico, includes high peaks, innumerable deep canyons and gorges, sweeping valleys, one of the world’s tallest inland dune fields, and scenic headwaters. This authoritative, user-friendly reference includes fascinating discussions of geologic history, flora and fauna, the varied landscapes, and the unique adaptations of plant and animal life. Those who have never experienced this region as well as those who have will appreciate this invaluable guide, which is based on extensive scientific research and more than thirty-five years of the author’s observations.