* The only hiking guidebook to the Oregon desert * Calls for the protection of 36 wild areas * Extensive information about the natural history of the Oregon desert * All royalties from the sale of this book go to desert conservation efforts It is some of the wildest and most remote land left in Oregon and the object of a 40-year love affair for conservationist Andy Kerr. In 70 hikes through snow-capped mountain ranges, deep river canyons, sagebrush-covered flats, dry lake playas, moonlike lava fields, and juniper-covered hillsides, Andy Kerr will seduce you too, with the spare and mysterious beauty of the Oregon desert. And he hopes, inspire you to action. Each of these wild areas, vital to survival of native plants and animals is currently threatened. Kerr explains how you can fall in love with the Oregon desert, and then help protect these lands forever.