Bibliography and Suggested Reading
Information in this archive can be found in the following suggested
books. For more information, read:
HIGH COUNTRY NAMES: ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK AND INDIAN PEAKS
By Louisa Ward Arps and Elinor Eppich Kingery
A highly recommended book explains the origins of the names given to
local peaks, lakes, rivers, etc. A handy resource for local historians.
ISBN: 1-55566-133-5, Rocky Mountain Nature Association. Copyright 1977,
HIKING ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK
By Kent and Donna Dannen
The most complete hiking guide for RMNP, Indian Peaks, and other nearby
ISBN: 1-564403-75-0, Globe-Pequot Press
THE ICE-AGE HISTORY OF NATIONAL PARKS IN THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS
By Scott A. Elias
A good overview of glaciers in western parks, including Rocky Mountain.
Includes several detailed chapters on scientific methods and analysis
of glacial activity.
ISBN: 1-56098-524-0, Smithsonian Institution. Copyright 1996.
ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK ROAD GUIDE
ROCKY MOUNTAIN SPLENDOR: A MILE BY MILE GUIDE OF ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK
By Doris B. Osterwald
A very descriptive guide of the natural phenomena visible from the
Park's roads. If possible, purchase a later edition (the 1st edition
includes a few errors). Highly recommended.
ISBN: 0-931788-89-7, Global Bell Press. Copyright 1989 by Doris B. Oserwald.