Lace up your boots and sample more than 600 miles of hiking trails through the approximately 1,240,681 acres of rugged Idaho and Montana backcountry. Explore the wild and scenic Selway River, trek through red cedar and Douglas-fir forests, amble along the shores of backcountry lakes, or view elk, deer, and moose in the uplands and wet meadows of the Elk Summit. Veteran hiker and outdoor writer Scott Steinberg will introduce you to these trails and more. Use this guide for: up-to-date trail information, accurate directions to popular as well as less-traveled trails, difficulty ratings for each hike, detailed trails maps, and zero-impact camping tips. Whether you are a day-tripper or long-distance hiker, old hand or novice, you'll find trails suited to every ability and interest throughout the Selway-Bitterrroot Wilderness.