100 Hikes in California's Central Sierra and Coast Range


From hot springs hikes to journeys among the mighty Sequoias, there's something here for everyone! Routes range from short day hikes to overnight backpacking trips, with difficulty levels (moderate to challenging) clearly labeled.
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From hot springs hikes to journeys among the mighty Sequoias, there's something here for everyone! Routes range from short day hikes to overnight backpacking trips, with difficulty levels (moderate to challenging) clearly labeled.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780898868968
  • Publisher: Mountaineers Books, The
  • Publication date: 5/28/2004
  • Series: 100 Hikes Intm Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 473,932
  • Product dimensions: 5.34 (w) x 8.28 (h) x 0.68 (d)

Table of Contents

Hike Finder 10
Introduction 15
Highway 88
1. Cole Creek Lakes: Mokelumne Wilderness 32
2. Emigrant Lake: Mokleumne Wilderness 34
3. Showers Lake: Lake Tahoe Management Area 36
4. Fourth of July Lake: Mokelumne Wilderness 38
5. Granite and Grouse Lakes: Mokelumne Wilderness 40
Highway 4
6. Bull Run Lake: Carson-Iceberg Wilderness 42
7. Paradise Valley Loop: Carson-Iceberg Wilderness 45
8. Noble and Asa Lakes: Carson-Iceberg Wilderness 47
9. Raymond Lake: Mokelumne Wilderness 49
Highway 108
10. Crabtree Trail: Emigrant Wilderness 51
11. Whitesides Meadow: Emigrant Wilderness 53
12. Kennedy Lake: Emigrant Wilderness 55
13. Emigrant Wilderness Loop: Emigrant Wilderness 57
14. Latopie Lake: Emigrant Wilderness 61
15. Cinko Lake: Toiyabe National Forest 63
Highway 395
16. Tamarack Lake: Toiyabe National Forest 65
17. Crown Point Loop: Hoover Wilderness 67
18. Hoover Lakes: Hoover Wilderness 69
19. Koip Peak Pass Traverse: Ansel Adams Wilderness 71
20. Island Pass Loop: Ansel Adams Wilderness 74
21. Thousand Island Lake Loop: Ansel Adams Wilderness 76
22. Shadow of the Minarets: Ansel Adams Wilderness 79
23. Mammoth Crest Traverse: John Muir Wilderness 82
24. Valentine Lake: John Muir Wilderness 85
25. McGee Creek: John Muir Wilderness 87
26. Tamarack Lakes: John Muir Wilderness 89
27. Little Lakes Valley: John Muir Wilderness 91
28. Pioneer Basin: John Muir Wilderness 93
29. Gable Lakes: John Muir Wilderness 95
30. Moon Lake: John Muir Wilderness 97
31. Lake Italy: John Muir Wilderness 99
32. Sabrina Basin: John Muir Wilderness 102
33. Humphreys Basin: John Muir Wilderness 104
34. Evolution Valley: John Muir Wilderness & Kings Canyon National Park 106
35. Dusy Basin: John Muir Wilderness & Kings Canyon National Park 110
36. South Lake to Whitney Portal: John Muir Wilderness & Kings Canyon National Park 112
37. Big Pine Lakes Basin: John Muir Wilderness 116
38. Brainard Lake: John Muir Wilderness 118
39. Sawmill Lake: John Muir Wilderness 120
40. Kearsarge Lakes Trail: John Muir Wilderness & Kings Canyon National Park 122
41. Meysan Lake: John Muir Wilderness 124
42. Mount Whitney: John Muir WIlderness 126
43. New Army Pass Loop: John Muir Wilderness 129
44. Rocky Basin Lakes: Golden Trout Wilderness 131
Highway 198
45. Cobalt and Crystal Lakes: Sequoia National Park 133
46. Five Lakes, Little and Big: Sequoia National Park 135
47. Franklin Lakes: Sequoia National Park 137
48. Eagle Crest: Sequoia National Park 139
49. Giant Forest Loop: Sequoia National Park 142
50. Alta Meadow and Alta Peak: Sequoia National Park 144
51. Pear Lake: Sequoia National Park 146
52. Twin Lakes: Sequoia National Park 148
53. Jennie Lake: Jennie Lakes Wilderness 150
54. Redwood Canyon Loop: Sequoia National Park 152
Highway 180
55. East Kennedy Lake: Kings Canyon National Park 154
56. Granite Lake and Granite Pass: Kings Canyon National Park 156
57. Rae Lakes Loop: Kings Canyon National Park 158
Highway 168
58. Wood Chuck Lake: John Muir Wilderness 162
59. Disappointment Lake: John Muir Wilderness 164
60. Dinkey Lakes: Dinkey Lakes Wilderness 166
61. Kaiser Loop Trail: Kaiser Wilderness 168
62. George Lake: Kaiser Wilderness 171
63. Balyney Meadows Hot Springs: John Muir Wilderness 173
64. Devils Bathtub: John Muir Wilderness 175
65. Silver Divide Loop: John Muir Wilderness 177
Highway 41
66. Post Peak Loop: John Muir Wilderness 180
67. Chain Lakes: Yosemite National Park 182
68. Buena Vista lakes Loop: Yosemite National Park 184
69. Ostrander Lake: Yosemite National Park 186
70. Yosemite Point: Yosemite National Park 188
71. Half Dome: Yosemite national Park 190
72. Merced Lake: Yosemite National Park 192
Highway 120
73. Rancheria Falls: Yosemite National Park 194
74. Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne: Yosemite National Park 196
75. Ten Lakes: Yosemite National Park 198
76. Clouds Rest: Yosemite National Park 200
77. Cathedral Lakes Trail: Yosemite National Park 202
78. Vogelsang Loop: Yosemite National Park 204
79. Young Lakes: Yosemite National Park 206
80. Glen Aulin and McCabe Lakes: Yosemite National Park 208
81. Mono Pass: Yosemite National Park 211
82. 20 Lakes Basin: Hoover Wilderness 213
Highway 35
83. Peters Creek Grove: Portola Redwoods State Park 215
84. Skyline to the Sea Trail: Castle Rock State Park & Big Basin Redwoods State Park 271
Highway 9
85. Berry Creek Falls Loop: Big Basin Redwoods State Park 220
86. North Rim Trail: Big Basin Redwoods State Park 222
Highway 1
87. Pine Valley: Ventana Wilderness 224
88. Mount Carmel: Ventana Wilderness 226
89. Manuel Peak: Ventana Wilderness 228
90. Sykes Camp--The Hot Springs Hike: Ventana Wilderness 230
Highway 101
91. Santa Lucia Trail: Los Padres National Forest 232
92. Arroyo Seco: Ventana Wilderness 235
93. Lost Valley: Ventana Wilderness 237
94. North Chalone Peak: Pinnacles National Monument 239
95. High Peaks Loop: Pinnacles National Monument 241
96. North Wilderness Loop: Pinnacles National Monument 243
97. Willson Peak: Henry W. Coe State Park 245
98. Kelly and Coit Lakes: Henry W. Coe State Park 248
99. Poverty Flat Loop: Henry W. Coe State Park 250
100. China Hole: Henry W. Coe State Park 252
Appendix 255
Addresses 262
Index 265
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