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50 Best Short Hikes: Yosemite National Park and Vicinity
     

50 Best Short Hikes: Yosemite National Park and Vicinity

by Elizabeth Wenk
 

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50 Best Short Hikes: Yosemite National Park and Vicinity leads hikers of all skill levels to some of the most stunning landscapes Yosemite has to offer including: bubbling alpine creeks, smooth glaciated slabs, giant sequoias, deep dark blue lakes, and rock as far as the eye can see. In addition to in-depth hike descriptions, the author has also included

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50 Best Short Hikes: Yosemite National Park and Vicinity leads hikers of all skill levels to some of the most stunning landscapes Yosemite has to offer including: bubbling alpine creeks, smooth glaciated slabs, giant sequoias, deep dark blue lakes, and rock as far as the eye can see. In addition to in-depth hike descriptions, the author has also included information about the parks natural history, complex landscape, and its human history. Additional information includes tips on keeping yourself and your family safe, the park's natural predators, and helpful weather information.

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"Beginner or experienced hikers alike will appreciate Wenk's tips on keeping hikers and their families safe, the park's natural predators, and helpful weather information." West Sacramento Press March 2012

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780899976327
Publisher:
Wilderness Press
Publication date:
05/08/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
File size:
38 MB
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Meet the Author

From childhood, Lizzy Wenk has hiked and climbed in the Sierra Nevada with her family. After she started college, she found excuses to spend every summer in the Sierra, with its beguiling landscape, abundant flowers, and near-perfect weather. During those summers, she worked as a research assistant for others and completed her own Ph.D. thesis research on the effects of rock type on alpine plant distribution and physiology. But much of the time, she hikes simply for leisure. Wanting to explore every bit of the Sierra, she has hiked thousands of on- and off-trail miles and climbed nearly 500 peaks in the mountain range.

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