50 Hikes in the Sierra Nevada: Hikes and Backpacks from Lake Tahoe to Sequoia National Park by Julie Smith, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
50 Hikes in the Sierra Nevada: Hikes and Backpacks from Lake Tahoe to Sequoia National Park

50 Hikes in the Sierra Nevada: Hikes and Backpacks from Lake Tahoe to Sequoia National Park

by Julie Smith
     
 

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50 Hikes in the Sierra Nevada charts the thousands of miles of trails crisscrossing the Sierras’ pine clad slopes and stark, treeless mountaintops, that make this region a hiker’s paradise. Including the perfect mix of classic Sierra treks and lesser-known routes, the author has focused on the most scenic destinations.
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50 Hikes in the Sierra Nevada charts the thousands of miles of trails crisscrossing the Sierras’ pine clad slopes and stark, treeless mountaintops, that make this region a hiker’s paradise. Including the perfect mix of classic Sierra treks and lesser-known routes, the author has focused on the most scenic destinations.
The guide provides comprehensive, step-by-step directions for each hike and offers a glimpse into the natural and human history of the area. In addition, each chapter includes an up-to-date topographic map, directions to the trailhead, distance and elevation data, hike difficulty rating, and pertinent contact information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780881508109
Publisher:
Countryman Press, The
Publication date:
06/01/2009
Series:
50 Hikes
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
1,121,140
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.04(h) x 0.61(d)

Meet the Author

Julie Smith, a California native, has hiked and backpacked extensively throughout the Sierra Nevada from the deep recesses of Kings Canyon to the craggy apex of Mount Whitney. Taking advantage of California’s ample sunshine, she and her husband spend their time hiking and fishing, outdoors more often than not. An environmental planner by trade, she has also authored several articles related to her outdoor exploits. She makes her home in Kelseyville, California.

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