Day Hikes in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

Day Hikes in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

by Robert Stone (2)
     
 

Day Hikes in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks is a clear, concise guide to 61 of the most rewarding day hikes in these two incredible parks. (The parks are adjacent without a noticeable boundary between them.) These hikes will introduce you to the giant sequoias, the world's largest living organisms, and some of the most impressive canyons, rock formations,

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Day Hikes in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks is a clear, concise guide to 61 of the most rewarding day hikes in these two incredible parks. (The parks are adjacent without a noticeable boundary between them.) These hikes will introduce you to the giant sequoias, the world's largest living organisms, and some of the most impressive canyons, rock formations, and panoramic overlooks found anywhere. Highlights include valleys with towering canyon walls and granite monoliths, verdant alpine meadows fringed with giant sequoias, cascading creeks and waterfalls, and phenomenal views. Hikes range from easy to moderately strenuous, accommodating every level of experience. Each hike includes a summary of its highlights, a map, and clear driving and hiking directions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781573420303
Publisher:
Day Hike Books, Inc.
Publication date:
04/28/2001
Series:
Day Hikes Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
1,317,183
Product dimensions:
5.54(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.49(d)

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks must be experienced on foot—only then can you come face-to-face with the grandeur of the incredible scenery. This guide will introduce you to the world's largest trees and some of the most impressive canyons and rock formations anywhere. The 61 day hikes range from easy to moderately strenuous and include the best highlights of these two adjacent parks. Each hike has its own summary, map, and concise driving and hiking directions.

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