Hiking Yosemite National Park, 3rd: A Guide to 64 of the Park's Greatest Hiking Adventures

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Lace up your boots and sample fifty-nine of the finest trails Yosemite National Park has to offer. Fully updated and revised, and including color maps and photos throughout, Hiking Yosemite National Park features everything from short strolls to day hikes to multiday backcountry treks, every one of which will treat you to some of the world's most stunning scenery and allow you to get the most out of this remarkably diverse natural wonderland.For more than thirty years, FalconGuides® have set the standard for ...
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Hiking Yosemite National Park: A Guide to 59 of the Park's Greatest Hiking Adventures

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Overview

Lace up your boots and sample fifty-nine of the finest trails Yosemite National Park has to offer. Fully updated and revised, and including color maps and photos throughout, Hiking Yosemite National Park features everything from short strolls to day hikes to multiday backcountry treks, every one of which will treat you to some of the world's most stunning scenery and allow you to get the most out of this remarkably diverse natural wonderland.For more than thirty years, FalconGuides® have set the standard for outdoor guidebooks. Written by top experts, each guide invites you to experience the adventure and beauty of the outdoors. Features• Hikes suited to every ability• Directions to the trailheads • Trail Finder for best hikes for lakes, waterfalls, views, wildlife, and wildflowers• Comprehensive trail descriptions with mile-by-mile directional cues• GPS coordinates• Difficulty ratings, average hiking times, and best hiking seasons for every featured hike• Information on permits, contacts, and more
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Swedo (natural science, Yosemite Association) guides the reader through Yosemite, with information on the region's history and geology, safety tips, low-impact hiking suggestions, and information on 65 different trails. Additional information is provided by maps, elevation graphs, and b&w photographs. No index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762761098
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 5/3/2011
  • Series: Regional Hiking Series
  • Edition description: Third Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 391,583
  • Product dimensions: 5.92 (w) x 8.96 (h) x 0.78 (d)

Meet the Author

Suzanne Swedo, director of W.I.L.D., teaches wilderness survival and natural sciences at universities, museums, and organizations such as Yosemite Association and the Sierra Club. She has backpacked the mountains of every continent and led groups into the wilderness for over twenty-five years. Her books include Wilderness Survival, Hiking California's Golden Trout Wilderness, Best Easy Day Hikes Yosemite National Park, and Adventure Travel Tips (Falcon).
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Table of Contents

Introduction
THE HIKES
The Valley Floor
1 East Valley Floor
2 West Valley Floor
3 Glacier Point via the Four Mile Trail
4 Happy Isles to the Top of Nevada Fall
5 Mirror Lake–Tenaya Canyon Loop
6 Yosemite Falls
7 Half Dome
The South Rim of Yosemite Valley
8 Taft Point and The Fissures
9 Sentinel Dome
10 McGurk Meadow
11 The Pohono Trail
12 The Panorama Trail-Glacier Point to Nevada Fall
The North Rim of Yosemite Valley
13 Tioga Road to the Top of Yosemite Falls
14 Porcupine Creek to North Dome
15 The North Rim
16 Tuolumne Grove
The High Sierra Camps
17 Merced Lake High Sierra Camp
18 Vogelsang High Sierra Camp
19 May Lake High Sierra Camp
20 Glen Aulin High Sierra Camp
21 Sunrise High Sierra Camp
22 The High Sierra Camp Loop
The Southern Park
23 Mariposa Grove of Big Trees
In Addition: Making Baby Sequoias
24 Chilnualna Fall

loch25 Buena Vista Crest
26 Wawona Meadow
27 Ostrander Lake
28 Ottoway Lakes
29 The Clark Range
30 Merced River High Trail
31 Chain Lakes
South of Tuolumne Meadows
32 Tenaya Lake
33 Clouds Rest
34 Cathedral Lakes
35 Elizabeth Lake
36 Lyell Fork and Donohue Pass
37 Mono Pass and Parker Pass
North of Tuolumne Meadows
38 Waterwheel Falls and the Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne
39 Lukens Lake
40 Ten Lakes
41 Soda Springs and Parsons Lodge
42 Dog Lake
43 Lembert Dome
44 Young Lakes
45 Gaylor Lakes
Hetch Hetchy
46 Wapama Falls
47 Rancheria Falls
48 Lake Vernon
49 Jack Main Canyon and Tilden Lake
The North Boundary Country
50 Saddlebag Lake and 20 Lakes Basin
51 Lundy Canyon
52 Green Creek
53 Virginia Lakes Basin
54 Matterhorn Canyon
55 Benson Pass
56 McCabe Lakes
57 Peeler Lake
Two Famous Trails
58 The John Muir Trail
59 The Pacific Crest Trail

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