Climbing California's Mountains: Hikes, Scrambles, and Climbs to the Summits

Climbing California's Mountains: Hikes, Scrambles, and Climbs to the Summits

by Jay Anderson

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California's Sierra Nevada, Trinity Mountains, and coast ranges are among the most spectacular mountain landscapes in North America. Readers are guided to 69 hikes and climbs up California's highest and most beautiful peaks. While there are some technical climbs, most of these summits can be reached without the use of specialized climbing or mountaineering equipment. Find the best routes up California's mountains with this authoritative, illustrated guide.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780762722105
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 03/06/2003
Series: Climbing Mountains Series
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 6.02(w) x 9.05(h) x 0.42(d)

About the Author

Jay Anderson has been rock climbing and mountaineering for more than thirty years. He lived for twenty in California and currently resides in Vail, Colorado.

Table of Contents

Picking the Peaks1
Rewards of the Climb3
Guides and Climbing Clubs5
Safety in the Mountains5
Essential Equipment7
How to Use This Guide9
Map Legend10
Northern California11
1.Mount Shasta11
2.Castle Dome14
3.Mount Lassen16
4.Eureka Peak18
5.Sierra Buttes21
Lake Tahoe Area24
6.Castle Peak24
7.Pacific Crest Trail Traverse26
8.Mount Tallac29
9.Mount Rose32
10.Freel Peak34
11.Jobs Peak37
12.Jobs Sister40
Yosemite National Park41
13.Matterhorn Peak41
14.Mount Conness43
15.Mount Dana46
16.Amelia Earhart Peak48
17.Mount Lyell50
18.Mount Maclure52
19.Cathedral Peak54
20.Clouds Rest56
21.Half Dome60
High Sierra64
22.Mammoth Mountain64
23.Mount Ritter66
24.Banner Peak68
25.Mount Morrison70
26.Mount Starr72
27.Mount Morgan74
28.Mount Mills77
29.Mount Abbot77
30.Mount Dade80
31.Mount Tom82
32.Basin Mountain84
33.Mount Emerson86
34.Mount Lamarck88
35.Mount Darwin90
36.Hurd Peak92
37.Mount Gayley94
38.Split Mountain96
39.Mount Prater98
40.Birch Mountain98
41.Mount Tinemaha101
Mount Whitney Area104
42.Kearsage Peak104
43.Mount Williamson107
44.Mount Tyndall109
45.Mount Whitney111
46.Mount Muir115
47.Mount Russell115
48.Lone Pine Peak118
49.Mount LeConte120
50.Mount Mallory122
51.Mount Irvine124
52.Mount Langley126
53.Cirque Peak128
54.Olancha Peak130
West of the Sierra Crest133
55.Fresno Dome133
56.Sawtooth Peak135
57.Needham Mountain137
58.Mineral Peak140
White Mountains and Death Valley141
59.White Mountain Peak141
60.Waucoba Mountain143
61.Squaw Peak147
62.Wildrose Peak147
63.Telescope Peak151
Southern California153
64.Mount Baden-Powell153
65.Mount San Antonio155
66.San Jacinto Peak158
67.San Gorgonio Mountain160
68.Clark Mountain162
San Francisco Area164
69.Mount Diablo164
Peaks at a Glance167

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