Sierra Crossing: The epic trek you can do in a week

Sierra Crossing: The epic trek you can do in a week

by Tom Stienstra, MIchael Furniss

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BN ID: 2940014455244
Publisher: Wild Earth Press
Publication date: 02/13/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 10 MB

About the Author

Tom Stienstra is the outdoors columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle, which also publishes his work at, and the author of the nation’s best-selling outdoor guidebooks.
Stienstra loves to explore, hike, boat, fish, camp, stalk wildlife, bike and fly. He’s hiked 25,000 miles, climbed the West’s highest mountains, caught the world’s fightingest fish and led hundreds of expeditions. He is also a pilot with 1,500 hours and is certified to fly complex, high-power aircraft.
He has twice won the President’s Award by the Outdoor Writers Association of America as national outdoor writer of the year, was awarded as the nation’s Backcountry Sportsman of the Year, won first place for best outdoors column in America, and most recently in 2011, best outdoor feature image in America.

Michael J. Furniss is a wilderness explorer, photographer and natural scientist who has captured the wilder side of life with his daily work for 35 years. He has hiked much of the Pacific Crest Trail in the Sierra Nevada, Northern California, and explored across the Pacific Northwest. He has climbed landmark peaks, including Mount Shasta and Mount St. Helens, as well as lesser-known yet spectacular summits, such as Preston Peak in the Siskiyou Wilderness; as well as a great many giant landslides and river gorges. As a photographer, he has specialized in capturing wilderness settings, watersheds and the outdoor experience. He was the photographer for the award-winning newspaper series on the Pacific Crest Trail.

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