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4 edition of Yosemite: Hiker"s Guide to the High Sierra found in the catalog.

Yosemite: Hiker"s Guide to the High Sierra

The Valley and Surrounding Uplands (High Sierra Hiking Guide)

by Jeffrey P. Schaffer

  • 189 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Wilderness Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States - Pacific - California,
  • Travel - United States,
  • Travel,
  • Hiking,
  • United States - West - Mountain (General)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages90
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8277190M
    ISBN 100899973191
    ISBN 109780899973197
    OCLC/WorldCa52095517

    Merced Lake. The original High Camp at Yosemite, Merced Lake was established in , and is the most remote of the High Camps. Located near Merced Lake, hikers tend to stay awhile and enjoy swimming, fishing and restful days along its :// Picture alpine meadows, high altitude lakes, and granite domes; this is Yosemite National Park, the second oldest national park in the U.S and one of the most beautiful places on our planet. Nearly four million people visit this park a year and although many come

    Lace up your boots and wander trails to the summits of lofty domes and granite-backed lakes. Book in advance to join a multiday trekking trip through this alpine region and enjoy great meals and a comfy bunk at the famed High Sierra Camps. For unforgettable snowy beauty, visit Yosemite during the park’s quietest season from November to :// Mountaineering and rock climbing guide to the peaks of the Sierra Nevada, California written in by the Sierra Club. Out-of-date, but useful historical information. A Climber's Guide to the High Sierra (), “Yosemite Valley,” edited by Hervey

    Good guide book for Yosemite National Park. It covers a lot of info but does not do sample daily trip plans for a one-two-three day visits and does not cover much about hotels outside the park. I rated it 4 stars because it is not as comprehensive as my Yellowstone Treasures by  › Travel & Holiday › Specialty Travel › Ecotourism.   Hiking classic Lake Tahoe to Yosemite Trail route. Current status of unmaintained sections. Alternative backpacking routes avoiding unmaintained sections. TYT trail guide information, topo hiking maps, miles, elevations, images and :// ///Meeks_to_Echo_Summit/


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Yosemite: Hiker"s Guide to the High Sierra by Jeffrey P. Schaffer Download PDF EPUB FB2

The 7th edition of this book, like its predecessors, is essentially a guide to the Valley and southern half of Yosemite National Park. Originally conceived as a hiking resource for the old 15' topo maps of the Sierras, this book offers 25 fabulous dayhikes which range from 1 to  › Books › Travel › United States.

Hiker's Guide to the High Sierra: Yosemite, 7ed This compact guide to El Capitan, Half Dome, Glacier Point, and Yosemite National Park’s famous waterfalls is packed with the park’s 25 best dayhikes and 5 top backpacking trips, plus a handy four-color, fold-out topographic map (the updated minute Yosemite quad)?productid=   It's a small, compact book that covers all the trails and trailheads in a popular area in the High Sierra.

In each guide there is a minimum of miles of trail described. Their compact size (4 ½" x 8") makes them easy to carry. If you're going backpacking, each guide covers the amount of area you're likely to venture through on a backpacking  › Books › Travel › United States.

The Guide covers the High Sierra Region from Bond Pass on the northern boundary of Yosemite National Park to Army Pass south of Mount Whitney. Included are rock climbs of the famous Yosemite Valley, which has attracted devotees for over twenty years.

But many peaks of the High Sierra can be climbed by hikers without technical skill, and the   Few national parks loom quite as large as Yosemite National Park.

Located in the High Sierra of Northern California, Yosemite is one of the country’s oldest and most visited national ://   Wilderness Press books authored or coauthored by Jeff include Hiker's Guide to the High Sierra: Yosemite, The Pacific Crest Trail: Southern California, The Pacific Crest Trail: Northern California, The Pacific Crest Trail, Vol.

2: Oregon and Washington, Desolation Wilderness and the South Lake Tahoe Basin, The Tahoe Sierra, and The Geomorphic  › Books › Travel › United States. SuperTopo High Sierra Climbing. This is the exception to my complaint above. It has a nice selection of routes, some quality photos, and, yes information on how long you should expect to take for the approach and the route.

Moynier and Fiddler Climbing California's High Sierra is the classic and somewhat improved in the second edition. There's THE YOSEMITE GUIDE-BOOK by Josiah D.

Whitney () CHAPTER IV. THE HIGH SIERRA. [additional material from The Yosemite Guide-Book ()]. [Editors Note: The following text did not appear in the original edition of The Yosemite was appended to the end of Chapter 4 in the next edition, The Yosemite Guide-Book ().

This additional material covers further explorations the   For me it was Yosemite’s High Sierra Loop. To celebrate the th anniversary of the Yosemite Grant Act, I want to share my favorite trip to Yosemite National Park. In JulyI hiked 54 miles in seven days (one was a rest day) through some of the best of Yosemite’s high country.

Yosemite’s High Country   The National Parks and National Forests should be leading the way in suggesting hikers to try out a variety of long distance Sierra trails.

The best documented + mile alternate Sierra trail is the Theodore Solomons Trail but it is not documented on any Tom Harrison, nor any other map. You have to obtain an out of print book since ?start=30&t= 4. High Sierra Loop. If you love exploring impressive peaks then this route is for you.

Explore Yosemite’s high points in this High Sierra Loop. You’ll start in the flower-laden Tuolumne Meadows and climb into the Cathedral Range, pass various alpine lakes, traverse the famous John Muir and Pacific Crest Trails in For extended backpacking trips, the High Sierra Camps provide tent cabins and food—letting you carry a significantly lighter backpack on your journey.

Guided Custom Hikes For a truly personalized hiking experience, hire a private hiking guide to design a hike specifically tuned to Virtually every single trail in Yosemite National Park is described in this classic guidebook, together with the scenery and natural history found along each trail.

View the soaring granite cliffs and waterfalls of Yosemite Valley, or take in the breathtaking vista from Glacier Point. Explore the impressive groves of giant sequoias and hike the spectacular, glacier-carved ://?id=Z4fSi0EjFHoC. THE YOSEMITE BOOK by Josiah D.

Whitney () CHAPTER IV. THE HIGH SIERRA. Having, in the last chapter, given as full a description of the Yosemite Valley as our space will permit, we proceed next to call the reader’s attention to the higher region of the Sierra Nevada, the Alps of California, as the upper portion of this great chain of mountains is sometimes called; this region we designate   The Sierra High Route is one of the most spectacular and challenging treks in North America.

Stretching approximately miles ( km) north to south through the Sierra Nevada, it is a largely off-trail affair that stays between 9, ft (2, m) ft ( m) for most of its rugged ://   THE HIGH SIERRA, subtitled "Peaks ~ Passes ~ Trails", is a prodigious and information-jammed book to which I'm awarding five stars even though its usefulness to me is not what I expected and will be minimal, a fact that would otherwise cause me to award two or three  › Books › Travel › Specialty Travel.

The High Sierra Camps are a series of alpine retreats that include tent cabins and a dining hall. So, you can pack your day pack, and travel between them at your leisure. Julie and her family visited three of the camps several years ago, and still relish in the memories of their trip adventures. Photographing Yosemite El Capitan and the Merced The Yosemite High Route Guide is a digital product.

With a decent internet connection, the entire MB package can be easily downloaded. The files have been compressed into a single zipped file and must be extracted using standard Windows or Apple software before ://   Yosemite Valley Lodge, The Majestic Yosemite Hotel, Yosemite High Sierra Bed &Breakfast, Upper Pines Campground, Tamarack Flat Campground.

Pohono Trail Pro Tips. This is a strenuous hike and does include climbing. You need sufficient experience, proper hiking boots, and hydration to complete this :// High Sierra. Above Yosemite Valley lies the High Sierra, a stunning alpine wilderness of shimmering lakes, snow-capped peaks and oceans of sparkling granite.

Reached via Tioga Road — the only east/west road that crosses the park — the High Sierra is an outdoor paradise for hikers, backpackers and rock ://.

Voge's passion was the Sierra Nevada where he made 35 first ascents. He was auth or of “Climber's Guide to the High Sierra.” Voge was born in Zurich, Switzerland to American parents. After receiving his B.S. and Phd. from University of California at Berkeley, he was a Seasonal Itineraries No matter the season, we have the perfect itinerary for your next visit to Yosemite National Park.

Yosemite in the spring is a sight to see, the snow begins to melt and Yosemite's famous waterfalls begin to show off their ://The guide for the Yosemite High route is about 80 or 90% done. The only missing piece is a route description for the core route from the triple divide fork of the Merced back to Tuolumne Meadows.

The map set is entirely done, including annotations. All of the data sheets are done as well, giving mileage and vertical between key ://