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Best Short Hikes in California's Northern Sierra: A Guide to Day Hikes Near Campgrounds
If your definition of "hike" is a grueling, 15-mile uphill march in a 40-pound pack, this isn't the book for you. But if the thought of meandering (with or without the kids) through some of California's most beautiful mountain country sounds appealing, then peruse the tantalizing options in this edition of Best Short Hikes. The authors offer a short introduction orienting ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published September 28th 1990 by Mountaineers Books
(first published September 1990)
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The area covered by this book includes some of the most incredible scenery in the Western United States! And it also contains some of my most favorite backpacking haunts such as Vernal & Nevada Falls and Saddlebag Lake in Yosemite; Giant Jeffrey Walk (good for Northern Goshawks!) and Sardine Falls near Sonora Pass, and Eagle, Velma, Loch Leven and Dardanelles Lakes in the Lake Tahoe area. These are just a few of my favorites!