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* 20 treks (multi-day outings 30-90 miles in length)
* Includes daily itineraries with camping options so you can choose your pace
* Remote forays into Yosemite, Sequoia, and Kings Canyon National Parks
* All in color: photography, maps, charts, and elevation profiles
From the wild and rugged Lost Coast south of Eureka to the lofty summit of Mount Whitney, from the little- ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published October 1st 2004 by Mountaineers Books
(first published September 2004)
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20140807 ◊ A solid go-to guide for backpacking inspiration in California. I especially appreciated the practical information summaries listed for every hike (trailhead, jurisdiction, directions, map, logistics, best season, etc.) Also helpful are the charts listing all of the suggested trips by length, difficulty level, approximate duration, etc. After photocopying the section on the Rae Lakes loop to take with us this summer, my husband and I found the day-by-day trail descriptions to be severe ...more
I have hiked and backpacked in the Sierras for 60 years. I have visited more than half of the areas covered by this book. For me, this is the finest guide I have ever seen (I grew up relying on Starr's Guide to the John Muir Trail). Not only are his descriptions very accurate, but his suggested routes comport precisely with my own experiences. He provides an incredible amount of information is in a very efficient format. I was surprised how much I learned just skimming the book. If I had to pick ...more