Hiking Sequoia And Kings Canyon National Parks

Author: Laurel Scheidt
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493023039
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, situated in California's rugged Sierra Nevada, boast some of the most spectacular landscapes on the continent: towering groves of giant sequoia trees, crystalline trout rivers, jagged peaks and alpine meadows, and Mount Whitney, the highest mountain in the lower 48. Discover over 80 of the best hikes in the parks, from easy day hikes to challenging backpacking trips, accompanied by colorful photos and trail maps. This book is a personal guide to the wonders of the California Sierra.

Day Hikes In Sequoia And Kings Canyon National Parks

Author: Robert Stone
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781573420303
Size: 73.42 MB
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks must be experienced on foot- only then can you come face-to-face with the grandeur of the incredible scenery. Day Hikes in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks is a clear, concise guide to 61 of the most rewarding day hikes in these two parks. (The parks are adjacent without a noticeable boundary between them.) These hikes will introduce you to the giant sequoias, the world's largest living organisms, and some of the most impressive canyons, rock formations, and panoramic overlooks found anywhere. Highlights include valleys with towering canyon walls and granite monoliths, verdant alpine meadows fringed with giant sequoias, cascading creeks and waterfalls, and phenomenal views. Hikes range from easy to moderately strenuous, accommodating every level of experience. Each hike includes a summary of its highlights, a map, and clear driving and hiking directions.

Sequoia And Kings Canyon National Parks

Author: Mike White
Publisher: Wilderness Press
ISBN: 0899976735
Size: 60.15 MB
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The southern High Sierra, including Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks and the surrounding John Muir, Jennie Lakes, and Monarch Wildernesses, is one of the most magnificent natural areas in the world. Blessed with the largest trees on earth (giant sequoias), one of the deepest canyons in North America (Kings Canyon), and the highest mountain in the continental U.S. (Mt. Whitney), the greater Sequoia-Kings Canyon region offers unparalleled mountain majesty. Along with such superlatives, hundreds of miles of trail provides access to a boundless number of high mountain lakes, wildflower-covered meadows, cascading streams, deep forests, and craggy peaks. Mike White's guide is the only comprehensive guide to this portion of John Muir's Range of Light.

Hiking Sequoia And Kings Canyon National Parks 2nd

Author: Laurel Scheidt
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762797142
Size: 23.44 MB
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, situated in California's rugged Sierra Nevada, boast some of the most spectacular landscapes on the continent: towering groves of giant sequoia trees, crystalline trout rivers, jagged peaks and alpine meadows, and Mount Whitney, the highest mountain in the lower 48. Discover over 80 of the best hikes in the parks, from easy day hikes to challenging backpacking trips, accompanied by colorful photos and trail maps. This book is a personal guide to the wonders of the California Sierra.

50 Best Short Hikes In Yosemite And Sequoia Kings Canyon

Author: John Krist
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780899971322
Size: 70.40 MB
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A guide for families and other busy people who want to explore the Sierra Nevada's three national parks on foot, but don't have the time for a multi-day backpacking trip. Includes information on park facilities and accommodations, and tips for hiking with children. Each hike description lists mileage, difficulty, elevation gain and a "child rating," indicating the age range for which the trail is best suited. Custom maps show all the routes.

Top Trails Sequoia And Kings Canyon National Parks

Author: Mike White
Publisher: Wilderness Press
ISBN: 0899978061
Size: 61.69 MB
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The southern High Sierra, including Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks and the surrounding John Muir, Jennie Lakes, and Monarch Wildernesses, is one of the most magnificent natural areas in the world. Blessed with the largest trees on Earth (giant sequoias), one of the deepest canyons in North America (Kings Canyon), and the highest mountain in the continental U.S. (Mt. Whitney), the greater Sequoia-Kings Canyon region offers unparalleled mountain majesty. Along with such superlatives, hundreds of miles of trails provides access to a boundless number of high mountain lakes, wildflower-covered meadows, cascading streams, deep forests, and craggy peaks. Mike White's Top Trails: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks guide presents the best curated selection of trips suitable for varied skill-level to this portion of John Muir's Range of Light.

Best Easy Day Hikes Yosemite National Park

Author: Suzanne Swedo
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762762209
Size: 42.50 MB
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Sampling twenty-four of the most scenic and least physically challenging trails within the park, this guide features spectacular hikes accessible by paved road, and none is difficult to find. This indispensable guide provides accurate hike descriptions, easy-to-follow maps, and concise trail information for the author's favorite trails. With hikes varying from half-hour strolls to full-day adventures, it has something for everyone.

Yosemite Sequoia Kings Canyon National Parks

Author: Danny Palmerlee
Publisher: Lonely Planet
ISBN: 1741045592
Size: 63.50 MB
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SUPERANNO Newly formatted, Lonely Planet's national park guides feature a new structure with colored thumb tabs for easy navigation as well as easy to use two-color topographical walking maps. This edition contains a dedicated chapter on Kids & Pets as well as family-oriented hiking options. Also contains more hiking, driving, and cycling tours and maps than the previous edition.

Moon Yosemite Sequoia Kings Canyon

Author: Ann Marie Brown
Publisher: Moon Travel
ISBN: 1631214780
Size: 61.43 MB
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Find Your Adventure Travel writer and outdoorswoman Ann Marie Brown shares her expert perspective on Yosemite, Sequoia, and Kings Canyon National Parks, guiding you on a memorable and unique experience. Whether you're hiking through Tuolumne Meadows, horseback riding in Wawona, or buying shower time at local campgrounds, Moon Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon has activities for every traveler. With itineraries like “Escape the Crowds,” “One Day in Yosemite,” and “A Winter Weekend,” expertly crafted maps, gorgeous photos, and Ann Marie's trustworthy advice, Moon Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon provides the tools for planning your perfect trip! Moon Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon covers can't-miss sights and the best destinations including: Wawona and Glacier Point Tioga Pass and Tuolumne Meadows Hetch Hetchy The Eastern Sierra