The Rough Guide To Yosemite Sequoia Kings Canyon

Author: Rough Guides
Publisher: Rough Guides UK
ISBN: 184836900X
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The Rough Guide to Yosemite, Sequoia and Kings Canyon is the ultimate travel guide to three of the USA's best national parks. Discover America's highest waterfalls, Yosemite's lushest meadows and near vertical cliffs such as El Capitan and Half Dome. Find information on the world's largest trees in Sequoia National Park, along with black bears and fine limestone caves in Kings Canyon. Get practical advice on the best hikes, most comfortable camping spots, the finest hotels and great places for a rowdy beer. Full colour sections cover horse riding, snow shoeing and rafting as well as wild animals like bears, marmots and mule deer. Explore every corner of Yosemite, Sequoia and Kings Canyon with clear and accurate maps that will ensure you won't miss a gorgeous vista or wonderful campsite. Make the most of your time on earth with The Rough Guide to Yosemite, Sequoia and Kings Canyon.

The Rough Guide To Yosemite National Park

Author: Paul Whitfield
Publisher: Rough Guides Limited
ISBN: 9781858283937
Size: 52.29 MB
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A travel guidebook to Yosemite National Park. Recommends accommodations, restaurants and attractions for various budgets.

Best Easy Day Hikes Sequoia And Kings Canyon National Parks

Author: Laurel Scheidt
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762767588
Size: 59.58 MB
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This handy pocket guide provides maps and detailed descriptions of the best day hiking trails in California's popular Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks.

Alaska

Author: Paul Whitfield
Publisher: Rough Guides
ISBN: 9781843532583
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The Rough Guide to Alaska is the indispensable guidebook to one of the world''s greatest adventure destinations. The Rough Guide will ensure the reader gets the most from their time in this extraordinary region. The opening pages feature a full-colour introduction to Alaska''s highlights, with inspirational photography of the stunning sights and activities on offer, from viewing the ethereal glow of the Northern Lights to cruising the epic highways. There are evocative accounts of the state''s vast wilderness, from the majestic peak of Denali to the glaciers of Prince William Sound, and lively reports on Anchorage, Fairbanks, and all Alaska''s rough-hewn towns. There is also expert advice on the multitude of outdoor activities, such as hiking, mountain biking, rafting, fishing and kayaking plus lesser known activities such as panning for gold or riding a husky sled.

The Rough Guide To California

Author: Rough Guides
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 140538302X
Size: 60.35 MB
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The Rough Guide to California is the ultimate guide to the USA’s most exciting and varied state. It is packed with incisive comment on everything from LA’s political scandals and Hollywood hype to San Francisco’s Beat poet hangouts and Yosemite’s sheer rock walls. Find up-to-date listings of the best places to stay, from off-the-beaten-track campgrounds and budget hostels to swanky resorts and chic urban hideaways. Detailed maps will guide you to the best restaurants, cutting-edge clubs and chilled muso haunts. The Rough Guide to California also includes three full-colour sections covering the state’s unmatched influence on American music, its remarkable array of food and wine, and on getting the most from California’s wonderful backcountry – hiking, skiing, rock climbing and surfing. Make the most of your holiday with The Rough Guide to California.

Lonely Planet Yosemite Sequoia Kings Canyon National Parks

Author: Lonely Planet
Publisher: Lonely Planet
ISBN: 1760341347
Size: 78.59 MB
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# 1 best-selling guide to Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks* Lonely Planet Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Go fishing in Yosemite Valley; canoeing and kayaking in Mammoth Lakes, or horseback riding in King's Canyon; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks and begin your journey now! Inside the Lonely Planet Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks Travel Guide: User-friendly highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices, emergency information, park seasonality, hiking trail junctions, viewpoints, landscapes, elevations, distances, difficulty levels, and durations Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, camping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, summer and winter activities, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Contextual insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, geology, wildlife, conservation Over 42 full-color trail and park maps and full-color images throughout Useful features - Travel with Children, Clothing and Equipment, and Day and Overnight Hikes Covers Yosemite National Park, Sequoia National Park, Kings Canyon National Park, King's Canyon Point, Badger Pass, Wawona, Tuolumne Meadows, Hetch Hetchy, Sierra National Forest and more eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices and smartphones) Downloadable PDF and offline maps prevent roaming and data charges Effortlessly navigate and jump between maps and reviews Add notes to personalize your guidebook experience Seamlessly flip between pages Bookmarks and speedy search capabilities get you to key pages in a flash Embedded links to recommendations' websites Zoom-in maps and images Inbuilt dictionary for quick referencing The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks, our most comprehensive guide to these parks, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled. Looking to visit more national parks? Check out USA's National Parks, a new full-color guide that covers all 59 of the USA's national parks. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves. TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards winner in Favorite Travel Guide category for 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. *Best-selling guide to Yosemite, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. Source: Nielsen BookScan. Australia, UK and USA

Lonely Planet Yosemite Sequoia Kings Canyon National Parks

Author: Lonely Planet
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781742207445
Size: 68.86 MB
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New design focuses on hikes, driving and cycling tours Itineraries for anything from a one day to two week adventure Full-colour maps & images throughout, including a full-colour wildlife feature

The Mountains Of California

Author: John Muir
Publisher:
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Famed naturalist John Muir (1838-1914) came to Wisconsin as a boy and studied at the University of Wisconsin. He first came to California in 1868 and devoted six years to the study of the Yosemite Valley. After work in Nevada, Utah, and Colorado, he returned to California in 1880 and made the state his home. One of the heroes of America's conservation movement, Muir deserves much of the credit for making the Yosemite Valley a protected national park and for alerting Americans to the need to protect this and other natural wonders. The mountains of California (1894) is his book length tribute to the beauties of the Sierras. He recounts not only his own journeys by foot through the mountains, glaciers, forests, and valleys, but also the geological and natural history of the region, ranging from the history of glaciers, the patterns of tree growth, and the daily life of animals and insects. While Yosemite naturally receives great attention, Muir also expounds on less well known beauty spots.

Mountains Of Light

Author: R. Mark Liebenow
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 0803240481
Size: 76.25 MB
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The environment may surround us, but when that environment is a natural wonder like Yosemite National Park, it also reaches what’s inside us. For Mark Liebenow, Yosemite did just that, and did so when he needed it most. In Mountains of Light, winner of the River Teeth Literary Nonfiction Prize, Liebenow takes us deep into the heart of this wilderness, introducing us to its grand and subtle marvels—and to the observations, reflections, and insights its scenery evokes. Acting as our guide, Liebenow calls on the spirit and legacy of naturalist John Muir to rediscover nature and recover his own exuberance for life. Whether celebrating the giant sequoias, massive granite mountains, and wild, untamed rivers, or losing himself on an unmarked trail, Liebenow is always accompanied by thoughts of his wife of eighteen years, whose recent and sudden death tempers and informs his journey. Interwoven with his experiences are the stories of the Native Americans who lived in the valley for thousands of years and of the early settlers who followed. Melding documentary with introspection, environmental reportage with a search for meaning, Liebenow’s work draws on the lore of geology, botany, biology, and history to show how each aspect of the environment is connected to the rest. Watch the Mountains of Light book trailer on YouTube.

Explorer S Guide Yosemite The Southern Sierra Nevada Includes Mammoth Lakes Sequoia Kings Canyon Death Valley A Great Destination Second Edition

Author: David T. Page
Publisher: The Countryman Press
ISBN: 1581578806
Size: 49.10 MB
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Awarded the 2009 Bronze Medal in the Society of American Travel Writers Foundation's annual Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Competition: "Whether you want to stand on a glacier or have a beer with local bikers, this is the definitive (as well as wonderfully eccentric) guide to the immensity of the southern Sierra and Owens Valley. John Muir would be pleased."—Mike Davis, author of City of Quartz and Ecology of Fear The only complete guide to California’s southern Sierra Nevada—some of the most stunning wilderness in North America—is better than ever in this revised, updated edition. Detailed reviews of lodging, dining, and recreation, plus outfitters, campsites, trails, and points of historic and cultural interest.