The High Sierra

It may be hazy, perhaps due to a storm pushing air pollution into the High Sierra from the Central Valley. High cirrus clouds (especially those with mares' tails) may mean that the weather is changing. Rings around the sun and/or moon ...

The High Sierra

This new edition of the only guide to detail all the known routes on 570 peaks in the Sierra is completely reorganized to be even more user friendly and includes more than 100 new routes, route variations and winter ascents.The most popular guidebook to the magnificent Sierra mountains has been expanded and improved. There is 30 percent new content in this edition, including new route descriptions, additional peaks described, more historical information, and GPS-enabled driving directions. The content has also been completely rearranged to keep roads and trails, and passes and peaks together, making the book easier to use. Four of the 30 maps have been revised."The Sierra climbing bible" (The Los Angeles Times)"The best field guide to the region." (Men's Journal)"The guide to the Sierra nevada high country." (Climbing magazine)

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The High Sierra
Language: en
Pages: 501
Authors: R. J. Secor
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: The Mountaineers Books

This new edition of the only guide to detail all the known routes on 570 peaks in the Sierra is completely reorganized to be even more user friendly and includes more than 100 new routes, route variations and winter ascents.The most popular guidebook to the magnificent Sierra mountains has been
The High Sierra
Language: en
Pages: 560
Authors: Kim Stanley Robinson
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-05-10 - Publisher: Hachette UK

A “sublime” and “radically original” exploration of the Sierra Nevadas, the best mountains on Earth for hiking and camping, from New York Times bestselling novelist Kim Stanley Robinson (Bill McKibben, Gary Snyder). Kim Stanley Robinson first ventured into the Sierra Nevada mountains during the summer of 1973. He returned from
Hiking the High Sierra
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Branch Whitney
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-04 - Publisher: Huntington Press Inc

Hiking the High Sierra provides recommendations for, descriptions of, and directions to some of the best scrambles in the High Sierra. Included are the best of the classic California 14ers and scrambles to awesome and little-known summits. From the highest point in the continental United States and the ultra-hardcore Badwater
A Summer in the High Sierra
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Laurence Brauer
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-09-15 - Publisher: Half Meadow Press

A Summer in the High Sierra is based on Laurence Brauer's journal of a 38-day solo round trip backpacking through the timberline country from Yosemite to Kings Canyon. Traveling outside cultural and religious doctrines, Brauer examines the assumptions of human societies and find that neither the rational deconstructions of science
Wildflowers of the High Sierra and John Muir Trail
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Elizabeth Wenk
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-19 - Publisher: Wilderness Press

This new book by Sierra expert Elizabeth Wenk includes photos and descriptions of approximately 300 species of wildflowers and flowering shrubs in the High Sierra. Focused on areas above 8,000 feet in elevation from Yosemite south through the Whitney Region, by restricting the collection of species to higher elevations, the