Hiker's Guide to the High Sierra Yosemite: The Valley and Surrounding Uplands

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Wilderness Press, Apr 15, 2006 - Travel - 126 pages
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This compact guide to El Capitan, Half Dome, Glacier Point, and Yosemite National Park's famous waterfalls is packed with the park's 25 best dayhikes and 5 top backpacking trips, plus a handy 4-color fold-out topographic map. In this book, author Jeffrey P. Schaffer has put together his favorite trips from his longtime classic and Yosemite "bible," Yosemite National Park. First published in 1969, the newly updated seventh edition of Hiker's Guide Yosemite gives hikers detailed route descriptions; accurate information on permits, camping, lodging, and supplies; expert advice on dealing with bugs, bear, and unpredictable weather; and fascinating details about the geology, flora, and fauna of one of America's most popular national parks.

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Schaffer made his first backpacking trip in 1962 at age 19. He has taught geology and geography at Napa Valley College.

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