Desert Summits: A Climbing & Hiking Guide to California and Southern Nevada

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Spotted Dog Press, 2000 - Travel - 416 pages
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The definitive guide to more than 300 of the most remote and diverse desert mountains in Anza-Borrego, Death Valley, Red Rock, Spring Mountains, Toiyabe Forest, and more! Complete with tips, directions, descriptions, 18 maps, and over 130 photos.

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User Review  - EnriqueFreeque - LibraryThing

Excellent source of destinations for planning desert adventures. Not as detailed with the maps and route-finding as I would like, but combined with a USGS topo, works fine. Like his reverance for Walt ... Read full review


A Place of Inspiration
Preparing for the Desert
The Mono Peaks

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About the author (2000)

Andy Zdon climbed his first desert peak, Telescope, in the winter of 1981, and has been climbing desert peaks ever since. His work as a hydrogeologist has taken him to many of the desert locations described in this book, including the Inyo Mountains, Providence Mountains, New York Mountains, Lanfair Valley, and the Lower Virgin River Valley. A graduate in geology of Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona, Andy is a passionate collector of books on mountaineering and the history of the desert southwest. Andy lives and works in the Owens Valley.

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