Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park

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Virtually every single trail in Yosemite National Park is described in this classic guidebook, together with the scenery and natural history found along each trail. View the soaring granite cliffs and waterfalls of Yosemite Valley, or take in the breathtaking vista from Glacier Point. Explore the impressive groves of giant sequoias and hike the spectacular, glacier-carved backcountry. The major trails leading into the park are also described in equal detaila€”trails in the Emigrant, Hoover, and Ansel Adams wildernesses. Also included is the most up-to-date, topographic map available of Yosemite and vicinity, showing over 1000 miles of trails, all of them personally hiked by the author or his assistant.A Complete Hikers Guide Jeffrey P. Schaffer. California Falls from the poola#39;s outlet, where the Tuolumne River plunges over a brink. ... On the slabs the falls descend, use extreme caution even where the rock is dry. ... valley, into which only a minimal amount of talus has fallen in about the last 15, 000 years, the time when the last glacier a€” about 4000 feet thick at its maximum a€” retreated up this canyon.

Title:Yosemite National Park
Author:Jeffrey P. Schaffer
Publisher:Wilderness Press - 2006-06-06


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