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John Muir Trail: The Essential Guide to Hiking America's Most Famous Trail
Elizabeth Wenk

Wilderness Press, 2014

Elizabeth Wenk's authoritative guide describes the 212-mile John Muir Trail, running from Yosemite Valley to the summit of Mt. Whitney. John Muir Trail provides all the necessary planning information, including up-to-date details on wilderness and permit regulations, food resupplies, trailhead amenities, and travel from nearby cities. Useful essentials are updated GPS coordinates and maps for prominent campsites (along with an updated list of ...
  
  











  



  
Top Trails: Yosemite: Must-Do Hikes for Everyone (Top Trails: Must-Do Hikes)
Jeffrey P. Schaffer

Wilderness Press, 2007

Jeffrey Schaffer has selected 46 “must-do” Yosemite hikes. Whether you’re looking for a scenic stroll, a full-day adventure, or even a spectacular backpacking trip, you’ll find it here. And with at-a-glance information for each hike, visitors can determine which hikes are most suitable to their skills, schedules, and preferences. Books in the affordable and easy-to-use Top Trails series feature elevation profiles, detailed maps, driving ...
  
  











  



  
Hiking Death Valley: A Guide to Its Natural Wonders and Mining Past

Wilderness Press, 2004

Minimal shelfwear. No markings. Pages are clean and bright. Binding is tight.
  
  











  



  
John Muir Trail Data Book
Elizabeth Wenk

Wilderness Press, 2014

A derivative of the comprehensive John Muir Trail by Sierra expert Elizabeth Wenk, this data book is perfect for the weight-conscious hiker. A brief introductory section provides planning data, including information on permits, trailhead transport, and food resupplies. This is followed by on-the-trail information, including custom-made topo maps, elevation profiles, data tables, and labeled panoramas from prominent passes. There are tables for ...
  
  











  



  
Pacific Crest Trail: Oregon and Washington
Jeffrey P. Schaffer, Andy Selters

Wilderness Press, 2004

Stretching over 2600 miles from the Mexican to the Canadian border, the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) passes through some of the most breathtaking scenery in the U.S. Each year hundreds of hikers attempt to complete the entire trail while thousands of others take it in smaller sections. Designed for thru hikers, section hikers, and day hikers it describes the official route, occasional alternate routes, side trips, and resupply points. The new ...
  
  











  



  
Fixing Your Feet: Prevention and Treatments for Athletes
John Vonhof

Wilderness Press, 2011

Foot pain and injuries can thwart even the most experienced athletes. Foot expert John Vonhof discredits the conventional wisdom of "no pain, no gain," teaching instead how the interplay of anatomy, biomechanics, and footwear can lead to happy or hurting feet. With a focus on individual and team care, this fifth edition covers everything that an active person needs for immediate and long-term foot care solutions. Vonhof's advice comes not only ...
  
  











  



  
Pacific Crest Trail Data Book: Mileages, Landmarks, Facilities, Resupply Data, and Essential Trail ...
Benedict Go

Wilderness Press, 2013

The essential, cut-to-the-chase handbook to the Pacific Crest Trail, based on the comprehensive Wilderness Press guidebooks to the PCT, has been completely updated. Packed with trail-tested features, it’s useful both on and off the trail, covering pre-trip planning for resupply stops, how to set daily on-the-trail mileage goals by knowing trail gradient and the locations of campsites, water sources, and facilities, and how to easily calculate ...
  
  











  



  
Pacific Crest Trail: Southern California
Ben Schirfin, Jeffrey P. Schaffer, ...

Wilderness Press, 2003

This comprehensive guide provides in-depth coverage of the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) from the Mexican border to Tuolumne Meadows in Yosemite National Park. Plan day hikes, weekend backpacks, or an extended thru-hike adventure with this indispensable resource.Our PCT gurus supply maps, photos, resupply access routes, side trips, and updated trail data. Learn about rocks, plants, animals, and human history along the trail. Plan for, trouble-shoot, ...
  
  











  



  
Pacific Crest Trail: Northern California
Jeffrey P. Schaffer

Wilderness Press, 2003

This comprehensive guide provides in-depth coverage of the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) from the Tuolumne Meadows in Yosemite National Park to the Oregon border. Plan day hikes, weekend backpacks, or an extended thru-hike adventure with this indispensible guidebook.This book helps you locate the PCT and and side-trips, find water sources, and access supply routes. Jeffery P. Schaffer also describes the rich geological and natural history fo these ...
  
  











  



  
50 Best Short Hikes in Utah's National Parks
Greg Witt

Wilderness Press, 2014

Utah’s five national parks—Arches, Bryce, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, and Zion—hold some of the most awe-inspiring geology on the planet. Each park offers visitors the dramatic scenery that invites exploration and discovery. In 50 Best Short Hikes in Utah’s National Parks , veteran hiking guide Greg Witt shares the best routes in each park, hikes that are both “must see” and accessible. Park visitors who are short on time will find ...
  
  











  



  
MAP Californias Lost Coast Rec (Wilderness Press Maps)
Wilderness Press

Wilderness Press, 2004

Covers King Range National Conservation Area and Sinkyone Wilderness State Park. Shows all roads, trails, camps, creeks, and locked gates in the area, and includes driving directions, trail mileages, campground details, precautions, and regulation. This new edition highlights the best day hikes in the King Range and Sinkyone Wilderness.
  
  











  



  
Day and Section Hikes Pacific Crest Trail: Oregon (Day & Section Hikes)
Paul Gerald

Wilderness Press, 2012

The Pacific Crest Trail was designated as one of the first National Scenic Trails way back in 1968. As it traverses the “high road” from Mexico to Canada, incredible views are not only commonplace but also uniquely diverse, because the trail connects six of North America’s seven eco-zones. The PCT’s familiar, well-worn path is a special place for hikers from all walks of life on walks of all lengths and for all reasons. Instead of ...
  
  











  



  
The Lone Star Hiking Trail: The Official Guide to the Longest Wilderness Footpath in Texas
Karen Somers

Wilderness Press, 2009

One of the hidden jewels of Texas, the Lone Star Hiking Trail is the only long-distance National Recreation Trail in the state. At 128 miles (including loop trails), it is also the state's longest continuously marked and maintained footpath. Located in the famed Big Thicket area in east Texas, the trail is well-suited for both short and long hikes (of up to 10 days), appealing to dayhikers, overnight backpackers and long-distance hikers. The ...
  
  











  



  
Backpacking California: Mountain, Foothill, Coastal and Desert Adventures in the Golden State
Wilderness Press

Wilderness Press, 2008

Backpacking California is a collection of more than 70 of the most intriguing backpacking adventures in Wilderness Press's home territory of California. With contributions from more than a dozen Wilderness Press authors, the book describes routes ranging from one night to one week. Backpacking novices as well as "old hand" California hikers will find expert-crafted trips in the Coast Ranges, the Sierra, the Cascades, and the Warner Mountains. ...
  
  











  



  
Hiking from Here to WOW: Utah Canyon Country (Wow Series)
Kathy Copeland, Craig Copeland

Wilderness Press, 2008

This second book in the new full-color WOW series covers 90 trails in southern Utah’s spectacular canyon country that epitomize the “wonder of wilderness.” The authors hiked over 1600 miles through Zion, Bryce, Escalante-Grand Staircase, Glen Canyon, Grand Gulch, Cedar Mesa, Canyonlands, Moab, Arches, Capitol Reef, and the San Rafael Swell in order to compile their list of 90 WOW hikes. Coverage ranges from short dayhikes to multi-day ...
  
  











  



  
Walking Portland: 30 Tours of Stumptown's Funky Neighborhoods, Historic Landmarks, Park Trails, Farmers ...
Becky Ohlsen

Wilderness Press, 2013

From a massive urban forest to the tiniest brewpub, Portland offers a huge variety of entertainments within a surprisingly compact area. Organic coffeeshops line the streets at the foot of an extinct volcano, and independent bookstores nestle up against food-cart pods. Already famous for its great beer, the city has become a center for serious dining on a reasonable budget. And thanks to years of progressive urban planning, Portland's layout ...
  
  











  



  
Meditations of John Muir: Nature's Temple
Chris Highland

Wilderness Press, 2001

Editor Chris Highland pairs 60 insightful Muir quotes with selections from other celebrated thinkers and spiritual texts. Take this pocket-size guide with you on backpacks, nature hikes, and camping trips.
  
  











  



  
Day and Section Hikes Pacific Crest Trail: Southern California (Day & Section Hikes)
David Money Harris

Wilderness Press, 2012

The Pacific Crest Trail was designated as one of the first National Scenic Trails way back in 1968. As it traverses the “high road” from Mexico to Canada, incredible views are not only commonplace but also uniquely diverse, because the trail connects six of North America’s seven eco-zones. The PCT’s familiar, well-worn path is a special place for hikers from all walks of life on walks of all lengths and for all reasons. Instead of ...
  
  











  



  
Afoot and Afield: Orange County: A Comprehensive Hiking Guide
Jerry Schad, David Money Harris

Wilderness Press, 2015

This completely updated and expanded new edition in the Afoot and Afield series is the classic guide to the hiking opportunities throughout Southern California’s Orange County. Featuring more than 100 trips from serene summits to sparkling beaches, Afoot and Afield Orange County covers the Laguna Coast, Newport Beach, Crystal Cove State Park, the Chino Hills, Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve, the Santa Ana Mountains, and more. Trips ...
  
  











  



  
Stairway Walks in San Francisco: The Joy of Urban Exploring
Adah Bakalinsky, Mary Burk

Wilderness Press, 2014

Hundreds of public stairways traverse San Francisco’s 42 hills, exposing incredible vistas while connecting colorful, unique neighborhoods — Mary Burk and Adah Bakalinsky love them all. The updated Stairway Walks in San Francisco explores well-known and clandestine corridors from Lands End to Bernal Heights while sharing captivating architectural, historical, pop culture, and horticultural notes along the way. A comprehensive appendix ...
  
  











  








   



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