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Published by Sentinel Publications in Ramona, Calif .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Yosemite Valley (Calif.),
  • Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesYosemite guide book, Rare Book Collection.
Statementby Josiah D. Whitney ; cover and other photographs by Thomas H. Griffin.
ContributionsGriffin, Thomas H.
The Physical Object
Pagination72 p. :
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13572408M
OCLC/WorldCa3139863

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The maps from this book, of Yosemite Valley and the Sierra Nevada, are available as a reprint from Great West Books; The second edition (Yosemite Guide Book) was reprinted in as Whitney’s High Sierra in by Sentinel Publications, and illustrated with new photographs. WHS - Find Purpose. Find Passion. Find You. WHS - Find Purpose. Find Passion. Find You. High Sierra is a heist film and early film noir written by W.R. Burnett and John Huston from the novel by Burnett. The film features Ida Lupino and Humphrey Bogart and was directed by Raoul Walsh with location work shot at Whitney Portal, halfway up Mount Whitney in the Sierra Nevada of California.. The screenplay was co-written by John Huston, Bogart's friend and drinking partner. This quadrangle contains the climax of the High Sierra, with 5 peaks o'. Five maintained trails access this wilderness, and numerous cross-country routes. The hikes in this book are best done as backpacks. Includes Mt. Whitney map. What is a High Sierra Hiking Guide?/5(1).

• The maps from this book, of Yosemite Valley and the Sierra Nevada, are available as a reprint from Great West Books • The second edition (Yosemite Guide Book) was reprinted in as Whitney’s High Sierra in by Sentinel Publications, and illustrated with new photographs.   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 to Telescope Peak (11,+ feet of elevation gain) to three bonus Reviews: 1. High Sierras. The Sierra Club's Naturalist's Guide to the Sierra Nevada touches every aspect of the Natural History of the Sierras. If you could only pick one book from all of the nature guides, this would be your best choice. A Sierra Club Naturalist's Guide to The Sierra Nevada, by Stephen Whitney, Sierra Club Books, SF, Classic Reference.   Looking back on the trip, if I were to hike the High Sierra Trail again, I would opt for a combination of driving two cars and utilizing the available shuttles: 1. Drop off one car at Whitney Portal and drive to Visalia. 2. Stay the night in Visalia at a hotel that approves longterm overnight parking.