Named the Range of Light by John Muir and rising 10,000 feet on its eastern side, California's High Sierra has attracted climbers for more than a century. These mountains are home to clean granite, easy approaches, and classic routes to the summits of the highest peaks in the continental United States. This guide provides the information needed to scale more than 100 of California's most challenging peaks. The climbs range from scrambles to snow and rock routes to technical routes. Includes detailed descriptions of routes, alternative routes, and descents in addition to a brief history of climbing in the Sierra and descriptions of first ascents. Use this guide to discover the rewards and challenges of climbing California's High Sierra.
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