Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks: Your Complete Hiking Guide Guide Book

by Mike White (Wilderness Press)
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Your Complete Hiking Guide  by Mike White

504pp/maps/photos
ISBN: 0899976727

Home to the world’s largest trees, one of North America’s deepest canyons, and the tallest mountain in the continental United States, the greater Sequoia-Kings Canyon region o ers unparalleled mountain majesty. Hundreds of miles of trails access boundless wild owercovered meadows, cascading streams, alpine lakes, deep forests, and craggy peaks. Explore the sparkling granite landscape of the Range of Light, including Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks and the surrounding Golden Trout, John Muir, Jennie Lakes, and Monarch Wildernesses and Giant Sequoia National Monument, with this comprehensive guide.

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Trails from the "Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks: Your Complete Hiking Guide" Guide Book
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... Preview: The airy summit of Alta Peak is blessed with one of the best views possible from by maintained trail from the west side of Sequoia. A one-day ascent is viable for strong, acclimatized hikers, but less ... From the guidebook "Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks: Your Complete Hiking Guide"
Lodgepole, CA - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 13.4
... Preview: Backpackers along the Atwell-Hockett Trail pass cascading streams and quiet forests with giant sequoias on the way to the Hockett Meadow, one of the largest and prettiest meadows in the park. The few ... From the guidebook "Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks: Your Complete Hiking Guide"
Three Rivers, CA - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 20
... Preview: A short, pleasant hike on a moderately used trail samples a wide variety of terrain, from azalea- and fern-lined brooks to dry, manzanita-covered hillsides. From the guidebook "Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks: Your Complete Hiking Guide"
Wilsonia, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.6
... Preview: Only a very small percentage of the backpacking population will find this trip enjoyable—loners in incredible shape with a penchant for masochism. The trail—if the unmaintained, overgrown, washed-out, ... From the guidebook "Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks: Your Complete Hiking Guide"
Independence, CA - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 22
... Preview: A weekend trip to Bearpaw Meadow provides plenty of enjoyable scenery. Layover days with a base camp at the campground allow stunningly scenic excursions to impressive mountain landscapes, including H ... From the guidebook "Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks: Your Complete Hiking Guide"
Lodgepole, CA - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 42
... Preview: A number of granite domes rise from the western mountains providing inspirational views of the Sierra Nevada and San Joaquin Valley. The 8,909-foot-high dome of Big Baldy is no exception. From the guidebook "Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks: Your Complete Hiking Guide"
Wilsonia, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.4
... Preview: The North Fork Big Pine Creek Trail offers some of the best mountain scenery in the entire High Sierra. Piercing the sky near the upper heights of the range, the Palisades comprise a craggy spine of t ... From the guidebook "Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks: Your Complete Hiking Guide"
Big Pine, CA - Backpacking,Hiking,Horseback Riding,Trail Running - Trail Length: 12.5
... Preview: Experience a slice of history on this loop, which exposes visitors to the ethic of a bygone era of the late 1800s, when resources in the western US seemed inexhaustible. Loggers were drawn to the sequ ... From the guidebook "Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks: Your Complete Hiking Guide"
Wilsonia, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: This paved, wheelchairaccessible nature trail around Round Meadow provides visitors a taste of the Giant Forest experience while they learn about the ecology of the area. From the guidebook "Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks: Your Complete Hiking Guide"
Lodgepole, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
... Preview: Dirt road access, a lowelevation trailhead, and an infrequently maintained trail combine to dissuade most hikers from even considering this trip to Birch Lake. Despite the perceived drawbacks, Birch L ... From the guidebook "Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks: Your Complete Hiking Guide"
Big Pine, CA - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 11
... Preview: This multiday trip visits the remote northwestern corner of Kings Canyon National Park. Although you may see a number of people on their way to Muir Trail Ranch, you can expect a healthy dose of solit ... From the guidebook "Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks: Your Complete Hiking Guide"
Lakeshore, CA - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 46
... Preview: Crescent Meadow is a busy hub of activity on a typical summer day, with a bevy of tourists picnicking, sightseeing, or strolling along the nearby paths. Despite the minimal distance, this trip, combin ... From the guidebook "Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks: Your Complete Hiking Guide"
Lodgepole, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.25
... Preview: Occasionally, size has its advantages; such was the case for the Boole Tree. While hundreds of giant sequoias met the axe in Converse Basin, this lone survivor received a stay of execution because of ... From the guidebook "Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks: Your Complete Hiking Guide"
Wilsonia, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.25
... Preview: Alpinists from all over the globe come to test their skills on the bevy of 13,000- to 14,000-foot peaks known as the Palisades. Splendid Sierra granite combined with dependably pleasant weather lure m ... From the guidebook "Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks: Your Complete Hiking Guide"
Big Pine, CA - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 10
... Preview: A short hike leads to the top of Buena Vista Peak and a fine view of the western part of Kings Canyon National Park. The relatively easy 1-mile trail, combined with easy access from the Generals Highw ... From the guidebook "Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks: Your Complete Hiking Guide"
Wilsonia, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: The short trail down Cabin Creek and on to Dorst Campground won’t knock your socks off with stunning views, but for an easy stroll through a serene forest with few people it can’t be beat. If you happ ... From the guidebook "Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks: Your Complete Hiking Guide"
Lodgepole, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.8
... Preview: One of the most scenic chasms in the Sierra, Kings Canyon is also one of the deepest gorges in North America, reaching a depth of 8,000 feet from Spanish Mountain just outside the park boundary. To ga ... From the guidebook "Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks: Your Complete Hiking Guide"
Cedar Grove, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.8
... Preview: Charlotte Lake offers a pleasant atmosphere for overnight stays in the heart of Kings Canyon’s backcountry. However, because of the area’s popularity, backpackers are limited by park regulations to a ... From the guidebook "Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks: Your Complete Hiking Guide"
Cedar Grove, CA - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 29
... Preview: The Rae Lakes Basin is arguably one of the prettiest alpine basins in the Sierra Nevada. Large numbers of backpackers certainly think so—this is one of most heavily used and regulated backcountry area ... From the guidebook "Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks: Your Complete Hiking Guide"
Independence, CA - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 28.6
... Preview: A short and easy hike leads to one of the more interesting curiosities in Giant Sequoia National Monument. In 1893, the General Noble Tree, one of the supreme monarchs of Converse Basin, was felled, c ... From the guidebook "Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks: Your Complete Hiking Guide"
Wilsonia, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.6