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Books and maps tagged “Sierra Nevada mountains”

Exploring Eastern Sierra Canyons
Bishop to Lone Pine

Sharon Giacomazzi Exploring Eastern Sierra Canyons: Bishop to Lone Pine

This handsome and handy guide covers thirteen dramatic eastside Sierra Canyons. Starting around the spectacular forks of Bishop Canyon, Sharon divulges a wealth of hikes both popular and obscure, then continues south to include hikes near Mount Whitney.


Sierra Nevada Topographic Map

Imus Geographics Sierra Nevada Topographic Map

This beautiful and detailed, full-color map covers the Sierra Nevada Range from Lassen National Park in the north to Tehachapi Pass in the south.


Exploring Eastern Sierra Canyons
Sonora Pass to Pine Creek

Sharon Giacomazzi Exploring Eastern Sierra Canyons: Sonora Pass to Pine Creek

Discover the hidden beauty of the Eastern Sierra's wondrous canyons with Sierra native Sharon Giacomazzi as your guide. She details local history, campgrounds, resorts, where to find the best wildflower blooms, autumn color displays and waterfalls, and more


The Mount Whitney Guide
30 Years on the Mountain
A Comprehensive Trail Guide
Third Edition

Doug Thompson with Elisabeth Newbold The Mount Whitney Guide; 30 Years on the Mountain; A Comprehensive Trail Guide; 3rd Ed.

A Collection of Stories, Trail Tips, History, Recipes and More from the Whitney Portal Store, est. 1935. No book has more detail and inside information about the various routes to the top of Mt. Whitney, their requirements, and the choices involved than this one.


If I Live Until Morning
A True Story of Adventure, Tragedy and Transformation

Jean Muenchrath If I Live Until Morning: A True Story of Adventure, Tragedy and Transformation

A riveting tale of Sierra adventure, personal tragedy, and personal transformation. After skiing 200 miles along California’s rugged John Muir Trail, Muenchrath faces death from an accident on Mount Whitney.


Gold Fever, Part Three
The Path to Civil War

Ken Salter Gold Fever, Part Three: The Path to Civil War

The latest installment of Salter's rich historical saga, set among the crime, gambling, prostitution, and political tensions of 1850s California


Mammoth Area Rock Climbs, 4th Edition
The Climbing Guide to the Eastern Sierra — North

Marty Lewis
Foreword by Errett Allen Mammoth Area Rock Climbs, 4th Edition; The Climbing Guide to the Eastern Sierra — North

This comprehensive and lavishly illustrated rock climbing guide covers both roped climbs and bouldering from Tioga Pass to Rock Creek Canyon.


Owens River Gorge Climbs, 11th edition
A Climber’s Guide to the Owens River Gorge

Marty Lewis Owens River Gorge Climbs, 11th edition: A Climber’s Guide to the Owens River Gorge

This updated guide includes photo diagrams and topos for major cliffs along the Owens River in California’s Eastern Sierra. This comprehensive guide covers more than 900 routes.


Angels in the Wilderness: The True Story of One Woman’s Survival Against All Odds

Amy Racina Angels in the Wilderness: The True Story of One Woman’s Survival Against All Odds

Solo backpacker Amy Racina fell sixty feet onto solid granite during a 16-day solo hiking trip. In this gripping account, Amy tells how she survived in the wilderness with both legs broken, her rescue, and her recovery.


Wildflowers of the Sierra Nevada
A Guide to Common Native Species

Text & Photos by Steven Hartman Wildflowers of the Sierra Nevada

Covers 107 of the most prevalent Sierra species. Arranged by color, each listing includes common and scientific name, size and description of flower, plant, leaf, and months of bloom.


Trails and Tales of Yosemite and the Central Sierra
A Guide for Hikers and History Buffs

Sharon Giacomazzi Trails and Tales of Yosemite and the Central Sierra—A Guide for Hikers and History Buffs

Sharon Giacomazzi loves to tell history tales and she loves to hike. She combines these passions in an enthralling guide to the glorious Central Sierra, presenting more than 60 fun excursions. Updated for 2013.


The Good, The Great and the Awesome
Top High Sierra Rock Climbs, 2nd Edition

Peter Croft The Good, The Great and the Awesome: Top High Sierra Rock Climbs

Iconic climber and professional guide Croft updates the best alpine rock climbing in the Sierra. He describes his favorite routes, with historical notes, approach info, route beta, descent info.

Covers Whitney region, Palisades, Bishop high country, Pine Creek Canyon area, Bear Creek Spire, Mammoth Lakes area, Bridgeport area, Tuolumne Meadows, the Incredible Hulk, plus roadside cragging. Lavishly illustrated with photos, topo and other maps, plus route diagrams.


Snowbound
Legendary Winters of the Tahoe Sierra

Mark McLaughlin Snowbound;  Legendary Winters of the Tahoe Sierra

Covers exceptional snow events that have challenged the men and women who maintain the year-round railroad and highway systems that cross the central Sierra, as well as residents, visitors and businesses that reside in these mountains.


Norman Clyde
Legendary Mountaineer of California's Sierra Nevada

Robert C. Pavlik, foreword by Steve Roper Norman Clyde: Legendary Mountaineer of California's Sierra Nevada

Biography of legendary mountaineer Norman Clyde (1885-1972). Clyde is credited with more than 130 first ascents throughout western North America.


Gold Fever
San Francisco 1851

Ken Salter Gold Fever: San Francisco 1851

Pierre Dubois goes to northern California, investigating the plight of French workers who have been sent to California. This compelling story is filled with rich historical details, bringing to life all the legendary excitement and chaos of the California Gold Rush.


The Spirit of the River

Diane McCarthy The Spirit of the River

The foothills and rivers of California's Sierra Nevada are the backdrop for this suspenseful novel. The novel unfolds as a compelling legal drama, but at its core is a love story full of passion and grace.


California Road Trip
A Climber's Guide Northern California

Tom Slater and Chris Summit California Road Trip; A Climber's Guide Northern California

This hefty road reference for climbers is an ideal guidebook for any climber traveling in Northern California. Coverage ranges from Lone Pine in the southern Sierra to Big Sur in the SW to Lassen National Park in the NE to Redwood National Park in the NW.


Yosemite Adventures
50 Spectacular Hikes, Climbs and Winter Treks

Matt Johanson, Foreword by Hans Florine Yosemite Adventures; 50 Spectacular Hikes, Climbs and Winter Treks

This book is unlike most outdoor guides since it covers five different ways to explore in and around Yosemite National Park: winter treks, hikes, backpacking trips, mountain climbing, and rock climbing. It also covers a broad range of experience levels, from beginner to advanced.


Muir Ramble Route
Walking from San Francisco to Yosemite In the Footsteps of John Muir

Peter Thomas and Donna Thomas  Muir Ramble Route

This book includes three books in one. It's a guidebook for a walking/cycling route across California. It's an adventure book that tells of the authors' ramble across California to discover that route. And finally it is a history book, presenting the story of John Muir's first trip to Yosemite.


Amador County/ Alpine County Road Map

G.M. Johnson Maps Amador County/ Alpine County Road Map

With city street maps of Jackson, Sutter Creek, Barton, Bear Valley, Ione, Kirkwood, Markleeville, Pine Grove, Pioneer, Plymouth, and adjoining communities. Plus Shenandoah Valley Wineries.


Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks
Generals Highway

Redwood Hikes Press Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks: Generals Highway

This topographic trail map covers the most popular day hiking areas of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. It is organized around the Generals Highway, the main connector between the two sister parks.


Climber's Guide to the Sonora Pass Highway
2nd Edition

Brad Young & Steve Dawson Climber's Guide to the Sonora Pass Highway, 2nd Edition

Details nearly 1500 routes found along or near the Sonora Pass Highway in the Sierra Nevada north of Yosemite National Park and south of Lake Tahoe.


The Central Sierra Walker's Companion:
Shaver, Florence & Huntington Lakes Region

by Greg Goodman & Pam Geisel, Illustrated by Andrea Goodman, Foreword by Gene Rose The Central Sierra Walker's Companion

Covers the pleasant Sierra country around Shaver Lake and Huntington Lake, parts of Kaiser Wilderness and Dinkey Lakes Wilderness, plus Florence Lake area in the John Muir Wilderness.


Highway 395
Carson City to Lone Pine

Benchmark Maps Highway 395: Carson City to Lone Pine

Detailed road map of the most dramatic section of this Eastern Sierra highway shows all roads, campgrounds, parks and national forests, most trailheads, more.


Yosemite National Park Area Map

Benchmark Maps Yosemite National Park Area Map

Handy road and travel map covers the Yosemite Region with 3 maps of varying detail.


Mark Twain and the Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
Revised Edition

George J. Williams III Mark Twain and the Jumping Frog of Calaveras County

How Mark Twain's humorous frog story launched his legendary career. On a prospecting trip to Angel's Camp, Twain first heard the tales of the Jumping Frog of Calaveras County. Twain's version of the tale became an international success and launched his legendary career.


Geologic Trips
Sierra Nevada

Ted Konigsmark Geologic Trips—Sierra Nevada

If you have ever wondered how the rocks and scenery of the Sierra Nevada were formed, take this geologic guide with you on your next trip. Written for the non-geologist, this detailed guide describes 116 of the geologic attractions of the Sierra


Bishop Area Rock Climbs
3rd Edition

Peter Croft and Marty Lewis Bishop Area Rock Climbs, 3rd Edition

This long-awaited new edition of the Climbing Guide to the Eastern Sierra — South covers climbs in and around Whitney Portal and the Alabama Hills near Lone Pine, and closer to Bishop, Cardinal Pinnacle, Buttermilk Country bouldering, Tablelands bouldering, Pine Creek Canyon and much more.


Yosemite National Park Map

Tom Harrison Yosemite National Park Map

Covers the entire vast, justly famous park plus adjacent areas.


The Palisades Map

Tom Harrison The Palisades Map

Detailed map to the popular backpacking and climbing area in Kings Canyon National Park's backcountry, primarily accessible from the east side via Bishop Canyon and Big Pine Canyon east of the park.


Lake Tahoe Map

Bluewater Maps Lake Tahoe Map

Gorgeous map shows the high mountains of miles of the northern Sierra Nevada Range anchored by the Tahoe Basin and the vivid azure depths of Lake Tahoe.


Ansel Adams Wilderness Trail Map

Tom Harrison Ansel Adams Wilderness Trail Map

The latest information on this immense and gorgeous 229,000-acre Sierra Nevada Wilderness, which covers much of the Eastern Sierra south of Tuolumne Meadows.


Nature Journal with John Muir

Edited by Bonnie J. Gisel Nature Journal with John Muir

This writing and sketching journal offers the words and thoughts of John Muir as inspiration for naturalists, artists, poets, and anyone who puts pen or pencil to paper.


The Guide to Bodie and Eastern Sierra Historic Sites

George Williams III The Guide to Bodie and Eastern Sierra Historic Sites

In this book, George Williams III tells of the gold discovery at Bodie in 1859, the camp's boom in 1879, its long decline, and its present state. This book also details the history and present state of other mining towns and camps in the area: nearby Aurora, Lucky Boy, and many more.


Dinkey Lakes Wilderness Trail Map

Tom Harrison Dinkey Lakes Wilderness Trail Map

This map covers the 30,000-acre wilderness near Huntington Lake east of Fresno. Covers 16 small lakes and two prominent peaks.


Sierra National Forest Recreation Map

Tom Harrison Sierra National Forest Recreation Map

Most information about this vast national forest west and south of Yosemite Park that is available on one map. Includes large portions of vast Ansel Adams and John Muir Wilderness Areas. Trails, campgrounds, and roads are shown.


The Murders at Convict Lake

George Williams III
Illustrations by Dave Comstock The Murders at Convict Lake

In 1871 a terrible shootout occurred at this Eastern Sierra lake between escaped convicts and a posse, leaving several men dead and wounded. Williams tells the gruesome story of the escape, man hunt and murders based on news accounts of the day.


Hetch Hetchy Trail Map

Tom Harrison

New topo map covers the western portion of Yosemite National Park.

The Bodie Hills Map

Tom Harrison The Bodie Hills Map

Finally there is one map for tavelers visiting the old ghost town of Bodie.


Mono Lake:
Mirror of Imagination

Dennis Flaherty
Introductory Essay by Mark A. Schlenz Mono Lake: Mirror of Imagination

This fine photographic essay portrays in colorful grandeur eastern California 's unique inland sea, now protected as a National Scenic Area, and the gorgeous Sierra landscape that overlooks it.


Big Chief Area Climbs
The Climbing Guide To The Big Chief Area, Lake Tahoe

Marek Hajek Big Chief Area Climbs

In the vacationer’s paradise called Lake Tahoe Basin, Big Chief is the premier sport climbing crag.


Lake Tahoe & Tahoe Rim Trail Recreation Map

Tom Harrison Lake Tahoe & Tahoe Rim Trail Recreation Map

Covers the entire Tahoe Basin and adjacent lands, including entire Tahoe Rim Trail.


Tuolumne Meadows and High Sierra Camp Loop Trail Map

Tom Harrison Tuolumne Meadows and High Sierra Camp Loop Trail Map

Covers the popular high country in and around Tuolumne Meadows in detail, including the entire High Sierra Camps Loop.


Yosemite Valley Map

Tom Harrison Yosemite Valley Map

This trail map covers all official Valley trails and more with information in five languages: English, Spanish, German, French, and Japanese.


Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks Map

Tom Harrison Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks Map

Completely covers both parks plus adjacent areas in Sierra, Sequoia, and Inyo National Forests plus parts of Giant Sequoia National Monument.


Bishop Pass North Lake-South Lake Loop Map

Tom Harrison Bishop Pass North Lake-South Lake Loop Map

Popular Eastern Sierra trailheads outside Bishop at North Lake, South Lake and Lake Sabrina lead into Kings Canyon high country...


Yosemite High Country Trail Map

Tom Harrison Yosemite High Country Trail Map

Detailed map covers the heart of this vast park, including Merced Lake, Tuolumne Meadows, Tioga Pass, Vogelsang, Bridalveil Creek, Hall Research Natural Area, and more.


Kearsarge Pass-Rae Lakes Loop Trail Map

Tom Harrison Kearsarge Pass-Rae Lakes Loop Trail Map

Eastern Sierra's Onion Valley trailhead leading to John Muir Wilderness and Kings Canyon high country...


Desolation Wilderness Trail Map

Tom Harrison Desolation Wilderness Trail Map

Covers entire 63,475-acre Desolation Wilderness, plus Echo Lakes, Loon Lake, Wrights Lake, Emerald Bay, and Lake Tahoe's southwest shore.


John Muir Trail Map-Pack

Tom Harrison John Muir Trail Map-Pack

Ingenious package for the John Muir Trail hiker! These 13 maps cover the entire JMT.


Mammoth High Country Trail Map

Tom Harrison Mammoth High Country Trail Map

Eastside access from Lee Vining and Highway 120 (Tioga Pass Road) south to McGee Creek. Includes Minarets, Ritter Range, Devils Postpile, Mammoth Lakes, eastern Ansel Adams Wilderness, northern John Muir Wilderness, and more.


Mineral King Trail Map

Tom Harrison Mineral King Trail Map

Westside access via Silver City and Mineral King to Sawtooth Pass, Farewell Gap,Franklin Pass, Little Five Lakes, Bearpaw Meadow, High Sierra Trail...


Mono Divide High Country Trail Map

Tom Harrison Mono Divide High Country Trail Map

Covers portions of John Muir, Ansel Adams and Dinkey Lakes Wilderness areas, accessed via Bishop Pass, Pine Creek and Rock Creek trailheads on the eastside, plus Piute Pass, Silver Pass, Mono Hot Springs, and more.


Mono Lake:
Postcard Book

Dennis Flaherty Mono Lake:—Postcard Book

Twenty great images by Dennis Flaherty of this mysterious inland sea, plus a short introductory essay.


Hoover Wilderness Trail Map

Tom Harrison Hoover Wilderness Trail Map

Eastside access around Bridgeport, west of Highway 395 from Highway 108 south to Conway Summit. Includes Twin Lakes, Leavitt Meadows, and Yosemite North Boundary area. Includes 2009 wilderness additions.


Half Dome Trail Map

Tom Harrison Half Dome Trail Map

Ideal map for the popular hike to top of Half Dome includes Little Yosemite Valley, Glacier Point, Yosemite Creek, Tenaya Lake, and more.


Kings Canyon High Country Trail Map

Tom Harrison Kings Canyon High Country Trail Map

Detailed map covers the heart of Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Park's famed backcountry and adjacent areas outside the park.


Mt. Whitney High Country Trail Map

Tom Harrison Mt. Whitney High Country Trail Map

Sequoia Park westside trailheads plus eastside Whitney Portal trailhead lead to Sequoia-Kings Canyon Wilderness...


Mt. Whitney Zone Trail Map

Tom Harrison Mt. Whitney Zone Trail Map

Detailed map of Mt. Whitney and vicinity includes Whitney Portal, Crabtree, Rock Creek, and Cottonwood Lakes.


Emigrant Wilderness Trail Map

Tom Harrison Emigrant Wilderness Trail Map

Covers entire 113,000-acre Emigrant Wilderness, northwest portion of Yosemite Park, and Cherry Lake area west of Yosemite.


Devils Postpile Minarets Trail Map

Tom Harrison Devils Postpile Minarets Trail Map

Eastern Sierra access via Mammoth Lakes, Agnew Meadows, and June Lakes Loop to Ansel Adams Wilderness and Devils Postpile National Monument, including Thousand Island Lake and the Minarets.


Golden Trout Wilderness Map

Tom Harrison Golden Trout Wilderness Map

Detailed map to this 308,000-acre wilderness in the southern Sierra includes Kern and Little Kern Rivers, Mineral King, Mountain Home State Forest, and more.


Mono Lake Map

Tom Harrison Mono Lake Map

Covers the ancient lake due east of Yosemite Park, including Mono Basin Scenic Area, Lee Vining, Mono Lake County Park, Panum Crater, and more.