2 edition of Along Yosemite trails. found in the catalog.
Along Yosemite trails.
|LC Classifications||F868.Y6 M87|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||101|
|LC Control Number||48008362|
The trail to Columbia Rock begins along the Valley Loop Trail, with an immediate climb. Once you are above the trees, you will experience stunning views of the valley. It is completely worth hiking an additional miles to get a view of Yosemite Falls but it is also worth hiking to the top to be right next to Yosemite Falls. This national park offers something for everyone. Take it easy by staying in Yosemite Valley and meandering along mellow trails with great views of Yosemite Falls and El Capitan. Get into the backcountry with a hike to Vernal Falls or up the backside of Half Dome. Or let the guides do the work on a horseback ride or whitewater rafting adventure.
My family of 4 (myself, hubbie & 2 teens) will be first time visitors to CA in August for a week. We will be flying into SFO, renting a car to drive to Yosemite then to Monterey & then on to SF before returning home to NC. We will be staying at the Cozy Bear Cottages in Yosemite West for 2 nights. I would appreciate advice on the best book to purchase for planning our time in Yosemite. The Lake Tahoe to Yosemite Trail may be more challenging today than when the book of the same name was written in The reason is that the Tahoe-Yosemite trail looks like it has not been maintained between its junction along Summit City Creek below Fourth of July Lake South down to Camp Irene on the Mokleumne River, since
John Muir described two single day Yosemite hikes in Chapter 12 of his book The Yosemite. The chapter is titled “How Best to Spend One’s Yosemite Time.” By today’s standards, these hikes are very difficult – about 20 miles with around ft of elevation gain. Four-Mile Trail. Illilouette Falls. Inspiration Point. Little Nellie Falls. Lower Gaylor Lake. May Lake & Mt. Hoffman. Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias. Merced Grove of Giant Sequoias. Merced Wildlife Refuge. Mirror Lake & Tenaya Canyon. The Mist Trail (Vernal & Nevada Falls) Mono Lake (South Tufa Trail) Nelder Grove of Giant Sequoias.
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Along Yosemite trails Paperback – January 1, by Josef Muench (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Josef Muench.
Companion volume to Along Sierra Trails and Kings Canyon National Park -- and the best of the three. (Or is that because I have been to the Yosemite and loved it?) Anyhow, for those who know it, this book affords a thrilling recapturing of the spectacular beauty and grandeur, the quiet bits of rock and stream and waterfall, near views and : Josef Muench.
Yosemite has so much to offer, and many guides (e.g. from AAA, Fodors, etc.) provide suggestions for driving through the park and taking short hikes.
This book recommends the TOP hikes (up to 26 miles for back-packers) based on beauty, popularity and accessibility/5(49). From short walks to Bridalveil Falls and the Lower Yosemite Falls Trails, to longer hikes out to North Dome and down the 4 mile trail, this book has a lot to offer.
It does not feature the premier hike in Yosemite, the trip to Half Dome, but at 16 miles and nearly 5, feet of elevation gain, that day hike is a little beyond the capability of many/5(9).
Filled with vivid color photography and informed writing, Yosemite: The Complete Guide puts the best of Yosemite National Park at your fingertips.
Fully updated to include current travel info (including the new rules for hiking Half Dome), the second edition offers expanded chapters on geology, ecology, wildlife, and history/5(60). Yosemite Valley. Most of Yosemite Valley falls within a no-camping zone, so while there are trailheads starting from Yosemite Valley, they all require a hike of at least four miles and a minimum elevation gain of 2, feet.
Most trails lead to rewarding views from the north or south rim of the Valley, but water can be limited in late summer. The Mist Trail is one of Yosemite’s popular hiking trails. This trail climbs alongside Vernal Fall on long, stone staircases.
The views of this waterfall are unbeatable from here and if the flow rate for Vernal Fall is high, there is. * For hikes that have more than one possible route, these tables list distance and elevation for the shortest route.
Whatever seemed most handy at the moment. With a few exceptions (the 4-Mile, Panorama, and Pohono Trails), these are round-trip distances. So far, we have a general orientation video, along with videos about easy, moderate, and strenuous day hikes in Yosemite Valley.
Books and maps to help you plan your trip The Yosemite Conservancy bookstore specializes in the very best Yosemite guides, maps, and books. The Pohono Trail generally follows the valley rim, but it does wander away from it for the four miles between Taft Point and Dewey Point, and the scenery trails off along with it.
You'll also get only occasional views of the valley in between the various viewpoints (see the photos at the bottom of the page)/5(7). Along Yosemite trails. New York, Hastings House  (OCoLC) Online version: Muench, Josef. Along Yosemite trails. New York, Hastings House  (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Josef Muench.
Find more information about: OCLC Number: Description: pages (chiefly illustrations) map (on. One of the best ways to experience Yosemite is by taking a hike. Here are some of hikes available in different areas of Yosemite: Yosemite Valley. Glacier Point Road.
Wawona and Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias. Crane Flat and White Wolf. Tuolumne Meadows. Also available: A list of mileages for numerous trails in Yosemite. Weight-wise, this book and Suzanne Swedo's are the best carry-along options. Hikes in Yosemite National Park Marc J. Soares In addition to covering the most hikes (although a couple dozen of them aren't actually in Yosemite), this guide has easy-to-understand 3/4 overhead perspective maps and is the only hiking guide with color photography.
Author Jeffery P. Schaffer writes prolifically about hiking in Yosemite and the Sierras. What makes this book different from others is the amount of natural history it contains.
Schaffer describes unusual flora, fauna, and geology along the trails. This helps enrich your hiking experience. Wild Pacific Crest Trail Hike Through Yosemite The popular book and soon to be movie "Wild" takes a hike on the Pacific Crest Trail.
70 miles of the trail winds through the park including Tuolumne Meadows. Upper and Lower Yosemite Falls as viewed from halfway up the trail Trail Overview. Distance: mi ( km) one way to Glacier Point. mi ( km) round trip. Elevation: 3, ft ( m) elevation gain Difficulty: Strenuous Time: hours one-way, hours round trip Begin at: Four Mile Trailhead along Southside Drive in Yosemite Valley This trail begins near the base of.
The Top Trails: Yosemite hiking guide book is the most detailed and comprehensive hiking guide to the Yosemite trails that I have ever found. It has a number of suggested routes and loops that I haven’t seen in other books; I always appreciate a creative approach rather than just listing the same hikes as everyone else.
With more than miles of Yosemite hiking trails, you’ll find the right hiking trails in Yosemite for your family or group. Whether it's through the mountains, forests, meadowns, or along rivers, discover Half Dome hikes, El Capitan hikes, Mist Trail hikes and more.
Plan your Yosemite hike with your family today. Yosemite Hikes Home» Tioga Road The Tioga Road. Tioga Road may be off Broadway, but it's remoteness, not quality, that's the cause.
Most visitors enter Yosemite through one of the three western gates, and far more people spend their time cavorting in Yosemite Valley than make the winding drive up to see the brightest lights of the Tioga region, which are at the eastern end of.
Summiting Half Dome is a major accomplishment, and our Guided Half Dome Hikes provide preparation, trail knowledge, coaching, and the benefit of added security for anyone attempting this remarkable feat.
We prepare you for the long one-day journey, provide insight to the trails, offer assistance on the cables, and help you maintain your confidence throughout the day so. Tioga Road (from Crane Flat to Tenaya Lake) Day hikes and overnight trips are abundant along the Tioga Road, each with a scenic reward of its own.
Trips available from this stretch of the Tioga Road range from relatively level forested hikes to Yosemite Valley’s north rim to trails plummeting deep into Yosemite’s northernmost canyons.3) The way this book approaches/describing elevation gain for hikes is different than any other book.
For example Hikes at Yosemite may climb feet then dip feet then climb feet, truly netting you only feet in elevation gain in total which is what all other books will state/5.No more squinting and turning your Yosemite park map every which way just to get a bird's eye view of the valley trails.
Major trails are listed along with their milage. It even gives an adequate view of how the trails bend and curve, so you have a rough idea what to expect while out on your valley hikes.