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Yosemite National Park (National Geographic Trails Illustrated Map)

Yosemite National Park (National Geographic Trails Illustrated Map) Lowest new price: $8.39
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Author: National Geographic Maps - Trails Illustrated
Brand: National Geographic
Model: NatGeo Maps: Trails Illustrated

• Waterproof • Tear-Resistant • Topographic Map

Explore the majesty of Yosemite National Park with National Geographic's Trails Illustrated map. Loaded with helpful information on camping, hiking, lodging, transportation, regulations, and safety, this map is an invaluable tool for casual park visitors and avid adventurers alike. Expertly researched and created in partnership with local land management agencies, the map features key areas of interest including Stanislaus National Forest, Emigrant Wilderness, Carson Iceberg Wilderness, Toiyabe National Forest, Hoover Wilderness, Inyo National Forest, Yosemite Wilderness, Sierra National Forest, and Ansel Adams Wilderness. Detail of the popular Tuolumne Meadows and Yosemite Valley are provided in inset maps.

With almost 800 miles of mapped trails, the Yosemite National Park map can guide you off the beaten path and back again. The clearly marked trails include mileages between intersections. The map base includes contour lines and elevations for summits, passes and major lakes. Some of the many recreation features include: campgrounds, trailheads, tram tours, ski areas, river access, scenic overlooks, scenic byways, and interpretive trails.

Every Trails Illustrated map is printed on "Backcountry Tough" waterproof, tear-resistant paper. A full UTM grid is printed on the map to aid with GPS navigation.

Other features found on this map include: Ansel Adams Wilderness, Bridalveil Fall, Cathedral Range, El Capitan, Emigrant Wilderness, Excelsior Mountain, Hoover Wilderness, Illilouette Falls, Inyo National Forest, Lake Eleanor, Lower Yosemite Fall, Matterhorn Peak, Mount Dana, Mount Lyell, Mount Ritter, Nevada Fall, Ribbon Fall, Ritter Range, Sierra National Forest, Silver Strand Falls, Stanislaus National Forest, Tioga Pass, Toiyabe National Forest, Upper Yosemite Falls, Vernal Fall, Yosemite National Park, Yosemite Valley.

  • Map Scale = 1:80,000 & 1:40,000
  • Sheet Size = 37.75" x 25.5"
  • Folded Size = 4.25" x 9.25"

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  • Approximately 4 1/4" x 9" folded; 25 1/2" x 37 3/4" fully opened
  • Scale = 1:80,000
  • Map revised - 2005.
  • Waterproof
  • Tear resistant paper

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Lonely Planet Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks (Travel Guide)

Lonely Planet Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks (Travel Guide) Lowest new price: $12.52
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Author: Lonely Planet
Brand: LONELY PLANET PUBLICATIONS

# 1 best-selling guide to Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks*

Lonely Planet Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Go fishing in Yosemite Valley; canoeing and kayaking in Mammoth Lakes, or horseback riding in King's Canyon; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks and begin your journey now!

Inside the Lonely Planet Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks Travel Guide:

  • User-friendly highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices, emergency information, park seasonality, hiking trail junctions, viewpoints, landscapes, elevations, distances, difficulty levels, and durations
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, camping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, summer and winter activities, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Contextual insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, geology, wildlife, conservation
  • Over 42 full-color trail and park maps and full-color images throughout
  • Useful features - Travel with Children, Clothing and Equipment, and Day and Overnight Hikes
  • Covers Yosemite National Park, Sequoia National Park, Kings Canyon National Park, King's Canyon Point, Badger Pass, Wawona, Tuolumne Meadows, Hetch Hetchy, Sierra National Forest and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks, our most comprehensive guide to these parks, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled.

  • Looking to visit more national parks? Check out USA's National Parks, a new full-color guide that covers all 59 of the USA's national parks.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards winner in Favorite Travel Guide category for 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

*Best-selling guide to Yosemite, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. Source: Nielsen BookScan. Australia, UK and USA

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Yosemite: The Complete Guide: Yosemite National Park (Color Travel Guide)

Yosemite: The Complete Guide: Yosemite National Park (Color Travel Guide) Lowest new price: $12.69
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This gorgeous, full-color travel guidebook reveals the highlights and hidden gems of Yosemite National Park.

Yosemite is filled with incredible scenery and amazing outdoor adventures. But without careful planning, a trip there can be overwhelming. Yosemite: The Complete Guide breaks it down and gives you everything you need to make the most of your time in the park.

Whatever your interests ― hiking past beautiful waterfalls, strolling through giant sequoias, watching sunset from Glacier Point, relaxing at a historic lodgeYosemite: The Complete Guide puts the best of Yosemite at your fingertips.

Beautiful color photos showcase the park's best destinations.

Fascinating chapters on Geology, History and Wildlife reveal the story behind the scenery.

Detailed maps make travel planning easy.

From the stunning waterfalls in Yosemite Valley to incredible hikes in the High Sierra, Yosemite: The Complete Guide is the only guide you'll need!

• Over 100 Color Photos

• Over 20 Detailed Maps

Filled with Tips to save you time and money!

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  • Yosemite The Complete Guide Yosemite National Park Color Travel Guide

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Hiking Yosemite National Park: A Guide to 61 of the Park's Greatest Hiking Adventures (Regional Hiking Series)

Hiking Yosemite National Park: A Guide to 61 of the Park's Greatest Hiking Adventures (Regional Hiking Series) Lowest new price: $12.12
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Author: Suzanne Swedo
Brand: Falcon Guides

Lace up your boots and sample sixty-one of the finest trails Yosemite National Park has to offer. Fully updated and revised, and including color maps and photos throughout, Hiking Yosemite National Park features everything from short strolls and day hikes to multiday backcountry treks, every one of which will treat you to some of the world’s most stunning scenery and allow you to get the most out of this remarkably diverse natural wonderland.

Features:
Hikes suited to every ability
Directions to the trailheads
Trail Finder for best hikes for lakes, waterfalls, views, wildlife, and wildflowers
Difficulty ratings and average hike times
Trip-planning information, including permits, local lodging and campgrounds, and best hiking seasons for every featured hike.

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  • Falcon Guides

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Big Walls, Swift Waters: Epic Stories from Yosemite Search and Rescue

Big Walls, Swift Waters: Epic Stories from Yosemite Search and Rescue Lowest new price: $16.39
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Author: Charles R. "Butch" Farabee

The men and women of Yosemite Search and Rescue work around the clock, ready to respond at any hour in any weather. It’s not all helicopter heroics and plucking unlucky rock jocks off The Nose of El Capitan. It also means helping the teen with the busted ankle on the Mist Trail, finding the missing child in Tuolumne Meadows, and rescuing the newlywed clinging to a slick rock after her raft implodes.

Most of Yosemite’s nearly 4 million annual visitors leave the park without a scratch. For a few, however, a vacation in this world-famous land of cliffs and waterfalls takes a turn for the terrifying. That’s where the YOSAR team comes in.

Author and legendary YOSAR team member Butch Farabee relates epic tales of endurance and survival, misadventure and fatal consequences. Also included are:
the origins of Search and Rescue in the national parks, including the U.S. Army’s key role;
advice for staying safe in the park;
profiles of SAR pros who do this dangerous work every day;
stories about YODOGS and animal rescues;
innovative techniques developed in Yosemite and now used around the world;
photos and descriptions of top-tier gear used by this world-class team of medics, climbers, and swift-water experts;
stats that any adventure geek will love;
and, of course, plenty of helicopters!
A must-read for thrill-seekers, armchair travelers, national park novices, and expert explorers alike. Get the inside story on the elite YOSAR team, and get inspired (and informed) for adventure anywhere!

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John Muir: The Eight Wilderness Discovery Books

John Muir: The Eight Wilderness Discovery Books Lowest new price: $26.73
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Author: John Muir
Brand: Brand: The Mountaineers Books



* Muir is perhaps the nation's greatest conservationist

* His books reveal why he devoted his life to preserving the West's greatest natural treasures



The name John Muir (1838-1914) has come to stand for the protection of wilderness both in the United States and abroad. This is a collection of his eight most influential works in a single volume. The collection represents the lifelong relationship between the landscape and an inspirational architect of the conservation movement. Arranged in the order of Muir's life are: The Story of My Boyhood and Youth, A Thousand Mile Walk to the Gulf, My First Summer in the Sierra, The Mountains of California, Our National Parks, The Yosemite, Travels in Alaska, and Steep Trails.

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Best Easy Day Hikes Yosemite National Park (Best Easy Day Hikes Series)

Best Easy Day Hikes Yosemite National Park (Best Easy Day Hikes Series) Lowest new price: $6.48
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Author: Suzanne Swedo
Brand: Globe Pequot Press

Best Easy Day Hikes Yosemite National Park is a perfect guidebook for those who want to sample the best of Yosemite within an easy day's walk, from the world-famous domes and waterfalls of Yosemite Valley to the more remote, less well known, but equally spectacular corners of the park. From a short stroll to an extended ramble, this book is for hikers of almost every ability, age, and interest. This guidebook will tell you when to go, where to hike, and where to find the best photos, flowers, and wildlife watching.

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  • Bedh: Yosemite 4th

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On the Nose: A Lifelong Obsession with Yosemite's Most Iconic Climb

On the Nose: A Lifelong Obsession with Yosemite's Most Iconic Climb Lowest new price: $15.28
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Author: Hans Florine
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Hans Florine embodies the genius of "and"—collaborative and competitive, fast and safe, audacious and disciplined, visionary and quantitative. The themes that run through Florine's 101 ascents of Yosemite's most iconic route can benefit people who will never climb a rock, indeed anyone inspired by the idea of a passionate, lifelong quest of any type. —Jim Collins, author of Good to Great

Hans Florine is a big-wall climbing legend in his own time. He holds the speed record on the Nose route of El Capitan, a 3,000-foot granite cliff in Yosemite Valley that’s considered the Everest of the rock-climbing world. Ascending the Nose takes most climbers anywhere from 12 to 96 hours. Florine, along with climbing partner Alex Honnold, does it in an astounding 2.5 hours.

But Florine’s story is not one of super-human athletic prowess; it’s one of persistence and dogged determination. In 30 years of climbing, he's ascended the Nose a mind-blowing, death-defying 100 times, more than anyone else ever has, and most likely ever will. In
On the Nose, Florine describes the most dangerous, pivotal, and inspirational of those climbs, providing a rare look inside the adrenaline-charged world of competitive climbing in Yosemite Valley. He tells of his very first attempt on the Nose, which ended in failure after 14 hours, his friendships (and rivalries) with climbing’s most colorful personalities, and his battle with Dean Potter to secure the definitive speed record on the Nose—an endeavor that’s been called the wildest competition known to man.

Perhaps most interestingly, Florine attempts to answer the question
why. Why would anyone undertake one of the greatest adventure epics on earth 100 times? His answers provide unique insights on how to live a satisfying life, how to achieve big goals, and how an otherwise ordinary guy can become a rock star.

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  • Hans Florine is a big-wall climbing legend in his own time. He holds the speed record on the Nose route of El Capitan, a 3,000-foot granite cliff in Yosemite Valley thats considered the Everest of the rock-climbing world. Ascending the Nose takes most cli

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Top Trails: Yosemite: Must-Do Hikes for Everyone (Top Trails: Must-Do Hikes)

Top Trails: Yosemite: Must-Do Hikes for Everyone (Top Trails: Must-Do Hikes) Lowest new price: $8.12
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Author: Jeffrey P. Schaffer
Brand: Wilderness Press

Jeffrey Schaffer has selected 46 "must-do" Yosemite hikes. Whether you're looking for a scenic stroll, a full-day adventure, or even a spectacular backpacking trip, you'll find it here. And with at-a-glance information for each hike, visitors can determine which hikes are most suitable to their skills, schedules, and preferences. Books in the affordable and easy-to-use Top Trails series feature elevation profiles, detailed maps, driving directions, and "don't get lost" trail milestones. Innovative trail-feature charts give information on which trails are child-friendly; which allow horses; where to see giant sequoias, waterfalls, lakes, wildflowers, and autumn colors; which trips have the best photo opportunities; and which have camping, running, or biking opportunities.

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  • West Hiking/Backpacking Guides
  • Top Trails Yosemite
  • Jeffrey P. Schaffer

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National Geographic Park Profiles: Yosemite: Over 100 Full-Color Photographs, plus Detailed Maps, and Firsthand Information

National Geographic Park Profiles: Yosemite: Over 100 Full-Color Photographs, plus Detailed Maps, and Firsthand Information Lowest new price: $6.58
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Author: National Geographic Society
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Discover more than 120 stunning color photographs featuring this jewel of the Sierra Nevada.
 
The beauty and the grandeur of Yosemite National Park beckon 4.1 million visitors each year. Some are rock climbers who come to challenge Yosemite’s granite. Some, en route to the backcountry, come for solitude. But by far the greatest number come to experience the view from the valley. Author Kenneth Brower details the captivating variety of Yosemite’s plants and animals. He chronicles how rivers of ice shaped the valley and relates the saga of the park through its first 100 years. Despite concerns about large crowds straining park resources, Brower remains optimistic. He writes, “The message of Yosemite is not how badly the park is run, but how well.”
 
Each National Geographic Park Profile captures the beauty of one of the United States' beloved national parks. Other installments in the series include books on the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, and the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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