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A summer of travel in the High Sierra

Joseph N. LeConte

A summer of travel in the High Sierra

by Joseph N. LeConte

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Published by L. Osborne in Ashland, [Ore.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Joseph N. LeConte. Pref. by Ansel Adams. Introd. and notes by Shirley Sargent
The Physical Object
Pagination144 p.
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26903749M
OCLC/WorldCa500120

With a historic recreation lodge and views of the Sherwins, Mammoth Mountain and the Mammoth Crest, Camp High Sierra has been a family-favorite campground for nearly a century. Conveniently located between town and the Lakes Basin, it's the perfect basecamp for all your favorite Mammoth activities.   My First Summer in the Sierra chronicles John Muirs first summer in the Yosemite River Valley from June through September He was thirty-one years old. He accompanied a small group of men and a flock of sheep strong; they were to be fattened up in the valley/5(5K).

  The book's also worth buying if you are craving a shorter High Sierra trip, as some great options are described for incorporating sections of the route into loops with access points on both sides of the range. The author's advice is priceless for safe cross-country travel through some of the world's most spectacular mountainous scenery.5/5(5). After several years piecing together different sections, I finally completed the entire Sierra High Route (SHR) in the summer of Last year, after hiking most of the route solo, I decided to save the last 30 miles so I could come back this summer and hike them together with Karen.

  However the 26" High Sierra luggage come in two qualities, one is the AT and the other one is AT The AT is heavier but seems to hold better, the AT is made of a thinner material and when it's full the back straps look like they are going to rip. From the photographer who brought Thoreau's Walden and Cape Cod to life comes a new work combining classic literature with brand-new photography. This time, Scot Miller takes on the seminal work of John Muir, My First Summer in the Sierra. The book details Muir's first extended trip to the Sierra Nevada in what is now Yosemite National Park, a landscape that entranced .


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