The Yosemite

Author: John Muir
Publisher: The Floating Press
ISBN: 177545732X
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The Yosemite from the Author: John Muir. Renowned naturalist John Muir is widely credited as being one of the important early figures in the conservation movement. In this series of essays, Muir introduces readers to the wonders of the majestic Yosemite region, a place he visited as soon as he arrived in America in 1868. The beauty of the area's mountains, lakes, and vistas inspired Muir to devote himself to nature and its preservation.

Yosemite Thunder

Author: Gary McCarthy
Publisher: Canyon Country Books
ISBN: 1461030404
Size: 63.25 MB
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Yosemite Thunder from the Author: Gary McCarthy. Before man, there was a place of breathtaking beauty... a land forever wild, forever free. The Indians called it Ahwahnee. We know it as YOSEMITE. . .a timeless land of vast, unspoiled riches. . .where ancient tribes walked the sacred ground in peace and harmony. YOSEMITE. . .a paradise on earth that lured settlers like Joseph Walker to cross the mythical Sierra Nevadas and brave the perils of a great unexplored wilderness in search of fame and fortune. YOSEMITE. . .a coveted prize for those who would plunder its rich resources, it would take visionaries like John Muir and Theodore Roosevelt to protect this pristine land and preserve it as a sanctuary for generations of Americans to come.Painted on an authentic, larger-than-life canvas, filled with the men and women who made history, here is the epic story as spectacular in scope and stirringly beautiful as YOSEMITE itself.

Yosemite National Park

Author: Mike Graf
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 9780736813808
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Yosemite National Park from the Author: Mike Graf. Describes the mountains, waterfalls, glaciers, Giant Sequoia trees, wildlife, and other sights of interest in California's Yosemite National Park

Yosemite

Author: Alfred Runte
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803289413
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Yosemite from the Author: Alfred Runte. Alfred Runte, An environmental historian based in Seattle, Is the author of National Parks: The American Experience (1979; rev. ed., 1987), also published by the University of Nebraska Press.

Yosemite Trails And Tales

Author: Katherine Ames Taylor
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 9780804740982
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Yosemite Trails And Tales from the Author: Katherine Ames Taylor.

Yosemite

Author: Dr Bertrand Piccard
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780887142345
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Yosemite from the Author: Dr Bertrand Piccard. From the massiveness of El Capitan to the delecacy of tiny seedlings from which giant sequoias grow, this book reveals the forces that create such beauty and diversity. This 9" x 12" book is overflowing with beautiful photos and interpretive text on this National Park for your enjoyment.

100 Hikes In Yosemite National Park

Author: Marc J. Soares
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 9780898868678
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100 Hikes In Yosemite National Park from the Author: Marc J. Soares. * A collection of 100 of the Yosemite area's best hikes * 110 color photographs and 102 color maps* Includes popular trails located outside the boundaries of Yosemite National Park* Winner of the National Outdoor Book Award for best "Adventure Guidebook"Yosemite National Park is a hiking destination know world round and this guidebook provides directions to the best trails Yosemite has to offer.Virtually all the hikes in this book are readily accessible from major arterials, andthere are explicit trailhead directions for each hike. The hikes in 100 Hikes in Yosemite National Park are divided into eight geographical regions. The regions approximate a counterclockwise loop, starting from the southeast and finishing in the southwest. Each hiking chapter is broken up in three basic parts: the information block, which helps you size up the hike by telling you how to get there and what to expect; the opening, which gives you a feel for what the hike is like; and the body, which describes the landmarks and trails, providing a blow-by-blow account of the actual hike, preceded by trailhead directions. You'll learn where the tough spots are on the trail, how much shade is available, and the locations of important Yosemite landmarks and special scenes you won't want to miss.Roughly a third of the hikes in this book are located just outside the park boundaries, and about half of those lead into the Yosemite National Park. A handy trail index helps hikers choose from trails ranging in difficulty from "cakewalk to butt-kicker." With extensive facts about plants, wildlife, and geological features as well as local history, each hike in this guidebook is loaded with outdoor entertainment and information.

Carleton Watkins In Yosemite

Author: Weston J. Naef
Publisher: Getty Publications
ISBN: 0892369450
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Carleton Watkins In Yosemite from the Author: Weston J. Naef. This is an illustrated volume that takes readers on a tour through Yosemite Valley from the view at Inspiration Point to the panorama high above the valley at Glacier Point, all from the perspective of one of Yosemite's first surveyors.