Awarded the 2009 Bronze Medal in the Society of American Travel Writers Foundation's annual Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Competition: "Whether you want to stand on a glacier or have a beer with local bikers, this is the definitive (as well as wonderfully eccentric) guide to the immensity of the southern Sierra and Owens Valley. John Muir would be pleased."―Mike Davis, author of City of Quartz and Ecology of FearThis Explorer's Great Destinations guidebook covers Yosemite to the Kern River Plateau and includes Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, Giant Sequoia National Monument, the Mammoth Lakes region, Owens Valley and Eastern Sierra, as well as Death Valley National Park. Black-and-white photographs throughout
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This is the only complete traveler's guide to California's Southern Sierra Nevada, covering the region from Yosemite National Park to the Kern River Plateau. Includes chapters on Sequoia/Kings Canyon National Parks (and the newly-created Giant Sequoia National Monument), the Mammoth Mountain/Mammoth Lakes region (including Mono Lake), the Owens Valley & Eastern Sierra, and Death Valley National Park.
Author David Page chronicles the roads, towns and scenic wonders within the national parks and along the edges of some of the most spectacular wilderness in North America, with detailed reviews of accommodations, dining, recreational activities, guides, outfitters, provisions, campsites, trailheads, and the many points of historic and cultural interest along the way. With stunning photos and detailed maps throughout, this guide is a must-have for your trip.
David T. Page has written for the Discovery Channel, the New York Times, Los Angeles Times Magazine, Backcountry, and Men’s Journal. He has won several awards, including BATW’s Best Guidebook of 2010; a 2009 Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Award; and OWAC’s 2008 Writer of the Year.
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