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Yosemite The Complete Guide

Yosemite  The Complete Guide Author Kaiser James
ISBN-10 9781940754321
Release 2018-03-28
Pages 304
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Yosemite National Park is the crown jewel of California's Sierra Nevada Mountains. This gorgeous, full-color travel guidebook reveals the highlights and hidden gems of Yosemite — detailing everything you need to make the most of your time in the park. Fully updated for 2018! Over 65 five-star reviews for previous editions! Whatever your interests — hiking past stunning waterfalls, strolling through giant sequoia groves, watching sunset from incredible viewpoints, relaxing at a historic lodge — Yosemite: The Complete Guide puts the best of the park at your fingertips. Beautiful color photos showcase Yosemite's best destinations. Fascinating chapters on Geology, History and Wildlife reveal the story behind the scenery. Detailed Maps make travel planning easy. Filled with travel tips to save you time and money! From stunning waterfalls in Yosemite Valley to incredible hikes in the High Sierra, Yosemite: The Complete Guide is the only travel guide you need.



The Complete Guidebook to Yosemite National Park

The Complete Guidebook to Yosemite National Park Author Steven P. Medley
ISBN-10 9781930238879
Release 2018-03-06
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In addition to things to see and do in the major regions of Yosemite, this guidebook also provides reservation information and dining options, suggests hikes and excursions at any level of desired activity, promotes safe enjoyment of the park, and covers major and little-known natural features. Also included are information on roads and gateway communities, tips on how to reserve a campsite or lodging, photos of flora and fauna, and important phone numbers, emails, and web sites, and updated maps. New to this eighth edition are: •connectivity and technology information; •a "Hike Smart" safety section with loads of tips; •all new photographs.



Yosemite Bigwalls

Yosemite Bigwalls Author Roger Putnam
ISBN-10 1467596906
Release 2014
Pages 374
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"This is the comprehensive guide to the bigwall rock climbs of Yosemite Valley, California ... Included are modern topos for over 300 routes of all difficulties and commitment levels, up-to-date approach and descent information, inspiring photographs by top climbing photographers."--Page 4 of cover.



The Photographer s Guide to Yosemite

The Photographer s Guide to Yosemite Author Michael Frye
ISBN-10 9781930238299
Release 2012-08-14
Pages 144
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Here is a comprehensive handbook designed to help all photographers — from beginners to experts — capture the landscape, flora, and fauna of one of the best places on earth. These tips and directions from Yosemite local Michael Frye are an indispensable resource for anyone who wants to take better pictures in Yosemite and elsewhere. Last updated over a decade ago, The Photographer’s Guide to Yosemite has been revised to include advice especially for digital photography, and includes new full-color reproductions of Frye’s own work to serve as examples and inspiration. Every aspect of photographing this magnificent park is covered, including: In-depth descriptions of nearly 40 outstanding locations Information on the best months and times of day for successful shots Detailed maps indicating prime viewpoints Tips on technique and equipment More than 100 stunning full-color photographs



Photographing Yosemite Digital Field Guide

Photographing Yosemite Digital Field Guide Author Lewis Kemper
ISBN-10 9780470635865
Release 2010-02-25
Pages 288
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The ideal companion guide for capturing awe-inspiring photos of Yosemite! Whether using a compact camera or a high-end dSLR, this companion guide provides you with detailed information for taking spectacular shots of some of the most recognizable landmarks in the world. Whether you aim to capture memorable photos of Half Dome, El Capitan, Vernal Fall, Mariposa Grove, or one of Yosemite's other many remarkable attractions, this portable resource goes where you go and walks you through valuable tips and techniques for taking the best shot possible. You'll discover suggested locations for taking photos, recommended equipment, what camera settings to use, best times of day to photograph specific attractions, how to handle weather challenges, and more. In addition, beautiful images of Yosemite's most breathtaking attractions and recognizable landmarks serve to both inspire and assist you as you embark on an amazing photographic adventure! Elevates your photography skills to a new level with photography secrets from professional photographer Lewis Kemper Presents clear, understandable tips and techniques that span all skill levels, using all types of digital cameras, from compact cameras to high end DSLRs Features Yosemite's main attractions in alphabetical order as well as thumb tabs on the pages so you can quickly and easily access the information you are looking for Shares detailed information and insight on critical topics, such as ideal locations to photograph from, the best time of day to shoot, camera equipment to have handy, weather conditions, and optimal camera settings to consider Whether you're a local familiar with the territory or a visitor seeing this beautiful U.S. National Park for the first time, this handy guide will help capture fantastic photos!



Grand Canyon The Complete Guide

Grand Canyon  The Complete Guide Author James Kaiser
ISBN-10 9781940754338
Release 2018-03-28
Pages 316
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Discover the best of Grand Canyon in this award-winning, full-color travel guidebook. Fully updated for 2018! From hiking to biking to river rafting, Grand Canyon National Park is filled with adventures. But without careful planning, a trip there can be overwhelming. Grand Canyon: The Complete Guide helps you make the most of your time in the park. Whatever your interests—hiking the Bright Angel Trail, riding mules to Phantom Ranch, watching sunset from Hopi Point, relaxing at a historic lodge—this gorgeous travel guidebook puts the best of Grand Canyon at your fingertips. Beautiful color photos showcase the park's best viewpoints and destinations. Fascinating chapters on Geology, History and Wildlife reveal the story behind the scenery. Detailed maps make travel planning easy. From Havasu Canyon's stunning waterfalls to incredible day hikes on the North and South Rims, Grand Canyon: The Complete Guide is the only guidebook you'll need. Filled with tips to save you time and money! Winner: Benjamin Franklin Award (Best Full-Color Travel Guide) Winner: Independent Publisher Book Award (Best Travel Guide)



Top Trails Yosemite

Top Trails  Yosemite Author Jeffrey P. Schaffer
ISBN-10 0899976190
Release 2010-09-25
Pages 386
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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.



The Road Guide to Yosemite

The Road Guide to Yosemite Author Bob Roney
ISBN-10 9781930238367
Release 2013-04-09
Pages 112
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Motorists have long-deserved an all-new guide to the major sights and stops along Yosemite’s majestic major roadways — one which not only lists distances, facilities, and things to do, but that also provides enlightening stories, park history, and natural history in a most engaging way. The wait is over. Ranger Bob Roney has applied his deep knowledge of the park and renowned story-telling skills to give drivers and their companions what they need to know, where they need to know it. Keyed to markers newly placed throughout the park, and packed with maps, illustrations, and dozens of full-color photographs, The Road Guide to Yosemite makes it safe and easy to stop and enjoy the world-famous scenery.



Costa Rica The Complete Guide

Costa Rica  The Complete Guide Author James Kaiser
ISBN-10 9781940754017
Release 2015-01-01
Pages 496
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From pristine beaches and jungle waterfalls to high-altitude coffee plantations, Costa Rica: The Complete Guide puts the very best of Costa Rica at your fingertips. Blending detailed travel tips with beautiful photography, this guidebook offers so much more than just restaurant and hotel reviews. Fascinating chapters explore Costa Rica’s unique history, culture, food, ecology and wildlife. “Top 10 Ways to Avoid a Cultural Misunderstanding” helps visitors avoid common—and potentially embarrassing—mistakes. Discover what makes Costa Rica one of the world’s most amazing destinations. Soar above the cloud forest on a zipline at Monteverde. Spend the night at a deluxe ecolodge next to Arenal Volcano. Soak in the tropical beauty of Costa Rica’s world-class beaches at Manuel Antonio National Park. Plan the perfect Costa Rican vacation! Filled with travel tips to save you time and money Over 300 beautiful color photos Over 30 detailed maps Fascinating chapters on History, Culture and Food Informative guide to Wildlife and Ecology 1% of profits are donated to environmental organizations working to preserve Costa Rica's biodiversity for future generations Printed on sustainable FSC paper



Joshua Tree

Joshua Tree Author James Kaiser
ISBN-10 9780982517239
Release 2010-10-01
Pages 215
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Stunning photographs showcase the wondrous landscape of Joshua Tree National Park in this unique guidebook. Located just two hours east of Los Angeles, Joshua Tree National Park is a desert getaway that boasts some of the most dramatic and unexpected scenery in the Southwest. This edition features updated information on park and local attractions, hotels, and restaurants, as well as a newly expanded section on the geology of the park. Fascinating chapters discuss the park's history, geology, and wildlife along with a guide to desert wildflowers and maps of more than 20 of the best hikes in the park. An indispensable guide for outdoor enthusiasts, rock climbers, and vacationing families on a budget, this beautiful guidebook will enhance any traveler's collection.



Day Hikes in Yosemite National Park

Day Hikes in Yosemite National Park Author Robert Stone
ISBN-10 157342059X
Release 2009
Pages 208
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A guide to hiking through the wilderness of Yosemite features eighty day hikes that include both well-known and less traveled areas of the park, providing outstanding scenic vistas of waterfalls, sequoia groves, and alpine meadows. Original.



Hiking Yosemite National Park

Hiking Yosemite National Park Author Suzanne Swedo
ISBN-10 9781493017737
Release 2016-05-15
Pages 320
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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.



Your Guide to the National Parks

Your Guide to the National Parks Author Michael Joseph Oswald
ISBN-10 9781621280682
Release 2017-01-01
Pages 720
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This award-winning guide, completely updated for the 2017 edition, includes more than 450 new photographs, 160 revised maps, and 50 hiking tables, making it the only guidebook you'll need to explore the United States National Parks. An all new design with the same intuitive layout keeps the step-by-step itineraries,kid-friendly activities, and most popular ranger programs at your fingertips to help plan your next family vacation. Thousands of hotels, restaurants, and attractions beyond the parks and 11 suggested road trips make it the ultimate dashboard companion. Exhaustive activity information--including hiking tables, easy-to-find trailhead markers, outfitter details, and backpacking essentials--serves as blueprint for an adventure of a lifetime. With something for everyone, this is Your Guide to the National Parks.



Frommer s Yosemite and Sequoia Kings Canyon National Parks

Frommer s Yosemite and Sequoia   Kings Canyon National Parks Author Eric Peterson
ISBN-10 9781118074749
Release 2012-02-28
Pages 192
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Describes the parks' attractions and provides information on tours, hikes, lodging, and camping.



Lonely Planet Yosemite Sequoia Kings Canyon National Parks

Lonely Planet Yosemite  Sequoia   Kings Canyon National Parks Author Lonely Planet
ISBN-10 9781760341343
Release 2016-04-01
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# 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 eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices and smartphones) Downloadable PDF and offline maps prevent roaming and data charges Effortlessly navigate and jump between maps and reviews Add notes to personalize your guidebook experience Seamlessly flip between pages Bookmarks and speedy search capabilities get you to key pages in a flash Embedded links to recommendations' websites Zoom-in maps and images Inbuilt dictionary for quick referencing 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



Compass American Guides

Compass American Guides Author
ISBN-10 9781101879733
Release 2016-04
Pages 384
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The electrifying vistas of the Yosemite Valley and neighboring Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks continue to exert a magnetic attraction for America's nature lovers. Giant sequoia groves, thundering cascades, and epic climbs--it's all here, and this guide takes travelers right to the heart of the best trails, experiences, and places to stay.



Hiking Yosemite National Park

Hiking Yosemite National Park Author Suzanne Swedo
ISBN-10 9780762768813
Release 2011-05-03
Pages 320
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This fully revised and updated guide to hiking in Yosemite National Park will help readers choose and plan a day hike or backpacking trip best suited to their time, energy, experience, and personal preferences. There are fifty-nine classic day hikes and overnight backpacking trips meticulously prepared by backcountry guide Suzanne Swedo.