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  1. Hiking the High Sierra: The Best Hikes and Scrambles in the Sierra and on Kauai
    Hiking the High Sierra: The Best Hikes and Scrambles in the Sierra and on Kauai
    Hiking the High Sierra: The Best Hikes and Scrambles in the Sierra and on Kauai
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  2. Hiking the High Sierra: The Best Hikes and Scrambles in the Sierra and on Kauai

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Hiking the High Sierra provides recommendations for, descriptions of, and directions to some of the best scrambles in the High Sierra. Included are the best of the classic "California 14ers" and scrambles to awesome and little-known summits. From the highest point in the continental United States and the ultra-hardcore Badwater to Telescope Peak (11,000+ feet of elevation gain) to three bonus hikes on the island of Kauai, Hiking the High Sierra puts them all within reach.

This guide also contains six of the finest hikes around Yosemite, including the legendary Half Dome and the little-known ascent of El Capitan's Southeast Gully.

Author Branch Whitney has hiked and climbed more than 3,000 miles, led 2,000 hikers to summits all over the Southwest, and discovered some of the wildest scrambling routes in the country.

In Hiking the High Sierra, Whitney provides detailed hike descriptions and extensive color photos of key landmarks; valuable information on the distance, difficulty, elevation gain, class rating and best season for each hike; and practical data on permits, lodging and camping, and GPS waypoints.


Branch Whitney
Huntington Press
Huntington Press
Huntington Press
Huntington Press
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

I found this book while researching route beta for getting up Mt. Russell. I'll be taking some folks up there who have no third class experience and want to be sure that I know the possible routes exactly so nothing is left to chance. After I read a bit about the book, I was astonished to find peaks that I have read about extensively listed in a book of "hikes and scrambles" when I know that they require technical rock climbing skills (and extensive mountain travel experience) to get up, and more importantly, down. While the author points out that there's no fifth class climbing in his book, all of the fourth class climbing described merits a rope (and the knowledge to employ it in the alpine environment) for all but the most experienced, and fifth-class routes are described. For example, in the description of the scramble up Starlight Peak:

"...The Milk Bottle is rated 5.6 and it's intimidating. There was a sling around the top, but it only hung down a few feet... Read more
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