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Product Details

  • Series: Best Easy Day Hikes Series
  • Paperback: 112 pages
  • Publisher: Falcon Guides; Second Edition edition (January 11, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0762760540
  • ISBN-13: 978-0762760541
  • Product Dimensions: 0.2 x 4.2 x 7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #832,014 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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From the Back Cover

Best Easy Day Hikes Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks includes detailed maps and concise descriptions for twenty easy-to-follow hikes in this popular California destination. Discover a hiker’s paradise of trails to tranquil waterfalls, mountain vistas, glacial valleys, blooming wildflowers, and groves of giant sequoias.
 
Look inside for:
• A 45-minute stroll to five-hour adventures
• Hikes for everyone, including families
• Mile-by-mile directions and clear trail maps
• Trail Finder for best hikes for waterfalls, giant sequoias, great views, or children
• GPS coordinates

About the Author

Laurel Scheidt is a freelance writer and author of Hiking Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks.

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12 of 12 people found the following review helpful By Fritz R. Ward VINE VOICE on December 28, 2010
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon, two adjoining parks just south of Yosemite, are among the premier hiking destinations in California. Most of the land they encompass is wilderness and roads only touch upon the western boundaries of these parks. Some of the best backpacking in the state is found in these two parks. But most visitors barely have time for a few days, or in some cases a few hours, and this is where Laurel Scheidt's book comes in. It offers twenty hikes, with relatively little elevation gain (relative is the key word here--in the southern Sierras, less than 2,000 feet might be considered easy) that can be hiked in an hour or at most half a day. All are readily accessible to the roadway.

For the most part, this is the same book as the first edition. The hikes have not changed. Scheidt still divides the park into seven geographical regions and offers two to four hikes in each. Classics such as Crescent Meadow, the General Grant Loop, and Tokopah Falls are all in this book. Each hike includes a sketch map, detailed directions to the trailhead (with GPS coordinates) and a point to point route description.

A few things have changed. Scheidt's introduction is a little longer and covers more of the flora and fauna found in the region. Many of the reviewers of the first edition wanted to see more along these lines and she has obliged. New trailheads have been noted, particularly for the popular Congress Trail. What was a 1.9 mile hike is now a 2.7 mile trek due to the park service moving the trail head for the General Sherman tree. It is still well worth your time as this is the premier hike in the Giant Forest. On the downside, the sketch maps are actually a little less detailed in the second edition of the book than the first.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Chad M. on January 5, 2014
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I own both this book, as well as the full sized version it's excerpted from. Pay the extra ten dollars (or whatever it might be and get the full version) and you won't be disappointed.

This book lacks the focus a day-hike publication needs. However, the full sized version has traveled to Sequoia with me three times for well over a hundred miles of hikes in various parts of the park.
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We found this to be extremely helpful on a recent day hike on the North Grove and Dead Giant Loops in Kings Canyon National Park. Plus, you can't beat the size. Thank you, Ms. Scheidt!
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By Lawrence I. Schneider on January 28, 2014
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Useful summary of available hikes although the trails seem to be changing from year to year as the rangers want to cut down on trail wear!
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