From the Back Cover
Lace up your boots and sample some of the finest trails in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, situated in California's rugged Sierra Nevada. From towering groves of giant sequoia trees and crystalline trout rivers through the jagged peaks and alpine meadows all the way up to Mount Whitney, the highest mountain in the lower 48, Sequoia and Kings Canyon have routes to please hikers of every stripe. Let veteran hiker and nature lover Laurel Scheidt lead you through eighty-six trails that vary in difficulty from easy strolls for the whole family to challenging treks for the more experienced hiker.Use this guide for up-to-date trail information, accurate directions to popular as well as less-traveled trails, difficulty ratings for each hike, detailed trail maps, and zero-impact camping tips. Whether you are a day-tripper or long-distance hiker, old hand or novice, you'll find trails suited to every ability and interest throughout Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park. (6 X 9, 296 pages, b&w photos, maps, graphs, charts)
About the Author
Laurel Scheidt is a veteran hiker and the author of Best Easy Day Hikes Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. She lives in Modesto, California.