From the Back Cover
For more than twenty-five years, FalconGuide® has set the standard for outdoor recreation guidebooks. Written by top outdoors experts and enthusiasts, each guide invites you to experience the endless adventure and rugged beauty of the great outdoors.
Hiking Yosemite National Park features fifty-nine of the park's finest trails-from day hikes to backcountry treks. With this comprehensive guide, veteran outdoors writer Suzanne Swedo provides all the information you need to get the most out of hiking this natural wonderland.
Look inside to find:
Hikes suited to every ability
Accurate directions to the trailhead
Comprehensive trail descriptions
GPS-compatible maps and route profiles
Mile-by-mile directional cues
Difficulty ratings, trail contacts, fees/permits, local information, and much more
About the Author
Suzanne Swedo, director of W.I.L.D., teaches wilderness survival and natural sciences at universities, museums, and organizations such as Yosemite Association and the Sierra Club. She has backpacked the mountains of every continent and led groups into the wilderness for over twenty-five years. Her books include Wilderness Survival, Hiking California's Golden Trout Wilderness, Best Easy Day Hikes Yosemite National Park, and Adventure Travel Tips (Falcon). She lives in Van Nuys, California.