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Yosemite - The Complete Guide has everything you need to know about the grand Yosemite Park. Nestled deep in the heart of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Yosemite is one of America's finest national parks. Its granite landscape, polished by Ice Age glaciers, is bursting with superlatives: the highest waterfall in North America (Yosemite Falls), the most famous vertical rock face in the world (El Capitan), and the largest living organisms of all time (giant sequoias). But no statistic can ever capture its staggering beauty. Yosemite's scenery has inspired some of the world's finest artists, and it continues to humble millions of visitors each year. Yosemite Valley is the crown jewel of the park. Just seven miles long by one mile wide, it represents less than 1% of the park's 1,200 square miles. But concentrated among its forests, meadows, and 3,000-foot cliffs are some of the word's most remarkable physical landmarks. Half Dome, El Capitan, Bridalveil Fall-all can be seen in a single, sweeping panorama. Because Yosemite Valley is the most popular part of the park, it's home to the vast majority of Yosemite's lodges, campgrounds, and visitor facilities.Wildlife & Waterfalls.Rafting, rock climbing, winter sports, day & overniight hikes and much more.ISBN - 9780982517222.Author - James Kaiser.Publisher - James Kaiser.Pages - 303.Binding - Paper.Year - 2011 2nd edition..
A good introduction to the park and especially strong on the history and layout. I was disappointed in the ecological content, however, which showed a small and pretty much random... Read morePublished 19 days ago by Ted W
The only problem with James Kaiser's travel guides is that he doesn't have one for every where we are planning to travel and after reading his guides (we have the Grand Canyon,... Read morePublished 2 months ago by J. S.
I lived in California for 43 years before I made my first visit to Yosemite. I was completely in awe of this beautiful park, and I wish I could visit more often. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Edna L. King-Miller
Great product from a great seller. Ordered & arrived as expected! Thank you!!!Published 7 months ago by Kelly Jeans
This is a great guide book. There is good insight as to what to do/see in different parts of the park as well as for different skill sets & intentions (backpacking vs drive &... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Jessica Santolla
Great book. Lots of good information. Can't wait to go on our trip!Published 10 months ago by Megan Farajolah
Very useful, essential. We got this book after going to Acadia national park and using his Acadia book on that area as a guide. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Joshual