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The high Sierra

by Bowen, Ezra.

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Published by Time-Life Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
    • Subjects:
    • Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Ezra Bowen and the editors of Time-Life Books.
      SeriesThe American wilderness, American wilderness
      ContributionsTime-Life Books.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF868.S5 B6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination184 p.
      Number of Pages184
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4771267M
      LC Control Number78179462

      The High Sierra of California is a brilliant tribute to the bold, jagged peaks that have inspired generations of naturalists, artists, and writers. Using traditional Japanese and European woodcut techniques, Killion has created stunning visual images of the Sierra that focus on the backcountry above nine thousand feet, accessible only on foot.   If you want to climb as many peaks as possible in the High Sierra, this is your book. Secor describes an enormous number of different hiking/climbing opportunities. He does not bother with the most obvious stuff, such as well-known trails that are easy to find, but instead tells you about places you might not have thought about.5/5(5).

      A guide to the Sierra Mountains that details mountains and trails of Sierra high country where glaciated valleys, pinnacles and spires, moonscape meadows, and alpine lakes - combined with the region's characteristic good weather - offer hikers, climbers, skiers, and cross country ramblers an opportunity for wilderness, exploration and discovery.5/5(3). THE YOSEMITE BOOK by Josiah D. Whitney () CHAPTER IV. THE HIGH SIERRA. Having, in the last chapter, given as full a description of the Yosemite Valley as our space will permit, we proceed next to call the reader’s attention to the higher region of the Sierra Nevada, the Alps of California, as the upper portion of this great chain of mountains is sometimes called; this .

      The High Sierra: Peaks, Passes, And Trails (Paperback) Published May 31st by Mountaineers Books Second Edition, Paperback, pagesAuthor: R. Secor. High Sierra. Roman. by R. Burnett, W.: and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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High Sierra is the most popular guidebook to this magnificent mountain range, and has long been the definitive source of climbing and hiking information for this wonderland. This comprehensive and exhaustive guidebook includes route descriptions, historical information, and GPS-enabled driving directions/5(53).

High Sierra is a very impressive book, and a rare contribution from W. Burnett. The book is a semi-nostalgic look at the aging gangster. The book is a semi-nostalgic look at the aging gangster.

Roy Earle, "the last of the Dillinger gang," is released from prison through some political favors; but there's a catch.4/5. The Secor book is the most comprehensive, truly an encyclopedia, yet it's scope and necessary lack of detail leave you a bit overwhelmed (and possibly under-prepared).

This book and the famed Roper "High Sierra Route" nicely give more detail on /5(3). A part of the Time-Life American Wilderness Series, 'The High Sierra' presents the reader with a very detailed view of the Sierra Nevada region, which covers an enormous section of California and a corner of Nevada.

This beautiful title which is lavishly rich with photographs tells the reader about the nature, wild life and history of the region/5. The High Sierra book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

The Sierra climbing bible - The Los Angeles Times The best field gui /5. THE HIGH SIERRA, subtitled "Peaks ~ Passes ~ Trails", is a prodigious and information-jammed book to which I'm awarding five stars even though its usefulness to me is not what I expected and will be minimal, a fact that would otherwise cause me to award two or three stars/5(56).

The High Sierra of California Paperback – September 1, by Gary Snyder (Author), Tom Killion (Illustrator) out of 5 stars 26 ratingsCited by: 3.

Combining the dramatic and meticulous work of printmaker Tom Killion -- accented by selected writings of John Muir -- and the journal writings of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Gary Snyder, The High Sierra of California is a tribute to the bold, jagged peaks that have inspired generations of naturalists, artists, and ally printed in a limited, handmade, more/5.

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Create by Ezra Bowen and the editors of Time-Life Books. Reviews. User-contributed reviews Tags. Add tags for "The high Sierra". Be the first. Similar Items. The High Sierra of California is a brilliant tribute to the bold, jagged peaks that have inspired generations of naturalists, artists, and writers.

Using traditional Japanese and European woodcut techniques, Killion has created stunning visual images of the Sierra that focus on the backcountry above nine thousand feet, accessible only on foot. The High Sierra. Purchasing more than one book in this series?. The book is in excellent condition as described Rating: % positive.

The High Sierra Fly-in is a gathering of like minded individuals each October in the high desert of Nevada. This page is dedicated to all of those that have been and are coming to the fly-in. The diverse terrain and unspoiled wilderness of the High Sierra makes it one of the best places in the world for "the practice of mountains" - advanced hiking, cross- country rambling, peak bagging, rock and ice climbing, and ski touring.

The most comprehensive resource on this explorer's paradise, The High Sierra details all the major and minor routes to the area and 5/5(2). In the Heart of the Sierras; the Yo Semite Valley, both historical and descriptive: and Scenes by the Way.

Big Tree Groves. The High Sierra, with its Magnificent Scenery, Ancient and Modern Glaciers, and Other Objects of Interest; with Tables of Distances and Altitudes, Maps, Etc.

Profusely Illustrated. By James Mason Hutchings, of Yo Semite. High Sierra is a heist film and early film noir written by W.R.

Burnett and John Huston from the novel by Burnett. The film features Ida Lupino and Humphrey Bogart and was directed by Raoul Walsh with location work shot at Whitney Portal, halfway up Mount Whitney in the Sierra Nevada of by: Adolph Deutsch. The original guide on how to get in and out of the High Sierra, originally published in the 's and still quite valid today, thanks to the conservationists.

Any edition is worthwhile and used books stores often carry more than one - the older the better. High Sierra is the most popular guidebook to this magnificent mountain range, and has long been the definitive source of climbing and hiking information for this wonderland.

This comprehensive and exhaustive guidebook includes route descriptions, historical information, and GPS-enabled driving directions.The high Sierra. [Ezra Bowen; Time-Life Books.] -- Examines the geography, geology, vegetation and wildlife of the Sierra Nevada mountain region of California and Nevada.