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Starr"s guide to the John Muir Trail and the High Sierra region

Walter Augustus Starr

Starr"s guide to the John Muir Trail and the High Sierra region

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Published by Sierra Club in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.),
  • John Muir Trail (Calif.)
    • Subjects:
    • Trails -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.),
    • Hiking -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.),
    • Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) -- Guidebooks.,
    • John Muir Trail (Calif.)

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesGuide to the John Muir Trail and the High Sierra region.
      Statementby Walter A. Starr, Jr.
      SeriesA Sierra Club totebook
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF868.S5 S75 1974
      The Physical Object
      Pagination156 p. :
      Number of Pages156
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4926034M
      LC Control Number76352429


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Starr Jr. The book was originally published in by Sierra Club. This book is bound with a brown flexible cover and printed lettering to the front cover. 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.

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This book is the story of a hike of the JMT, but it is mostly a guide for preparing and planning to do such a trip - in whole, or in sections The JMT is a trail that is not interrupted by a single road for over miles. The John Muir Trail (JMT) is a long-distance trail in the Sierra Nevada mountain range of California, passing through Yosemite, Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks.

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