Wildsam Field Guides Yosemite

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Wildsam Field Guides: Yosemite leads travelers into California's legendary high Sierras, the land of sheer granite, deep valleys and towering waterfalls. We'll tell the story of the famed national park with guidance from experts and Yosemite veterans, including climber Chelsea Griffie, search and rescue mountaineer and writer Lauren DeLaunay Miller, actor Lee Stetson, graphic designer David Alcorn, naturalist David Lukas and others. Page by page, readers will discover: A month-by-month guide for Yosemite activities; A guide to the flora and fauna of this wondrous natural area; Climbing wisdom from Royal Robbins and a climbing lexicon; Hiking trails, historic sites, and a three-day road trip itinerary within the park; Our best recommendations for your Yosemite visit from lodging and snow shoes to aerial tours and river rafts, and more. This handsome volume ventures into the wild history of rock climbing, John Muir's classic conservationist writing, Indigenous history, great hikes and campsites and the park's natural wonders.
ISBN: 9781467199599
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Wildsam
State: California
Series: WildSam National Parks
Images: 200
Pages: 144
Dimensions: 4.2 (w) x 6.5 (h)
Taylor Bruce is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Wildsam Field Guides. He grew up on his family farm on the border of Georgia and Alabama. Taylor studied writing at Vanderbilt University, and, after, wrote freelance for magazines such as Men's Journal, Oxford American and National Geographic Adventure, among others. He took a full-time writer's post at Southern Living in 2007. After moving to New York and pursuing an MFA in Creative Writing at Brooklyn College, Taylor launched Wildsam out of his 500-square foot apartment in 2012. The original Nashville guide caught the attention of national media and thoughtful travelers alike, and in 2015, National Geographic awarded Wildsam the "Traveler 50" award. Taylor lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife, Robin, and two sons, Booker and Truett.
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