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California Summits: A Guide To The Best Accessible Peak Experiences in the Golden State

“California Summits” guides readers on 50 beautiful and attainable mountain hikes. Hikers can summit most in a day, and sometimes in just a few hours, with a minimum of experience and gear.

Hike up scenic Mount Tamalpais overlooking San Francisco Bay, sunny SoCal’s Mount Baldy, and snowcapped Mount Shasta, the state’s northern jewel, among others. Photography and detailed hike descriptions inspire hikers of all ages and experience levels.

$25 including shipping

Sierra Summits: A Guide to 50 Peak Experiences in California’s Range of Light

“Sierra Summits,” winner of a National Outdoors Book Award, reveals amazing experiences in the Range of Light.

Climb Mount Whitney, the highest peak in the lower 48 states. Hike up Half Dome, Yosemite’s most coveted landmark. Or trek atop Mount Tallac, the majestic summit overlooking Lake Tahoe. These adventures beckon visitors of all ages.

Review: “A guidebook with heart”

$25 including shipping

Yosemite Adventures: 50 Spectacular Hikes, Climbs and Winter Treks

Hike atop legendary El Capitan. Climb two different ways to the summit of Half Dome. Ski or snowshoe through a winter wonderland to rustic backcountry cabins. These journeys come alive in “Yosemite Adventures.” Author Matt Johanson draws upon 20 years of experiences to reveal a Yosemite that few lucky visitors ever see.

$20 including shipping


Yosemite Epics: Tales of Adventure from America’s Greatest Playground

Yosemite adventure stories come to life in first-person narratives from rock, snow, ice and whitewater. Thrilling yet thoughtful, the book explains the athletes’ motivations and shares valuable lessons from their experiences. Featuring tales from Steve Roper, John Bachar, Royal Robbins, Lynn Hill, Hans Florine, Peter Croft, and Tommy Caldwell.

Review: “Full of tantalizing tales”

$15 including shipping