Exploring Eastern Sierra Canyons by Sharon Giacomazzi Bestselling Sierra hiker/author/historian Giacomazzi's second book has received great acclaim. Sharon spent years exploring the Eastern Sierra to guide readers to the multifaceted treasures to be found in Eastern Sierra Canyons north of Bishop. This handy guide covers 25 different canyons—some well known, others obscure—but all worth exploring.The book includes abundant color and black-and-white photos of these marvelous canyons.
Each chapter covers a canyon, presenting at least one or two hikes in detail. She also details local history, describes the best campgrounds, which canyons have rustic resorts, where to find the best wildflower blooms, autumn color displays and waterfalls, and how to get yourself and your family on horseback in these canyons. Each chapter highlights features "Of Interest" found in that area. Canyons likely to be open in Winter include Winter sports activities. The book includes easy-to-read maps for each canyon by Marsha Mello and the eye-catching cover photo by Sierra photographer Claude Fiddler. Already a classic, this fine guide has been updated through 2009. People will continue to reach for this handy, one-of-a-kind guide for years to come.
200 pages, 5-½" x 8-½", full-color cover, 56 black-and-white photographs plus 8-page color insert with 26 color shots, 20 maps, bibliography, index. Revised 2015. ISBN 978-0-939431-32-9 trade paper