By Julie Smith (Author) An updated guide to one of the most popular hiking regions in the country The Sierra Nevada is renowned for its hiking, and its surprising diversity in landscape and terrain is guaranteed to suit outdoor enthusiasts of all interest and skill levels. The longest single range in the contiguous United States, these mountains overlook perpetually changing nature and form one of the most sublime landscapes in the world. The guide provides comprehensive, step- by- step directions for each hike. In addition, each chapter includes a map, full color photography, directions to the trailhead, distance and elevation data, hike difficulty rating, and pertinent contact information, all fully updated. Hikes include: • Calaveras Big Trees State Park • Rainbow Falls • Panorama Trail • Redwood Mountain Grove 100 color photographs, 50 maps ISBN-10: 1682682935 ISBN-13: 978-1682682937