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By Jerry Sprout (Author, Editor), Janine Sprout (Author, Illustrator) This 25th Anniversary (seventh) edition of Alpine Sierra Trailblazer includes the new Hope Valley Rim Trail, a 33-mile route that takes in all the streams, rivers and passes around the Sierra’s most pristine meadowlands. A historic tour of Markleeville joins five other new trailheads, dozens of fresh photographs, and a new color insert in this completely revised and updated 2016 edition. Trailblazer also directs adventurers to the Yosemite High Country, all around Lake Tahoe, Grover Hot Springs, Carson Pass, Monitor Pass, Carson River, Wolf Creek, Ebbetts Pass, Bear Valley, Kirkwood, Mokelumne River plus, Desolation Wilderness, Sonora Pass, Bodie, Mono Lake, Tioga Pass. Inside are: 93 different trailheads for more than 320 hiking and backpacking destinations for all levels 200 photographs, plus a 4-page color insert 51 cross country ski and snowshoeing spots 59 trips for mountain bikers, leisurely pedals and backcountry rides 72 spots for fishing in lakes, rivers and creeks Directions to wildflowers, fall color and swimming spots 7 maps, including a master map 6 driving tours: Emigrant Trail, Bodie, Silver Mountain City, Virginia City, Pony Express route, cultural and natural history ATrailblazer Kids section for family outings Resource links for local campgrounds, resorts, restaurants, permits, accommodations, nonprofit groups, conservation organizations and events ISBN-10: 099136905X ISBN-13: 978-0991369058