Last edited by Mugore
Tuesday, May 5, 2020 | History

7 edition of The thousand mile summer in desert and high sierra. found in the catalog.

The thousand mile summer in desert and high sierra.

Colin Fletcher

The thousand mile summer in desert and high sierra.

  • 311 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Howell-North Books in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California
    • Subjects:
    • Fletcher, Colin,
    • California -- Description and travel

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWith photos. by the author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF866.2 .F55
      The Physical Object
      Pagination207 p.
      Number of Pages207
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5908349M
      LC Control Number64008764


Share this book
You might also like
Fort Carson-Pinon Canyon Military Lands Withdrawal Act

Fort Carson-Pinon Canyon Military Lands Withdrawal Act

Eugene Land Conveyance Act

Eugene Land Conveyance Act

Oliver A. Filman.

Oliver A. Filman.

New letters of Robert Southey

New letters of Robert Southey

Aldrich catalogue handbook of fine chemicals.

Aldrich catalogue handbook of fine chemicals.

Don Quixote in England

Don Quixote in England

Pacific Islands pilot.

Pacific Islands pilot.

Solomon

Solomon

IEEE standard service conditions and definitions for high-voltage fuses, distribution enclosed single-pole air switches, fuse disconnecting switches, and accessories

IEEE standard service conditions and definitions for high-voltage fuses, distribution enclosed single-pole air switches, fuse disconnecting switches, and accessories

Survey of Canadian Fertility Programs / thomas Stephens and Associates .... [et al]

Survey of Canadian Fertility Programs / thomas Stephens and Associates .... [et al]

Determining areas of sales concentration

Determining areas of sales concentration

The thousand mile summer in desert and high sierra. by Colin Fletcher Download PDF EPUB FB2

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Thousand-Mile Summer: In Desert and High Sierra at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5. The Thousand-Mile Summer: In Desert and High Sierra by Fletcher, Colin and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - The Thousand-mile Summer: in Desert and High Sierra by Fletcher, Colin - AbeBooks.

We experience the heat, the rattlers, the desert poppies, the cool downsloping breezes from the high Sierra, and the icy waters of alpine streams by reading THE THOUSAND MILE SUMMER.

Such a book is a rare treat for those of us seemingly locked into a 5/5(4). I've read The Thousand Mile Summer a number of times in the past and read it again just prior to reading California Serendipity.

It was a wonderful tribute to Colin Fletcher. I enjoyed the historical notes and the philosophical meanderings but at times found myself being overwhelmed by them and thus losing sight of the thousand mile summer. The feeling that you get from The thousand mile summer in desert and high sierra is a more deep you excavating the information that hide inside words the more you get interested in reading it.

It doesn't mean that this book is hard to know but The thousand mile summer in desert and high sierra giving you enjoyment feeling of reading. The Thousand-Mile Summer in desert and high sierra (Hardcover) Published July by Howell-North Books Eight, Hardcover, pagesCited by: 1.

Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and   The Thousand-Mile Summer: In Desert and High Sierra by Colin Fletcher: I don’t know if a lot of the younger generation today know about Colin Fletcher, but he really is the father of modern backpacking in America.

There was no rulebook when he started, so he made it up as he went along. The Thousand-Mile Summer in desert and high sierra The Thousand-Mile Summer in desert and high sierra. Colin Fletcher $ - $ Secret Worlds of Colin Fletcher. Colin Fletcher $ - $ We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures.

We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging. I had long been looking from the wildwoods and gardens of the Northern States to those of the warm South, and at last, all draw-backs overcome, I set forth [from Indianapolis] on the first day of September,joyful and free, on a thousand-mile walk to the Gulf of Mexico.

The Thousand Mile Summer in desert and High Sierra Colin Fletcher HB 1st. $ THOUSAND-MILE SUMMER: IN DESERT AND HIGH SIERRA By Colin Fletcher Hardcover $ Free shipping.

A book that looks new but has been read. Cover has no visible wear, Seller Rating: % positive. Description. California Serendipity: In Desert and High Sierra Written by Andreas M. Cohrs Maps drawn by cartographer David Lindroth. In the grand tradition of the travel memoir, Andreas M. Cohrs presents an awesome guide to the less visited regions of California, as well as a glance into what makes up the Golden state and its glittering mentality.

The Thousand-Mile Summer: In Desert and High Sierra, Howell-North,reprinted, The Man Who Walked through Time, Knopf (New York, NY), The Complete Walker: The Joys and Techniques of Hiking and Backpacking, Knopf (New York, NY),fourth revised edition published as The Complete Walker IV, Knopf (New York, NY), Thousand-Mile Summer (Hardback): In Desert and High Sierra: by Colin Fletcher; Thousand-Mile Summer (Paperback): In Desert and High Sierra: by Colin Fletcher; Secret Worlds of Colin Fletcher: by Colin Fletcher; The Winds of Mara: by Colin Fletcher River: One Man's Journey Down the Colorado, Source to Sea: by Colin Fletcher.

JOHN MUIR. A Near View of the High Sierra EARLY one bright morning in the middle of Indian summer, while the glacier meadows were still crisp with frost crystals, I set out from the foot of Mount Lyell, on my way down to Yosemite Valley, to replenish my exhausted store of bread and tea.

Quotations from John Muir were selected by Harold Wood from various sources. Many thanks to Dan Styer for finding and identifying the sources for many of these quotes.

See his story about how he helped improve this website, as well as the WikiQuotes page of John Muir quotes, on his web page about the Quotable John that page he also provides further background on the source of the. 10 Great Outdoor Adventure Books For Hikers.

of nature whose previous treks through the American West are recounted in The Man Who Walked Through Time and The Thousand-Mile Summer, takes readers on a 1,mile, six-month journey down the entire length of America’s second longest river, the Colorado. My favorite for the High Sierra.

In the summer ofJohn Muir, a young Scottish immigrant, joined a crew of shepherds in the foothills of California's Sierra Nevada Mountains. The diary he kept while tending sheep formed the heart of this book, which was first published in and which eventually lured thousands of Americans to visit Yosemite country.

Most multi-day hikes, including some of the best, feature stretches of hours at a time that are ordinary. Not the Grand Canyon. With huge physical relief and so little vegetation to obstruct views in this desert environment—except for brief stretches of forest at the South and North rims—there’s never a dull moment as you traverse a cross-section of a chasm stretching miles long and.

Eighty miles to the west is the Sierra Nevada range, the highest in the contiguous forty-eight states, rising to fourteen thousand five hundred feet. Close by are the jagged Panamints, which reach.

They also read Colin Fletcher's s books celebrating his epic backpacking: The Thousand Mile Summer, The Man Who Walked Through Time – about hiking the length of the Grand Canyon – and The. June 3, This morning provisions, camp-kettles, blankets, plant-press, etc., were packed on two horses, the flock headed for the tawny foothills, and away we sauntered in a cloud of dust: Mr.

Delaney, bony and tall, with sharply hacked profile like Don Quixote, leading the pack-horses, Billy, the proud shepherd, a Chinaman and a Digger Indian to assist in driving for the first few days in.

That would be the Yampa River, and it is at its wildest in May and June when it swells with runoff from the high mountain snowpack. The Yampa flows out of the mountains of north-central Colorado and into the canyon country of Dinosaur National Monument, through 2,foot-high golden cliffs and wooded canyons carved by rain, snow, frost, and wind.

Pacific Crest Trail FAQ - Last updated Jan 9, Contribute to this FAQ via EMail or in the PCT FAQ Forum with your suggestions, submissions, re-arrangements, whatever!. Overview The Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) is a 2, mile hiking trail (dirt foot path) that runs contiguosly from the Mexican border at Campo, California to the Canadian border near Manning Park, BC.

Official MapQuest website, find driving directions, maps, live traffic updates and road conditions. Find nearby businesses, restaurants and hotels. Explore. The Mount Rose Summit Trailhead is located on Nevada Highway just above the town of Incline Village, NV. From Incline Village take NV east for approximately miles before arriving at the trailhead on your left.

At this time the Mt. Rose Wilderness does not require user fees or permits. Sierra Temperatures are generally warm in summer with a maximum ranging from degrees F. and a minimum of degrees at higher elevations. In the winter, maximums are typically during the high point of the day, and between 0 to degrees F.

in the night. Inthe Central Pacific and the Union Pacific Railroad Companies began building a transcontinental railroad that would link the United States from east to. With over 80 RV parks nationwide, Thousand Trails is America's premier provider of membership campgrounds and RV parks with resort style amenities.

Tackling the 7,Mile Great Western Loop The route patches together portions of five other thru-hikes and includes sections of trail-less meandering through the Sonoran and Mojave deserts. Northern California is a prime candidate for wine-camping in vineyards or on permaculture farms.

Lay your head down in magical tree houses or geodesic domes. Wake up in funky yurts or creekside cabins. Golden in the summer and typically green in the winter, California welcomes campers with open arms.

Songdog Double Fire. Cuyama Badlands. The High Desert RV Park is conveniently located off of Interst so finding the park is a breeze, and so is finding local attractions. Why You’ll Love High Desert RV Park All 75 RV sites are equipped with full hookups and picnic tables, there are phones and wifi available, and the restrooms and laundry facilities are clean and spacious.

The experienced mountain climber is not intimidated by a mountain - he is inspired by it. The persistent winner is not discouraged by a problem--he is challenged by it. Mountains are created to be conquered; adversities are designed to be defeated; problems are sent to be solved.

It is better to master one mountain than a thousand foothills. Thousand-Miler chronicles McManus’s day hike across 1, miles around Wisconsin, a feat that earned her membership into a group of Ice Age Trail thru-hikers known as the “Thousand. THE TEN THOUSAND THINGS My solo three-month hike on the Pacific Crest Trail had many beginnings.

There was the first, flip decision to do it, followed by the second, more serious decision to actually do it, and then the long third beginning, composed of weeks of shopping and packing and preparing to do it.

There was the quitting my job as a waitress and finalizing my divorce and selling. California Various States CA,CO,ID,KS,MO,NE,NV,OR,UT,WY. Follow in the footsteps of overemigrants who traveled to the gold fields and rich farmlands of California during the s and s: the greatest mass migration in American history.

The California National Historic Trail is over 5, miles long and covers portions of 10 states. “Spectacular A literary and human triumph.” —The New York Times Book Review “Strayed’s language is so vivid, sharp and compelling that you feel the heat of the desert, the frigid ice of the High Sierra, and the breathtaking power of one remarkable woman finding her way—and herself—one brave step at a time.” —People (4 Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

miles; Basin/Range, Trilobites, Gambling Halls, Queen of the Silver Mines, A Eastern Sierra Mountains, Desert, Dust Storms, WWII Interment Camps, Aerospace, Film Sets, Hollywood. Find It In The US Route 6 Book. For a more comprehensive, Mile By Mile Guide to all 3, Transcontinental miles Route 6, BUY THE BOOK HERE.

A six-mile drive down an improved dirt road suitable for ordinary cars brings you to a dry canyon on the desert floor. After a one-mile hike through a valley of rock-strewn rubble, the trail ends. The liquid lifeline of an arid land, the Rio Grande has always been a vital presence in the American Southwest and Northern Mexico.

A source of human sustenance for at le years, the river has also been a site of conflict ever since exploring Spaniards first crossed its. Mount Whitney, the highest peak in the range and the contiguous United States. The height of the mountains in the Sierra Nevada increases gradually from north to south.

Between Fredonyer Pass and Lake Tahoe, the peaks range from 5, feet (1, m) to more than 9, feet (2, m).