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Filled with vivid color photography and informed writing, Yosemite: The Complete Guide puts the best of Yosemite National Park at your fingertips. Fully updated to include current travel info (including the new rules for hiking Half Dome), the second edition offers expanded chapters on geology, ecology, wildlife, and history. James Kaiser takes readers on a joyous romp through Yosemite, revealing the fascinating story behind the scenery. From the thundering waterfalls of Yosemite Valley to the sparkling granite of the High Sierra, Yosemite: The Complete Guide equips travelers with everything they need to know. Lodging, camping, and dining are covered in-depth, as well as outdoor adventures (hiking, biking, rock climbing, rafting, skiing), transportation issues, and seasonal weather patterns. Over 20 hikes are listed, with trail descriptions, topographical maps, and photos.

About the Author: James Kaiser is an award-winning travel writer and photographer. When not traveling internationally, he writes guidebooks to U.S. national parks. His book "Grand Canyon: The Complete Guide" won the Benjamin Franklin Award for Best Full-Color Travel Guide and the Independent Publisher Award for Best Travel Guide. In 2006 he was a photographer for Yahoo! Sports at the Winter Olympics in Torino, Italy.


  • Over 20 hikes listed, with trail descriptions, topographical maps and photographs
  • Updated to include current travel information
  • Expanded chapters on geology, ecology, wildlife, and history
  • Information on lodging, camping, and dining
  • Information on outdoor adventures: hiking, biking, rock climbing, rafting, and skiing


Paperback:304 pages
Date Published:January 1, 2011
Dimensions:8.5 x 0.9 x 5.5 inches
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