Moon Travel Moon Sequoia & Kings Canyon
Moon Travel Moon Sequoia & Kings Canyon

Moon Sequoia & Kings Canyon

By Leigh Bernacchi


Publication Date: January 5, 2021

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Ascend towering peaks, discover awe-inspiring views, and get to know some of the oldest, tallest, and rarest living things on Earth with Moon Sequoia & Kings Canyon. Inside you'll find:Flexible Itineraries: Unique and adventure-packed ideas for day hikers, winter visitors, families with kids, campers, and moreThe Best Hikes in Each National Park: Detailed hike descriptions, individual trail maps, mileage and elevation gains, and backpacking optionsExperience the Outdoors: Behold greatness at the base of Giant Sequoias, stop and smell the wildflowers of Zumwalt Meadow, or breathe the thin air from the top of Mount Whitney (the highest peak in the continental U.S.!). Strap on snowshoes for a ranger-led winter walk or spelunk your way to discovery in the Crystal Cave. Have a hearty meal in the backcountry at Bearpaw High Sierra Camp and savor dark skies with unbeatable views of the Milky WayHow to Get There: Up-to-date information on traveling between the parks, gateway towns, park entrances, park fees, and toursWhere to Stay: From campgrounds to cabins and rustic lodges, find the best spots to kick back, both inside and outside the parksPlanning Tips: When to go, what to pack, safety information, and how to avoid the crowds, with full-color photos and detailed maps throughoutExpertise and Know-How: Former national park ranger Leigh Bernacchi provides helpful background on the parks' history, geology, conservation efforts, and moreFind your adventure in Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks with Moon.

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About the Author

Raised in the Sierra Nevada foothills, Leigh Bernacchi has always been passionate about the mountains, and some of her best experiences in the wild and wonderful Sierra Nevada have taken place in Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks. As a national park service ranger, she shared these experiences with hundreds of visitors, and on her days off, she explored the parks from the bottom of snowmelt streams to the tops of waterfalls in the backcountry.

Leigh currently works for the University of California, Merced's Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society as the program director. She loves to tell stories about the discovery of the natural world through the lenses of geology, ecology, and sociology. Leigh is an avid birder, hiker, and backpacker.

Format: Paperback

Length: 224 pages

Publisher: Moon Travel

Publication Date: January 5, 2021

ISBN: 9781640498013

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