Visitors to Desolation Wilderness, the country's most-used wilderness area, appreciate its easy accessibility to craggy mountain crests, miles of hiking trails, and 130 lakes all packed into an area of 100 square miles. In this guide, you'll find information on hiking, camping, wildlife, and the natural history of Desolation Wilderness itself, as well as Lake Tahoe's Emerald Bay, the South Fork American River, and the Upper Truckee River. Furthermore, this is the first Tahoe hiking guide to be written in cooperation with the federal Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit. Includes descriptions of 32 hikes, a table of mileages to the 80 trout-stocked lakes, tips on when and where to get permits as well as locater and trailhead maps.Hiking Tahoea#39;s Wildflower Trails. Edmonton ... 1999. Plants of the Tahoe Basin. Sacramento: California Native Plant Society Press, 308 p. Grater, Russell K., and Tom A. Blaue. 1978. ... The Jepson Manual: Vascular Plants of California.
|Title||:||Desolation Wilderness and the South Lake Tahoe Basin|
|Author||:||Jeffrey P. Schaffer|
|Publisher||:||Wilderness Press - 2003-07-01|