The Tahoe-Yosemite trail a comprehensive guide to the 180 miles of trail between Meeks Bay at Lake Tahoe and Yosemite Park"s Tuolumne Meadows by Thomas Winnett

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Published by Wilderness Press in Berkeley .

Written in English

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  • Tahoe-Yosemite Trail (Calif.),
  • California,
  • Tahoe-Yosemite Trail,
  • Tahoe-Yosemite Trail.

Subjects:

  • Hiking -- California -- Tahoe-Yosemite Trail -- Guidebooks.,
  • Natural history -- California -- Tahoe-Yosemite Trail.,
  • Tahoe-Yosemite Trail (Calif.) -- Guidebooks.

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Statementby Thomas Winnett.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV199.42.C22 T338 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination130 p. :
Number of Pages130
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2377803M
ISBN 100899970842
LC Control Number87006216
OCLC/WorldCa15365675

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TYT Route Basics. The Meeks Bay trail head is the start point for the classic mile Tahoe to Yosemite Trail backpacking route described in Thomas Winnett's classic book, The Tahoe-Yosemite Trail.

Tuolumne Meadows is the end point. Between these two points the Tahoe to Yosemite Trail offers a very interesting and much more challenging alternative route to the more popular and much more. With this book, you can hike, bike, or ride along the peaks and valleys of the Tahoe Rim Trail.

Safely traverse a landscape that’s rich in history, and enjoy the incredible diversity of geology, flora, and fauna. Tahoe Rim Trail presents the entire mile trail (and dozens of side trips), divided into 8 Format: Paperback.

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by Thomas Winnett. Published by Wilderness Press in Berkeley, CA. Written The Tahoe-Yosemite trail book EnglishPages:   Maps. Halfmile (the The Tahoe-Yosemite trail book name of a very helpful individual) offers a set of free downloadable and printable PCT topographic maps.

Each section is comprised of several maps. Tahoe to Sonora Pass Highway is California Section J, while Sonora Pass to Yosemite is California Section I. Other Trails Journal Guest Book. You have done some great hikes.

I read through your journal for the Tahoe Yosemite Trail and was impressed. I am taking my 2nd Sabbatical in summer and am thinking about doing that one. Thursday, Trek-or Portland, OR. Tahoe Yosemite Trail (TYT)'s Other Trails Journal The TYT is a mile trail between Meeks Bay on the northwestern shore of Lake Tahoe and Tuolumne Meadows in Yosemite National Park.

About a third of the trail coincides with the Pacific Crest Trail. Highway 89 heads west to glittering Emerald Bay, where you can hike the Rubicon Trail to Vikingsholm Castle.

Continue north on Highway 89 to reach the North and West Shores, which hold Tahoe’s legendary appeal. The lively center of Tahoe City has plenty of restaurants, hotels, and campgrounds to keep you close to the lake for the night.

The book describes (in a southbound direction) a mile route from Meeks Bay on the western side of Lake Tahoe to Tuolumne Meadows, and my edition includes black, white, and blue topo maps of the whole route, likely the only ones you'd need to hike the trail.

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This unmaintained trail starts at. California Road Trip: The Tahoe to Yosemite Loop. This unforgettable California road trip takes you from the mesmerizing blue waters of Lake Tahoe to the raging waterfalls of Yosemite and back.

Along the way, pass over stunning mountain passes, stop for some whitewater action, stretch your legs on a hike or two and enjoy a dip in a natural hot spring. An Introduction The Tahoe to Yosemite Trail. Backpacking the North Sierra.

Physical Description & Divisions THE BASICS The first introduction on the previous pages addresses the whole Tahoe to Whitney trip. That intro generally discusses what it takes to get ourselves physically, experientially, and psychologically ready to hike the length of the Sierra Nevada from Tahoe to Whitney starting.

Tahoe-Yosemite Trail by Thomas Winnett. Paperback (5th ed., New, rev. ed) $ $ Save 10% Current price is $, Original price is $ You Save 10%. Ship This Item — Temporarily Out of Stock Online. Publish your book with B&N. Learn : Thomas Winnett. oh definitely recommend this Trail for anyone who has family I only recorded a little bit of myself but I did completed the only reason that I had to stop this because there was a lot of bugs and I didn't put in the book spray so I do put my clothes back on and everybody knows a hard it is to take pictures with gloves on I did go off the trail a little bit because of the fact that I wanted the /5(56).

October 15 December 15 January 15 after January 15; Standard Price: $4, $5, $5, $5, Peak Price Trips Starting July 1 - August $5, $5, $6, The Tahoe Rim Trail is a long-distance backpacking and hiking trail that forms a mile loop around Lake Tahoe in the Sierra Nevada and Carson mountain ranges of California and Nevada.

I thru-hiked the Tahoe Rim Trail in the fall of Here are some pictures from my trip. The hike to Winnemucca Lake is one of the quintessential hikes of South Tahoe, especially when it comes to searching for summer wildflowers.

Not only is the hiking trail to Winnemucca Lake a favorite by long-time Tahoe locals, it’s a mecca for wildflower enthusiasts from Sacramento to. The trip starts in North Lake Tahoe, winds its way to South Lake Tahoe, and then veers southeast along Hwy.

to Mono Lake. From there, it cuts westward on Hwy. and heads up, up, up to the famed Tioga Pass and into Yosemite National Park. In winter months, the scenery is even more spectacular, but Tioga Pass is usually closed due to snow. In JulyI solo hiked the Tahoe Yosemite Trail, following the original route describe by Thomas Winnett in his book, The Tahoe Yosemite.

tahoe yosemite trail This sign is suppose to designate the location of Summit city which existed from to however, the book says that this isn't the correct location.

The only evidence I saw that there might have been something here was a door from an old stove used at a fire pit for a hot plate. The Tahoe-Yosemite trail: A comprehensive guide to the miles of trail between Meeks Bay at Lake Tahoe and Yosemite Park's Tuolumne Meadows (Wilderness Press trail guide series): ISBN ().

About a third of the trail coincides with the Pacific Crest Trail. This is not an "official" trail. It is the creation of one man, Thomas Winnett, who wrote the book "The Tahoe-Yosemite Trail: A Comprehensive Guide to the Miles of Trail Between Meeks Bay at Lake Tahoe and Yosemite Park's Tuolumne Meadows".

This moderate hike takes you along the northern most part of the unofficial Tahoe-Yosemite Trail. After following a road for approximately miles, the trail passes a small spring, parallels Meeks Creek and continues upward into a forested valley.

California Sierra Nevada > Lake Tahoe > John Muir Trail > John Muir & Tahoe-Yosemite Trails Map Close this window. Reader-Contributed Links to the California Sierra Nevada Book. The Pacific Crest Trail, officially designated as the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail (PCT) is a long-distance hiking and equestrian trail closely aligned with the highest portion of the Cascade and Sierra Nevada mountain ranges, which lie to miles ( to km) east of the U.S.

Pacific coast. The trail's southern terminus is just south of Campo, California by the U.S. border Designation: National Scenic Trail.

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This tour includes morning snacks, picnic lunch and drinks such as 5/5(24). The Tahoe-Yosemite Trail: A by Thomas Winnett Avg. Customer Rating: Reviewer: Greg Gomez ([email protected])from Mountain View, CA I've used this guide on every leg described: in the book and it was dead on ( - ).

The summit creek area description was helpful since that section wasn't well marked. Tracks & Trails specializes in exceptional vacation planning and ideas. Checkout our specific RV trip to Lake Tahoe and Yosemite National Park. Hi.

We will be traveling from the Carolinas to Lake Tahoe for a wedding at the Sierra at Tahoe Resort on the south side of Lake Tahoe at the end of September. We are planning to stay about a week to tour around the area with our kids (7 and 12).

We'd like to show them one of our favorite cities - San Francisco and do the touristy things there, but definitely see and experience Yosemite and. Yosemite Valley Tour From Lake Tahoe: Save a Thursday for this spectacular sightseeing adventure in Yosemite Valley, for up close views of world famous waterfalls, granite peaks, and glorious trip from Lake Tahoe is sure to be an amazing time.

This trip from Lake Tahoe is sure to be an amazing time.5/5(4). Year-round you can ride the gondola to Mammoth Mountain’s 11,foot summit and view the panorama of the Sierra’s highest peaks.

Don’t like heights. Rent a bike and pedal into the Mammoth Lakes Basin, or go for a hike: A steep but short trail leads to Crystal Lake, which fills.

The only guidebook is "The Tahoe-Yosemite Trail" by Thomas Winnnett. Yep it's pretty old but I hear that it is still useful. There is also the Northern CA PCT guidebook which covers the parts of the TYT that overlap with the PCT.

The Yosemite Wilderness has over miles of trail to explore with a great range of elevation, ecological zones, and solitude.

This backpacking trip, be it your first or fortieth, is a uniquely protected opportunity to provide maximum freedom to roam in Wilderness. So, in planning a trip, it is important to find the right experience for your. A chain of alpine lakes can be seen before the trail ascends 1, feet up a series of switchbacks leading to Phipps Pass.

Trail is miles to Lake Genevieve, 5 to Crag, to Hidden, to Shadow, miles to Stony Ridge, and 8 miles to Rubicon. This hike is part of an unofficial Tahoe-Yosemite Trail. Yosemite Lodge also has family rooms, but they do book up a year in advance.

At Lake Tahoe, take a look at Camp Richardson, which is right on the beach a bit away from the South Shore city. The marina motel units can sleep four and are available for 1 or 2 nights, no weekly minimum. Lightweight, detailed, accurate maps and pocket atlases for the Pacific Crest Trail, John Muir Trail, Colorado Trail and Tahoe Rim Trail.

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4 Day Trip to California: Lake Tahoe, Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon. written by Hilary Septem The trail is very easy and quick, and it was a good way to end the day, despite the lack of water. Day 4.Maybe you have been wanting to treck Lake Tahoe’s most popular Tahoe Rim Trail.

The mile Rim Trail North and the mile Rim Trail South both offer great views of the Carson Valley and glimpses of crystal clear Lake Tahoe. Take the Mt. Rose hike challenge and sign the log book at .

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