Mammoth Lakes Sierra: A Handbook for Roadside and Trail
Author: Genny Smith (Author), Richard Mallard (Author)
Mammoth Lakes Sierra is the authoritative guide to a superbly beautiful portion of the Sierra Nevada in eastern California. Six hours north of Los Angeles and three hours south of Reno, this fifty-mile portion of the eastern Sierra slope includes Convict, McGee and Rock Creek canyons, Lake Crowley, Mammoth Lakes, Reds and Agnew meadows, Devils Postpile, the Minarets, June Lake, Lee Vining, Lundy Canyon and Mono Lake—all easily accessible from US Highway 395. The book includes thirty-two pages of photographs, including rare historic photos. Drawings of wildflowers, trees, birds, mammals, geologic map and index. This is a joyful book of discovery, written with love for the region’s wild places and wild creatures. It provides all information needed to find your way, gives perspective and background for what you see today. It suggests things to look for, then sends you on your way to explore and discover. Over 67,000 copies in print.