Map Desolation Wilderness and the South Lake Tahoe Basin: Recreation Map (Folded)

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Find Your Way in California's Beautiful Hiking Region

Just minutes from Lake Tahoe, the Desolation Wilderness is one of California's most popular hiking areas. The 100-square-mile, 63,960-acre roadless region stands as an island of primitive solitude, just a few hours from Sacramento and San Francisco. It is a mountain landscape--packed with 130 lakes--at an elevation that's high enough to avoid the oppressive summer heat yet low enough for hikers to get by with light clothing.

Discover its best hikes with this four-color topographic map. The large, beautifully detailed map is 27 x 27, and it contains all the information you need to explore. On one side, the map features a view of the vast region--from Lake Tahoe to the Eldorado National Forest. The other side is filled with photographs and text about minimum-impact hiking, wildlife, wilderness permits, when to go, and more.

This second edition shows every major road (along with minor and unpaved roads), and it includes trails, trailheads, campgrounds, picnic areas, ranger stations, waterways, peaks, and more. As an added bonus, the map provides samples of the trips found in the supplemental guidebook Desolation Wilderness and the South Lake Tahoe Basin (not included).

When you're finished, fold the map back to the convenient size of 4 x 9. It is lightweight, durable, waterproof, and it fits in your backpack or back pocket. So you can carry it with you on your adventures Use the map alone, or pair it with the book for even more great information.

About the Author

Wilderness Press has been a leading independent guidebook publisher since 1967. Founded in Berkeley, California, its first publication was Sierra North, considered the authoritative resource for hikers and backpackers in the Northern Sierra Nevada. Since then, Wilderness Press has set the mark for outdoor guidebooks and maps. With its headquarters now located in Birmingham, Alabama, Wilderness Press publishes more than 200 hiking, backpacking, walking, paddling, climbing, how-to, and other outdoor titles all over the country.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781643590677
ISBN-10: 1643590677
Publisher: Wilderness Press
Publication Date: April 6th, 2021
Language: English