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Desolation Wilderness and the South Lake Tahoe Basin

Jeffrey P. Schaffer

Desolation Wilderness and the South Lake Tahoe Basin

by Jeffrey P. Schaffer

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Published by Wilderness Press in Berkeley, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hiking -- California -- South Lake Tahoe Region -- Guidebooks,
  • Trails -- California -- South Lake Tahoe Region -- Guidebooks,
  • Natural history -- California -- South Lake Tahoe Region,
  • South Lake Tahoe Region (Calif.) -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJeffrey P. Schaffer.
    GenreGuidebooks.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination154 p. :
    Number of Pages154
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22956294M
    ISBN 100899970508
    OCLC/WorldCa12083406

    Tahoe native photographs all named lakes in Desolation Wilderness. Mullen is now in the process of compiling the book version of Lakes of Desolation. Readers around the Lake Tahoe Basin. Desolation Wilderness and the South Lake Tahoe Basin, Jeffrey P. Schaffer. Schaffer, a leading trail author, devotes a whole section to the Dardanelles Lake area along with complete coverage of the nearby Desolation Wilderness. A book you will use again and again.

    Crag Lake before the first rays of morning light. Looking Southeast across Crag Lake at Peak Hidden Lake sits at the base of the rock terrain rising up to Peak The Desolation Trail is a good entry point for backpacking trips across the . Therefore the trail guide begins in Desolation Wilderness and passes South through the Meiss Country Roadless Area before exiting the Lake Tahoe Basin just a bit North of Carson Pass. National Forests around Lake Tahoe between High 50, and All land that drains into Lake Tahoe is defined as part of the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit.

    Desolation Wilderness sits just to the west of Lake Tahoe. The wilderness area is one of the most popular in the U.S. Filled with open granite basins and dotted with cold, clear mountain lakes, it. A Quick Guide to Desolation Wilderness. Des­o­la­tion Wilder­ness strad­dles near­ly six­ty-four thou­sand acres across the Lake Tahoe Basin between Lake Tahoe and the Eldo­ra­do Nation­al For­est. Inside it, you’ll find back­pack­ing des­ti­na­tions through alpine and sub-alpine forests stud­ded with gran­ite peaks and.


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Desolation Wilderness and the South Lake Tahoe Basin by Jeffrey P. Schaffer Download PDF EPUB FB2

Desolation Wilderness and the South Lake Tahoe Basin [Schaffer, Jeffrey P.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Desolation Wilderness and the South Lake Tahoe Basin/5(5). Lake Aloha is a feature of the wilderness area, with shallow, clear waters sitting in a wide, granite basin carved by glaciers in the most recent ice age.

The Crystal Range is also within the area, with Pyramid Peak as the highest point both in the range and. The Desolation Wilderness is located just to the southwest of Lake Tahoe and north of Highway It is accessible from the Eldorado National Forest and Lake Tahoe Basin.

The Pacific Crest Trail passes through the length of the wilderness, and its proximity to roads makes it one of the more easily accessible wildernesses in the Sierra. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Desolation Wilderness and the South Lake Tahoe Basin at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.4/5(6).

This is the most comprehensive guidebook to Lake Tahoe's finest hiking area. It offers you: 32 accurately described hiking trips in four areas: Desolation Wilderness, Lake Tahoe's Emerald Bay, South Fork American River (trails south of Highway 50), and Upper Truckee River (trails north of Highway 88 and west of Highway 89).

Desolation Wilderness. Just west of Northern California's Lake Tahoe is a remarkable landscape, mostly devoid of dense vegetation but overflowing with alpine lakes.

Hikers climbing out of the densely wooded Lake Tahoe basin are often startled by the Desolation Wilderness' sudden expanse of glacially polished scenery. Author Peter Goin will be presenting a slideshow ahighlighting his latest book, Emerald Bay and Desolation Wilderness, in the Baldwin Museum at the Pope Baldwin Estates in South Lake Tahoe.

This is the most comprehensive guidebook to Lake Tahoe's finest hiking area. It offers you: 32 accurately described hiking trips in four areas: Desolation Wilderness, Lake Tahoe's Emerald Bay, South Fork American River (trails south of Highway 50), and Upper Truckee River (trails north of Highway 88 and west of Highway 89)/5(14).

This is the most comprehensive guidebook to Lake Tahoe's finest hiking area. It offers you: 32 accurately described hiking trips in four areas: Desolation Wilderness, Lake Tahoe's Emerald Bay, South Fork American River (trails south of Highway 50), and Upper Truckee River (trails north of Highway 88 and west of Highway 89).Book Edition: Fourth Edition.

This is the most comprehensive guidebook to Lake Tahoe's finest hiking area. It offers you: 32 accurately described hiking trips in four areas: Desolation Wilderness, Lake Tahoe's Emerald Bay, South Fork American River (trails south of Highway 50), and Upper Truckee River (trails north of Highway 88 and west of Highway 89)/5(3).

Get this from a library. Desolation Wilderness and the South Lake Tahoe Basin. [Jeffrey P Schaffer]. This is the most comprehensive guidebook to Lake Tahoe's finest hiking area. It offers you: 32 accurately described hiking trips in four areas: Desolation Wilderness, Lake Tahoe's Emerald Bay, South Read more.

South Lake West. The following hiking maps are not yet available for on-line viewing but can be obtained by purchasing the "The Trail Book": LAKE TAHOE AND THE SURROUNDING AREAS Western Slope/Donner Summit, North Tahoe Basin, Desolation Wilderness, South Lake/Carson Pass, Tahoe Rim Trail, Mountain Biking, Cross-Country Ski Trails.

Desolation Wilderness Permits and Maps For overnight backpacking in Desolation Wilderness, a permit is required.

They used to be free, but now cost $5 a person for one night and $ per person for two or more nights up to 14 days (non-refundable).

You can book a permit online at or score one of the first-come-first-serve permits at the Tahoe South. The Desolation Wilderness is a 63,acre ( km 2) federally protected wilderness area in the Eldorado National Forest and Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, in El Dorado County, crest of the Sierra Nevada runs through it, just west of Lake on: El Dorado County, California, USA.

Desolation Wilderness and the South Lake Tahoe Basin, Jeffrey P. Schaffer. Schaffer, a leading trail author, provides complete coverage of hiking in the Eagle Lake area.

A book you will use again and again. Lake Tahoe's Desolation Wilderness Fishing Guide, Jermoe Yesavage. Thorough book on fishing in the Desolation Wilderness with information. Attractions and Considerations: Desolation Wilderness, 63, acres of subalpine and alpine forest, granitic peaks, and glacially-formed valleys and lakes.

It is located west of Lake Tahoe and north of Highway 50 in El Dorado County. Desolation Wilderness is jointly administered by both the Eldorado National Forest and Lake Tahoe Basin Mgnt.

Unit. Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit supervisor’s office, located at 35 College Drive in South Lake Tahoe. Open weekdays year-round. Pacific Ranger District, Eldorado National Forest, located 4 miles east of Pollock Pines on US Highway Mokelumne Wilderness is located between Highway 88 to the north and Highway 4 to the south.

This wilderness is just south of the Lake Tahoe Basin. The Mokelumne Wilderness is aacre wilderness that is jointly managed by the Eldorado, Stanislaus, and Toiyabe National Forests. Permits are required for overnight hiking. Desolation Wilderness and the South Lake Tahoe Basin by Jeffrey P.

Schaffer A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Author Peter Goin will be presenting a slideshow ahighlighting his latest book, Emerald Bay and Desolation Wilderness, in the Baldwin Museum at the Pope Baldwin Estates in South Lake Tahoe.9.

Upper Truckee River - South Lake Tahoe. This Lake Tahoe tributary opens for only a short period from July 1 thru Sept During high water years it can be a fantastic place to throw a fly for wild Rainbows or Browns.

Sometimes a big lake hog will surprise you out of the blue!Desolation Wilderness is a protected parkland of virgin forest within the Tahoe Basin and El Dorado County. Spanning nea acres, the protected wilderness is home to numerous mountain lakes, old growth forests and stunning granite peaks, spires and teetering boulders that lend to the natural landscape of eye candy.