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History of the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range By Elroy Ecklar
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History of the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range provides background on California history, the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range, and the California Gold Rush.
Sierra Nevada and Alabama Hills By Max Lyons
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This book contains one of Max Lyons' extremely high resolution photographs (California's Alabama Hills and Sierra Nevada), that he created by stitching together hundreds of individual photographs to... More > create an extremely high resolution, seamless final image. But how can an image that can be printed at 12 feet wide be presented in a book? The answer is that each page in the book shows a small region of the complete full-sized, stitched image. The concept is similar to that of a street atlas, where each page displays a small region of a larger map, and each page connects with other pages in the book. Using two copies of this book (images are printed on both sides of the page), it is possible to remove the pages, and assemble a wall sized montage of the full image, measuring about 12 feet wide by 4 feet tall.< Less
ALONE IN THE SIERRA By Marcel Fraser
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What does a hiker think about as he lugs a heavy pack up a steep High Sierra path? Alone in the Sierra is a love song to wilderness, to self-sufficiency, and to the creative philosophy that the... More > author discovers in solitude. This book is a distillation of the long time relationship between the author and the Sierra Nevada.< Less
Confessions of a Weekend Warrior: Sierra Stories By Matt Artz
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From mountaineering to kayaking to rock climbing and more, this short collection of outdoor adventure stories from the Sierra Nevada Mountains illustrates life's “little... More > adventures”—weekend and other relatively short trips here and there designed to quench your desire for wildness. Because even the shortest outing can leave a lasting imprint and remind us all that it’s not the size of the adventure that counts—it’s how you enjoy it.< Less
Confessions of a Weekend Warrior: Sierra Stories By Matt Artz
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From mountaineering to kayaking to rock climbing and more, this short collection of outdoor adventure stories from the Sierra Nevada Mountains illustrates life's “little... More > adventures”—weekend and other relatively short trips here and there designed to quench your desire for wildness. Because even the shortest outing can leave a lasting imprint and remind us all that it’s not the size of the adventure that counts—it’s how you enjoy it.< Less
What is a Mountain? By Don Lehman Jr.
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Backpacking in the Eastern Sierras, I encountered perplexing land formations I’d never seen before. Curious about their nature I began constructing a sculpture based upon a topography map of... More > the region. This led to an exploration into the unique geography of Central California, which piqued origination questions. Delving deeper I learned about the discovery of glaciers, ice ages, continental drift, ocean spreading & tectonic planes, as all of these mechanisms are at the heart of mountain formation. The desire to dispel the rigid mindsets that block the direct perception of reality drove the research and topo sculpture that is at the base of this work. As such I finished the book with an exploration of personal mountains – what it takes to achieve mastery - how to distinguish mountains from molehills - and what a mountain can teach us concerning the quest for self-realization.< Less
What is a Mountain? By Don Lehman Jr.
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Backpacking in the Eastern Sierras, I encountered perplexing land formations I’d never seen before. Curious about their nature I began constructing a sculpture based upon a topography map of... More > the region. This led to an exploration into the unique geography of Central California, which piqued origination questions. Delving deeper I learned about the discovery of glaciers, ice ages, continental drift, ocean spreading & tectonic planes, as all of these mechanisms are at the heart of mountain formation. The desire to dispel the rigid mindsets that block the direct perception of reality drove the research and topo sculpture that is at the base of this work. As such I finished the book with an exploration of personal mountains – what it takes to achieve mastery - how to distinguish mountains from molehills - and what a mountain can teach us concerning the quest for self-realization.< Less
Macos Sierra: An Easy Guide to the Best Features By Michael Galleso
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OS Sierra is the 13th operation system version for Macintosh computers. It was previously called OS X and is the successor to OS X El Capitan with it being the first OS issued under their rebranding... More > as macOS. It was named after the Sierra Nevada Mountain range in California. The major features that the system boasts are the iCloud system, windowing and Continuity. There is also support for Apple Pay and Siri. The initial preview of the system was given to developers around the time of the WWDC keynote that was done on June 13, 2016. It was formally released to the Apple Beta Software Program in July 2016 and released to end users in September 2016 as a free upgrade through the Apple Store. This book will review some of the key features of the macOS and educate the reader on the capabilities.< Less
Steep Trails California, Utah, Nevada, Washington, Oregon, the Grand Canyon By John Muir
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: John Muir (/mjʊər/; April 21, 1838 – December 24,... More > 1914) also known as "John of the Mountains", was a Scottish-American naturalist, author, environmental philosopher and early advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United States. His letters, essays, and books telling of his adventures in nature, especially in the Sierra Nevada of California, have been read by millions. His activism helped to preserve the Yosemite Valley, Sequoia National Park and other wilderness areas. The Sierra Club, which he founded, is a prominent American conservation organization. The 211-mile (340 km) John Muir Trail, a hiking trail in the Sierra Nevada, was named in his honor. such places include Muir Woods National Monument, Muir Beach, John Muir College, Mount Muir, Camp Muir and Muir Glacier. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Muir< Less
Confessions of a Weekend Warrior: Mountain Biking Stories By Matt Artz
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From the High Sierra to his own backyard, Matt Artz's short collection of mountain biking stories illustrate life's “little adventures”—weekend and other relatively short trips here... More > and there designed to quench your desire for wildness. Because even the shortest outing can leave a lasting imprint and remind us all that it’s not the size of the adventure that counts—it’s how you enjoy it.< Less