Eastern Sierra Books

Eastern Sierra Books
Mount Whitney, Bishop Hikes, Mammoth, June Lake & Mono Lake

Eastern Sierra Maps:

Palisades Trail Map

Palisades Trail Map
by Tom Harrison Maps

Eastern Sierra / Palisade Glacier / Norman Clyde Glacier

Tom Harrison Map: The Palisades Trail Map, Bishop Pass Area, Backpacking High Sierra; Areas include: Mount Sill, Mount Jepson, Mount Winchell, Big Pine Lakes, Palisades Basin, North Palisade, Thunderbolt Peak, Norman Clyde Glacier, Middle Palisade Glacier, Inyo National Forest, Inyo High Country, Sierra High Country; Hiking Maps Backpacking Trip, California Sierra Camping.

Durable, Shaded-relief topographic map printed on waterproof plastic; GPS Compatible – Complete UTM Grid. Folded. Map Scale: 31.7K; ISBN# 9781877689970

The Palisades Trail Map covers the Big Creek area of the Eastern Sierra on the boundary between Kings Canyon National Park and Inyo National Forest. Map includes the Palisades and Norman Clyde Glaciers, Bishop and Mather Pass, and the Big Pine Lakes.

  • Big Pine Lakes
  • Mount Sill
  • Mount Jepson
  • Mount Winchell
  • North Palisade
  • Norman Clyde Glacier
  • Mid Palisade Glacier
  • Thunderbolt Peak

John Muir Wilderness Maps

John Muir Trail Map

High Sierra Trail

The John Muir Trail is a long-distance trail in the Sierra Nevada mountain range of California, passing through Yosemite, Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks.

USDA makes paper maps for John Muir Wilderness w/ Kings Canyon, and Tom Harrison offers the waterproof John Muir Map Pack. National Geographic also makes a topo map for the John Muir Trail.

John Muir Wilderness

Onion Valley Campground

Ansel Adams Wilderness

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John Muir Maps USDA
John Muir Wilderness with Sequoia Kings Canyon Wilderness

John Muir Trailheads

U.S. Forest Service – NFS

Old school maps – two large paper sheets. Available at Inyo NF Ranger Stations.

Eastern Sierra Mountains
High Sierra Peaks

Perfect for a day hike reference or extended backpacking adventures. Map Scale = 1″ to mile; Printed on paper w/ large storage envelope.

OntheTrail.org

makes a great online map resource for this popular high country region –
onthetrail.org/jmt/jmt-topo-maps/

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John Muir Wilderness Map Set
Tom Harrison Maps

John Muir Trail Maps by Tom Harrison, High Sierra Backpacking Maps, Highcountry Trail Map. Eastern Sierra Mountains inside Inyo National Forest

Mount Whitney, Lone Pine, Independence, Big Pine, Bishop, Mammoth Lakes – Eastern California.

John Muir Wilderness Map Set of 13 individual maps. Durable, waterproof plastic map; Smaller maps, not folded. Map Scale: 63K; ISBN# 9781877689345

 

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National Geographic makes a decent John Muir Trail Map too!

nearby towns:


Kings Canyon High Country Map

Kings Canyon Topo Map

High Sierra Lakes

High Sierra Lakes @ Kearsarge Pass, Eastern NP boundary

Kings Canyon High Country Map
Tom Harrison

Tom Harrison Trail Map: Kings Canyon High Country Trail Map. Areas include: Rae Lakes, Paradise Valley, Cedar Grove, Kearsarge Pass, LeConte Canyon, Crown Valley, Tehipite Valley, Blackcap Basin; John Muir PCT Wilderness Map, Pacific Crest Trail, Hwy 395 Eastern Sierra Nevada; Backpacking High Sierra, Hiking Backpacking Kings Canyon National Park.

Durable, waterproof plastic map; Folded. Map Scale: 63K; ISBN# 9781877689451

Kings Canyon National Park

see also –
NPSKearsarge Pass Trail Map
Sequoia Kings NP Map by NatGeo
Sequoia Kings Map by Tom Harrison

nearby destinations –

Kings Cyn High Country

OLDER VERSION

kings cyn map

REAL OLD ONE

Shaver Lake Map

Shaver Lake
Sierra NF NatGeo Map #810

Shaver Lake is located in the Central Sierra, on the west side of the range, way up above Fresno, CA. Numerous alpine lakes and wilderness trailheads can be accessed via Highway 168 and the side route of Dinkey Creek Road. They even have a Sequoia Grove up here!

Shaver Lake Map, Huntington Lake, Sierra National Forest maps from National Geographic. 4×4 routes around the central Sierra Nevada. Dinkey Lakes Wilderness, Kaiser Wilderness, Rancheria Falls, Black Point, Lewis Creek Tamarack Creek, Red Mountain, Red Lake, Sierra Vista Scenic Byway, Sierra Heritage Scenic Byway. Hiking, mountain biking, horse back & OHV trails. Lake trails, wilderness trail, loop trail, lake campgrounds. Two sides, waterproof & tear resistant. National Geographic Map #810; Scale 1:63,360 / 1 inch = 1 mile. ISBN# 9781566952422

Shaver Beaches

see also –
Dinkey Lakes Maps
Kaiser Wilderness Map
Sierra National Forest Maps

Bald Mountain Views

Desolation Maps

Desolation Wilderness Maps
Westside of Lake Tahoe

High Sierra Granite, Lakes Sierra Nevada California

Several maps and books cover this Sierra Wilderness Area located right next to Lake Tahoe, the premier alpine lake destinations on the West Coast.

Tahoe Wilderness Winter

Desolation Map

Desolation Wilderness USDA Map

Desolation Map / Desolation Wilderness / Hikes Tahoe

Backpacking & Hiking Trail Map for Desolation Wilderness (Part of El Dorado NF) Waterproof Plastic Paper. Perfect for a day hike reference or extended backpacking adventures. Map Scale = 2″ to mile; ISBN# 9781593514402

Wilderness Press publishes a Desolation Map too!

Desolation Wilderness Trail Map
Tom Harrison MapsTrail Map Desolation

Desolation Wilderness Map Trail Map, Tahoe Lake Camping. Lake Tahoe, CA; Tahoe Westside, Loon Lake camping, Lake Aloha, Emerald Bay, Fallen Leaf Lake, DL Bliss State Park, Echo Lake, Velma Lake, Wrights Lake, Rubicon River, Rubicon 4×4 Trail, Rockbound Valley, Tahoe Rim Trail hiking PCT Pacific Crest Trail; Sierra Nevada High Country Tahoe hiking; Durable, waterproof plastic map; Folded. Map Scale: 42.24K; ISBN# 9781877689611

California Sierras

see also –
Lake Tahoe Basin Maps

Desolation Books –

Trail Tools Desolation Maps (1996) by Dennis O’Neill

Lake Tahoe Basin Map

Two different recreation maps for the Lake Tahoe Basin are created by the USDA & NatGeo. Several brand for topographic trail maps. The US Forest Service has the Tahoe National Forest Map that encompasses a much larger area. Numerous books exist for backpacking and hiking around Tahoe.

Nevada Beaches

  • backpacking
  • boating
  • camping
  • casinos
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • horseback
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • off-roading
  • sailing
  • snow skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • xc skiing

NatGeo Map #803 Tahoe Basin

Lake Tahoe Map 803

Lake Tahoe Trails Illustrated Map from National Geographic

Recreation Map for Lake Tahoe Basin, Topographic Lake Map, Backroads Hiking Maps, Tahoe Backpacking, Tahoe Camping, All Campgrounds, Trailheads, Creeks and Lakes. Sierra Nevada Back Roads, Truckee River Camping & Hiking Map. Very detailed & colorful. 2 -sided map, waterproof plastic map; tear resistant. GPS data. Map scale 1:63,360 / Contour Interval = 50 feet. ISBN# 9781566953344

California Tahoe Hikes

Many believe that Lake Tahoe was formed by the collapse of an ancient volcanic crater, but the natural lake and mountain basin was actually formed by the rise and fall of the landscape due to faulting.

The Tahoe Basin which spans approximately 22 miles long (and 12 wide), is located on top of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Separating California from Nevada state, a year-round, mountain resort destination. The lake is often referred to as “Jewel of the Sierra”.

Largest freshwater, alpine lake in North America.
Second deepest lake in the U.S.
Second highest lake in the U.S.

LAKE TAHOE – 6625′ elevation above sea level

California Tahoe Hikes

Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, USDA Map

Tahoe Basin USDA
Lake Tahoe Map USDA

Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit
NFS
Lake Tahoe Basin & Vicinity

USGS Map California: Lake Tahoe Basin Map; Sierra Nevada Mountains, Lake Tahoe, Desolation Wilderness, Granite Chief, Fallen Leaf Lake. Tahoe Recreation, Camping Map. USDA NFS Recreation Area. All forest lands, trails & roads surrounding Lake Tahoe; 10 miles all the way around lake. Printed on waterproof plastic. Published 2010. ISBN# 9781593514808

see also –
Tom Harrison Tahoe Rim Trail

Tahoe Summer Hikes

Tahoe National Forest

nearby towns:

  • HOMEWOOD

  • SOUTH LAKE TAHOE
  • SQUAW VALLEY
  • TAHOMA
  • TAHOE CITY