Whitney Map

Mount Whitney
by NatGeo Map #322

Whitney MapMount Whitney is universally famous as the highest peak in the contiguous United States, as well as the highest point in California. National Geographic’s Trails Illustrated map of Mount Whitney delivers unmatched detail and valuable information to assist you in your exploration of this beautiful region. Expertly researched and created in partnership with local land management agencies, this map features key areas of interest including Sequoia, Kings Canyon NP, Inyo NF and John Muir Wilderness; South Fork Kern River; Diaz Lake; and Cottonwood Lakes.

Whitney MapWith miles of mapped trails including the popular Pacific Crest and John Muir trails, this map can guide you off the beaten path and back again in some of the most breathtaking scenery in the region. The clearly marked trails include mileage between intersections. A Mount Whitney trail profile inset showing the changes in altitude from various points along the Pacific Crest Trail Junction and the Whitney Portal Trailhead provides a handy tool for hikers. Scenic byways are noted for those wishing to take in the scenery by car. The map base includes contour lines and elevations for summits, passes and many lakes. Some of the many recreation features noted are campgrounds, trailheads, boat launches, swimming and fishing areas, and pack stations. Map includes helpful information about climbing Mount Whitney. (which you should do online and offline, months in advance, if you really plan to hike the peak)

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Whitney Portal is a tourists attraction, as well as a NFS campground, and trailhead for the thousands of hikers who visit the area. Whitney Portal Road leads uphill 20 miles from US 395 @ Lone Pine, CA

see also –

Mt Whitney Zone Map & Mount Whitney Highcountry Map, both by Tom Harrison Maps

Inyo National Forest Map USDA

Inyo National Forest Topo Atlas 

Bishop Pass Trail Map

John Muir Wilderness / JMT Maps

Golden Trout Wilderness Maps

Whitney Map

Mount Whitney Topo

by Wilderness Press Maps

Whitney Map

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Whitney Portal Store & Cafe

EASTERN SIERRA US 395

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Death Valley Books

Death Valley Road Trip, Camping Death Valley National Park, Mojave Desert California

Death Valley Books

Dante’s View, DVNP

Death Valley is a desert valley in Eastern California, in the northern Mojave Desert, bordering the Great Basin Desert. It is one of the hottest places on Earth.

The Badwater Basin is the point of lowest elevation in North America, at 282 feet below sea level. It is located 85 miles east-southeast of Mount Whitney, the highest point in the contiguous United States, with an elevation of 14,505 feet.

Lying mostly in Inyo County, California, near the border of California and Nevada, in the Great Basin, east of the Sierra Nevada mountains, Death Valley constitutes much of Death Valley National Park and is the principal feature of the Mojave and Colorado Deserts Biosphere Reserve. It runs from north to south between the Amargosa Range on the east and the Panamint Range on the west; the Grapevine Mountains and the Owlshead Mountains form its northern and southern boundaries, respectively. It has an area of about 3,000 sq miles.

The highest point in Death Valley National Park is Telescope Peak, in the Panamint Range, which has an elevation of 11,043 feet.

Death Valley has a subtropical, hot desert climate, with long, extremely hot summers; short, mild winters; and little rainfall.

The valley is extremely dry, because it lies in the rain shadow of four major mountain ranges (including the Sierra Nevada and Panamint Range). Moisture moving inland from the Pacific Ocean must pass eastward over the mountains to reach Death Valley; as air masses are forced upward by each range, they cool and moisture condenses, to fall as rain or snow on the western slopes. When the air masses reach Death Valley, most of the moisture has already been lost and there is little left to fall as precipitation.

Death Valley Books

Death Valley Books

Death Valley Books

Death Valley Books

see also

Death Valley Topo Map
Benchmark California Atlas
Inyo National Forest Map
Inyo Forest Topo Atlas
Jawbone Canyon Map

Amargosa Opera House @ Death Valley Junction

Death Valley Books

Bodie Hills Map

Bodie Ghost Town California

Bodie Hills MapBodie State Historic Park
Aurora Canyon

Eastern Sierra Nevada area near Bridgeport, California

HIGH DESERT –
8375′ elevation

This Bodie map is authentic. Created and produced by none other than Tom Harrison, a legend in the field California cartography. No other map creator makes a detailed topographic map of Bodie Ghost Town, State Park and desert region.

Bodie Map

Bodie Hills Map

 

Tom Harrison Trail Map: Bodie Ghost Town CA, Bodie State Historic Park, State Park Bodie, BLM Bodie Hills, Back Roads Bridgeport California, Mining Desert High Country Map, 4×4 roads, Aurora Canyon, Aurora Nevada, Bodie Hiking Map, Backpacking Maps. Travertine Hot Springs, Geiger Grade, Bodie State Park, NV Desert Mountains, Bridgeport Hiking Maps. Durable, waterproof plastic map; Folded. Map Scale: 63K; ISBN#9780981834412

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Bodie Hills Topo Map

Bodie Hills Map

Bodie Ghost Town is the most popular & best preserved historic mining camp in California. Winter months are cold, windy, and often snowy. Late summers can get hot. Plan accordingly.

No services, no pavement, no big trees. Very remote location. Abundant free, boondocking camps in this high desert region, so make sure to get a camp fire permit from the local ranger station in Lee Vining or Bridgeport, CA

Bodie Hills Map

Photo by Morris Neer

nearby destinations:

Bodie Hills Map

Photo by Morris Neer

see also – 

Toiyabe National Forest Map
Hoover Wilderness Trail Map

 

 

Mammoth Lakes & Mono Divide Map

Mammoth Mono Map
NatGeo Map #809

Mammoth Lakes Map
Mammoth Lakes & Mono Divide Map

Trails Illustrated Map from National Geographic. Mammoth Lakes & the Sierra Nevada Mono Divide on one map #809. This map covers areas inside Inyo National Forest & Sierra National Forest.

Many know the Eastern Sierra & US Hwy 395, but few know about the Mono Divide, deep in the majestic Sierra Nevada, way up behind Mammoth Lakes.  Mono Hot Springs, Highway 168, back beyond Huntington Lake & Kaiser Pass. Florence Lake, Edison Lake, Vermillion Camp.

Only on foot connects the Western Sierra with the steep granite ridges and deserts on the east side.

Ansel Adams Wilderness, Dinkey Lakes Wilderness. The Minarets, Devils Postpile National Monument. Hike PCT, John Muir Trail. Sierra Nevada High Country Hiking Map. Many alpine lakes to fish, hike and explore in the wilderness – the high country. Very detailed & colorful. Waterproof Plastic Map; Tear Resistant. GPS data. Printed 2010. ISBN# 9781566952668

Convict Lake w/ dogs

Mammoth Lakes, Mono Divide High Country, Topographic Maps, Topo, Hike, Backpack, Fishing, Camping, Mountain Bike, Trail Maps, All Outdoor Recreation

nearby towns:

minarets

The Minarets @ Mammoth

see also –

Devils Postpile Trail Map
Mono Divide High Country Map
Ansel Adams Wilderness Maps
John Muir Wilderness Maps
Inyo National Forest Map USDA
Sierra National Forest Map USDA

Lake Genevieve

Lake Genevieve