Sierra Summits

A Guide to Fifty Peak Experiences in California's Range of Light

Book Description

Looking for an outdoor adventure but still need to make it home to cook dinner? Want to conquer a majestic mountain peak but don’t want to give up the 9-to-5? No longer do you have to be an expert mountaineer to stand atop a gorgeous summit. Sierra Summits provides detailed descriptions, must-have information, and area history to fifty of the best peaks in the "Range of Light", all of which can be hiked in a single day and without technical gear!

  • Take in stunning views of the entire Yosemite Valley from atop Eagle Peak.
  • Scale and conquer Mount Whitney, the tallest mountain in California.
  • Brave the winding trails up Alta Peak and experience a scenic wonderland you won’t ever forget.
With full-color photography and precise maps throughout, Sierra Summits is perfect for busy families or weekend warriors and is sure to take your hiking higher!

About Johanson, Matt

Matt Johanson has hiked, climbed, and skied the Sierra Nevada his whole life. He writes about the outdoors for various publications and teaches social studies and journalism at Castro Valley High School. Matt lives in Castro Valley, California.

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