Woman on the Rocks
Climbing Mt. Whitney

Desert Summits: A Climbing & Hiking Guide to California and Southern Nevada written by geologist Andy Zdon is the definitive guide to more than three hundred remote and diverse desert mountains in California and Southern Nevada.

Desert Summits
Grand Canyon Treks

Along alpine lakes and cliffs, past the bristlecone pines and herds of pronghorn antelope, across the old Pony Express trail, Nevada resident and author Bob Sumner shares his favorite scenic hikes to the highest mountain summit in each of Nevada’s 16 counties and Carson City.

Hiking Nevada's County High Points

“It’s hot! Take a look a this gem of a book and begin planning at least a year’s worth of day or weekend trips in and around Nevada. I can guarantee you’ll be pleasantly surprised.”

Nancy Gott, freelance writer/adjunct professor
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Out From Las Vegas

The classic book about fabulous Death Valley mining booms, of men and women who braved remote, wild and desolate country in the name of gold!

Death Valley to Yosemite

Ansel Adams’ book Born Free and Equal. A portable edition coming this summer. ISBN 9781893343061

Born Free and Equal

Ruth Mendenhall

Mountain climbing would become her life’s passion and she would make many of the first ascents of those very mountains.

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International Feast

BISHOP, CA — EAT, DRINK & DANCE at the International Feast, Saturday March 19 at the Tri-County Fairgrounds. The Rotary Club of Bishop Sunrise invites you to attend their first annual community dinner—INTERNATIONAL FEAST—on Saturday, March 19. Festivities begin at 5:30pm at the Home Economics Building at the Tri-County Fairgrounds in Bishop, CA. $25 includes […]

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Robert Clunie book

Wine, Cheese, Books and Art in the Eastern Sierra

Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association presents: Wine, Cheese, Books & Art in the Eastern Sierra When & Where: Friday, November 13, 2015, 4-6pm at the Eastern Sierra Visitor Center in Lone Pine, California on the corner of US 395 and CA SR 136 Saturday, November 14, 2015, 4-6pm at the Mammoth Lakes Welcome Center-USFS, on Hwy […]

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Mt. Grant Finally Opens to Hikers

This morning, Hiking Nevada’s County High Points author, Bob Sumner, sent along a link from the Reno Gazette Journal reporting that the Hawthorne Army base is finally going to make Mt. Grant (11,270-ft.), high point of Mineral County, accessible to hikers. One of the problems with the peak is that hiking access is through the […]

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Close Ups of the High Sierra

Close Ups of the High Sierra

Close Ups of the High Sierra, Norman Clyde’s collection of stories about his backcountry adventures in the Sierra Nevada, is now available in a new printing with easy to read ivory pages. Norman Clyde, a name as legendary as that of Fremont or Muir. Norman Clyde, a man to whom the entire High Sierra was […]

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