SC-HIKING GREAT BASIN (A Sierra Club totebook) by John Hart

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Number of Pages369
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ISBN 100871562456
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This is a climbing and hiking guide to the Great Basin National Park, located in extreme eastern Nevada near the Utah line.

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The Great Basin is a vast, arid, elevated region between the Rocky Mountains and the Sierras centered on Nevada but including sizeable portions of Utah, Oregon, and California. It is a hydrological term and means that the rivers and lakes in the basin have no outlet to the sea.

The water either evaporates from the lakes or sinks into the sand. Way out on the eastern edge of Nevada, Great Basin National Park boasts a surprising array of natural features and attractions that you might not expect from the desert.

Climb foot Wheeler Peak, go underground with a tour the Lehman Caves, visit the ancient Bristlecone pine groves, or hike to a natural arch in this expansive park that rises from high desert to high alpine summits.

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hiking in great basin national park Great Basin National Park boasts more than 60 miles ranging from 6, feet to 13, feet in the southern part of the Snake Mountain Range. Since the park is positioned beyond that 13k elevation mark, the hiking season within.

In some ways, Great Basin is actually two parks: the caverns and the mountains. Because of the frequency of afternoon thunderstorms in the summer, it is usually best to do outdoor activities early in the day.

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