Bibliography of the Sierra Nevada

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The following is a bibliography of the Sierra Nevada of California, United States, including books on recreation, natural history, and human history.[1][2]


General travel[edit]

  • Yosemite & The Southern Sierra Nevada: A Complete Guide, Including Sequoia & Kings Canyon, Death Valley & Mammoth Lakes (Great Destinations), by David T. Page, ISBN 978-1-58157-077-9, 2008.

Hiking and climbing[edit]

  • Climbing Mt. Whitney, by Peter Croft and Wynne Benti, 3rd edition, 42nd printing, ISBN 978-1-893343-14-6, Spotted Dog Press, Bishop, CA 2007
  • John Muir Trail: The Essential Guide to Hiking America's Most Famous Trail, 4th edition, by Elizabeth Wenk with Kathy Morey, ISBN 978-0-89997-436-1, 2007.
  • Sierra South: Backcountry Trips in California's Sierra Nevada by Kathy Morey and Mike White, with Stacy Corless, Analise Elliot, Chris Tirrell, and Thomas Winnett, Wilderness Press, ISBN 978-0-89997-414-9, 2006.
  • Sierra North: Backcountry Trips in California's Sierra Nevada by Kathy Morey and Mike White, with Stacy Corless and Thomas Winnett, Wilderness Press, 9th edition, ISBN 978-0-89997-396-8, 2005.
  • Feather River Country Adventure Trails..., by Tom Demund, ISBN 0-9679740-2-X, 2004.
  • Close Ups of the High Sierra, by Norman Clyde, 2nd edition, 3rd printing, ISBN 0-9647530-3-0, Spotted Dog Press, Bishop CA 2004
  • Woman on the Rocks: The Mountaineering Letters of Ruth Dyar Mendenhall, 1st edition, ISBN 978-1-893343-15-3, Spotted Dog Press, Bishop CA 2004
  • 100 Hikes in Yosemite, by Marc J. Soares, Mountaineers Books, ISBN 0-89886-867-X, 2003.
  • Starr's Guide to the John Muir Trail and the High Sierra Region 12th rev. ed., by Walter A. Starr, Jr. ISBN 0-87156-172-7. 2002
  • The Good, the Great, and the Awesome: The Top 40 High Sierra Rock Climbs, by Peter Croft, ISBN 0-9676116-4-4, 2002.
  • Hiking in the Sierra Nevada, by John Mock and Kimberley O'Neil, ISBN 1-74059-272-7, 2002. (A Lonely Planet guidebook).
  • Yuba trails 2: A selection of historic hiking trails in the Yuba River and neighboring watersheds, by Hank Meals, ASIN B0006RSO5U, 2001.
  • The High Sierra: Peaks, Passes, and Trails by R. J. Secor, ISBN 0-89886-625-1, 1999.
  • The Tahoe Sierra: A Natural History Guide to 112 Hikes in the Northern Sierra by Jeffrey Schaffer, Wilderness Press, ISBN 0-89997-220-9, 1998
  • The Secret Sierra: The Alpine World Above the Trees, by David Gilligan, 1st edition, ISBN 1-893343-01-4, Spotted Dog Press, Bishop CA 1998
  • Sierra High Route: Traversing Timberline Country, by Steve Roper, ISBN 0-89886-506-9, 1997.
  • Sierra Classics : 100 Best Climbs in the High Sierra, by John Moynier and Claude Fiddler, ISBN 0-934641-60-9, 1993.
  • The Tahoe-Yosemite Trail: A Comprehensive Guide..., by Thomas Winnett, Wilderness Press, ISBN 0-89997-084-2, 1987
  • Yosemite Climbs. by George Meyers and Don Reid, ISBN 0-934641-05-6, 1987.


Skier climbing Mount Morgan
  • Backcountry Skiing California's High Sierra, by John Moynier, ISBN 1-56044-913-6, 1999.
  • Ski Tours in the Sierra Nevada: East of the Sierra, by Marcus Libkind, ISBN 0-931255-03-1, 1986.
  • Ski Tours in the Sierra Nevada: Lake Tahoe, by Marcus Libkind, ISBN 0-931255-00-7, 1985.
  • Ski Tours in the Sierra Nevada: Yosemite, Huntington and Shaver Lakes, Kings Canyon and Sequoia, by Marcus Libkind, ISBN 0-931255-02-3, 1985.

River rafting[edit]

  • The Best Whitewater in California, by Lars Holbek and Chuck Stanley, ISBN 0-9665289-0-5, 1998.
  • California Whitewater: A Guide to the Rivers, by Jim Cassady and Fryar Calhoun, ISBN 0-9613650-2-1, 1995.

Natural history[edit]






Panning for gold, 1850

Place names[edit]



  1. ^ Stanley, John (1975). Selected bibliography of the Sierra Nevada. United States Forest Service. OCLC 13144926.
  2. ^ Farquhar, Francis (1948). Yosemite, the big trees and the High Sierra : a selective bibliography. University of California Press. OCLC 29438777.