The High Sierra peaks, passes, and trails by R. J. Secor

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Published by Mountaineers in Seattle .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)

Subjects:

  • Mountaineering -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) -- Guidebooks.,
  • Trails -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) -- Guidebooks.,
  • Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) -- Guidebooks.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

StatementR.J. Secor.
ContributionsMountaineers (Society)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV199.42.S55 S43 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination368 p. :
Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1559902M
ISBN 100898863139
LC Control Number91040980
OCLC/WorldCa24668715

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