The High Sierra: Peaks, Passes, and Trails
- by R.J. Secor. Unquestionably the bible of California backcountry adventure. Reliable and exhaustive, which is no small feat, given the scale of the "Range of Light".
Half Dome at sunset from North Dome
August 1998, Helen Lake/Kuna Crest.
My first solo backpacking trip in the Sierras. I got lost, but found some wonderful scenery.
November 1998, North Dome Loop.
Thanksgiving overnighter to North Dome from Yosemite Valley, with Antoine Guitton and Olivier Meynier.
Unforgettable views of Half Dome.