Four million outdoor adventurers visit California's Yosemite National Park each year, drawn to the park's spectacular scenery, vast swaths of wilderness, and extensive trail system. Yosemite Adventures offers a unique approach to exploring the park by presenting the area as a varied, year-round playground appropriate for excursionists of all abilities and interests. In addition to hiking and backpacking trips,readers will enjoy descriptions of skiing, snowshoeing, rock climbing, mountain climbing, and fishing at lakes and streams. Each of the 50-plus adventures which have all been completed by the author include photographs; detailed maps; elevation profiles; and a wealth of insider tips about recommended gear, permits, food, and campsites for a successful outing. The book promises to be a must-have resource for Yosemite s vast legion of avid outdoor recreation enthusiasts.