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Mineral King (Wilderness Press 15-Minute Map Series)

Mineral King (Wilderness Press 15-Minute Map Series)

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Published by Wilderness Press .
Written in English

  • Travel - General,
  • Travel,
  • Maps,
  • TRV,
  • TRV025000,
  • General,
  • Mountaineering,
  • United States - General

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    Open LibraryOL9536845M
    ISBN 100899971423
    ISBN 109780899971421

    Van King is from Maine, USA and started mineral collecting in He graduated with an B.A. from the University of Maine at Orono in Earth Science. He was an environmental geologist and high school teacher and returned to the State University of New York and received an M.S. in Geochemistry specializing in granite pegmatites of Newry, Maine. Mineral King Wildflowers is the name of the book I published in March of this year. In it, I said that most of the wildflowers in Mineral King hit their peak in July. This year it might be even truer, because the June flowers are still blooming in July. But perhaps the July flowers will [ ]. One of many roadside stops along General's Highway. Tunnel Rock is one of many roadside stops you can make when driving along the General's Highway in the Foothills of Sequoia National Park.

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A lively account of the Mineral King area, more engaging when discussing the lives and ambitions of the early prospectors than when recounting the history of the area's National Park status. Also has some interesting brief appendices about the flora and fauna of the area.

We met Louise at the Hoe-down at the head of the Eagle Lake trail in /5. John Harper, Professor of Geography, Humboldt State University, had extensive first hand knowledge of Mineral King. Over documents, photographs, maps, correspondence and other one of a kind materials contributed to this book (now stored as the "Mineral King Collection" in the Woodward Archives at CSU-Fresno).5/5(1).

Includes Mineral King map. What is a High Sierra Hiking Guide. It's a small, compact book that covers all the trails and trailheads in a popular area in the High Sierra. In each guide there is a minimum of miles of trail : Hardcover. Editorial Reviews. This book offers a concise history and contemporary overview of a 19th century mining town in California's Sierra Nevada Mountains that evolved, after its silver boom ended, into a summer resort.

Indeed, many of the same miners who had failed to strike it rich in the s launched the resort in the s by bringing their families 5/5(1). Mineral King Hiking Map Map – Decem by Tom Harrison (Author, Editor, Illustrator) › Visit Amazon's Tom Harrison Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central 4/4(5).

Mineral King Valley. A narrow, winding road leads to the Mineral King area and its two campgrounds. The road to the area is open from late spring through fall.

Mineral King is connected to the rest of Sequoia National Park only by trail. RVs and trailers are not recommended on Mineral King Road and are not permitted in campgrounds here. Exhibits: This small station houses some exhibits on Mineral King's human & natural history.

Services: Books, maps, & educational items are sold. Bear canisters. Local wilderness permits. Pay phone in nearby campground. First aid. Mineral King is a subalpine glacial valley located in the southern part of Sequoia National Park, in the U.S.

state of California. The valley lies at the headwaters of the East Fork of the Kaweah River, which rises at the eastern part of the valley and flows ed by a long and narrow winding road, the valley is mostly popular with backpackers and on: Sequoia National Park, Sierra Nevada.

Cold Springs Campground is located 23 miles (37 km) from Highway on the Mineral King Road. The campground is located near the Mineral King Visitor Center amid aspen and evergreen trees. Situated along the east fork of the Kaweah River, this remote campground is open to tent camping during the summer season.

Wilderness permits are required year-round for all overnight trips in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks' wilderness. Outside the quota season: Wilderness permits are self-issued, free of charge and not subject to quota limits.

They can be obtained at anytime from dropboxes located outside of Visitor Centers/Permit Stations. The quota season has ended. May 9, - Rent from people in Mineral King, CA from $20/night. Find unique places to stay with local hosts in countries.

Belong anywhere with Airbnb. Former mule packer Bill DeCarteret, 87, has written an engaging book of local lore about his 25 years owning and operating Mineral King pack station in the Sierra Nevada.

The White Chief mine, claimed by James Crabtree inmade Mineral King a household name among miners of that time. Crabtree's ruined cabin, located near the meadow beyond the junction with the Eagle/Mosquito Lakes Trail, is perhaps the oldest remaining structure in the Mineral King area.

The mile one-way trail to the White Chief Bowl is. In the 19th century, miners swarmed over Mineral King, searching for silver. They dug shafts, built smelters and cabins and improved an old wagon trail in anticipation of heavy traffic to come. COVID Resources.

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Mineral King Trail Map: Bearpaw Meadow, Franklin Pass, Little Five Lakes, Hockett Meadow, High Sierra Trail, Funston Meadow, Silver City, Chag (Tom Harrison Maps) [Tom Harrison Maps, Tom Harrison, Tom Harrison] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Mineral King Trail Map: Bearpaw Meadow, Franklin Pass, Little Five Lakes, Hockett Meadow, High Sierra Trail5/5(3).

Mineral King message to our Bruin Family. Mineral King News. Kindergarten Registration. MINERAL KING School is still accepting KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION for. Parents email [email protected] for more information. Comments (-1) Library on: East Kaweah Avenue, Visalia, CA Mineral King Preservation Society, Three Rivers, California.

likes 34 talking about this. The Mineral King Preservation Society is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving and sharing 5/5. Mineral King Wildflowers: Common Names arrived yesterday. The price is $, which includes sales tax. The odd number is because is the year that Mineral King became part of Sequoia National Park.

If you order from my website, I’ll pay the shipping. If you order from Amazon, they will charge an additional $ Before you come, you can find books, maps, and other park information through the Sequoia Parks Conservancy (SPC), the non-profit education partner of these parks.

These materials provide insight into how to make your visit safe and enjoyable. You can find most of the same items at the book stores operated by the SPC at every park visitor center. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, 86 pages illustrations 16 cm. Series Title: High Sierra hiking guide, Responsibility.

This book is the sequel to King of the Mountain and details hilarious events in the life of the author from Nelson, BC between andwhile attending UBC and paying his way by working summers in the Mineral King Mine near Invermere, BC, on exploration with Cominco out of Trail, BC, in the Reeves MacDonald Mine near Salmo, BC, and in Britannia Beach Mine near Vancouver, BC.

Mineral King is a good place to start a hike high up into the magnificent back country of Sequoia. This place is far from the crowds in Sequoia National Park. We noticed that a lot of people who stay overnight at the two campgrounds in Mineral King tend to stay just one or two 5/5(52).

This book is the sequel to King of the Mountain and details hilarious events in the life of the author from Nelson, BC between andwhile attending UBC and paying his way by working summers in the Mineral King Mine near Invermere, BC, on exploration with Cominco out of Trail, BC, in the Reeves MacDonald Mine near Salmo, BC, and in Britannia Beach Mine near Vancouver, : GG Koe.

As I planned our trip the Mineral King bug he put in my ear caused my attention to keep coming back to this area. None of the trips I read about in our backpacking books were quite right so I began collaging together a trip based on snippets I read in these books, my own reading of the area maps and what I thought we could comfortably do in 6 days.

The natural history of the mineral kingdom, Volume 1 The natural history of the mineral kingdom, John Williams: Author: John Williams: Publisher: Author, Original from: Oxford University: Digitized: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

The Mineral King Road Cultural Landscape District would preserve the historic nature of the road and communities, but the law still said the cabins could be removed.

It required one final effort to preserve the historic valley. This time it was the Mineral King District Association that took the lead. Mineral King Mine, Invermere, Golden Mining Division, British Columbia, Canada: A Mississippi Valley type lead-zinc mine with additional production of barite.

The orebody consists of sulfides replacing dolomite. Although there was minor production at the mine as early as The Mineral King election results were contested; however, George and his female supporters prevailed.

Hattie and George were living in Mineral King when they welcomed their first child in She was named according to tradition, and therefore joined the multiple Mineral King girls named Minnie and boys named King.5/5.

Mineral King Road, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park: Address, Phone Number, Mineral King Road Reviews: 4/54/5(44). The road to Mineral King has seasonal closures.

Overview This route covers diverse terrain, from granite cirques, verdant meadows, and alpine lakes to high alpine scrambling passes and /5(14). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Adler, Pat.

Mineral King guide. Glendale, Calif.: La Siesta Press, (OCoLC) Document Type. Print book: National government publication: English: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects: Mineral King Valley (Calif.) California -- Mineral King Valley. More like this: Similar Items. I used the above books and map to familiarize myself with the area and also googled and found countless trip reports by others before me who did loop backpacks from the Mineral King trailhead.

Essentially, there are 3 loops in this area as shown in the picture below. The trailhead is on the left where the purple, blue and red lines converge. Our History. Tucked away in the southern portion of Sequoia National Park at the literally breath-taking elevation of feet is a historic treasure—the Mineral King Valley.

A unique part of this valley is the “living history community” of over 65 privately owned cabins and the families who maintain and use these cabins, representing. Mineral King Publishing is the home of The Foothills Sun-Gazette newspaper in Exeter, California.

Also publisher of Seasons, Holiday, Tulare County Football Preview, Central Valley Medical (CVM). Get directions, reviews and information for Mineral King Bowl in Visalia, CA. In my normally slow month of December, I finally had the chance to work on my upcoming book Mineral King Wildflowers: Common Names.

It seems to be cooking along just fine, and then something goes wackadoodle with InDesign or the template ceases to do its templatish magic or it takes hours and hours to resize all the photos to the same effective PPI (you’d really rather not know) or. Mineral King Elementary School located in Visalia, California - CA.

Find Mineral King Elementary School test scores, student-teacher ratio, parent reviews and teacher stats. We're an independent nonprofit that provides parents with in-depth school quality type: Public school.

Here are more of the unknown Mineral King wildflowers that have the author of Mineral King Wildflowers: Common Names flummoxed. (That would be. Mineral King Elementary School Photo Albums. Register free to view all photo albums >> Mineral King School Class P ictures 3 Photos Views Class of 20 Photos Views RR Box A, Visalia, Calif.

by Daniel. 0 Comment Views Ready to reconnect? Location: east kaweah ave, visalia,CA.Hotels near Mineral King Road; Near Airports.

Hotels near (FAT) Fresno Air Terminal; All things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park; Things to do near Tunnel Rock there are no tours or activities available to book online for the date(s) you selected.

Please choose a different date. Is this place or activity closed during certain 4/5(72). Spacious enough for car camping, yet light enough for multiday backcountry treks, the Mountain Hardwear Mineral King 3 tent with footprint is ready for adventure no matter where your plans take you.

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