Synopses & Reviews
Moon Spotlight Tahoe Camping and Hiking
is a 180-page compact guide covering Tahoe and the Northern Sierra region of California, perfect for campers and hikers looking for a backcountry campsite or a place to pitch a tent. Each camp listing has at-a-glance icons that indicate nearby hiking or biking trails, swimming, fishing, boating, canoeing, kayaking and hot springs. You'll also learn what campsites and trails allow dogs. Hiking descriptions include distance, estimated hiking time, and a rating for difficulty. Easy-to-follow maps and clear driving directions lead campers and hikers to the best of this famous destination.
This Spotlight guidebook is excerpted from Moon California Camping and Moon California Hiking.
About the Author
For 30 years, Tom Stienstras full-time job has been to capture and communicate the outdoor experience. This has led him across Californiahiking, boating, fishing, camping, biking, and flyingsearching for the best of the outdoors and then writing about it.
Tom is the nations top-selling author of outdoors guidebooks. He has been inducted into the California Outdoor Hall of Fame and has twice been awarded National Outdoor Writer of the Year, newspaper division, by the Outdoor Writers Association of America. He has also been named California Outdoor Writer of the Year five times, most recently in 2007. Tom is the outdoors columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle; his articles also appear in newspapers around the country. He broadcasts a weekly radio show on KCBS-San Francisco and hosts an outdoor television show on CBS/CW San Francisco.
Tom lives with his wife and sons in Northern California.