This comprehensive guide provides in-depth coverage of the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) from the Tuolumne Meadows in Yosemite National Park to the Oregon border. Plan day hikes, weekend backpacks, or an extended thru-hike adventure with this indispensible guidebook.This book helps you locate the PCT and and side-trips, find water sources, and access supply routes. Jeffrey P. Schaffer also describes the rich geological and natural history of these mountains. Information of camping, permits, and the best seasons to go is provided along with over 200 maps. Winner of the Classic Award in the 2008 National Outdoor Book Awards.