Tony Huegelas glove-box-sized Byways guides have led backcountry drivers for more than a decade. From day trips to weekend getaways, the 51 tours here take explorers from sky-scraping peaks overlooking Lake Tahoe to the cool forests of the southern Sierra and the pale washes of the Mojave Desert. Many are near secluded campsites and can be jumping-off points for hiking and mountain biking. All follow established roads through some of the wildest country in the West. With tours for drivers of every experience level, this updated edition covers the entire Sierra as well as the Inyo and White Mountains. Descriptions are augmented with full-page photographs and two-color maps of each trip.Some new SUVs have sophisticated four-wheel electronic traction-control systems that are intended to eliminate wheel spin by ... If you have a manual transmission and are facing downhill, you may be able to compression-start the engine.
|Title||:||Sierra Nevada Byways|
|Publisher||:||Wilderness Press - 2008-11-04|