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The Discovery of Yosemite 1833
Route of the Walker Expedition Through the Yosemite Region

by Grant Hiskes & John Hiskes

  Map: Walker’s Route Through the Yosemite Region................. iv
  Prologue.................................................................................. v
One Introduction............................................................................. 1
  Overview of The Walker Expedition Trek.................................. 4
Two Green River Rendezvous To The Mono Basin............................ 5
  Map: Walker’s Route Through The Yosemite Region...................................................................................... 14
Three Earlier Accounts of the Sierra Crossing.................................... 15
Four Mono Basin to Tenaya Lake..................................................... 19
Five Tenaya Lake to Anderson Flat................................................. 27
Six Anderson Flat to the Pacific..................................................... 37
Seven California and the Return........................................................ 41
Eight The California Trek Revisited................................................... 47
Nine Retrospective.......................................................................... 49
  Notes...................................................................................... 69
  Bibliography............................................................................ 77
  Topo Maps of Walker's Trek Through Yosemite....................... 83
  Topo Maps M1 - M18............................................................... 85