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Ruby Mountains Visitor Guide
By Larry Hyslop
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,440. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
The Ruby Mountains are snow-capped jewels. These jagged, heavily-glaciated mountains carry blankets of alpine flowers. Roaring streams drain more than 30 lakes and ponds. The Ruby Mountains offer seasonal spectacles, including spring’s waterfalls, summer’s wild flowers, fall’s aspen yellows and winter’s deep snows. Read about the plants, animals and geology of these majestic mountains. Disc
Sagebrush Heart: Sagebrush Landscape of Elko County, Nevada
By Larry Hyslop
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,590. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
In Elko County, sagebrush is always within view if merely in one’s peripheral vision. The sagebrush landscape is a beautiful but harsh landscape, a land little known and less understood. It is also a landscape in trouble. Over 500,000 acres of ground burned in 2007 and one million acres in 2006. Nevada has seen six bad fire seasons since 1999, burning an average of one million acres each year.
Entering the Great Basin: Explore the California Trail Through Wells, Nevada
By Larry Hyslop
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,500. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
From the Parting of the Ways, where the Oregon and California Trails separated, this book follows the California-bound wagon trains. It describes sites such as the City of Rocks, Record Bluff, Goose Creek, Thousand Springs Valley, Humboldt Wells, and the Humboldt River.
Canyons, Cutoffs and Hot Springs: Explore the California Trail Near Elko, Nevada
By Larry Hyslop
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,360. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Follow the California Trail past trail intersections with the Secret Pass Trail, Hastings Cutoff and Greenhorn Cutoff. The trail meanders along a growing Humboldt River through the narrow confines of Carlin Canyon. Follow the end of the Hasting’s Cutoff from Overland Pass, having finally bypassed the Ruby Mountains, to finally emerge into the Humboldt River Valley.