September 3, 2021

Episode 47: Scott Turner on Yosemite

This episode is all about Yosemite National Park. We’re taking with Scott Turner, hiker and author of a new book on Yosemite for Mountaineers Books.

Show Notes

  • 00:40 – Catching up on our summer adventures
  • 07:30 – National Forests closure in California through 9/17
  • 09:00 – Welcome guest Scott Turner
  • 11:00 – Scott’s new book
  • 12:50 – The magic of Yosemite National Park
  • 15:00 – The process of choosing which hikes to include in the book
  • 28:00 – Lesser-known ways to get into Yosemite
  • 31:45 – What qualifies Scott for writing a book on Yosemite?
  • 40:20 – Of the famous Yosemite hikes, which is your favorite? 
  • 42:25 – How many days did it take to hike the trails in the book?
  • 47:54 – What was most surprising about Yosemite as you did your research?
  • 54:10 – Experiencing Yosemite across the seasons 
  • 60:00 – Closing it out with Scott’s embarrassing Yosemite story
  • 68:00 – When and where to get Scott’s new Yosemite book

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Scott’s new book Day Hiking Yosemite National Park is available on October 1, 2021 and you can find it here on Amazon or at Mountaineers Books.

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The Almost There Adventure Podcast is a celebration of outdoor activities both local and epic. Discussing the big topics and talking to adventurers, artists, legends and activists within the outdoor community.

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