From the Publisher
Fred and Rani Hirschmann delight in exploring and photographing America's wild place. Prior to becoming full-time photographers, Fred and Randi spent a combined twenty-five years working as rangers for the National Park Service
and U.S. Forest Service
. Environmental writer and educator Mark Schlenz has been visiting California's desert regions all his life. His other books with Companion Press include Mono Lake: Mirror of Imagination, Exploring the Eastern Sierra, and Exploring the Southwest's Grand Circle.