For each categories in the book, there is a detailed description of what to expect for each category. Each category will have recommendations on gear, the trails/climbing routes, as well as a personal note from the author regarding one of his visits in Yosemite National Park. The book is organized well and is easy to follow.
As far as the hikes and mountain climbs, the book has a wide variety of trails and mountain climbs to suit everyone from the beginner to the seasoned hiker. There are several notable hikes and climbs that you would expect to find in any guide book for Yosemite National Park; such as Half Dome, Clouds Rest, and the Four Mile Trail Hike. The Yosemite Adventures Book for backpacking is also well done and provides a description for those wishing to backpack in Yosemite National Park. You will find the descriptions in the backpacking section to be a little longer with extra information.
Bottom-line, this is a well written guide book about 50 Hikes, Climbs, and Winter Treks in Yosemite National Park. Readers will enjoy the detailed maps, vibrantly colored pages and photographs, as well as the crucial details for their adventure. Must be time to go Yosemite National Park!