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Southern California, A Day Hiker"s Guide

John McKinney

Southern California, A Day Hiker"s Guide

  • 216 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by The Trailmaster .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Outdoors & Nature / General,
  • Hiking,
  • United States - West - Pacific (General),
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Sports

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11837242M
    ISBN 100978657527
    ISBN 109780978657529


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As the book's name suggests, Day Hiker's Guide to Southern California does not attempt to cover the various technical routes in the southern mountains. However, as a basic guide to the region, including roads, trailheads, and points of interest, McKinney's book nicely fits its niche.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes indexes. Description: pages: illustrations, maps ; 23 cm: Contents: Mountains --Chapter one: Santa Ynez Mountains --Chapter two: Los Padres National Forest high country / Ojai --Chapter three: Ventura County parks & preserves --Chapter four: Simi Hills --Chapter five: Santa Monica Mountains --Chapter six: San Gabriel.

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A Day Hikers Guide to Southern California, John McKinney, - This is an excellent guide for the beginning hiker. It provides good directions and tips but is certainly not comprehensive, omitting several popular hikes. Hikes in Southern California,Jerry Schad, - This book has been described as the classic Southern California on Southern California hikes.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: pages: illustrations, maps ; 22 cm: Contents: Los Padres National Forest --Santa Ynez Mountains --Santa Monica Mountains --San Gabriel Mountains --Orange County --Santa Ana Mountains --Riverside County --San Bernardino Mountains --San Jacinto Mountains --Palomar Mountains --Cuyamaca.

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“A Southern California classic.” —Los Angeles Times of the very best hikes in Southern California, all in one book. Choose from nature trails, moderate hikes, all-day adventures. Complete with colorful stories, trusted trail accounts, easy-to-follow maps. Discover wildflowers, waterfalls, and breathtaking views with the help of the new edition of our most popular guide.

I created SoCal Hiker while preparing to thru-hike the John Muir Trail. My goal. Create guides for the best hiking trails throughout Southern California--and occasionally beyond.

I personally hike each trail to create these guides, sharing practical advice on gear and outdoor skills. Read more. Boasting a mild climate, incredible diversity, and thousands of miles of hiking trails, Southern California offers a gem for every hiker.

Hiking Southern California is your ticket to rewarding adventures in the backcountry of the southern third of the Golden State, including Death Valley National Park, Mojave National Preserve, the San Gabriel Mountains, and Joshua Tree National Park. "Portions of this book have appeared in the author's hiking column in the Los Angeles Times, as well as in Sunset, Westways, Los Angeles and Islands magazines"--Title page verso.

Includes index. Description: pages: illustrations, maps ; 22 cm: Other Titles: Southern California New day hiker's guide to Southern California. Books; Southern California Day Hiker's Guide; Southern California Day Hiker's Guide by McKinney, John.

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Add to cart. SKU: Categories: California, Paperback, San Diego, Travel, United. With guide, bike rental, and snacks included, it’s easy to discover one of southern California’s most scenic city and desert landscapes.

You'll ride through Palm Springs on a mile (km) loop to Indian Canyons, then hike in the canyon at a leisurely pace suitable for reasonably active people. Day hikers almost never need permits. Overnight campers, especially in National Parks and Wilderness Areas, usually do.

In California, you’ll often need to pick up a permit at the ranger station (there may be quotas) but elsewhere you’ll usually just fill out a permit at the trailhead. California Travel Guide to Getting Around.

There are multiple airports in California, the biggest international airport being LAX, but there are a lot of other Southern California airports you can fly into, like the OC's JWA. SFO is the largest international airport up north, but look at prices into Oakland and San Jose's international airports.

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This is mostly the case in Southern California and pockets of far Northern California and Central Oregon. Read about current trail conditions and closures.

Read trip reports. The PCT thru-hikers have probably already passed through the area. If they haven’t it’s probably too early in the year for you too. Visit our database of trail journals.

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Southern California Beginner Hikes. The map and table included below contain all the Southern California Beginner hikes from the different areas covered on this site. Everyone has to start somewhere, no matter what the activity.

These hikes offer easy access with parking at the trailhead, and also a nice combination of scenic value and easy to moderate terrain.

Day hike or backpack: miles RT to Mount Baden-Powell. Starting about 60 miles northeast of Los Angeles, the ascent up Mount Baden-Powell is a rite of passage for Southern California hikers. The 9,foot mountain, named for Lord Robert Baden-Powell, a British Army officer and founder of the Boy Scouts, is one of the most prominent peaks in the San Gabriel Mountains.

Southern California Carlsbad is known as "The Village by the Sea," due to its proximity to the glistening Pacific Ocean. There is a European feel to the town where visitors can enjoy a variety of unique events and activities.

Yes, I’d like to receive regular email updates on. 7 best hikes southern california: Much of the best hiking Southern California has to offer is located near Los Angelos and San Bernardino, but our list also features a hidden gem training hike located in the Kern River Canyon area near Lake Isabella and a hike that is located in Death Valley National Park.

Below is a map showing the location of. 8 Of The Greatest Nature Hiking Trails In Southern California For Beginners. When you’re a beginner hiker, the last thing you want is a long trail that will leave you huffing and puffing as you head up a steep incline.

So it’s a good thing Southern California is packed with tons of picturesque hikes. All Southern California Hikes. Southern California has a unique combination of complex geography and great weather.

This allows for numerous year round hiking adventures. The map and table included below contain all the Southern California hikes from the various areas covered by this site. The 12 Very Best Day Trips You Can Possibly Take In Southern California The summer season is the perfect time for mini getaways and fun outdoor adventures in Southern California.

If you have a case of wanderlust and you’re looking for some new spots in SoCal to explore, then you’ll want to take a look at this compilation of our favorite. Classic Hikes in Southern California. rated 0 out of 5. Item # $ Orders of $50 or more ship for free. Guide to National Parks of the United States - Eighth Edition (1) rated 5 out of 5 with 1 reviews.

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The second part of the book contains information about the trail and towns near the trail. Price: $ Hiking inn to inn is an age old tradition. Enjoy and share stories, pictures and resources about human-powered travel from around the world. Learn more about inn to inn hiking vacations in California, become a member, or purchase Walkabout guides or the books.

The most spectacular place we’ve found in Southern California was the Indian Canyons in Agua Caliente, the land of Cahuilla Indians near Palm Springs. The area is open for day use for a small fee and it offers the loveliest palm canyons we’ve seen in California.