Classic Treks : The 30 Most Spectacular Hikes in the World
By: Bill Birkett
Classic Treks will help you realize your dreams -- of trekking among the world's highest mountains, discovering remote areas far from the noise and stress of civilization, encountering rare animals and birds, glorying in sunsets over snow-covered peaks, and experiencing the satisfaction of completing some of the world's most spectacular hikes.
Californias Wilderness Areas the Complete Guide Mountains and Coastal Ranges
By: George Wuerthner
Nearly fifteen percent of California is designated as wilderness, more square miles of wildlands than any other state except Alaska. This volume includes 60 wilderness areas, from little-known gems to national treasures such as John Muir and Ansel Adams Wildernesses. Each entry highlights the area's geology, ecosystems, plant and animal species, and recreational opportunities, along with schematic maps and suggested hikes--all the information you'll need to enjoy California's myriad wilderness areas.
Foghorn Outdoors: California Hiking
By: Tom Stienstra, Ann Marie Brown
In this new edition, all trail specifics have been updated. Added are synopses of the area's outstanding features, environmental status, and "report cards" grading particular hikes for beauty, number of people, access, campgrounds, side trips, and secret spots.
America's National Historic Trails
By: Kathleen A. Cordes, Jane Lammers
Cordes provides a vivid history of each trail, a listing of points of interest (with accompanying maps), helpful touring information, and 80 full-color photos capturing the essence and diverse heritage of America's 12 national historic trails.
Bay Area Mountain Bike Trails : 50 Mountain Bike Trails Throughout the San Francisco Bay Area
By: Conrad J. Boisvert
Explore the many off-road biking areas of the San Francisco Bay Area with this handy and complete guidebook. Despite its large population, the Bay Area offers a wealth of hidden trails for mountain bikers to experience, all within easy distance from major cities within the region. From Annadel State Park in Santa Rosa in the north to Henry Coe State Park in Gilroy in the south, from Wilder Ranch along the coast to Morgan Territory, buried remotely in the shadow of Mount Diablo, the Bay Area has innumerable places to ride.
Best Coast Hikes of Northern California : A Guide to the Top Trails from Big Sur to the Oregon Border
By: Marc J. Soares
Best Coast Hikes of Northern California presents 75 scenic trails for hikers and nature-lovers of all skill levels. From gentle afternoon walks for the whole family to more challenging full- and multi-day adventures, the carefully chosen routes offer a magnificent blend of stark bluffs and secluded beaches, tidepools and clear creeks, quiet marshes and mighty waterfalls, lush green canyons and jagged rock outcrops.
101 Hikes in Southern California : Exploring Mountains, Seashore and Desert
By: Jerry Schad
Jerry Schad knew what he was doing when he wrote this book. He introduces a number of trails that are both well known and some trails that are more hidden. He answers every question you can possibly have about each trail. They are rated and described in detail so any hiker of any level can find the "right" hike.
100 Hikes in Arizona
By: Scott S. Warren
This guide features the best trails through Arizona's diverse terrain, from conifer forests to cacti-covered deserts. Includes trails for every skill and energy level. Includes maps, photos, distance and more.
Arizona Day Hikes : A Guide to the Best Trails from Tucson to the Grand Canyon
By: Dave Ganci
Two books in one, this hiking guide features 100 of Arizona's best hiking trails, and an authoritative guide to the natural history of the Grand Canyon State's landscape. Ganci's knowledge of native species and local conditions, accompanied by 30 line drawings and 15 maps, helps hikers learn to identify each region's geology, weather, plant and animal life.
Best Easy Day Hikes Mount St. Helens (FalconGuide)
By: Fred Barstad
This book is written for visitors to Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument who like to hike. The 61 detailed hike descriptions cover nearly all the trails within the Monument. Included are multi-day backpack trips, long and short day hikes, climbs to the summit, family hikes suitable for small children, and a few hikes that are barrier free.
Best Easy Day Hikes Grand Canyon (FalconGuide)
By: Ron Adkison
The Best Easy Day Hikes books are compact, easy-to-use guides to accessible and scenic trails in our national parks. These guidebooks are written for visitors who only have a short time to see the park and want a short, easy-to-moderately-strenuous hike.
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