Afoot and Afield San Diego County

Afoot and Afield  San Diego County Author Jerry Schad
ISBN-10 9780899978024
Release 2017-02-20
Pages 512
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Since 1986, Jerry Schad's Afoot and Afield: San Diego County has been the premier trail guide for hikers, backpackers, and mountain bikers. It describes routes ranging from brief, family-friendly hikes to multiple-day overnight trips in remote regions of the backcountry, providing equal weight to the scenic and recreational value of each trip. Each route features at least one or more significant botanical, cultural, or geological highlight with detailed information about what makes each one significant. The book's lengthy history as the preferred hiking guide for the region creates trust and recognition in its readers, while the variety within the book caters to a wide population of recreational enthusiasts. Current co-author Scott Turner has fully updated the book by re-hiking each of the routes contained within the book and adding (up to) 30 new routes to ensure that information for each trip is fully current.



Afoot and Afield San Diego County

Afoot and Afield San Diego County Author Jerry Schad
ISBN-10 1458761312
Release 2011-05-14
Pages 646
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The Los Angeles Times has hailed Southern California' hiking guru Jerry Schad's Afoot & Afield Sandiego County as ''the bible of San Diego hiking.'' Encompassing the county from Sunset Cliff Park and the Bayside Trail at Point Loma to Fonts Point in the Borrego Badlands, this hiking guide is the ''must-have'' to explore San Diego's diverse outdoors. The book covers all the worthwhile hiking destinations throughout the county - including the coast, foothills, mountains, and desert - in trips ranging from the short family excursions to multi-day backpacks. This long-awaited fourth edition of San Diego County's most recognized and comprehensive hiking guide has been fully updated and expanded to cover 250 hikes.



50 Best Short Hikes San Diego

50 Best Short Hikes San Diego Author Jerry Schad
ISBN-10 9780899976303
Release 2011-10-11
Pages 256
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50 Best Short Hikes: San Diego is the first book in a new version of a series Wilderness Press initially launched in the 1990s. This 50 Best title sports a fresh, modern design while maintaining the original concept: It's a guidebook for busy outdoor lovers who want beautiful hikes to experience in limited spurts of time. With all of its trail distances tallying only 1 to 8 miles, 50 Best Short Hikes: San Diego showcases routes that can be completed in just an hour, a morning, or an afternoon. But these capsule distances are anything but dull or monotonous. Instead, myriad terrains beckon within these pages. Some trails wind along the coast, others weave through the canyons, and still others ascend mountains or meander into forests. Because of the attainable distances and the diverse land- and seascapes presented here, 50 Best Short Hikes: San Diego also appeals to hikers with physical limitations and to families with small children. All readers will appreciate the wealth of information about each trail area's varied history, geology, and amenities. As a longtime resident of San Diego and an avid outdoorsman, the author shares his favorite panoramas and pocket nirvanas in this Southern California region. He knows the nooks and crannies of his destinations, and he corrals them into this easy-to-follow, practical-to-use book. He divides San Diego into 5 micro-regions, with an overview map of the entire area. Then each individual entry includes a detailed map, directions to the trailhead, an at-a-glance info box, and personably written descriptive text. Design, information, and the author's writing style make this a compelling resource for local residents, and a keepsake for visitors.



Afoot and Afield Orange County

Afoot and Afield  Orange County Author Jerry Schad
ISBN-10 9780899977584
Release 2014-12-22
Pages 240
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This completely updated and expanded new edition in the Afoot and Afield series is the classic guide to the hiking opportunities throughout Southern California's Orange County. Featuring more than 100 trips from serene summits to sparkling beaches, Afoot and Afield Orange County covers the Laguna Coast, Newport Beach, Crystal Cove State Park, the Chino Hills, Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve, the Santa Ana Mountains, and more. Trips ranging from short strolls to rigorous daylong treks are all within a short car trip of the Southland's cities. Every trip was re-hiked by coauthor David Money Harris for this updated edition.



Coast to Cactus

Coast to Cactus Author Terri Varnell
ISBN-10 194138420X
Release 2016-07
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Coast to Cactus has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Coast to Cactus also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Coast to Cactus book for free.



Afoot and Afield Inland Empire

Afoot and Afield  Inland Empire Author David Money Harris
ISBN-10 0899975356
Release 2010-03-12
Pages 410
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The Inland Empire--the area east of Los Angeles and located primarily in San Bernardino and Riverside counties--is known as Southern California's big backyard. And with its mountain, foothill, valley, and desert recreational opportunities, it's a hiker's paradise. Afoot & Afield Inland Empire describes nearly 200 noteworthy hikes ranging from easy to very strenuous in this first comprehensive hiking guide to the length and breadth of Inland Empire. These hikes explore Southern California's three tallest mountains, the stark beauty of the high desert, including Joshua Tree National Park and Mojave National Preserve, as well as trails that wind through urban and regional parks. Each hike is shown on custom-created maps that also include GPS waypoints: the maps alone are worth the price of the book.



San Diego Then and Now

San Diego Then and Now Author Nancy Hendrickson
ISBN-10 1592231268
Release 2003
Pages 144
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From Balboa Park to Mission Valley to the scenic Belmont Park, this volume features fascinating archival photographs of San Diego contrasted with specially commissioned, full-color images of the same scene today.



Deep Water

Deep Water Author Katherine Nichols
ISBN-10 9781481481083
Release 2017-05-02
Pages 288
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Real stories. Real teens. Real crimes. A group of teens traffic drugs between Mexico and California in this start to the brand-new Simon True series. It’s 1971 in Coronado, a small southern California beach town. For seventeen-year-old Eddie Otero, a skilled waterman and avid surfer, life is simple. Then a friend makes him an offer: Swim an illicit package across the border from Mexico. The intense workout is dangerous. Thrilling. Lucrative. And the beginning of a small business. When the young entrepreneurs involve their former high school Spanish teacher, the smuggling adventure grows into a one hundred million dollar global operation. Soon they become fugitives. Living on the edge, they vow to return to their normal lives—right after one last run…



Frommer s San Diego Day by Day

Frommer s San Diego Day by Day Author Maribeth Mellin
ISBN-10 1628873027
Release 2016-11-15
Pages 192
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San Diego is a touristic magnet, attracting an estimated 40 million tourists a year. That s not surprising: the city boasts some of the most fascinating museum and historic sights in the nation, plus a vibrant nightlife scene (including cutting-edge restaurants), eye-candy nature sights and postcard-perfect beaches. "Frommer's San Diego day by day" advises the reader how to see the best of everything--in the smartest, most time-efficient way. The book contains: - The best of San Diego in one, two or three days, plus thematic tours for every interest, schedule or taste. - Walking tours of the city's best-loved neighborhoods, from the Gaslamp Quarter to La Jolla and Coronado. - Scores of evocative color photographs. - Bulleted maps that show the reader how to get from place to place, plus a tear-resistant foldout map in a handy, reclosable plastic wallet. - Highly opinionated appraisals of hotels, restaurants, shopping, and nightlife for all budgets from luxury to backpacker. - Exact pricing so there s never any guessing. - Detailed information on the best outdoor adventures, beaches and day trip."



Take a Hike San Diego County

Take a Hike  San Diego County Author Priscilla Lister
ISBN-10 9781480825406
Release 2016-02-23
Pages 614
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Few places on the planet can boast the diversity of natural landscape found in San Diego County. From the enormous Anza-Borrego desert to the Peninsular Range of mountains to the coastal wetlands of the Pacific Ocean, the breadth of San Diego County’s environment is truly remarkable. Priscilla Lister, seasoned journalist, former newspaper columnist and avid hiker, guides others down 260 trails that offer beautiful scenery, physical challenges and an up-close experience with natural flora and fauna. You’ll find trail directions as well as historical tales about the natives and pioneers who once hiked the region. She also identifies trees, wildflowers and birds you’ll find on every trail. Included with each entry are driving directions, mileage and difficulty of each hike, whether dogs or horses are allowed and information on how to download trail maps. Take a Hike: San Diego County is a comprehensive hiking guidebook that shares advice, tips, and tools that will entice exploration of one of America’s most diverse and beautiful regions.



Strangers in a Stolen Land

Strangers in a Stolen Land Author Richard L. Carrico
ISBN-10 0932653820
Release 2008
Pages 203
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The story of the native peoples of San Diego County including Kumeyaay (Ipai/Tipai), Luiseño, Cupeño, and Cahuilla, from their prehistoric origins through the Spanish, Mexican, and American periods; contains previously unpublished maps and illustrations.



111 Places in Los Angeles That You Must Not Miss

111 Places in Los Angeles That You Must Not Miss Author Laurel Moglen
ISBN-10 3954518848
Release 2016-08
Pages 240
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.Go beyond the glitz and glamour of Hollywood to discover the quirky culture of The City of Angels .Part of the international 111 Places/111 Shops series with over 150 titles and 1 million copies in print worldwide "In Los Angeles, everyone is a star." - Denzel Washington Adventures beckon! For more than a century, seekers of sun and celebrity from around the world have flocked to this sprawling metropolis on the Pacific, which Dorothy Parker once described as "72 suburbs in search of a city." But beyond the red-carpet reputation and Tinseltown trappings is a west coast wonderland teeming with unexpected cultural opportunities, iconic architecture, gorgeous open spaces, quirky museums, hidden vistas, unconventional art, and obscure stories about the starlets, moguls, personalities, and players who have made Los Angeles their playground. This unusual guidebook explores 111 of the city's most interesting and unknown places and experiences: wander a serpentine path in a spiritual quest of your own making; channel your inner cowboy at a tried and true honky tonk bar; pay homage to the Dude at the bungalow where the big Lebowski lived; turn your car tires into musical instruments on the country's only musical road; sleep with the ghosts of Marilyn Monroe and Charlie Chaplin; view a constellation of stars more vivid than anything Hollywood has to offer; hug a redwood tree...in the middle of a Downtown LA restaurant; walk through an ancient forest; and hike to the 100-year-old ruins of a castle in the sky. From the San Gabriel Mountains to the Santa Monica Pier, longtime locals and intrepid visitors alike will fall in love with the real LA. Surprises await. Prepare to be captivated by the City of Angels."