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Backpacking California

Mountain, Foothill, Coastal & Desert Adventures in the Golden State

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Prepare for a Lifetime of Awe-Inspiring Adventures


In California, backpackers can explore wild beaches, enjoy colorful canyonlands, hike amid stunning granite peaks, relax in wildflower meadows, and circle glacier-clad mountains. Les mer
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Prepare for a Lifetime of Awe-Inspiring Adventures


In California, backpackers can explore wild beaches, enjoy colorful canyonlands, hike amid stunning granite peaks, relax in wildflower meadows, and circle glacier-clad mountains. Discover 74 of California's best and most diverse backpacking trips with the expert backpackers and experienced authors of Wilderness Press. Backpacking California details the premier opportunities across the entire state.


This fully updated edition describes scenic escapes ranging from one night to two weeks, or 3 to 72 miles. Explore the world-famous California coast and the varying landscapes of the Point Reyes National Seashore. See the peaks of the Trinity Alps and the Klamath Mountains, as well as the iconic natural attractions of Yosemite National Park. Choose from other carefully crafted trips in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Big Sur, Desolation Wilderness, Mount Shasta, the San Bernardino and San Gabriel mountains, and more. Each itinerary offers geographic diversity, beautiful landscapes, and attainable daily mileage goals.


This in-depth guide provides all the information backpackers need, including trail highlights, mileage, elevation gain, days on the trail, shuttle distances, required permits, and more-not to mention full-color photographs and detailed trail maps. Plus, ratings for scenery, solitude, and difficulty help you to find the exact adventure you seek. Whether you're a novice backpacker or a veteran hiker, an epic trip filled with spectacular scenery and superb vistas awaits.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

Locator Maps


Foreword by Mike White


Backpacking in California


Map Legend


WESTERN CALIFORNIA





THE PENINSULAR RANGES


Cuyamaca Mountains
Pine Creek Wilderness
San Mateo Canyon Wilderness
The San Jacinto Mountains
The Santa Rosa Mountains



SANTA CATALINA ISLAND (CHANNEL ISLANDS)
THE TRANSVERSE RANGES


The San Bernardino Mountains
The San Gabriel Mountains
The Santa Monica Mountains



THE COAST RANGES


Big Sur
Diablo Range
Santa Cruz Mountains
Point Reyes National Seashore
Lost Coast



KLAMATH MOUNTAINS


Trinity Alps
Marble Mountains




EASTERN CALIFORNIA





DESERT


Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
Death Valley National Park
White Mountains



SOUTHERN SIERRA NEVADA


Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks and John Muir and Golden Trout Wildernesses
Ansel Adams Wilderness



NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA


Yosemite National Park
Hoover Wilderness
Carson-Iceberg Wilderness
Desolation Wilderness
Tahoe Rim Trail
Plumas-Eureka State Park
Bucks Lake Wilderness



CASCADE RANGE


Lassen Volcanic National Park
Caribou Wilderness
Mount Shasta



WARNER MOUNTAINS


Appendix: Trips at a Glance


Index


About the Contributors

Om forfatteren

The authors of Wilderness Press are experts in their fields. They are local, they are travelers, they are outdoors explorers. They present reliable, first-hand information because they've hiked the hikes, seen the sights, and have personally been where they are leading you. Some of Wilderness Press's finest authors contributed to Backpacking California. They include the following: Michel Digonnet, author of Hiking Death Valley; Kathleen Dodge Doherty, author of Day & Section Hikes: John Muir Trail and Walking San Francisco; David Harris, author of Day & Section Hikes Pacific Crest Trail: Southern California and San Bernardino Mountain Trails; Tim Hauserman, author of Tahoe Rim Trail; Analise Elliot Heid, author of Hiking & Backpacking Big Sur; Jessica Lage, author of Point Reyes; Lowell and Diana Lindsay, authors of Anza-Borrego Desert Region; Andy Selters, author of Mount Shasta; Scott Turner, author of Afoot & Afield: San Diego County; Lizzy Wenk, author of Sierra North and Sierra South; and Mike White, author of Trinity Alps & Vicinity.