Afoot & Afield in Los Angeles County

Afoot & Afield in Los Angeles County

by Jerry Schad
     
 

Bathed in Pacific breezes and girded on the north by the 10,000-foot Transverse Ranges, the sparsely populated rim of Los Angeles County offers near-wilderness getaways easily accessible to most residents of the metropolis.

Jerry Schad is your knowledgeable and reliable guide for the 192 trips in this book--ranging from gentle family walks in Griffith Park to

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Overview

Bathed in Pacific breezes and girded on the north by the 10,000-foot Transverse Ranges, the sparsely populated rim of Los Angeles County offers near-wilderness getaways easily accessible to most residents of the metropolis.

Jerry Schad is your knowledgeable and reliable guide for the 192 trips in this book--ranging from gentle family walks in Griffith Park to strenuous treks over the spine of the San Gabriel Mountains. Whether you see solace from the crowds, a cardiovascular workout, or a new perspective of the natural world around you, this book provides all you need to know.

Besides updating all previous hikes, this revised edition includes 17 new trips in the foothills of the Santa Monica and San Gabriel mountains. New icons have been added for routes suitable for mountain biking and allowable for pets.

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Booknews
A guide to 175 hiking trips in both the popular parks and the lesser- known regions of the county. An appendix gives the author's choices of "best hikes" for various seasons, kinds of terrain, and interests. Includes maps and references. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780899971025
Publisher:
Wilderness Press
Publication date:
04/01/1991
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.99(h) x 0.60(d)

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