The Pacific Crest Trail

The Pacific Crest Trail

by Brian Johnson
     
 

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The 2700-mile Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail runs from Mexico to Canada through the mountains of three American states. Purpose built exclusively for backpackers and horse-riders it visits spectacular scenery, usually under clear and sunny skies.

The mountains and deserts of Southern Califormia are followed by the magnificent mountains of the High Sierra,

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Overview

The 2700-mile Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail runs from Mexico to Canada through the mountains of three American states. Purpose built exclusively for backpackers and horse-riders it visits spectacular scenery, usually under clear and sunny skies.

The mountains and deserts of Southern Califormia are followed by the magnificent mountains of the High Sierra, Yosemite National Park and the Cascade Mountains of Northern California, Oregon and Washington, dominated by 14,000ft volcanoes.

Most walkers hike the short sections, but several hundred each year take on the ultimate challenge of thru-hiking the entire route in one summer. This comprehensive guide provides all the information needed to tackle any part of the epic trail.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781852845889
Publisher:
Cicerone Press
Publication date:
11/14/2010
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
752,514
Product dimensions:
4.70(w) x 6.80(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Brian Johnson is a prolific trekker and mountain enthusiast. He has completed three thru'-hikes of the Pacific Crest Trail, a 2700-mile round-Britain walk, three hikes across the Pyrenees from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean, a single summer compleation of the Munros and has climbed all the Corbetts in Scotland. He has also completed a 2200-mile cycle tour of Spain and France.

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