Stairway Walks in San Francisco

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Hundreds of stairways traverse San Francisco’s 42 hills, exposing incredible vistas while connecting colorful, unique neighborhoods, and veteran guide Adah Bakalinsky loves them all. Her updated Stairway Walks in San Francisco explores clandestine corridors from Lands End to Bernal Heights while sharing captivating architectural, historical, pop culture, and horticultural notes along the way. Long-term locals and tourists alike have used the book for over 25 years to adventurously uncover San Francisco’s ...
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Overview


Hundreds of stairways traverse San Francisco’s 42 hills, exposing incredible vistas while connecting colorful, unique neighborhoods, and veteran guide Adah Bakalinsky loves them all. Her updated Stairway Walks in San Francisco explores clandestine corridors from Lands End to Bernal Heights while sharing captivating architectural, historical, pop culture, and horticultural notes along the way. Long-term locals and tourists alike have used the book for over 25 years to adventurously uncover San Francisco’s unexpected details. This revised and expanded edition has been thoroughly updated and includes three additional walks, new maps, and new color photographs. A comprehensive appendix lists every one of the city's 600-plus public stairways.
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Ready for your cardio? Adah Bakalinsky's Stairway Walks in San Francisco takes you through the city's most spectacular climbs; but with its copious notes, it also offers countless excuses to stop and appreciate the view. This reader favorite, now in its sixth edition, offers walkers step-by-step route descriptions enhanced with notes on historical background, architecture, and other points of interest. This expanded edition incorporates new walks and 16 pages of color photographs. An easy-to-follow map with numbered directions accompanies each of the 27 walks.
Travel Books Review
Stairway Walks in San Francisco is a wonderfully informative guidebook, custom-made for a city with challenging hills and picture-perfect views. Painstakingly indexed and chock full of fascinating details...an exciting and valuable resource for lifelong residents and first-time visitors alike.
New York Times
...a fascinating trek through the sidewalk staircases hidden around the city.
Paul McHugh
Bakalinsky...is the Ferdinand Magellan, the Sir Francis Drake, the Vasco de Gama of San Francisco stairways.
San Francisco Chronicle
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780899976372
  • Publisher: Wilderness Press
  • Publication date: 12/1/2010
  • Edition description: Seventh Edition
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 296
  • Sales rank: 694,116
  • Product dimensions: 8.74 (w) x 11.96 (h) x 0.75 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 8, 2012

    Lots of fun

    Great way to get to know home a littlle better

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