Pacific Crest Trail: Northern California

Pacific Crest Trail: Northern California

by Jeffrey Schaffer

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780899977409
Publisher: Wilderness Press
Publication date: 09/01/2012
Series: Pacific Crest Trail
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 1,076,777
File size: 49 MB
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
About this Bookxi
Introductory Chapters
Locator Mapxii
Chapter 1The PCT, Its History and Use1
Chapter 2Planning Your PCT Hike7
Trekking Days or Weeks versus Trekking Months7
Organizations Relevant to the Pacific Crest Trail10
Mailing Tips (including post offices along or near route)14
Federal Government Agencies (with south-to-north listing)15
Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail--Dayhiking/Backpacking18
Trail Advice20
Animal and Plant Problems on the PCT23
Weather29
High Altitude Problems32
Chapter 3PCT Natural History33
Geology33
Biology44
Plant Communities of California's Pacific Crest Trail51
Chapter 4Using This Guide59
Our Route Description59
Following the Trail62
The Maps62
California PCT Mileage Table64
Trail Sections
Section ITuolumne Meadows to Sonora Pass66
Section JSonora Pass to Echo Lake Resort90
Section KEcho Lake Resort to Interstate 80117
Section LInterstate 80 to Highway 49140
Section MHighway 49 to Highway 70156
Section NHighway 70 to Burney Falls188
Section OBurney Falls to Castle Crags230
Section PCastle Crags to Etna Summit256
Section QEtna Summit to Seiad Valley292
Section RSeiad Valley to Interstate 5 in Oregon314
Recommended Reading and Source Books340
Index343

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