Backpacking California: Mountain, Foothill, Coastal & Desert Adventures in the Golden State (Google eBook)

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Wilderness Press, 2008 - Health & Fitness - 504 pages
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Backpacking California is a collection of more than 70 of the most intriguing backpacking adventures in Wilderness Press's home territory of California. With contributions from more than a dozen Wilderness Press authors, the book describes routes ranging from one night to one week. Backpacking novices as well as "old hand" California hikers will find expert-crafted trips in the Coast Ranges, the Sierra, the Cascades, and the Warner Mountains. Expanded coverage includes trips in Big Sur, Anza-Borrego, Death Valley, and the White Mountains. Several trips have been described in print nowhere else. Each trip includes a trail map and essential logistical information for trip planning.
  

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User Review  - Maddy - Goodreads

Great book to get you to the right places for backpacking. Once you pick a destination based on the info they give (which is all I'd want to know on first glance) you can delve in deeper online. I've alread picked a few trips for weekend backpacking. Read full review

Contents

Trip 36 Surprise Canyon
229
Trip 37 Ubehebe Country Loop
237
Trip 38 Black Canyon
243
Trip 39 Cottonwood Basin Loop
248
Southern Sierra Nevada
254
Trip 40 Mineral King and Little Five Lakes Loop
256
Triip 41 Crescent Meadow to Whitney Portal via the High Sierra Trail
264
Trip 42 Lodgepole Campground to Deadman Canyon Loop
274

Trip 5 San Jacinto Loop
28
Trip 6 Art Smith Trail
33
The Transverse Ranges
37
Trip 7 San Gorgonio Mountain
40
Trp 8 San Bernardino Mountain Traverse
44
Trip 9 Holcomb Crossing Trail Camp Loop
49
Trip 10 Big Santa Anita Loop
53
Trip 11 Devils Canyon
57
Trip 12 East Fork San Gabriel River
60
Trip 13 Point Mugu State Park Loop
64
The Coast Ranges
70
Trip 14 Sykes Hot Springs
74
Trip 15 Black Cone Trail
82
Trip 16 Cone Peak Trail
90
Trip 17 Poverty Flat and Los Cruzeros Loop
95
Trip 18 Redfern Pond Loop
102
Trip 19 The Ohlone Wilderness Trail
107
Trip 20 Pescadero Creek Loop
114
Trip 21 Skyline to Big Basin
120
Trip 22 SkylinetotheSea Trail
127
Trip 23 Coast Trail
134
Trip 24 Bear Valley Loop
140
Orchard Camp to Usal Camp
146
King Range Wilderness Loop
151
Klamath Mountains
160
Trip 27 Canyon Creek Lakes and L Lake
162
Trip 28 North Fork Trinity River to Grizzly Lake
171
Trip 29 New River and Slide Creek to Historic Mining District and Eagle Creek
179
Trpi 30 Deadfall Lakes Mount Eddy and the Sacramento Headwaters
187
Trip 31 Marble Rim via Sky High Lakes Basin
193
Trip 32 Shackleford to Campbell Cliff Summit Little Elk Deep and Wrights Lakes Loop
197
EASTERN CALIFORNIA
207
Desert
209
Trip 33 Butler and Coyote Canyon Loop
213
Trip 34 Rockhouse Valley Loop
218
Trip 35 Marble Canyon to Cottonwood Canyon Loop
223
Trip 43 Rae Lakes Loop
285
Trip 44 Cottonwood Lakes to Upper Rock Creek Loop
292
Trip 45 Horseshoe Meadow to Whitney Portal
298
Trip 46 South Lake to North Lake
304
Trip 47 North Lake to Humphreys Basin Loop
316
Trip 48 North Fork Big Pine Creek Loop
322
Trip 49 Agnew Meadows to Devils Postpile
328
Trip 50 Lillian Lake Loop
337
Northern Sierra Nevada
343
Trip 51 Happy Isles to Half Dome
347
Trip 52 Happy Isles to Merced Lake
352
Trip 53 Glen Aulin and Waterwheel Falls
359
Trip 54 High Sierra Camps Loop Northwest Part
364
Trip 55 High Sierra Camps Loop Southeast Part
369
Trip 56 Tuolumne Meadows to Emeric Lake
375
Trip 57 Virginia Lakes Basin to Green Creek
380
Trip 58 Kerrick Canyon and Matterhorn Canyon Loop via Barney and Peeler Lakes
385
Trip 59 County Line Trail to Sword and Lost Lakes
394
Trip 60 Pacific Grade Summit to Bull Run Lake
399
Trip 61 Glen Alpine to Half Moon Lake
403
Trip 62 Velma Fontanillis and Dicks Lakes
407
Trip 63 Meeks Bay to Emerald Bay
411
Showers Lake
417
Star Lake and Freel Peak
422
Trip 66 Little Jamison Canyon to Grass Rock Jamison and Wades Lakes
426
Trip 67 Bucks Lake Wilderness Loop
431
Cascade Range
438
Trip 68 Summit Lake to Cluster Twin Rainbow Snag Horseshoe and Swan Lakes Loop
440
Trip 69 Central Caribou Lakes Loop
447
Trip 70 Treeline Circumnavigation of Mount Shasta
453
Warner Mountains
459
Pepperdine Trailhead to Patterson Lake
460
Trips AtaGlance
465
Index
474
About the Contributors
485
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