Since , Jerry Schad’s Afoot and Afield: San Diego County has been the premier trail guide for hikers, backpackers, and mountain bikers. It describes routes. Afoot and Afield has ratings and 17 reviews. The Los Angeles Times has hailed Southern California’ hiking guru Jerry Schad’s Afoot & Afield San Diego. Jerry Schad’s death from liver cancer in sent Afoot and Afield into mile uphill climb in near wilderness — whether it is in San Diego.
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Written by Southland hiking guru Jerry Schad, this guidebook contains both the beta and the inspiration for getting active in the hundreds of miles of trails in the LA area.
Trivia About Afoot and Afield From sidewalk strolls and historic neighborhoods, to wildflowers and waterfalls, pleasant pastimes and panoramic vistas unfold in this handy guidebook. Bill rated it it was amazing Feb 04, Want to Read saving…. To ask other readers questions about Afoot and Afieldplease sign up. It is distinct from other similar guidebooks in that it covers the northern two-thirds of the state, including nearly the entirety of the Sierra Nevadas south to Kings Canyon National Park, and the entire Big Sur region along the coast south to Silver Peak Wilderness.
May 24, Janet rated it it was amazing Shelves: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I highly recommend this book to anyone living in or visiting the San Diego region. Refresh and try again. Fantastic updated version of a classic.
Karla marked it as to-read Feb 10, To ask other readers questions about Afoot and Afieldplease sign up. Jul 19, Katie rated it it was amazing. The new edition offers much more than the first afooot, with: The most useful part for me is the front charts that allow you to compare various trail elements: Each hike is shown on custom-created maps that also include GPS waypoints. This siego a well-researched, accessible and practical guide to hoofing it around San Diego’s natural environment.
Each hike includes essential information and explicit driving directions. Michael Kosty rated it it was amazing Sep 13, San Diego County has been the premier trail guide for hikers, backpackers, and mountain bikers. Jason P Fletcher is currently reading it Jul 20, Sort by Publisher Gift certificates. Bryce rated it it was amazing Dec 23, And all lie within 30 miles of San Diego’s central core. Michael Bratton rated it it was amazing Jan 15, Each hike in the book includes distances, highlights, area maps, and easy-to-follow trailhead directions to make hike selection fast and efficient.
No trivia or quizzes yet. Dakota marked it as to-read May 31, Current coauthor Scott Turner has fully wan the book by re-hiking each of the routes contained within the book and adding up to 30 new routes to ensure that information for each trip is fully current.
No matter where you are in northern California, you can find a hike in the book within a short drive. Trail descriptions are updated and accurate.
Afoot and Afield: San Diego County: A Comprehensive Hiking Guide by Jerry Schad
There is a trip for every type of hiker in this book, from low-key coastal walks to didgo bushwacking adventures. But I have used it extensively to the point where I know what a valuable tool it is.
K marked it as to-read Nov 09, It also provides significant geographic diversity: Marilyn Vaughan rated it really liked it Dec 24, Nov 29, Curtis Jensen rated it it was amazing Shelves: In the months preceding his death at age 61 from kidney cancer, Schad worked tirelessly and with courageous joy and spirit to complete his last book 50 Best Short Hikes San Diego. Acoot route features at least one or more significant botanical, cultural, or geological highlight with detailed information about what makes each one significant.
Afoot and Afield: San Diego County: A Comprehensive Hiking Guide
Each trip includes a map, photos, trail highlights, and symbols to tell you the basics of the trip at a glance. This updated and revised edition of one of our best-selling guidebooks includes 12 new hikes and updated information for hikes from the previous edition.
Schad profiles the hikes according to difficulty, provides maps and directions, and writes a step-by-step illustration of the experience of walking on each trail.
This book is not yet featured on Listopia. The book includes everything from easy access Front Range lakeside strolls to high challenging treks among the high peaks. Whether you have one hour or all day to stretch your legs, you’ll find yourself turning to this guidebook again and again. Aand rated it it was amazing Jul 23,