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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Park visitors who are short on time will find this book to be the ideal traveling companion, afiepd it quickly helps readers identify the hikes and sights that will make the best use of their time and provide maximum enjoyment.
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. Trivia About Afoot and Afield The San Diego hiking Bible. Each park offers visitors the dramatic scenery that invites exploration and discovery.
Bill rated it it was amazing Feb 04, If you visit 10 trails per year, you will have almost 20 years of trails described in this book to enjoy. 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.
Afoot and Afield: San Diego County: A Comprehensive Hiking Guide
It also provides significant geographic diversity: Rem marked it as to-read Jul 20, Refresh and try again. I’m going to try to do every hike in the book. Current co-author Scott Turner has afopt updated 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. Jerry Schad has been writing these detailed guides to hiking in San Diego for many years.
Dkego and try again. Leilani rated it it was amazing Oct 08, Each hike is shown on custom-created maps that also include GPS waypoints.
The book includes over photos and maps for every trail, as well as safety checklists and how-to tips based on more than 90 years of combined outdoor experience. Leaning on 17 years of experience covering the outdoor industry, Woolf also included gear information and travel tips to help people hike safely.
Afoot and Afield: San Diego County: A Comprehensive Hiking Guide by Jerry Schad
The book covers all the worthwhile hiking destinations throughout the county – including the coast, foothills, mountains, and desert – in trips ranging from the short family excursions to multi-day backpacks. This guide is comprehensive, detailed, and encompasses the entire county.
Want to Read saving…. Very clear and helpful, plus you learn a little natural history about each area. But I have used it extensively to the point where I know what a valuable tool it is. It describes routes ranging from brief, family-friendly hikes to multiple-day overnight trips in remote regions of the backcountry, providing equal weight to the scenic and recreational value of each trip.
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Dec 22, Heidi rated it it was amazing. Jerry Schad is my hero. Beginning a series of hikes in the San Diego area. Lisa rated it it was amazing Jan adield, For ease of use, all hikes are grouped into 29 chapters regions within the county, each with its own chapter map and introductory xfield. Stephen Waits rated it it was amazing Apr 15, This book is not yet featured on Listopia.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Now seven years old, this edition is getting slightly out of date, but remains the best guide to San Diego hiking trails around. Paperbackpages.
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Open Preview See a Problem? It describes routes ranging from brief, family-friendly hikes to multiple-day overnight trips in remote regions of the backcountry, providing equal weight to the scenic and recreational value of each trip.
Mark marked it as to-read Dec 07, K marked it as to-read Nov 09, Customers who bought this product also bought the following products: There is a sann for every type of hiker in this book, from low-key coastal walks to multi-da Hiking has become my latest obsession, and this handy guide, known as the bible of San Diego hiking and trekking, is a big help in making my way around the county!