Download e-book for iPad: 101 Hikes in Southern California by Jerry Schad

By Jerry Schad

Trek the various terrain of Southern California, from desolate tract to seashore to mountaintop, on a simple walk or in a single day event, with this final advisor to the one zero one top hikes within the Southland. Covers the Santa Monica, San Gabriel, San Jacinto, and San Bernardino mountains, and the Mojave and Colorado deserts. This up-to-date and revised variation of 1 of our best-selling guidebooks comprises 10 new hikes, with a better emphasis on climbing possibilities within the fast-growing Ventura County and Inland Empire areas, and up-to-date info for hikes from the 1st version. for every journey you'll locate all new maps, pictures, the highlights of the path, and logos to inform you the fundamentals of the go to vacation at a look.

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