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Wilderness Press :: Hiking :: Afoot and Afield: Los Angeles County, 4th Edition
Afoot and Afield: Los Angeles County, 4th Edition
Afoot and Afield: Los Angeles County, 4th Edition 

Explore 259 Memorable Hikes Near Los Angeles, California

From short nature trails to challenging peak climbs and breathtaking canyon treks, Los Angeles County is a hikerís paradise. Experience the best of it with this updated edition of the classic hiking guidebook. Local author and hiking expert David Harris and Southland hiking guru Jerry Schad lead you along 259 trips in 33 regions, from the San Gabriel and Santa Monica mountains to Malibu and on out to Catalina Island. Thatís virtually every hike worth taking within an hourís drive of the city.

Afoot & Afield: Los Angeles County offers a comprehensive collection of hiking adventures for everyone from families with small children to experienced mountaineers seeking the ultimate challenge. The guide encompasses almost all public lands within the county, including Griffith Park and the Hollywood Hills, the San Gabriel Wilderness, Crystal Lake Recreation Area, and numerous county and city parks.

At-a-glance essential information, including distance, hiking time, elevation gain, and ratings for difficulty, help you to choose the perfect trail. Complete descriptions and driving directions are paired with easy-to-read maps with GPS waypoints to give you the in-depth details you need. So whether you seek solace from the crowds, a cardiovascular workout, or a new perspective of the natural world, Afoot & Afield: Los Angeles County will get you going.


About David Harris
David Harris is the Harvey S. Mudd Professor of Engineering Design at Harvey Mudd College and the author of Terrific engineering textbooks and hiking guidebooks. He received his Ph.D. from Stanford University in Electrical Engineering and his M.Eng. and S.B. degrees in EECS and Mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has designed microprocessors at Intel Corporation, Hewlett Packard, Sun Microsystems, and Broadcom, and his passion for chips is reflected in his books on the subject. He began his hiking adventures as a wee tot on his father's back and has been exploring the mountains and deserts ever since. Now, his own three boys are frequent companions on these trips.

Author David Harris
ISBN 9780899978352
Quantity in stock 25 item(s) available
Weight 1.00 lbs
Market price $24.95
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