150 favorite hikes in Southern California’s still-pristine and wild areas. McKinney charts treks to wildflower-strewn meadows, lovely waterfalls, and even up two-mile high Mt. San Gorgonio, the region’s highest peak. Both novice and experienced hikers will find a wide array of outings in McKinney’s trusted and comprehensive 336-page book. There's an eclectic mix of hikes, including time-tested classics, personal and reader favorites, and new trails in new parklands, in this just-published version of his popular guide.
Generously illustrated, with a map for every hike, the book covers outstanding terrain: Santa Monica Mountains, Ventura County, San Gabriel Mountains, Orange County, San Bernardino Mountains, San Jacinto Mountains, Catalina Island, Joshua Tree National Park, Palm Springs and much more!
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John McKinney is the author of a dozen books about walking, hiking, and nature and has described more than 10,000 miles of trail in his nature writing. For 18 years, he wrote a weekly hiking column for the LA Times and now writes for national publications and is on radio and TV.Review:
"Good directions, clear maps, colorful histories and descriptions." -- Sunset Magazine
"The Trailmaster's best trails, from Orange County's nature preserves to the forests and mountains around the Southland." -- Will Swaim, editor, OCWeekly
"When John McKinney says 'take a hike,' you know it will be a good one." -- Larry Mantle, host KPCC "Air Talk"
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Book Description Olympus Press, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110934161283
Book Description Olympus Press. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0934161283 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1464638