Globe Pequot Press: Hiking Northern California

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Boasting a mild climate, incredible diversity, and thousands of miles of hiking trails, northern California offers a gem for every hiker. Hiking Northern California is your ticket to rewarding adventures in the backcountry of the northern two-thirds of the Golden State, from the Oregon border to the Southern Sierras. This handy guidebook features detailed descriptions of more than 600 miles of trails, accurate and up-to-date trail maps, and all the information you need for planning enjoyable outings year-round. The book describes short, leisurely strolls and demanding excursions of several days. The hikes follow routes varying from gentle, well-graded trails to rugged, cross-country scrambles including old favorites known to many and obscure routes known to only a few. Surveying the most awe-inspiring scenery in the region, Hiking Northern California will satisfy both beginning and veteran hikers. Follow these paths to a wealth of memorable outdoor experiences in more than 4.5 million acres of roadless and wilderness areas.

About the Author: Ron Adkison, an avid hiker and backpacker, began his outdoor explorations at age six. Since then he has logged more than 12,000 trail miles in ten western states. He has walked every trail in this guide multiple times, to provide precise, firsthand information about the trails, as well as features of ecological and historical interest. When he's not on the trail, Ron and his wife, Nancy, live in the Rocky Mountains of southwest Montana.


  • Detailed descriptions
  • Accurate and up-to-date trail maps
  • Descriptions of short, leisurely strolls to demanding excursions of several days


Paperback:392 pages
Date Published:July 1, 2000
Dimensions:9 x 6 x 0.8 inches
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