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. See all the trails online from the book Afoot and Afield San Diego County by Jerry Schad.
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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. It means that you will soon have access, should you wish to seek it, to a comprehensive record of hikes that can provide you with an astonishingly deep and afielld natural experience.
Post was not sent – check your email addresses! The guide is unique in the amount of natural history afooot it provides, especially the geologic stories of the featured destinations.
Some prefer to approach mountaintops as conquests. Thanks to this xnd. Refresh and try again. Return to Book Page. Glad you are doing this. And all lie within 30 miles of San Diego’s central core.
Once on the trail, the detailed maps, route description, and interpretive details insure that hikers get the most out of their trip.
The maps alone are worth the price of the book. In addition to in-depth hike descriptions, the author has also included information about the parks natural history, complex landscape, and diegk human history. Now seven years old, this edition is getting slightly out of date, but remains the best guide to San Diego hiking trails around. Apr 22, Kate rated it really liked it.
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Paperbackpages. There is a trip for every type of hiker in this book, from low-key coastal walks to multi-day bushwacking adventures. You don’t have swn consider yourself a hiker or a runner to get value from this book–there are plenty of simple trails fo I wish I could say I’ve tried all or even most of the hikes recommended in this great book, but I find that I sn keep going back to the same places that I now know and love.
Because many people now hike with a smartphone or GPS, the book includes specific waypoint coordinates, which people can load into a device to help guide them. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I’m going to try to do every hike in the book.
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The book is divided into areas of San Diego County, so that the reader can select a chapter according to Jerry Schad has been writing these detailed guides to hiking in San Diego for many years. Current coauthor Scott Turner has fully 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.
Scott, thanks for what you are doing. Thanks for telling us about the problem. 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. abd
I am fairly certain that it will change your life. But above all, you will gain a tremendous wealth of experiences. And even there, I enjoyed several hikes through developed regions that forced me to reconsider what constituted a worthy outdoor experience.