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 San Diego hiking Bible.

From the perspective of being inches away from the finish line on a grueling marathon of sorts, I have concluded that what Afoot and Afield is, above all else, is one of the most magnificently constructed scavenger hunts ever devised.

Jul 19, Katie rated it it was amazing. Hiking has become my latest obsession, and this handy guide, known as the bible of San Diego hiking and trekking, is a big help in making my way around the county!

No matter where you are in northern California, you can find a hike in the book within a short drive. It is distinct from other similar guidebooks in that it covers the northern two-thirds of the state, including nearly the entirety of the Sierra Nevadas south to Kings Canyon National Park, and the entire Big Sur region along the coast south to Silver Peak Wilderness.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: I iin the sort of hiker who preferred to explore, but only where my natural preferences primarily whether an area had a forest of sorts led me. It is also a wonderful tool for visitors of San Diego who would be interested in the outdoors.


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This is a great book for natives of San Diego County who want to get to know their tourist options as walkers, birders, or hikers. There is a trip for every type of hiker in this book, from low-key coastal walks to multi-da Hiking has become my latest obsession, and this handy guide, known as the bible of San Diego hiking and trekking, is a big help in making my way around the county!

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Tiffany rated it really liked it Apr 14, Very clear and helpful, plus you learn a little natural history about each area. Knocking it out in a few years is a major accomplishment.

Where I saw restrictive policies that seem onerous and overly restrictive, I now see attempts to corral irresponsibility and ignorance into sustainable use. The book includes everything from easy access Front Range lakeside strolls to high challenging treks among the high peaks.

Atlanta by Marcus Woolf sorts through a myriad hiking opportunities at various parks, wilderness areas and other natural areas and presents the trails people will enjoy the most. Moving past my preferences meant that I had to meet each hike on its own terms.

This updated and revised edition of one of our best-selling guidebooks includes 12 new hikes and updated information for hikes from the previous edition. Still others prefer to explore slowly and gradually while others want to book it.

I like Schad’s guide so far. I am absolutely positive it will make you change the way you see the outdoors. Pacific Crest Trail Data Book, 5th edition 5.


On Hiking “Afoot and Afield in San Diego County” – scott turner hikes

Jerry Schad is my hero. Some prefer to approach mountaintops as conquests. I only wish I could have accompanied you on more hikes. Plus, it covers some of the myths and legends born in the North Georgia Mountains. Oregon and Washington, 7ed 4. And all lie within 30 miles of San Diego’s central core. I was tasked with completing the scavenger hunt. Nov 29, Curtis Jensen rated it it was amazing Shelves: Open Preview See a Problem? You will develop skills, accrue knowledge, and discover a place that really ought to be considered a world-class hiking destination.

You don’t have to consider yourself a hiker or a runner to get value from this book–there are plenty of simple trails for walking.

Afoot and Afield: San Diego County: A Comprehensive Hiking Guide

Yosemite National Park and Vicinity, 2ed. Leaning on 17 years of experience covering the outdoor industry, Woolf also included gear information and travel tips viego help people hike safely.

Additional information includes tips on keeping yourself and your family safe, the park’s natural predators, and helpful weather information.