The Inland Empire?the area east of Los Angeles and located primarily in San Bernardino and Riverside counties?is known as Southern CaliforniaOCOs big backyard. And with its mountain, foothill, valley, and desert recreational opportunities, itOCOs a hikerOCOs paradise. Afoot a Afield Inland Empire describes nearly 200 noteworthy hikes ranging from easy to very strenuous in this first comprehensive hiking guide to the length and breadth of Inland Empire. These hikes explore Southern CaliforniaOCOs three tallest mountains, the stark beauty of the high desert, including Joshua Tree National Park and Mojave National Preserve, as well as trails that wind through urban and regional parks. Each hike is shown on custom-created maps that also include GPS waypoints: the maps alone are worth the price of the book.qThis description assumes a start up the Vivian Creek Trail to San Gorgonio Mtn. followed by an east-to-west traverse ending ... Those honored by place names include Willis Jepson, the University of California botanist who wrote Manual of theanbsp;...
|Author||:||David Harris, Jennifer Money Harris|
|Publisher||:||Wilderness Press - 2009-03-30|