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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Wilderness Press :: Hiking
I was also a bucket list hiker, meaning that I sought out certain hikes based on notoriety or difficulty. Open Preview See a Problem? Please correct the bit about the Agua Tibia hike where Jerry said the old growth manzanitas there were unnatural, being a product of past fire suppression.
I sought to check them off of an exhaustive list — think Mt. I see the landscape differently now. Such a wonderful resource.
On Hiking “Afoot and Afield in San Diego County”
This is a well-researched, accessible and practical guide to hoofing it around San Diego’s natural environment. A Carpet of Cream Cups on Diegk Mountain In order to revise a guide book — especially this one — I needed to learn to move past my preferences.
Some prefer to approach mountaintops as conquests. Where I used to look at rocky slopes with apprehension, I now see a challenge to relish, as well as geological nuance and transitions between biomes.
I just bought a new copy after my old one went missing. Nov 21, Lee rated it liked it. In order to revise a guide book — especially this one — I needed to learn to move past my preferences.
On Hiking “Afoot and Afield in San Diego County” – scott turner hikes
Asn and Pixels Hiking and photography in the Southwestern U. The book includes everything from easy access Front Range lakeside strolls to high challenging treks among the ahd peaks. Jerry Schad is my hero. Marc Rasp rated it it was amazing Sep 29, 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! Leaning on 17 years of experience covering the outdoor industry, Woolf also included gear information and travel tips to wan people hike safely.
San Diego County is lucky to have you. If you visit 10 trails per year, you will have almost 20 years of trails described in this book to enjoy. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
Refresh and try again. Now seven years old, this edition is getting slightly out of date, but remains the best guide to San Diego hiking trails around.
Also, turn-by-turn directions identify specific features to help people avoid taking a sna turn. Oct 28, Kristen rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: So this is about a 10 year or longer goal most likely. Bryce rated it it was amazing Dec 23, Published May 7th by Wilderness Press first published April The third edition features 24 new hikes, diegk exploration of L. Aug 10, Bill rated it it was amazing.
I am fairly certain that it will change your life. Gold Fields along the Pacific Crest Trail Every hike became worthy of consideration, and my consideration must always be sincere. It also provides significant geographic diversity: Schad profiles the hikes according to difficulty, provides maps and directions, and writes a step-by-step illustration of the experience of walking on each trail. Diana rated it really liked it Nov 21, Every hike became worthy of consideration, and my consideration must always be sincere.
Afoot and Afield: San Diego County: A Comprehensive Hiking Guide
What an absolutely wonderful post, Scott! This site uses a secure server for purchases! Each trip includes a map, photos, trail highlights, and symbols to tell you the basics of the trip at a sann. Please email me if you want to discuss this further. Scott, thanks for what you are doing.