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Backcountry
ADVENTURES
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
by Peter Massey and Jeanne Wilson

THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO THE BACKCOUNTRY FOR ANYONE WITH A SPORT UTILITY VEHICLE

This huge guide covers 153 backcountry roads totaling 2,970 miles!

The award-winning Adventures series provides all the information you need to guide you along Southern California's most remote backcountry roads and 4WD trails:
  • A broad range of trails suitable for anyone with a sport utility vehicle
  • Comprehensive maps to help you plan and navigate your route
  • Detailed, step-by-step route directions
  • Ratings for the degree of difficulty and scenic beauty of each trail
  • Driving times and distances for each trail
  • GPS coordinates for each trail
  • Tips on four-wheel driving techniques
  • Histories of ghost towns and old mining camps
  • Profiles of colorful characters who have played a part in Southern California's history
  • Information and photographs to identify animals and wildflowers

Explore 2,970 miles of backcountry in your SUV
Backcountry Adventures: Southern California provides detailed directions for 153 backcountry roads throughout Southern California, all suitable for stock sport utility vehicles.  All you need is an SUV, a sense of adventure, and your copy of Backcountry Adventures: Southern California.

Adventures galore!

  • See Southern California's natural wonders up close.  Gaze over the state from atop the Sierra Nevada.  Explore the vast dry expanse of Death Valley.

  • View Southern California's abundant wildlife in its natural habitat.

  • Walk the silent streets of ghost towns.  Imagine the explosive report of six-guns as Wild West lawmen and gunslingers faced each other.

  • Discover mines and mining camps that once reverberated with the sounds of machines, and men hoping to find the Mother Load.

  • Follow in the footsteps of pioneers and early settlers.

  • Marvel at the artwork ancient Indian tribes, preserved as petroglyphs, pictographs and geoglyphs.

  • Drive along abandoned railroad beds where thousands labored to lay the first tracks across the continent.  Follow the route taken by the Overland Stage.

  • Travel along routes forged by Spanish, Mexican, and American explorer's; mountain men; and seekers of lost treasure.

  • Access the best locations for backcountry camping, hiking, snowmobiling, mountain-bike and trail-bike riding, hunting and fishing.

Winner of Four Prestigious Awards

"With the impressive amount of detail that is given to every aspect of this travel guide, you would expect the trail coverage to be better still - and it is." ..."The wealth of information makes it second to none, and the presentation makes it a pleasure to read."  4 Wheel Drive & Sport Utility Magazine

Contents

co4wda.gif (3157 bytes) Introduction Page
Before You Go
Why a 4WD Does it Better Using this book Backcountry Driving Rules and Permits Assessing Your Vehicle's Off-Road Ability Four-Wheel Driving Techniques Special 4WD Equipment Southern California distance Chart
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Along the Trail
Towns, Ghost Towns, and Interesting Places Historic Trails The Steamboat Trade Railroads Stagecoach Lines and mail routes People American Indians in Southern California Events Geology Animals Plants Trees and Shrubs
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co4wdc.gif (3319 bytes) The Central Mountain Region (52 Trails)
Movie Flat Trail Delilah Fire Lookout Trail Davis Flat Trail Whitaker Research Forest Traill Cherry Flat Trail Buck Rock Fire Lookout Trail Buck Road Solo Peak Road Windy Gap Trail Packsaddle Meadow Trail Capinero Saddle Traill Rancheria Road Piute Mountain Road Jawbone Canyon Road Dove Spring Canyon Trail Bird Springs Pass Trail Chimney Peak Byway Opal Canyon Road Nightmare Gulch Overlook Trail Last Chance Canyon Trail Burro Schmidt Tunnel Trail Sheep Springs Trail Koehn Lake Trail Government Peak Tail Frazier Mountain Trail San Emigdio Mountain Trail Cuyama Peak Trail Potrero Seco Trail Nordhoff Ridge Trail BIg Caliente Spring Trail Camino Cielo Road Miranda Pine Road Buckhorn Ridge Trail Sierra Madre Road Bates Canyon Trail Big Rocks Trail Twin Rocks Trail Branch Creek Trail Paradise Road Sand Highway Pozo Road Pine Mountain Road Hi Mountain Road Parkfield Grade Trail Willow Creek Road South Coast Ridge Road Cone Peak Trail Coast Road Tassajara Road
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co4wdd.jpg (3829 bytes) The South Coast Region (50 Trails)
Liebre Mountain Trail   Grass Mountain Trail Tull Ridge Trail Sierra Pelona Trail Santa Carla Divide Road Beartrp Canyon Trail Rincon-Shortcut OHV Route Pinyon Ridge Trail Upper Lytle Creed Ridge Trail Cleghorn Ridge Trail Sugarpine Mountian Trail Willow Creek Trail Big Pine Flat Trail Burns and Rattlesnake Canyons Trail Ord Mountains Trail Daggett Wash Trail Rodman Mountains Trail Main Divide Road Bee Canyon to Pine Cove Road North Coyote Canyon Trail Palomar Divide Road Santa Ysabel Creek Trail Grapevine Canyon Trail Mine Wash Trail South Coyote Canyon Trail Truckhaven Trail Fonts Point Trail Arroyo Salado Trail Calcite Mine Trail Fish Creek - Sandstone Canyon Trail Arroyo Seco del Diablo Trail Vallecito Wash Trail Dos Cabezas Road Painted Gorge - Carrizo Mountain Trail McCain Valley Road Bear Valley Road Los Pinos Trail Otay Mountain Truck Trail Berdoo Canyon Trail Joshua Tree National Park Geology Tour Old Dale Road Brooklyn Mine Road Pinkham Canyon Trail Red Canyon Trail Bradshaw Trail Milpitas Wash Trail Cibola Wildlife Refuge Trail Black Mountain Road Indian Pass Road Ferguson Lake Road
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co4wde.jpg (4249 bytes) The Desert Region (51 Trails)
Palen Pass Trail Blythe Intaglios Trail Blyth-Vidal Old Road GOld Rice Mine Trail Whipple Mountains Trail Cadiz Road Skeleton Pass Road Black Metal Mine Road Ambiy Crater Road Sunflower Spring Road Lost Arch Inn Trail Eagle Pass Trail Mojave Road East Lanfair Valley Trail New York Mountains Trail Macedonia Canyon Trail Nipton Desert Road Cima Dome Trail Ivanpah Mountains Trail Starbright Trail Balck Canyon Road Grass Valley Trail Trona Pinnacles Trail Colosseum Gorge Trail Kingston Wash Trail Sperry Wash Route Alexander Hills Trail Harry Wade Exit Route Ibex Dunes Trail Ibex Spring Road Owlshead Mountains Trail Death Valley West Side Road Mengel Pass Trail Slate Range Trail Pleasant Canyon Loop Trail Johnson Canyon Trail Deadman Pass Trail Echo Canyon Trail Funeral Range Trail Titus Canyon Trail Chloride City Trail Cottonwood Canyon Trail Skidoo Road Darwin Falls Trail Cactus Flat Road Saline Valley Road Cerro Gordo Road Swansea-Cerro Gordo Road Hidden Valley Road Lippincott Mine Road Racetrack Road
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Selected Further Reading 627
Appendix: Trail Lists
25 Favorite Trails 25 Longest Trails 25 Shortest Trails 25 Hardest Trails 25 Easiest Trails 25 Scenic Trails
630
Index 633

8 1/2" x 10 7/8" Soft Cover
637 pages, four-color throughout

Samples of Graphics and Directions Provided for each of the 153 Trails


Typical map provided for every trail.

 

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Typical Route Directions (partial)

Ratings for the degree of difficulty and scenic beauty Driving times and distances Detailed notes on the history, features, and driving conditions Contact phone numbers to get up to the minute information on trail conditions Map references Special attractions.

Detailed step-by-step directions to navigate the trail in either direction including GPS coordinates.

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