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!
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
- 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
- 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
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.
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
Follow in the footsteps of pioneers and early
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
"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
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
Typical table of key features
(partial) of the trail include:
Typical Route Directions
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
directions to navigate the trail in either direction including GPS
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