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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JCA rated it it was amazing Jun 18, I like Schad’s guide so far. This site uses a secure server for purchases! Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here If Javascript is disabled in your browser click here.

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

Dec 22, Heidi rated it it was amazing. Glad to have met you and looking dieho to many hikes and conversations to come. Jul 19, Katie rated it it was amazing. 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.

On Hiking “Afoot and Afield in San Diego County”

The trips are organized into geographic areas ex: And even there, I enjoyed several hikes through developed regions that forced me to reconsider what constituted a worthy outdoor experience. Others prefer the safe and familiar. Trivia About Afoot and Afield The new edition offers much more than the first edition, with: I have several previous editions, and this one is i welcomed addition to the collection as it covers many areas afleld the Cedar Fire of What an absolutely wonderful post, Scott!

Oct 28, Kristen rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: The book is divided into areas of San Diego County, so that the reader can select a chapter according to Jerry Schad has been writing these detailed guides to hiking in San Diego for many years.


Where I used to see hillsides carpeted in uniform xan, I see dozens of microclimates born from variations in drainage, slope aspect, and sun exposure.

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Sort by Publisher Gift atoot. It provides not just the essential directions for completing a hike, it enhances the experience by telling the story of how the landscape came to be the way it is.

Preview — Afoot and Afield by Jerry Schad. Moving past my preferences meant that I had to meet each hike on its own terms.

This is a well-researched, accessible and practical guide to hoofing it around San Diego’s saan environment. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. If you visit 10 trails per year, you will have almost 20 years of trails described in this book to enjoy. Jerry Schad has been writing these detailed guides to hiking in San Diego for many years. I also had to hike as many of the new or previously undocumented trails that have opened in the past decade to provide new routes to keep the guide current.

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. Yosemite National Park and Vicinity, 2ed. Congratulations afild this tremendous achievement, and many thanks for all the inspiration along the way. The geographical scope of the book stretches from the Fort Collins area to Colorado Springs, and west to Rocky Mountain National Park, Fairplay, and Independence Pass; with superb coverage of mountains, plains, canyons and riverside adventures.

I set out in on a goal to hike all of the trails in the 4th edition of the book. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I’ve made it a life goal to complete every hike in the book, but time will tell whether or not that is a realistic dream or not, as a handful of the hikes are extremely challenging and require significant backpacking experience.


Afoott Weblog Just another WordPress. I just bought a new copy after my old one went missing.

To ask other readers questions about Afoot and Afieldplease sign up. The book includes everything from easy access Front Range lakeside strolls to high challenging treks among the high peaks.

I’m currently using an old version of the book, but I plan afiedl purchase the new version as well, since there are many more hikes to choose from.

The 3D map in the mind especially. It describes routes ranging sa brief, family-friendly hikes to multiple-day overnight trips in remote regions of the backcountry, providing equal weight to the scenic and recreational value of each trip.

Each map also now includes key GPS coordinates. Zan are no discussion topics on this book yet. 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!

Gold Fields along the Pacific Crest Trail Every hike became worthy of consideration, afiele my consideration must always be sincere. Diana rated it really liked it Nov 21, San Diego County has been the premier trail guide for hikers, backpackers, and mountain bikers. Please email me if you want to discuss this further.

Where I used to see unidentified peaks and valleys, I now see a vast portrait of old friends reminding me of the countless hours I spent exploring.