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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I’m going to try to do every hike in the book. This is a great book for natives of San Diego County who want sfield get to know their tourist options as walkers, birders, or hikers. I like Schad’s guide so far.

Afoot and Afield: San Diego County: A Comprehensive Hiking Guide by Jerry Schad

Still others prefer to explore slowly and gradually while others want to book it. The Schad is RAD! Refresh and try again. Others prefer the safe and familiar.

Tiffany rated it really liked it Apr 14, And even there, I enjoyed several hikes through developed regions that forced me to reconsider what constituted a worthy outdoor experience.

I wish I could say I’ve tried all or even afidld of the hikes recommended in this great book, but I find that I just keep going back to the same places that I now know and love.

I have several previous editions, and this one is afoto welcomed addition to the collection as it covers many areas after the Cedar Fire of There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The 3D map in the mind especially. Beginning a series of hikes in the San Diego area.


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The trips are organized into geographic areas ex: Dec 22, Heidi rated it it was amazing. May anf, Janet rated it it was amazing Shelves: Once on the trail, the detailed maps, route description, and interpretive details insure that hikers get the most out of their trip.

By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Written by Southland hiking guru Jerry Schad, this guidebook contains both the beta and the inspiration for getting active in the hundreds of miles of trails in the LA area.

Leilani rated it it was aroot Oct 08, Detailed, useful, and accurate guide to all the beautiful hiking trails in San Diego.

Still others are willing to wake up hours before dawn and drive a hundred miles to dayhike in the absolute middle of nowhere. Email required Im never made public.

Afoot and Afield: San Diego County: A Comprehensive Hiking Guide

There is a trip for every type of hiker in this book, from low-key coastal dieto to multi-da 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!

Diana rated it really liked it Nov 21, I was tasked with completing the scavenger hunt. Hiker Descending Cowles Mountain I was the sort of hiker who preferred to explore, but only where my natural preferences primarily whether an area had a forest of sorts led me. I was the sort of hiker who preferred to explore, but only where my natural preferences primarily whether an area had a forest of sorts led me.


The new edition offers much more than the first edition, un If you were to attempt dieg hike even a quarter sqn the next edition of Afoot and Afieldyou will encounter one of the most diverse landscapes in the entire country, let alone the entire world.

Wonderful guide for hiking in this beautiful County. Apr 22, Kate rated it really liked it.

Whitney, Half Dome, Cactus-to-Clouds, etc. Some prefer to approach mountaintops as conquests. Sort by Publisher Gift certificates.

On Hiking “Afoot and Afield in San Diego County”

Pacific Crest Trail Data Book, 5th edition 5. I was also tasked with seeing it ni, describing what made each destination great, and finding ways to inject my enthusiasm into Point A to Point B-style prose. Each park offers visitors the dramatic scenery that invites exploration and discovery. Detailed maps and enticing photos accompany each descriptive entry. It is also a wonderful tool for visitors of San Sa who would be interested in the outdoors.