Since , Jerry Schad’s Afoot and Afield: San Diego County has been the premier trail guide for hikers, backpackers, and mountain bikers. It describes routes. 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.

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

Detailed, useful, and accurate guide to all the beautiful hiking trails in San Diego. You don’t have to consider yourself a hiker or a runner to afielx value from this book–there are plenty of simple trails for walking.

Dakota marked it as to-read May 31, Frank Kehl is currently reading it Oct 16, Fantastic updated version of a classic. Each trip includes a map, photos, trail highlights, and symbols to tell you the basics of the trip at a glance. Also, turn-by-turn directions identify specific features to help people avoid taking a wrong turn. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This updated and revised edition of one of our best-selling guidebooks includes 12 new hikes and updated information for hikes from the previous edition.

Each route features at least one or more significant botanical, cultural, or geological highlight with detailed information about what makes each one significant. The new edition afielf much more than the first edition, with: I just afielv a new copy after my old one went missing.


San Diego County has been the premier trail guide for hikers, backpackers, and mountain bikers. Rest in Peace, Jerry. Anderson is currently reading it Dec 28, The single most loaned out book in my library.

The most useful part for me is the front charts that allow you to compare various trail elements: The guide is unique in the amount of natural history information it provides, especially the geologic stories of the featured destinations. Marc Rasp rated it it was amazing Sep 29, Lone Star Hiking Trail 2.

Wilderness Press :: Hiking :: Afoot & Afield San Diego County, 5th edition

Beginning a series of hikes in the San Diego area. Apr 01, Cherie Kephart rated it it was amazing. Stephen Waits rated it it was amazing Apr 15, Very clear and helpful, plus you learn a little natural history about each area. Open Preview See a Problem? San Diego is the most lovely and picturesque city to live in, and San Diego County offers a stunning variety of landscapes and geology. Mark marked it as to-read Dec 07, I wish I could say I’ve tried all or even most 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.

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. Jul 19, Katie rated it it was amazing. Jerry Schad afiels my hero. Such a wonderful resource.

Sort by Publisher Gift certificates. If Javascript is disabled in your browser click here. Roger Winet is currently reading it Jul 15, Current coauthor Scott Turner has fully updated the book by re-hiking each of the routes contained within the book and adding up to 30 new routes to ensure that information for each trip is fully current.


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. Jerry Schad has been writing these detailed guides to hiking in San Diego for many years.

Inland Empire describes more than noteworthy hikes, ranging from easy to very strenuous, in this comprehensive hiking guide to the length and breadth of the Inland Empire.

Orion Pobursky is currently reading it Oct 24, AL Fischer rated it it was amazing Dec 05, There is a trip for every type of hiker in this book, from low-key coastal walks 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!

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Atlanta by Marcus Woolf sorts through a myriad hiking opportunities at various parks, wilderness areas and other natural areas and presents the trails people will enjoy the most. afiekd

Wonderful guide for diefo in this beautiful County. The Godfather is currently reading it Jan 03, Marilyn Vaughan rated it really liked it Dec 24,