Backpacking California

Backpacking California

Mountain, Foothill, Coastal, & Desert Adventures in the Golden State


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  • Popular, proven format: the previous edition sold 10,000 copies, strong numbers for a state-specific title
  • Market: Nearly 45 million people went hiking in the U.S. in 2017, with reasons ranging from enjoyment of the outdoors to health and exercise
  • 71 featured backpacking trips, ranging from a few days to a couple weeks
  • All-new photos and updated hike descriptions
  • Carefully crafted itineraries that offer geographic diversity, beautiful landscapes, and attainable daily mileage goals
  • The authors’ ratings for scenery, solitude, and difficulty to help readers find the trip that’s right for them
  • Need-to-know details, such as trail highlights, mileage, elevation gain, days on the trail, shuttle distances, required permits, and more