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My Books and Topo Maps

Title Edition Author Copyright Note
How to Rock Climb! Fourth Edition John Long 2004 A Falcon Guide.  Rock Climbing Series
Backpacker's Field Manual First Edition Rick Curtis 1998-2005  
BSA Field Book Fourth Edition Boy Scouts of America 2004  
Pacific Crest Trial - Data Book Fourth Edition 6th Printing Benedict Go 1997-2005 Wilderness Press /  Mileages, landmarks, facilities, resupply data and other essential trail info for the entire PCT.
Boy Scout Handbook Twelfth Edition Boy Scouts of America 2009 Do a good turn daily.
Easy Camping in Southern California First Edition Ann Marie Brown 1998 100 Places anyone can camp this weekend.
Afoot & Afield San Diego County Fourth Edition 2nd Printing Jerry Schad 1986-2007 Wilderness Press
Afoot & Afield San Los Angeles County Third Edition Jerry Schad 1991-2010 Wilderness Press
Afoot & Afield Inland Empire First Edition David and Jennifer Money Harris 2009 Wilderness Press
Afoot & Afield Orange County Third Edition 3rd Printing Jerry Schad 1988-2006 Wilderness Press
Trails of the Angeles Eighth Edition 4th Printing John W. Robbinson 1971-2005 Wilderness Press - 100 Hikes in the San Gabriels
National Geographic - National Parks Sixth Edition National Geographic 1989-2009 WOW, Beautiful photos!  National Geographic - Guide to the National Parks of the United States
John Muir Trail Fourth Edition 4th Printing Elizabeth Wenk 1978-2007 The essential guide to hiking America's most famous trail.  This book is excellent!  Hiking JMT - Read this book.
Souther California - A day hiker's guide First Edition John McKinney 2009 Good Stuff - John McKinney also wrote for LA Times, Westways and Sunset Magazines.
GPS Made Easy Fifth Edition Lawrence Letham & Alex Letham 1995-2008 Includes Latitude/Longitude & UTM Coordinates - It's good to know how to navigate with or without GPS!
Sierra South 100 Back-Country Trips Second Edition 2nd Printing Thomas Winnett 1968-1977 Includes a foldout map.  I purchased this book from Big 5 back in the late 70's for $7.95
A Guide to the National Parks - the Eastern Parks First Edition William H. Watthews 1968  
Historic Hiking Trails First Edition Steve Rajtar 1951-2002 Being someone who like BSA HAT Patches this book is excellent.  Included information on over 900 historic hiking trails in the United States that have the have award patches
Mount Lowe - The Railway in the Clouds First Edition Charles Seims 1976 Awsome!  I love hiking around Mt. Lowe and the history of that area.  Excellent photos and information.  Hardback
Knots for the Outdoors Second Edition Cliff Jacobson 1990-1999 Knots - An essential skill
Pacific Crest Trail - Southern California Third Edition K. Scott Parks 2010-2012 Digital maps in book format.  Covers sections A through H or Campo, CA to Hwy 120 Tuolumne Meadow.
Title Scale Publisher   Note
Pacific Crest Trail - Southern California       see my book section for information
Joshua Tree National Park #226 1:80,000 National Geographic 1" = 1.3 miles Hiking Trails, Backcountry Roads, Campsites, Wilderness Areas, Road and Trail Mileages
Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area #253 1:40,000 National Geographic 1" = 0.63 miles Leo Carrillo, Malibu Creek, Point Mugu and Topanga State Parks.  Zuma, Trancas Canyons, Open Space Parks and Preserves.  Hiking, Biking and Horse Trails 
Death Valley National Park #221 1:165,000 National Geographic 1" = 2.6 miles Badwater Basin, Panamint Range, Amargosa Range, Telesocpe Peak, Backcountry Road Mileage, Hiking Route and Backcountry Road Charts
Angeles National Forest #811 1:80,000 National Geographic 1" = 1.3 miles Magic Mountain, Pleasant View, San Gabrial and Sheep Mountain Wilderness Areas, Pacific Crest Trail, Castaic & Pyramid Lakes, Trail Mileages
Zion National Park #214 1:37,700 National Geographic 1" = 0.60 mile Hiking Trails, Campsites, Hiking the Zion Narrows, Backcountry and Frontcountry Information, Trail Descriptions and Mileages
Sezuoia Kings Canyon - National Parks #205 1:80,000 National Geographic 1" = 1.3 miles Golden, Jennie Lakes and John Muir Wilderness Areas.  Giant Sequoia National Monument, Mount Whitney, John Muir and Pacific Crest Trails, Trail Mileages
Mammoth Lakes Mono Divide - Inyo and Sierra National Forests #809 1:63,360 National Geographic 1" = 1.0 mile Devils Postpile National Monument, Ansel Adams, Dinkey Lakes and John Muir Wilderness Areas, Pacific Crest Trail and John Muir Trails, Eastern Sierra Scenic Byway
Channel Islands - National Park #252 1:25,000 National Geographic 1" = 0.4 mile Hiking Trails, Snorkeling, Swimming, Kayaking, Boating, Diving, Wildlife.  Trail Mileages
Grand Canyon - Bright Angel Canyon North and South Rims - National Park #261 1:35,000 National Geographic 1" = 0.6 mile Expanded Coverage, 1:35,000 Scale, Grand Canyon Village, Bright Angel and North & South Rim Trails, Backcountry Regulations and Permit Information.  I have two of these maps.
Yosemite NE - Tuolumne Meadosw and Hoover Wilderness #308 1:40,000 National Geographic 1" = 0.63 miles 1:40,000 Scale, Grand Canyon of the Fuolumne River, Glen Aulin, May Lake, Smedberg Lake, Virginia Canyon
Yosemite SW - Yosemite Valley and Wawona #306 1:40,000 National Geographic 1" = 0.63 miles 1:40,000 Scale, Half Dome, Vernal Fall, Glacier Point, Tamarack Flat, Mariposa Grove, Chilnualna Fall
Yosemite NW - Hetch Hetchy Reservoir #307 1:40,000 National Geographic 1" = 0.63 miles 1:40,000 Scale, Lake Elenor, Tilden Lake, White Wolf, Pate Valley, Emigrant Wilderness
Rocky Mountain - National Park 1:50,000 National Geographic 1" = 0.8 mile Hiking Trails, Hike and Horse Trails, Campsites, Trail Mileage, Frontcountry and Backcountry Information, Keyed to Rocky Mountain National Park Dayhiker's Guide
Mt Baldy & Cucamonga Wilderness Trail Map 1:31,680 Tom Harrison Maps 1" = 0.5 mile Mt San Antonio, Telegraph Peak, Icehouse Canyon, Thunder Mountain, Timber Mountain, Cocamonga Peak
San Gorgonio Wilderness Trail Map 1:47,520 Tom Harrison Maps 1" = .75 mile Barton Flats, Heart Bar, Forest Falls, Fish Creek, San Bernardino Mountain, Vivian Creek, Aspen Grove
San Jacinto Wilderness Trail Map 1:42,240 Tom Harrison Maps 1" = 0.66 mile Long Valley, Idyllwild, San Jacinto Peak, Round Valley, Tahquitz Peak, Fuller Ridge
Angeles Front Country Trail Map 1:63,360 Tom Harrison Maps 1" = 1.0 mile Chilao, Mt Lowe, Mt Wilson, Condor Peak, Trail Canyon, Chantry Flat, Colby Canyon,, Eaton Canyon, Gabrileno Trail, Strawberry Peak, Placerita Canyon, Verdugo Mountains
Angeles High Country Trail Map 1:63,360 Tom Harrison Maps 1" = 1.0 mile Wrightwood, Mt Waterman, Big Pines, Mt Baden-Powell, Islip Saddle, Mt Baldy, Crystal Lake, Grassy Hollow, Lytle Creek, San Gabriel River