* Includes elevation profiles and a trail comparison chart for easy trip planning * Driving directions to trail heads, and descriptions of what you’ll find on each hike * Trails are reasonably close to California’s major metro area This guidebook includes trails of varied length and difficulty — there’s something for everyone, from day hikes to overnight backpacking trips. Trails are included for California’s Yosemite and Sequoia Kings Canyon National Parks, Pinnacles National Monument, and the John Muir, Ansel Adams, Hoover, and Ventana Wildernesses. New hikes have been added in Henry Coe State Park and in Los Padres National Forest, among other areas. Noted outdoor photographers Vicky Spring and Tom Kirkendall are the authors of 100 Best Cross-Country Ski Routes in Washington and Glacier-Waterton International Peace Park. ISBN-10: 0898868963 ISBN-13: 978-0898868968