The Hiker's hip pocket Guides

Pocket-sized hiking trail guides to Sonoma, Mendocino, Humboldt, and Lake Counties in California

These conveniently sized trail guides focus on the California North Coast and contain detailed trail descriptions including mileage and elevations, maps, descriptions of plant and wildlife, and are rich with discussions of local history and points of interest. Their 4" x 9" size is perfect for carrying in the field or reading at home.

The Hiker's hip pocket Guide
to the Mendocino Coast

by Bob Lorentzen

Our most popular book, now with 29,000 copies in print, details all the public trails on and near the coast between Gualala and Whale Gulch. Includes all the state parks: Russian Gulch, VanDamme, MacKerricher, Jughandle, Navarro River Redwoods, Hendy Woods, Montgomery Woods, Manchester, and more, plus the Northern California Coast Range Preserve, the best of Jackson State Forest, and many little known coastal access points.

This is the only guide that details all the trails of Sinkyone Wilderness State Park on the famed Lost Coast. This completely new edition has a new cover, several new maps, and more information about finding the magic along the majestic Mendocino coast.

New printing for 2003.Includes hikes in the new Big River State Park and trail updates through November, 2002.

The Hiker's hip pocket Guide
to the Mendocino Highlands

by Bob Lorentzen

This classic covers over 325 miles of trails in 50 inland hikes exploring diverse terrain in six counties. Hikes near Ukiah and Lakeport include Clear Lake State Parks, Cow Mountain Recreation Area, Cache Creek Wildlife Area, Boggs Mountain State Forest, two Nature Conservancy preserves and other natural areas.

Longer hikes cover all of Yolla Bolly-Middle Eel and Snow Mountain wilderness areas, with 30 elevation graphs and decriptions of 10 peak climbs.

The Hiker's hip pocket Guide
to the Humboldt Coast

by Bob Lorentzen

We've added many new trails to this edition, which details the most spectacular coast in our series. The only trail guide covering popular Redwood National Park, many fine state and county parks and the famous King Range/Lost Coast. Fully updated descriptions of more than 600 miles of trails. Revised maps.

The Hiker's hip pocket Guide
to Sonoma County

by Bob Lorentzen

This thoroughly revised and updated edition details 50 glorious trails that explore Sonoma's pristine shoreline, its golden mountains, and hidden natural treasures. Includes all state parks, county parks, huge Lake Sonoma and more, with plenty of natural and human history, and 22 trails open to mountain bikes.



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