California

Description

Another great hiking state is California, in the southwest and bordering on the Pacific Ocean.
A number of high mountain ranges can be found in this state – Sierra Nevada, Cascades, Coast Range – canyons, desert, wild coastline.

The main part of the Pacific Crest Trail – 1680 miles out of 2638 miles – lies in this state. Other trails are the John Muir Trail, the Tahoe Rim Trail, and the Tahoe-Yosemite Trail. The Sierra High Route is one of the most demanding alpine trails (195 miles).

Next are the American Discovery Trail (6356 miles), the Bigfoot Trail, the Bay Area Ridge Trail, and some long distance trails still under construction.

The Yosemite National Park is beautiful, but overcrowded, unless you escape to the remoter wilderness areas.

In the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks you can still find virgin forests. With 14,495 feet, Mount Whitney in the Sierra range is the highest mountain outside Alaska. The tall 300 feet high redwoods can be found in the Humboldt Redwoods State Park.

There are many more parks and forests, all with hiking possibilities. Yes, California!

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California

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2022
  • Epic Hikes of the Americas
  • Lace up your hiking boots for the next in Lonely Planet`s highly successful Epic Hikes series, this time exploring 50 of the Americas` most rewarding treks and trails. From Canada`s longest hut-to-hut hike, the Sunshine Coast Trail, to a descent through Havasu Canyon in the USA, and the Santa Cruz Trail of northern Peru, we cover a huge variety... Read more
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  • Epic Hikes of the Americas
  • Lace up your hiking boots for the next in Lonely Planet`s highly successful Epic Hikes series, this time exploring 50 of the Americas` most rewarding treks and trails. From Canada`s longest hut-to-hut hike, the Sunshine Coast Trail, to a descent through Havasu Canyon in the USA, and the Santa Cruz Trail of northern Peru, we cover a huge variety... Read more
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2022
  • Wandelgids Epic Hikes of the Americas | Lonely Planet
  • Lace up your hiking boots for the next in Lonely Planet`s highly successful Epic Hikes series, this time exploring 50 of the Americas` most rewarding treks and trails. From Canada`s longest hut-to-hut hike, the Sunshine Coast Trail, to a descent through Havasu Canyon in the USA, and the Santa Cruz Trail of northern Peru, we cover a huge variety... Read more
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  • Shaver Lake - Sierra National Forest CA
  • Map No. 810, Shaver Lake / Sierra National Forest, CA, in an extensive series of GPS compatible, contoured hiking maps of USA’s national and state parks or forests and other popular recreational areas. Cartography based on the national topographic survey, with additional tourist information.The maps, with most titles now printed on light,... Read more
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  • Yosemite SE - Ansel Adams Wilderness CA
  • Map No. 309, Yosemite SE: Ansel Adams Wilderness, CA, in an extensive series of GPS compatible, contoured hiking maps of USA’s national and state parks or forests and other popular recreational areas. Cartography based on the national topographic survey, with additional tourist information.The maps, with most titles now printed on light,... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart 309 Yosemite SE - Ansel Adams Wilderness | National Geographic
  • Prachtige geplastificeerde kaart van het nationaal park. Met alle recreatieve voorzieningen als campsites, maar ook met topografische details en wandelroutes ed. Door uitgekiend kleurgebruik zeer prettig in gebruik. Scheur en watervast! Coverage of the Tuolomne Meadows and Hoover Wilderness area of Yosemite National Park includes Ansel Adams... Read more
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  • Lassen Volcanic National Park CA
  • Map No. 268, Lassen Volcanic National Park in California at 1:50,000, part of an extensive series of GPS compatible, contoured hiking maps of USA’s national and state parks or forests and other popular recreational areas. Cartography, based on the national topographic survey, has extensive additional tourist information.The maps, printed on... Read more
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  • Whiskeytown - Shasta - Trinity National Recreational Area CA
  • Whiskeytown - Shasta - Trinity National Recreational Area in northern California on a series of detailed, contoured maps from Earthwalk Press with cartography based on the USGS topographic survey of the country plus additional information for visitors, printed on light, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper. The map provides the best... Read more
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  • San Francisco Bay Area Road & Recreation Map
  • Main map 1:200,000 detailed coverage from the Golden Gate south to Santa Cruz & Monterey BayOverside map of San Francisco County (approx. 1:30,000)City Enlargements of various scales include: Central Berkeley/ University of California (1:12,000), Central Oakland / Lake Merritt (1:12,000), Central San Jose (1:12,000), Central Santa Cruz (approx.... Read more
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  • Mammoth Lakes - Mono Divide CA
  • Map No. 809, Mammoth Lakes / Mono Divide, CA, in an extensive series of GPS compatible, contoured hiking maps of USA’s national and state parks or forests and other popular recreational areas. Cartography based on the national topographic survey, with additional tourist information.The maps, with most titles now printed on light, waterproof and... Read more
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  • Mammoth Lakes/mono Divide
  • • Waterproof • Tear-Resistant • Topographic MapTrails Illustrated Mammoth Lakes / Mono Divide is the first of five exciting new maps for the California Sierra Nevadas that will combine to form seamless coverage of the high-use National Forest areas between Sequoia / Kings Canyon National Parks and Lake Tahoe. This region contains some of the... Read more
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  • Mammoth Lakes/mono Divide
  • • Waterproof • Tear-Resistant • Topographic MapTrails Illustrated Mammoth Lakes / Mono Divide is the first of five exciting new maps for the California Sierra Nevadas that will combine to form seamless coverage of the high-use National Forest areas between Sequoia / Kings Canyon National Parks and Lake Tahoe. This region contains some of the... Read more
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  • Lake Tahoe Basin CA NGS Trails Illustrated Map 803
  • Map No. 803, Lake Tahoe Basin, CA, in an extensive series of GPS compatible, contoured hiking maps of USA’s national and state parks or forests and other popular recreational areas. Cartography based on the national topographic survey, with additional tourist information.The maps, with most titles now printed on light, waterproof and... Read more
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  • Lake Tahoe Basin
  • Waterproof Tear-Resistant Topographic MapThe largest alpine lake in North America, Lake Tahoe straddles the border of California and Nevada. It's unusually clear waters and surrounding Sierra Nevada mountains make it one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. National Geographic's Trails Illustrated map of Lake Tahoe Basin delivers... Read more
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  • Lake Tahoe Basin
  • Waterproof Tear-Resistant Topographic MapThe largest alpine lake in North America, Lake Tahoe straddles the border of California and Nevada. It's unusually clear waters and surrounding Sierra Nevada mountains make it one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. National Geographic's Trails Illustrated map of Lake Tahoe Basin delivers... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart - Topografische kaart 803 Lake Tahoe Basin | National Geographic
  • Prachtige geplastificeerde kaart van het bekende nationaal park. Met alle recreatieve voorzieningen als campsites, maar ook met topografische details en wandelroutes ed. Door uitgekiend kleurgebruik zeer prettig in gebruik. Scheur en watervast! This Trails Illustrated folded map offers comprehensive coverage of the Lake Tahoe Basin. Lists... Read more
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  • Carson-Iceberg - Emigrant and Mokleumne Wilderness Areas CA
  • Map No. 807, Carson-Iceberg / Emigrant / Mokleumne Wilderness Areas, CA, in an extensive series of GPS compatible, contoured hiking maps of USA’s national and state parks or forests and other popular recreational areas. Cartography based on the national topographic survey, with additional tourist information.The maps, with most titles now... Read more
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  • Carson-iceberg/emigrant/mokleumne Wilderness Areas
  • Waterproof Tear-Resistant Topographic MapPart of our exciting new coverage for California's Sierra Nevada, our Carson-Iceberg, Emigrant and Mokelumne Wilderness Trails Illustrated map details the high use recreation areas of Stanislaus and Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forests from Yosemite National Park north to Caples Lake and Markleeville.... Read more
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  • Carson-iceberg/emigrant/mokleumne Wilderness Areas
  • Waterproof Tear-Resistant Topographic MapPart of our exciting new coverage for California's Sierra Nevada, our Carson-Iceberg, Emigrant and Mokelumne Wilderness Trails Illustrated map details the high use recreation areas of Stanislaus and Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forests from Yosemite National Park north to Caples Lake and Markleeville.... Read more
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  • Channel Islands National Park CA NGS Trails Illustrated Map 252
  • Map No. 252, Channel Islands National Parkin California, at 1:25,000/1:50,000 in an extensive series of GPS compatible, contoured hiking maps of USA’s national and state parks or forests and other popular recreational areas. Cartography based on the national topographic survey, with additional tourist information.The maps, with most titles now... Read more
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  • Channel Islands National Park
  • Waterproof Tear-Resistant Topographic MapThis two-sided map includes San Miguel Island, Santa Rosa Island, Santa Cruz Island, Santa Barbara Island, and Anacapa Island. The map combines beautiful cartography that shows the topology and natural features of each island, along with hiking trails, camping spots, rest areas, notable ship... Read more
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  • Channel Islands National Park
  • Waterproof Tear-Resistant Topographic MapThis two-sided map includes San Miguel Island, Santa Rosa Island, Santa Cruz Island, Santa Barbara Island, and Anacapa Island. The map combines beautiful cartography that shows the topology and natural features of each island, along with hiking trails, camping spots, rest areas, notable ship... Read more
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