Synopses & Reviews
This is the most detailed guide to hiking and backpacking in Big Sur. Explore the endless hiking and backpacking possibilities in 75 trips (plus numerous side trips) on the rugged coastline and isolated backcountry trails of Big Sur, Ventana Wilderness, and Silver Peak Wilderness. Stretching 90 miles from Carmel to San Simeon, Big Sur consists of coastal cliffs, jagged rocky promontories, ancient redwood forests, and lush riparian woodlands. This invaluable resource gives the latest information on the trails, roads, camps, and beaches in Big Sur, plus all of the area's state parks and wilderness areas.
About the Author
An avid hiker, backpacker, and naturalist, Analise Elliot Heid
has pursued an outdoor lifestyle both professionally and recreationally. She currently works as an environmental educator, science teacher, and school garden program director along the California coast. Analise holds a B.S. in forestry from U.C. Berkeley, a M.A. in education from San Francisco State University, and works as a master teacher in the Cal State University Science Teacher and Researcher Program.