Backpacking Guides and TripsBelow are popular Backpacking guides and trips that you can use to plan your next adventure. You can download guides, including a detailed map, description and points of interest for a small fee to your iPhone or Android.
A popular 10-mile hike through the Big Sur wilderness with a relaxing finish
3-day hike showcases best of the Santa Cruz Mountains
Unparalleled vistas await the Tahoe hiker on a memorable journey to the lake’s tallest peak.
Yosemite National Park's iconic day hike, with stunning views over Yosemite Valley from the top of Half Dome.
A long hike from Echo Lake past several lakes to a great swimming spot in Lake Tahoe's beautiful Desolation Wilderness
Crossing the Sierra Nevada in 70 Miles
A great day (or overnight) hike from the beach to the top of Mount Tamalpais where you can see the entire bay area.
Climbing to the summit of the South Sister from Devil's Lake Trailhead.
A 24 mile three day backpacking trip along California's most undeveloped stretch of shoreline.
Worship the great outdoors from the heart of Yosemite National Park.
Glorious views and grazing elk await at Point Reyes National Seashore. Moderate 10-mile hike.
A strenuous day hike through a beautiful section of the San Gabriel mountains with a 50 ft. waterfall.
A long 16.5 mile day-hike with nearly 5,000 feet of vertical gain, and one of the best-kept secrets of SoCal.
"The view from San Jacinto is the most sublime spectacle to be found anywhere on this earth!” - John Muir
At 11,503' "Old Greyback" is the tallest mountain in Southern California.
Mt. Marcy Via Johns Brook Lodge. The Highpoint of New York State.
lots of ruins, waterfalls, trains, and river views
tons of ruins and artifacts along the Patapsco river
Six awesome SoCal training hikes that will whip you into shape for Whitney or other big adventures.
A trek through Lake Tahoe's Desolation Wilderness past Velma Lake, Fontanillis Lake, Dicks Lake, and Eagle Lake