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The Creaky Knees Guide Northern California, 2nd Edition

The 80 Best Easy Hikes

Ann Marie Brown


List Price: 19.95*
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Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (7/5/2011)


This fully updated edition of this bestselling easy hiking guide (over 10,000 sold) features the 80 best low-impact day hikes in Northern California, perfect for aging baby boomers, seniors, those traveling with small children, and anyone else interested more in a stroll than a climb.

From hikes just outside of San Francisco to long strolls in the Sierra Nevada, this book covers 80 of the best easy-to-walk hikes throughout the region, providing elevation gains, detailed maps, and up-to-date driving directions. It also includes hike mileage and estimated hiking times, trail conditions, access and permit requirements, and ratings of each hike's difficulty, from "Stroll in the Park" to "Prepare to Perspire." Offshoot hikes are featured for those who reach the end of the hike but want to extend their workout. Written in a personal but informative tone by outdoors expert Ann Marie Brown, the Creaky Knees Guide is a perfect resource anyone can use to explore the beauty of Northern California without breaking too much of a sweat.

Sasquatch Books, 9781632173584, 320pp.

Publication Date: March 2, 2021

About the Author

ANN MARIE BROWN is the author of fourteen California travel guidebooks plus hundreds of articles that have appeared in Sunset, VIA, Travel + Leisure, Backpacker, AFAR, San Francisco Chronicle, and Los Angeles Times. She lives in South Lake Tahoe, California.