About the Author
For more than 30 years, Tom Stienstra’s full-time job has been to capture and communicate the outdoor experience. He has hiked 25,000 miles, caught world-record fish, led dozens of expeditions, and is a certified pilot.
Tom is the nation’s top-selling author of outdoors guidebooks. He is the outdoor writer for the San Francisco Chronicle and broadcasts a weekly radio show, Tom Stienstra’s Outdoors Reports, on KCBS-San Francisco. His documentary on the Tuolumne River received an Emmy in 2017. Tom has been inducted into the California Outdoors Hall of Fame, has been named California Outdoor Writer of the Year five times, and received the President’s Choice Award (Newspaper/Website) from the Outdoor Writer’s Association of America three times.
You can contact Tom directly via the website www.tomstienstra.com. His guidebooks include: Moon California Camping, Moon California Hiking (with Ann Marie Brown), Moon California Fishing, Moon California Recreational Lakes & Rivers, Moon Northern California Cabins & Cottages, Moon Northern California Camping, Moon Northern California Hiking (with Ann Marie Brown), Moon Oregon Camping, Moon Pacific Northwest Camping, Moon Washington Camping, Moon West Coast RV Camping, California Wildlife, and Tom Stienstra’s Bay Area Recreation.
Join seasoned outdoors authors Tom Stienstra and Ann Marie Brown on an unforgettable adventure. With their unique perspective and advice you can trust, Moon California Hiking has everything you need to know to explore California’s gorgeous trails.Moon California Hiking shows hikers the best way to experience all California has to offer-from breathtaking coastal walks north of Los Angeles to challenging backcountry treks in the Sierra Nevadas. Stienstra and Brown include unique trip ideas, including Best Desert Hikes, and Best Hikes for Redwoods. Complete with detailed regional maps, hiking tips, difficulty and quality ratings for each hike, Moon California Hiking provides hikers with all the necessary tools to head outdoors.With expertly crafted maps and gorgeous photos, this guidebook gives you the tools you need to have an immersive and unique experience.Moon California Hiking includes areas such as:Shasta and TrinityLassen and ModocMendocino and Wine CountrySacramento and Gold CountryTahoe and Northern SierraSan Francisco Bay AreaMonterey and Big SurSan Joaquin ValleyYosemite and Mammoth LakesSequoia and Kings CanyonSanta Barbara and Los AngelesSan DiegoFind the Moon guide that best suits your trip! Exploring more of the West Coast? Try Moon California Camping and Moon Yosemite, Sequoia, & Kings Canyon.