Santa Barbara Hikes: Great Day Hikes, Front Country and Camino Cielo Hikes contains 23 of Santa Barbara’s favorite hikes. Located in the Santa Ynez mountains and the Santa Ynez River watershed,... More > these hikes will lead you to creeks, waterfalls, hot springs, sandstone rock formations, peaks and amazing views. After taking these hikes, you’ll know why Santa Barbara has some of the best hiking anywhere and lots of it!
This book is coil bound to make it easier to carry with you while hiking.< Less
In the Spring of 2008, Diane traded in her cold, gray cubicle and answered a call to live among the birds, flowers and other pilgrims on the Pacific Crest Trail. She adopted the trail name Piper in... More > kinship with the birds and because she played a pennywhistle.
Starting at the Mexican border, she watched the State of California pass beneath her feet as she hiked solo to the 1500 mile mark on the trail. Through the joys and hardships of life on the trail she experienced freedom.
Each night alone in her tent she recorded her daily experiences. This book is her trail journal.< Less
The Pacific Crest Trail runs from the Mexican border in California to the Canadian border in Washington.
In 2009, Diane decided to hike from her front door in Santa Barbara, through the Los Padres... More > National Forest and into the desert to meet the Pacific Crest Trail and follow it to Canada.
Each night she recorded her experiences, the people she met along the way, the places visited and the adventures of hiking solo in nature's most beautiful and wild places.
Trail Magic, the serendipity of the trail, ensured safe passage through swollen rivers, Biblical mosquitoes and more than one wrong turn.
This book contains her trail journal.< Less