Backcountry Adventures Northern California navigates 2,717 miles of back roads from the rugged peaks of the Sierra Nevada, through volcanic regions of the Modoc Plateau, to majestic coastal redwood trees. Trail history comes to life through accounts of outlaws like Black Bart, explorers like Ewing Young and James Beckwourth, and the biggest mass migration in America's history-- the Gold Rush. Like the other guides in the Backcountry Adventures series, Backcountry Adventures Northern California provides a helpful, concise chart with each trail description, listing starting and finishing point, mileage, driving time, and elevation. Backcountry Adventures Northern California is the most comprehensive book of its kind and is indispensable for planning any kind of outdoor adventure in the Golden State. It will appeal to everyone who loves the backcountry: campers, anglers, four-wheelers, hikers, mountain bikers, snowmobilers, amateur prospectors, sightseers, and more...