Benchmark Baja Atlas

Benchmark Baja Atlas

New MAP ATLAS for Baja!!!

Benchmark Baja California
Road & Recreation Atlas

Baja Map Mexico

Benchmark Baja Atlas -Announcing a brand new atlas for Baja California, created by Benchmark Maps. 

The first edition Baja California Road & Recreation Atlas showcases the diverse recreation opportunities found along the full length of the Baja California Peninsula. Regional maps provide a wider view of the region and Recreation Guides list an array of attractions for trip planning.

Published May 2021. ISBN: 9781734315059

Benchmark Baja Atlas

Covers both states:
Baja California Norte & Baja California Sur

Large scale maps (1:300,000) with detailed road classifications and points-of-interest

  • Kilometer markers on major highways
  • National Parks and Wildlife Areas
  • Recreation categories include
  • Parks, Monuments, Natural Wonders
  • Boating and Fishing Access, Beaches
  • Historic Missions & Ruins
  • Campgrounds and RV Parks

Regional maps at medium scale (1:1,000,000) illustrate broader views and longer routes.

Focused maps for La Paz, Los Cabos, and wineries of Valle de Guadalupe

Benchmark Baja Atlas

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Baja California Mexico

Lower California

as opposed to Alta California (US state of California)

Baja California encompasses a territory within the Californias region of North America, which exhibits diverse geography for a relatively small area. The Peninsular ranges of the California cordillera run down the geographic center of the state. The most notable ranges of these mountains are the Sierra de Juárez and the Sierra de San Pedro Mártir. These ranges are the location of forests reminiscent of Southern California’s San Gabriel Mountains. Picacho del Diablo is the highest peak on the peninsula.

Valleys between the mountain ranges are located within a farm growing climate zone, that is particularly suitable for agriculture. Such valleys include the Valle de Guadalupe and the Valle de Ojos Negros, areas that produce citrus fruits and grapes. The mineral-rich mountain range extends southwards to the Gulf of California, where the western slope becomes wider, forming the Llanos del Berrendo on the border with Baja California Sur. The mountain ranges located in the center and southern part of the state include the Sierra de La Asamblea, Sierra de Calamajué, Sierra de San Luis and the Sierra de San Borja.

Baja Climate

Temperate winds from the Pacific Ocean and the cold California Current make the climate along the northwestern coast pleasant year-round. Rains from the north barely reach the peninsula, thus leaving southern areas drier. South of the El Rosario River, the terrain changes from a Mediterranean landscape to a desert one. This desert exhibits diverse succulent species that flourish in part due to the coastal fog.

There are numerous islands on the Pacific shore. Guadalupe Island is located in the extreme west of the state’s boundaries and is the site of large colonies of sea lions. Cedros Island exists in the southwest of the state’s maritime region. The Todos Santos islands are located off the coast of Ensenada; Coronado Islands are located off of Tijuana.

Petroglyphs in Baja

Rock Art Petroglyphs @ Catavina

see also –

NatGeo Baja Maps
Baja California Books

camp map

Lassen Topo Atlas

Mount Lassen Atlas
Lassen National Forest Topo Map

Lupine Hikes to Lassen Peak

Atlas includes both the Lassen Volcanic National Park & the surrounding Lassen National Forest.

Lassen Peak, Lake Almanor, Buttes Meadows, Westwood, Susanville, Eagle Lake, Hat Creek, Burney Mountain, Lassen National Park

The LASSEN atlas, is a spiral bound book – a collection of all the quads. (7.5 minute topographical maps, of all of Lassen National Forest, plus the Lassen Volcanic National Park) This book map has detailed topo lines, mountain peaks, streams, lakes, hiking trails & back roads. Perfect for all kinds of recreational needs. USDA printed in 2012. ISBN# 9781593519216

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Lassen Road #17 in Autumn

Lassen National Forest
Lassen National Park

Lassen National Forest QUADS:hikers map
from south to north –

PDF maps

 

If you happen to have a printer handy, plus ink and plenty of paper, may we suggest another option. Printing your own.

Printable PDF Quad Maps
from the USDA web site @

https://www.fs.usda.gov/detailfull/lassen/maps-pubs/?cid=fsm9_034481

Lassen Lakes

Lassen Lakes – for camping, fishing, hiking and kayaking

see also –
Lassen National Forest Map USDA
Lassen Park Maps
Lassen Books
Lassen Camping
Lassen Lakes
Lassen Forest Roads

Lassen Forest Atlas

lassen_atlas

Old version of Lassen Forest Atlas

 

Baja Almanac

Baja California Almanac Map

The Biggest & Best Baja California Topo Atlas

Baja Almanac Map

baja almanac 2021This map covers both top and bottom of the peninsula: Baja Norte (NORTH) & Baja Sur (SOUTH), BC Mexico

Baja Almanac PDF?

2021 UPDATE:
available for free, in a PDF download from
baja-almanac.com

 

NOTE: every so often these printed map books can be found on eBay or Amazon,or elsewhere online usually commanding a high for price tag for a “used copy”

Baja Almanac 2003

Baja Almanac 2003

Baja Almanac – by Landon S. Crumpton

Mexico Maps – Both Northern & Southern Baja California in one atlas. The Best Maps of Baja, period! Excellent resource while traveling in Mexico. If you plan on driving deep into Baja and really exploring back roads, hidden coves, surf spots, deserts, petroglyphs… this is the map to have.

Lands End

baja california almanac

2009 edition (large format)

This version was the largest format ever printed on this map, detailing every inch of Mexico’s Baja California peninsula. Thinner and larger means less page flipping. With over 10,000 entries, the Baja Almanac lets you pinpoint any location in Baja, down to the most remote ranch or campsite. Published 2009. ISBN# 9780965866347

  • Larger Size: 10.75″ wide x 15.25″ tall
  • Printed on 70lb Paper with Matte Finish, a crisper, more defined presentation
  • Adjoining Map Overlap, each map displays an overlapping segment of adjoining map pages
  • Updated Land Routes & Cultural Features
  • Complete Indexes, Mileage Chart and Primary Route Distance in both miles & kilometers
baja maps

OLDER VERSION

baja norte

REAL OLD VERSION

CSL Marina

CABO SAN LUCAS MARINA

NatGeo makes waterproof hard-copy maps of the the Baja Peninsula.

see –bajamapsnatgeo
National Geographic Baja Maps

 

baja maps


gonzagabay

Gonzaga Bay, Baja California

Bay of L.A.

Bay of L.A.(aka Bay of Los Angeles) Baja California

Catavina

DanaMite @ Catavina, B.C. Mexico

 

Los Padres Forest Topo Atlas

Los Padres Atlas Topographic Map USDA

Los Padres Forest Atlas

Los Padres Forest Atlas

USFS, United States Forest Service – aka National Forests

Ventura, Ojai, Santa Barbara Mountains, Mount Pinos, San Luis Obispo, Big Sur Coast
Mountains: Central Coast California

Los Padres National Forest

Los Padres Forest Atlas

a spiral bound book – a collection of all the quads. (7.5 minute topographical maps, of all of Los Padres National Forest) It includes both Los Padres NORTH (Monterey) & SOUTH (Ojai/Pinos). This book map has detailed topo lines, mountain peaks, streams, lakes, hiking trails & back roads. Perfect for all kinds of recreational needs. Printed in 2013 USDA. ISBN# 9781628114010

Los Padres Forest Atlas

Older version of Los Padres Atlas

Los Padres Forest Atlas

Big Sur Coastal Mountains

Los Padres Forest Atlas

camping & exploring, Los Padres –
links and destinations

Pine Mountain @ Mil Potrero, as seen from top of Mount Pinos, CA

Mt Pinos California

pinos trails

Hiking Trails on Mount Pinos

see also –

Big Sur Maps
Los Padres National Forest Map
Sespe Wilderness Map