Big Bear Trail Guide
by Franko Maps
A colorful and detailed map of Big Bear Lake in California and the surrounding area. The map shows lake water depth and contours, streets, roads, trails, shaded relief, marinas, fuel docks, public launch ramps, beaches and camp sites. Fish found in the lake are illustrated and described. Side 2 has extensive info on regulations, safety, permits, waterway markers, recreational facilities, campgrounds and picnic areas.
Printed on durable, waterproof material. 12″ x 18″, folded 4.5″ x 6″ ISBN# 9781601901354
- lake recreation
- mountain bike
Franko’s Fish Card for Big Bear Lake
Mt Whitney Zone Trail Map
Tom Harrison Maps
Mount Whitney is the tallest mountain peak in the lower 48!
Mount Whitney Map, Whitney Portal. Topo Trail. Mt Whitney maps. Tom Harrison Trail Map: Mount Whitney Zone Trail Map, Lone Pine, CA; Areas include: Whitney Portal, Crabtree, Cottonwood Lakes, Rock Creek. Whitney Portal Trailheads, Outpost Camp, Trail Camp, Whitney Summit, Mountaineer’s Route, High Sierra Trail, Crescent Meadow, and the John Muir Trail Junction. Durable, waterproof plastic map; Folded. Map Scale: 31.7K; ISBN# 9781877689697
see also –
Mount Whitney Highcountry Map
Inyo National Forest Map USDA
A day hike to Mount Whitney and back to the Portal is not possible, so an overnight backpacking trip is a given. High elevations makes for thinner air and more challenging conditions. Permits are required to hike this popular peak. They limit the amount of people that can be on these trails. A lottery tackles the choice of who gets to go this year. Annual deadline is April 30 @ recreation.gov
California Central Coast Forest Maps
There are numerous maps covering the coastal mountain regions of Los Padres NF, which spans from Monterey Bay in the north to the Ojai mountains in the south, and eastward to Tejon Pass @ Interstate 5. Many folks call this area the Santa Barbara mountains, but it is so vast that it covers way more than just the coastline.
The National Forest Service makes two forest maps and two wilderness maps; USDA maps include:
NatGeo, short for National Geographic makes three Trails Illustrated maps for the area:
Tom Harrison created the best hiking topo – SESPE WILDERNESS TRAIL MAP
Snowy Mil Potreo Highway
more links for this area –