California Benchmark Atlas

Benchmark California Map

California Benchmark Atlas

The best selling state atlas for the golden state – The California Road and Recreation Atlas

Benchmark California Atlas
California Driving Map. Topographic features, back roads map.

Benchmark’s California Road & Recreation Atlas. It is the ideal state-wide map for any outdoor enthusiast. Excellent for exploring all of the golden state from the deserts of SoCal to the rivers of NorCal. CA Atlas highlights include – all lakes, trailheads, Wilderness Areas, Campgrounds, National Forests, State Parks, National Parks, outdoor recreation destinations, plus extensive back roads (dirt & paved). One of the most successful California map products of our time!

Recent editions have improvements: ground-cover detail at a very high-resolution.(forested, cultivated, marshland, desert, or scrubland). Extensively revised the 14-page Metro Map section; Complete Recreation Guide, page-to-page overlap and legendary accuracy. Printed in 2013 on paper. ISBN# 9780929591490

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 download this atlas w/ Avenza Maps

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Featured above is the current edition being sold; DanaMite actually prefers the look of the less-digitized version Рthe popular 2nd edition (printed in 2000), shown below. Easier to read maps, less text, less information overall, less busy looking.

Well Used, 2000 Edition

Well Used, Well Loved. 2000, Second Edition

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see also – Benchmark Atlases for other states

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Timber Trail Route, Los Padres NF

Lodge Listing

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Get linked on Total Escape.

ANNUAL LISTING: Best deal in local California advertising!

Businesses include: bed & breakfasts, historic inns, hot springs, river resorts, snow ski resorts, fishing lodges, vacation homes, mountain cabins, yurts, guest ranches, farm stays, retreats, RV camps, beach bungalows, and any non-chain hotel, motels, etc

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Total Escape does not list the large, national chains for lodging. We only specialize in the rural areas of California – getting the urban population out to your neck of the woods.

This annual advertising is for a text listing with link to be placed live on Total Escape.com > LODGE. Basic Listing for Lodges, or choose a Deluxe Ad with a photo.

On a slow month (during winter) we are able to push over 60,000 viewers to our lodging pages.
click here to see some stats

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Get more exposure directed to your website with a link from Total Escape. Online 21 years – we have the traffic to drive you wild. Outdoorsy travelers find what they need on our 8000 page web site. Advertise your travel industry related business with Total Escape today!





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Recreation Ads

Get Listed & Linked on California’s Total Escape

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This advertising choice is for recreation businesses only; live link placed within Total Escape.com > RECREATION

Businesses include: kayak rental shops, horseback riding, mountain outfitters, limousines, wineries, bike rentals, marinas or cruises, RV campgrounds, hot air balloons, rock climbing guides, fly fishing professionals, snow ski resorts, 4×4 tours, scuba dive shops, motorcycle rentals, sightseeing bus charters, firewood dealers and so on. If you do not see a similar type of company listed on our vast web site, then find out first if a link is possible.

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Your business image for the ad can be your logo or a photo. JPG 200×200. Make your business listing really stand out with the best deal on the web. Listing your business with us will only help your web traffic and overall exposure with our ancient-old web site (online since 1996).

ANNUAL LISTING: Best deal in California – Ads for Dirt Cheap!

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Get more exposure directed to your website with a link from Total Escape. Online over 21 years – we do have the traffic to drive you wild.

We get a million ‘page views’ per month and that number doubles in the summertime. Outdoorsy travelers find what they need on our California site. About 22% of our traffic is return visitors. Advertise your travel industry related business with Total Escape. This is for an annual listing & link for a business website, local to California.

If you need much bigger exposure, like worldwide; Check out the Viator reservation system with the banner ad below. They have packaged tours available, all over!


Sierra Nevada Topo Map

Sierra Nevada Map

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IMUS Sierra Nevada Topo Map

This colorful, popular, Sierra Nevada Map published by Imus Geographics, features all outdoor recreation – for just about any adventure seeker or tourist. A great overview map w/ trail heads, paved roads & camping. Map shows Sierra Rivers & Lakes, Sierra hiking trails, backpacking routes, National Parks, all Sierra Wilderness Areas, towns, Campgrounds. From Mount Lassen to Tehachapi Pass. Map includes most of the California Central Valley: San Joaquin Valley Map. Topographical map can be used for trip planning, routing, driving to Sierra destinations, reference.

LARGE size: 30 x 50 — Sierra Nevada Topographical Map. Topographic map can be used for trip planning, routing, driving to Sierra destinations, reference. Map SCALE 500K; High-strength paper map. Folded size = 6 inches x 9 inches / Topo California High Sierra. First Edition 2006. ISBN# 9780966534528

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NatGeo Sierra Nevada Destination Map

National Geographic also makes a really nice overview map of the Sierra Nevada mountains. They call it a “Destination Map” and it has color photos, features areas of interest, highways, park boundaries. Shaded relief topographic, 2-sided, full color and folded. ISBN# 9781597754491

This one is a decent map for planning out trips and getting a good feel as to the ‘lay of the land’. Much of the mountain range can only be crossed on foot, as there are no roads across the mid-section!

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  • canyons
  • forests
  • highways
  • lakes
  • parks
  • peaks
  • reservoirs
  • rivers
  • small towns
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Sonora Pass, Highway 108, Central Sierra Nevada

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Eastern Sierra = extreme mountain peaks