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Sandiburg Press publishes guidebooks for novice and experienced outdoor enthusiasts to help them choose and thoroughly prepare their next adventure in the great outdoors. We are an independent publisher with a desire to publish guidebooks that provide comprehensive information paired with personal insights in a practical, fun-to-read format. Read more…

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TCT BBT book cover frontPlan & Go | Trans-Catalina & Backbone Trails is the definitive guide to hiking two of Southern California’s most remarkable backcountry trails. In a clear and concise manner, the book illustrates the highlights and unique characteristics of both the Trans-Catalina Trail and the Backbone Trail. It provides details on all essential trip planning topics to save you time and effort with your own preparations. Supported by step-by-step instructions and first-hand recommendations, you will be well-equipped and feel more confident about leaving the metropolitan hustle and bustle behind to experience nature at its best.
The guide offers practical advice on athletic training, which food to pack and in what quantities, how to select appropriate gear, and various other essentials for each trail. The book further includes relevant overview maps of the trails and comprehensive campsite listings to help you create itineraries that best suits your personal preferences. The wealth of facts and figures is topped off with two candid and inspiring accounts of the author’s back-to-back journeys across Santa Catalina Island and the Santa Monica Mountains Read more…