Tuesday, May 26, 2020

6th Edition of the Kern River Sierra Map!

The new 2019 6th Edition is available in stores and Amazon.com! The map now includes detailed wetland areas and springs, several trail & road updates, additional rock climbing areas and labeled peak hikes, added elevation labels, and so much more!
Purchase on Amazon or Shop Locally or at REI!
6th Edtion

Discover the recreational gems of the The Kern River Sierra, the epicenter of year-round outdoor adventure.

This map features the hiking and mountain biking trails, rock climbing & bouldering spots, whitewater launches and named rapids, giant sequoia groves, winter trailheads, water sports, fishing and hunting access, motorized singletrack, and several other recreational opportunities in the Kern River and Southern Sierra region.

Ranging from 10,000 feet to 2,000 feet in elevation, the rugged and diverse land of the Kern River Sierra encompasses the Giant Sequoia National Monument, Camp Nelson, Black Rock Station and the Kern Plateau, Kernville, Lake Isabella, Keyesville, Greenhorn Mountains, Piute Mountains and much of the Domeland and Golden Trout Wilderness..


Sides: Printed on both sides

Size: 32" X 27" Map, 9"x 4" Folded

Topo Lines: 100 Foot Contours

Scale: 1:62,500 (1 Inch on map = 1 Mile on land)

GPS: Includes 7.5' Lat/Long Grid

Paper: State of the art waterproof and tear resistant plastic hybrid paper

Land: Distinguishes between the various types of Public Lands and private property

Depicts several different type of trails such as multi-use and wilderness singletrack

Suggestions: Features numerous hikes and mountain bike routes, including variations of the popular Just Outstanding ride and the epic Cannell Trail!

Enough of the small talk, get outside and play!

Monday, May 20, 2019

The 5th Edition of the Kern River Sierra Map is out!

The Kern River Sierra Outdoor Recreation Topo Map,

5th Edition, Published Fall 2018

A few of the newest changes and updates:

With every new map edition, numerous additions and updates are made.  Even more labels, points of interest, waterfalls, viewpoints, activities, trail and road changes, and so much more are added or updated!

Enjoy more labeled peaks, trail passes, meadows, rock climbing locations, hot springs, and fresh water springs on the new map.  Several elevation labels were added to this 5th edition as well.  Many more peaks, passes, and towns now have a matching elevation to better plan your adventure.  

Various adjustments were made throughout the map; such as updating some of the trails and roads in the Oak Ridge area of the Greenhorns; improving the trail depictions in the southern Kern Plateau, adding the individual formations of The Needles, and sooo much more!

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List Price: $12.95
Publication Date: Fall 2018
ISBN: 978-0-9723361-4-7
 Printed on both sides, North and South
Size: 32"X 27" Map, 9"x 4" Folded

Purchase on Amazon or Shop Locally or at REI!


Monday, March 21, 2016

New Updates for the Kern River Sierra Map!

The Kern River Sierra Outdoor Recreation Topo Map, 4th Edition:

The new and improved 4th Edition of the Kern River Sierra Outdoor Recreation Map, published Fall 2015.

A few of the newest changes and updates:

Piutes Motorized Singletrack added! 
Updated and detailed mapping of the Piutes motorized singletrack system, including the USFS temporarily-designated motorized singletrack trails in the Piutes. (NOTE: At the time of press, many trails were newly signed and designated with temporary status by the USFS. Read any new signs and obey all changes in regulation.)

Brand new Singletrack in the Greenhorns, near Alta Sierra. 
This map depicts the new Bull Run Pass Trail, Bull Run Peak Trail, and the Portuguese North Trails. Time for some epic rides.

Improved the accuracy of many trails in the Giant Sequoia National Monument, including the Clicks Creek Trailhead area trails, upper Starvation Creek/Powderhorn, Johnsondale area, and much more.

Updates to Blackrock/North Kern Plateau, including clarification of the trails/roads near the multi-sport zone between Granite Knob, Smith Mtn, Jackass Peak.

Motorized singletrack is now darker and easier to distinguish from non-motorized trails.

Many more peaks, passes, and towns have elevation labels.

Additional labels and Points of Interest, including waterfalls, viewpoints, and activities...and more....

More Info 
List Price: $12.95
Publication Date: Fall 2015
ISBN: 978-0-9723361-4-7
Printed on both sides, North and South
Size: 32"X27" Map, 9"x4" Folded

Purchase on Amazon or Shop Locally!

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Sunday, December 7, 2014

An inside look into the New Santa Barbara Outdoor Recreation Map

A sneak peak into this amazing detailed topo map of the entire Santa Barbara region and backcountry:





East side Santa Barbara:

West Side and North Santa Barbara:

FIND THIS MAP IN Southern California REI Stores, Mountain Air Sports in Santa Barbara, and numerous other shops through the Santa Barbara area. Or at Amazon!

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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

More Big Bike Events in Mammoth 2015

In addition to the successful Kamikaze Games in September, Mammoth will now host the USA Cycling XC,  the USA Enduro National Championships,  Gravity Mountain Bike National Championships on July 14-19!

From USA Cycling's website:

“Mammoth Mountain is thrilled to host another prestigious USA Cycling event at our world-class mountain,” said Bill Cockroft, Mammoth Mountain Resort Senior Vice President. “Welcoming the best mountain bikers in the country will be wonderful for our community and a win for USA Cycling.”


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