Santa Ana Mountains History, Habitat And Hikes:: On The Slopes Of Old Saddleback And Beyond
The majestic Santa Ana Mountains cover one thousand square miles and much of the Cleveland National Forest in Orange, Riverside and San Diego Counties. Unlike other designated wild lands close to huge population centers, the rugged Santa Anas remain largely primordial. Dominated by Old Saddleback and its twin peaks of Modjeska and Santiago, this beautiful range, visible from much of the Los Angele...
Paperback: 176 pages
Publisher: The History Press (July 16, 2013)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.3 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 3063948
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“The Santa Ana Mountains have always held a special place in my heart. They were the first mountain range I visited when I came to Southern California for graduate work in history, and I spent many hours reading monographs, not in the library, but be...”
Basin, remains the last intact coastal ecosystem in Southern California. Home to Native Americans, Spanish missionaries, vaqueros, sheep barons, bandits and suburban developers, the Santa Anas were traversed by mountain man Jedediah Smith, explorer John C. Fremont, lawman Wyatt Earp and other historic figures. Join author Patrick Mitchell for this first comprehensive volume on the natural and cultural histories of the great Santa Anas.