Stairway Walks in San Francisco: The Joy of Urban Exploring

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The Essential City Walking Guide for Over 30 Years

Hundreds of public stairways traverse San Francisco’s boundless hills, revealing scenic vistas and linking colorful, diverse neighborhoods. Since 1984, Stairway Walks in San Francisco has been helping urban explorers discover the best of the City by the Bay via riser and handrail. Now in its ninth edition, this beloved guidebook by Mary Burk with Adah Bakalinsky includes three new walks, updates of classic favorites, and many new photographs.

The amazing routes invite you to explore 35 featured walks that incorporate San Francisco’s magnificent stairway network, from Marshall Beach and Noe Valley to Lands End and Telegraph Hill. Lively route descriptions, at-a-glance Quick-Step summaries, and easy-to-read maps―as well as parking and public-transportation information―provide all the details you want to know. Plus, a comprehensive appendix lists all 600-plus stairways. Whether you want to learn about the city’s history and architecture, elevate your exercise routine, or just let your feet lead the way to new adventures, Stairway Walks in San Francisco has something for everyone.


From the Publisher

Curated Walks to Enjoy

The local authors present 35 incomparable walks that incorporate stairways, leading you through the City’s most beautiful locales.

Detailed Maps

Each route features a map of the path. The maps include numbered points that correspond with simple, at-a-glance walking directions.

Stairway Ratings

The comprehensive “List of Stairways” rates 682 stairways throughout the City and organizes them into neighborhoods for ease of use.

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Wilderness Press; 9th edition (October 16, 2018)
Language ‏ : ‎ English
Paperback ‏ : ‎ 336 pages
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0899978541
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0899978543
Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 15.2 ounces
Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 5.5 x 0.75 x 8.5 inches

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