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Total Escape: all local, all outdoors, all California.


2015 UPDATE: Founder of Total Escape, DanaMIte will soon discontinue MAILING OUT MAPS.

get 'em while you can

Two decades ago an adventurous tomboy set out to photograph, document and compile a database on all the back roads of California - on a 33k modem. Seriously?! No small task in bridging all the public land access and information, covering all regions, all parks, all forests, public or private campgrounds - focusing on small towns and free camping, All local, all outdoors, only California. 18 years online, Total Escape has surpassed 8000 pages of outdoor destinations.

MapQuest was a big deal back in the early days, but no one could rely on it for hiking or camping trips. Topographic trail maps (hard copies) were difficult to find, so we started selling printed maps online. The world wide web and the digital mapping world has changed a lot in the past 10 years - and so has the map selection on

Please follow our new map links to keep supporting the Total Escape web site. Miss Mite has been staring at a computer for 30 long years, she is tired of walking to the post office and seeks a different - more organic lifestyle - outside.
~ established 1996 ~


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If you really need a cheap weekend outside, emersed in nature, sunshine and water, you've come to the right space.... Total Escape specializes in this kinda stuff. Founder DanaMite created a bitchin' outdoor web site - chock full of great scenery, park info, all back roads, waterfalls, rivers, recreation and camping sites. Additionally this California map store has all the maps you'll need to explore the golden state, every nook and cranny.


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