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50 Best Short Hikes in Utah's National Parks

by Greg Witt Wilderness Press (January 20, 2014)

Utah’s five national parks—Arches, Bryce, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, and Zion—hold some of the most awe-inspiring geology on the planet. Each park offers visitors the dramatic scenery that invites exploration...


Hiking and Backpacking Big Sur: A Complete Guide to the Trails of Big Sur, Ventana Wilderness, and Silver Peak Wilderness

by Analise Elliot Heid Wilderness Press (June 17, 2013)

This is the most detailed guide to hiking and backpacking in Big Sur. Explore the endless hiking and backpacking possibilities in 75 trips (plus numerous side trips) on the rugged coastline and isolated backcountry...


Camping With Kids: Complete Guide to Car Tent and RV Camping

by Goldie Silverman Wilderness Press (May 15, 2013)

Learn the basics of family camping from longtime outdoorswoman Goldie Silverman and the legion of experienced kid and parent campers that lent their voices to this authoritative, yet fun and whimsical book....


Ticks and What You Can Do About Them

by Roger Drummond Wilderness Press (May 15, 2013)

Describes all common, North America ticks and tick-related diseases, including symptoms and treatment. Learn how to avoid ticks, and how to remove them if they become attached. Maps show the geographic distribution...


Adventure Kayaking: Russian River Monterey

by Michael Jeneid Wilderness Press (November 01, 2010)

Explore by kayak the lagoons, bays, rivers, and lakes of Northern California, including the Russian River, San Francisco Bay, Monterey Bay, Lake Tahoe, and Donner Lake. Author Michael Jeneid hand-picked the...


Adventure Kayaking: Cape Cod and Marthas

by David Weintraub Wilderness Press (May 21, 2010)

Discover what the Pilgrims missed when they moved to Plymouth after landing on Cape Cod. Explore the numerous bays, ponds, harbors, marshes, and tidal creeks of this New England treasure. In the expanded second...


Adventure Kayaking: Big Sur to San Diego

by Robert Mohle Wilderness Press (March 12, 2010)

A guide to 52 trips that have been selected by the author as the area's best kayaking spots. Choose from a wide variety of adventures, from day-long paddling expeditions along the spectacular Big Sur coast,...


Adventure Kayaking: Inland Waters

by Don Skillman Wilderness Press (March 12, 2010)

Paddle the premier inland waters of the Western States, where the scenery ranges from the fjord-like Ross Lake, nestled in the shadow of Washington State's Cascade Range, to the eroded, red-rocks of Utah's Lake...


Hiking and Backpacking Santa Barbara and Ventura

by Craig R. Carey Wilderness Press (May 08, 2012)

Named for the Spanish padres who established a network of missions along California’s southern and central coasts, the Los Padres National Forest is the second-largest National Forest in the state, encompassing...


Oahu Trails: Walks Strolls and Treks on the Capital Island

by Kathy Morey Wilderness Press (April 01, 2011)

This guide to 45 great hikes on Oahu includes 2 new trips in the inland rainforests of Kailua and Waimanalo. Explore the beaches, cliffs, and rainforests, and learn about native plants, Hawaiian history, and...


East Bay Trails: Hiking Trails in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties

by David Weintraub Wilderness Press (March 12, 2010)

The only guide dedicated entirely to hiking San Francisco’s East Bay has been revised and updated, and features 3 new trips in Contra Costa County. Includes 56 trips for hiking, bicycling, and horseback riding...


The Lone Star Hiking Trail: The Official Guide to the Longest Wilderness Footpath in Texas

by Karen Somers Wilderness Press (January 01, 2010)

One of the hidden jewels of Texas, the Lone Star Hiking Trail is the only long-distance National Recreation Trail in the state. At 128 miles (including loop trails), it is also the state's longest continuously...


The Mt. Shasta Book: A Guide to Hiking, Climbing, Skiing, and Exploring the Mountain and Surrounding Area

by Andy Selters & Michael Zanger Wilderness Press (April 20, 2006)

The Mt. Shasta Book is the ultimate guide to safely the hiking, backpacking, and climbing routes up the 14,162-foot mountain. In addition, this guide covers the area’s skiing, snowboarding, water activities,...


Hunting Nature's Fury: A Storm Chaser's Obsession with Tornadoes, Hurricanes, and other Natural Disasters

by Roger Hill & Peter Bronski Wilderness Press (January 01, 2010)

Each year, at least 1,200 tornadoes batter the United States. While most occur in Tornado Alley—a vast, weather-beaten swath of middle America-in truth, tornadoes can occur almost anywhere. And where there...


Washington's Highest Mountains: Basic Alpine and Glacier Routes

by Peggy Goldman Wilderness Press (March 30, 2004)

A remarkable compendium of the most doable climbing routes up the highest peaks in Washington. Author Peggy Goldman has written this book for climbers of all abilities, but especially those "average mountaineers"...


Walking Chicago: 31 Tours of the Windy City's Classic Bars, Scandalous Sites, Historic Architecture, Dynamic Neighbor

by Ryan Ver Berkmoes Wilderness Press (January 01, 2010)

Walk the streets of Chicago and discover why the town that brought us Michael Jordan, Al Capone, and Oprah is anything but a “Second City.” Chicago’s diverse neighborhoods represent a true melting pot of...


Traditional Lead Climbing: A Rock Climber's Guide to Taking the Sharp End of the Rope

by Heidi Pesterfield Wilderness Press (July 26, 2007)

Traditional Lead Climbing is the first and only guidebook intended to teach rock climbers how to lead with gear. Unlike other types of climbing such as sport and direct-aid climbing, “trad” climbing relies...


Walking San Francisco: 33 Savvy Tours Exploring Steep Streets, Grand Hotels, Dive Bars, and Waterfront Parks

by Tom Downs Wilderness Press (November 01, 2010)

From the Gold Rush to the Summer of Love to the dotcom days, San Francisco has been a city of distinct neighborhoods. This savvy, entertaining guide explores the best of the city "on the ground" in tours that...


50 Best Short Hikes San Diego

by Jerry Schad & Don Endicott Wilderness Press (February 13, 2018)

50 Best Short Hikes San Diego highlights enough diverse routes in Southern California's showpiece city for a year of weekly hikes. From sidewalk strolls and historic neighborhoods, to wildflowers and waterfalls,...


The Wisdom of John Muir: 100+ Selections from the Letters, Journals, and Essays of the Great Naturalist

by Anne Rowthorn & Bill McKibben Wilderness Press (April 10, 2012)

The Wisdom of John Muir marries the best aspects of a Muir anthology with the best aspects of a Muir biography. The fact that it is neither, and yet it is both, distinguishes this book from the many extant books...


Anza Borrego Desert Region

by Lowell Lindsay & Diana Lindsay Wilderness Press (October 10, 2017)

For almost 40 years The Anza-Borrego Desert Region has been the most comprehensive guidebook for Anza-Borrego Desert State Park (ABDSP), Ocotillo Wells State Vehicular Recreation Area (OWSVRA), and the surrounding...


Walking Brooklyn

by Adrienne Onofri Wilderness Press (October 10, 2017)

The guide that shows you the best of Brooklyn. Brooklyn is comprised of dozens of vibrant neighborhoods, each with its own distinctive quality and history. But for most people, New York City is synonymous with...


Afoot and Afield: Orange County: A Comprehensive Hiking Guide

by Jerry Schad & David Money Harris Wilderness Press (December 22, 2014)

This completely updated and expanded new edition in the Afoot and Afield series is the classic guide to the hiking opportunities throughout Southern California’s Orange County. Featuring more than 100 trips...


Afoot and Afield: Las Vegas and Southern Nevada: A Comprehensive Hiking Guide

by Brian Beffort Wilderness Press (July 01, 2010)

Beyond the bright lights of one of the city's fastest growing metropolitan areas is some of the most rugged, beautiful, and remote country around. Popular destinations such as Red Rock Canyon, Valley of Fire,...


Top Trails: Yosemite: Must-Do Hikes for Everyone

by Jeffrey P. Schaffer Wilderness Press (September 25, 2010)

Jeffrey Schaffer has selected 46 “must-do” Yosemite hikes. Whether you’re looking for a scenic stroll, a full-day adventure, or even a spectacular backpacking trip, you’ll find it here. And with at-a-glance...


San Bernardino Mountain Trails: 100 Hikes in Southern California

by John W. Robinson & David Money Harris Wilderness Press (September 19, 2016)

Southern California's highest and most rugged mountains are in the San Bernardino and San Jacinto ranges, in a unique region where desert cactus and pine trees, plus snow-capped peaks and palm oases, are found...


Fixing Your Feet: Injury Prevention and Treatments for Athletes

by John Vonhof Wilderness Press (July 18, 2016)

Foot pain and injuries can thwart even the most experienced athletes. Foot expert and ultra runner John Vonhof discredits the conventional wisdom of 'no pain, no gain,' teaching instead how the interplay of...


One Best Hike: Mount Whitney: Everything you need to know to successfully hike California's highest peak

by Elizabeth Wenk Wilderness Press (October 17, 2016)

As the highest mountain in the lower 48 states, California's 14,505-foot Mt. Whitney is on the "life list" for many hikers. And it's no wonder: The views from the top of the 21-mile round-trip Mt. Whitney Trail...


Walking Washington, D.C.: 30 treks to the newly revitalized capital¿s cultural icons, natural spectacles, urban treasures, and hidden gems

by Barbara J. Saffir Wilderness Press (September 21, 2015)

Washington D.C. is every American’s home away from home. Since DC is a compact city with great public transportation, it’s easy to explore both its high-profile side – its magnificent monuments, world-class...


One Best Hike: Grand Canyon: Everything You Need to Know to Successfully Hike from the Rim to the River ¿ and Back

by Elizabeth Wenk Wilderness Press (September 29, 2010)

One of the world’s most spectacular places, the Grand Canyon annually attracts over 4 million visitors who peer over the edge of the abyss. A smaller number of them trek from the rim to the banks of the Colorado...


Day & Section Hikes Pacific Crest Trail: Northern California

by Wendy Lautner Wilderness Press (September 29, 2010)

Instead of guiding travelers through the arduous task of hiking the entire PCT, the goal of this book is to help plan trips that incorporate hiking on the PCT in Northern California, whether hikers have just...


Joy of Backpacking: Your complete guide to attaining pure happiness in the outdoors

by Brian Beffort Wilderness Press (July 20, 2015)

A comprehensive guide covering every aspect of how to backpack—from planning a first trip to advanced wilderness travel. For those new to the activity, longtime backpacker and author Brian Beffort covers the...


One Best Hike: Mount Rainier's Wonderland Trail

by Doug Lorain Wilderness Press (July 10, 2012)

This is the only comprehensive guide dedicated to this one classic trail. All alternate routes are also described (unlike the more general mentions in books that include other trails as well). Hikers will learn...


Pacific Crest Trail: Oregon and Washington

by Jeffrey P. Schaffer & Andy Selters Wilderness Press (September 01, 2012)

The 2650-mile Pacific Crest Trail, adopted by Congress as a National Scenic Trail, passes through some of the most breathtaking scenery in the United States. Hiking along this ridge-crest route, you’ll see...


Day and Section Hikes Pacific Crest Trail: Oregon

by Paul Gerald Wilderness Press (June 12, 2012)

The Pacific Crest Trail was designated as one of the first National Scenic Trails way back in 1968. As it traverses the “high road” from Mexico to Canada, incredible views are not only commonplace but also...


Day and Section Hikes Pacific Crest Trail: Southern California

by David Money Harris Wilderness Press (June 12, 2012)

The Pacific Crest Trail was designated as one of the first National Scenic Trails way back in 1968. As it traverses the “high road” from Mexico to Canada, incredible views are not only commonplace but also...


Extreme Kids: HT Connect with Your Children Through Todays Extreme (and not so extreme) Sports

by Scott Graham Wilderness Press (May 15, 2013)

Whether you’re a longtime outdoorsperson looking to get your kids involved in the activities you loved B.C. (Before Children), or have no outdoor experience but want to enjoy a new sport alongside your children,...


Pacific Crest Trail: Northern California

by Jeffrey P. Schaffer Wilderness Press (September 01, 2012)

From the time the PCT leaves the Mexican border, until it reaches Canada, it has traveled 2,650 miles through 24 national forests, 37 wilderness areas, and 7 national parks. In Pacific Crest Trail: Northern...


Best Summit Hikes in Colorado: An Opinionated Guide to 50+ Ascents of Classic and Little-Known Peaks from 8,144 to 14,433 feet

by James Dziezynski Wilderness Press (August 07, 2012)

Colorado has 53 14ers, more than 600 13ers, and hundreds of other peaks that can be reached without special equipment or expertise. Numerous guides dryly catalog these trails, but Best Summit Hikes in Colorado...


Peninsula Trails: Hiking and Biking Trails on the San Francisco Peninsula

by Jean Rusmore, Betsy Crowder, Frances Spangle & Sue LaTourrette Wilderness Press (October 15, 2013)

Choose from more than 150 trips on over 500 miles of trails with this comprehensive guide to every park and preserve on the San Francisco Peninsula. From Fort Funston and San Bruno Mountain south to Saratoga...


Hawaii Trails: Walks Strolls and Treks on the Big Island

by Kathy Morey Wilderness Press (July 12, 2006)

Pele's magical haunt, the big island of Hawai'I encompasses spectacular and diverse landscapes, from shimmering bays to exhilarating 14,000-foot volcanoes. In this thoroughly updated new edition, choose from...


Sierra North: Backcountry Trips in Californias Sierra Nevada

by Kathy Morey, Mike White, Stacey Corless & Thomas Winnett Wilderness Press (June 20, 2005)

Now in its 9th edition, the completely updated and revised Sierra North showcases new trips and old favorites in regions such as Desolation Wilderness, Emigrant Wilderness, the proposed Castle Peak Wilderness,...


Bay Area Ridge Trail: The Official Guide for Hikers, Mountain Bikers and Equestrians

by Jean Rusmore Wilderness Press (November 01, 2010)

The official guide to the ever-growing Bay Area Ridge Trail, a proposed 400-mile route that circles the ridgeline of the San Francisco Bay, crossing over nine counties. Five new trails and 13 more miles await...


Trinity Alps & Vicinity: Including Whiskeytown, Russian Wilderness, and Castle Crags Areas: A Hiking and Backpacking Guide

by Mike White Wilderness Press (January 15, 2010)

The Trinity Alps mountain range in the northwest corner of California forms a rugged divide, tucked between the Coast Ranges and the Cascades in a half-million acres of wilderness. Nearby Whiskeytown National...


Afoot and Afield: San Francisco Bay Area: A Comprehensive Hiking Guide

by David Weintraub Wilderness Press (September 29, 2004)

This title in the acclaimed Afoot & Afield series contains more than 100 carefully described trips in the nine-county region. Included are all the well-known favorites: Mt. Tamalpais, Point Reyes National Seashore,...


Sea Kayaking Safety and Rescue: From mild to wild, the essential guide for beginners through experts

by John Lull Wilderness Press (March 15, 2013)

The most comprehensive manual on how to kayak safely in a wide variety of sea environments--from inland waterways to ocean rock gardens, tide rips, surf zones, and the open ocean. Aimed at beginners through...


Backpacking Arizona

by Bruce Grubbs Wilderness Press (March 01, 2013)

The world-famous Grand Canyon is only one of Arizona's spectacular natural features. Arizona encompasses over 90 wilderness areas, more than 15 national parks and monuments, and the largest national forest in...


Powder Ghost Towns: Epic Backcountry Runs in Colorado's Lost Ski Resorts

by Peter Bronski Wilderness Press (March 04, 2013)

In its heyday, Colorado had more than 175 ski areas operating on the slopes of the Rocky Mountains, and while many of those resorts have shut down, their runs still shelter secret stashes of snow. Pristine slopes...


Afoot and Afield: Tahoe-Reno: 201 Spectacular Outings in the Lake Tahoe Region

by Mike White Wilderness Press (August 17, 2015)

Ever since the Wild West days of Kit Carson and the Comstock Lode, visitors have been drawn to Reno-Tahoe in search of adventure. Today, the best adventures are found outdoors, where hikers can take lakeside...


Top Trails: Sacramento: Must-Do Hikes for Everyone

by Steve Evans Wilderness Press (November 26, 2007)

Near Sacramento, numerous trails access the Central Valley’s wildlife-filled wetlands and traverse riverside forests and grasslands. In the Coast Range and Sierra foothills, trails lead to scenic waterfalls,...