Adventure books from Bored Feet Press

Notebooks From the Emerald Triangle
Notes of a Renegade Gardener in the Far Hills

A Novel by Bill Bradd

Poet and now novelist Bill Bradd worked in the outlaw culture of outdoor marijuana cultivation. He tells the inside story of a unique bunch of characters, honoring their lives and their places in an enthralling book full of paranoia, passion, and insight about humans and nature.


Mount Whitney
Mountain Lore from the Whitney Store, 2nd Edition

Doug Thompson & Elisabeth Newbold

A Collection of Stories, Trail Tips, History, Recipes and More from the Whitney Portal Store, est. 1935. No book has more detail and inside information about the various routes to the top of Mt. Whitney, their requirements, and the choices involved than this one.


Chugach State Park/Chugach Mountains, Alaska Topographic Recreation Map

Imus Geographics

The beautiful full-color map is suitable for framing, but even more useful for anyone who plans a visit. The map's back side has detailed park information on winter and summer recreation.


Angels in the Wilderness
The True Story of One Woman’s Survival Against All Odds

Amy Racina

Solo backpacker Amy Racina fell sixty feet onto solid granite during a 16-day solo hiking trip. In this gripping account, Amy tells how she survived in the wilderness with both legs broken, her rescue, and her recovery. Now in paperback


The Donner Party
Weathering the Storm

Mark McLaughlin

This unique look at the 1846-47 winter of entrapment the Donner Party suffered in the snowbound Sierra Nevada focuses on the extremely harsh conditions of that long and legendary winter.


The Other Side
On the Road in South America

Tom Reed

Veteran traveler and wilderness photographer Reed sets out in search of a new home in South America. He chooses Chile, a place he hopes is the utopian opposite of his beloved California coast.


Yosemite Epics
Tales of Adventure from America's Greatest Playground

Matt Johanson
Illustrations by Christopher Hampson
Foreword by Jim Moynier

Twenty-four well known Sierra adventurers share some of their most exciting true stories. Author Johanson interviewed these adventurers about their challenging trials in the Sierra Nevada, then crafted these tight, suspenseful tales in the adventurers' own words.


The Hotel on the Roof of the World
From Miss Tibet to Shangri La

Alec LeSueur

Alec Le Sueur spent five extraordinary years in Tibet, working for an international hotel chain. Against the breathtaking beauty of the Himalayas he unfolds a highly amusing and informative account of his experiences.


Solu-Khumbu: The Trek to Everest
A Photographic Journal

Tim Hauf

Hauf's stunning photos of the Himalayas, their foothills and people provide an enthralling visual account of the famous trek to base camp, never before recorded in a book.


Wild Pigs
The Mountain Bike Adventure Guide to the Pacific Coast

John Zilly

This detailed and witty guide offers a wealth of spectacular mountain bike trails along the Pacific Coast from Santa Barbara to British Columbia.


Day Trips With A Splash
Southeastern Swimming Holes

Pancho Doll

The latest Splash Guide covers one or more swim holes in 91 southeastern creeks and rivers in Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia.


To Travel Hopefully
Footsteps In The French Cévennes

by Christopher Rush

Journeying along the road taken by Robert Louis Stevenson in his famed book Travels with a Donkey, fellow Scotsman Rush has written a modern classic.


Day Trips with a Splash
Northeastern Swimming Holes

Pancho Doll

This latest Splash Guide covers more than 200 remote swim holes in seven eastern states from Maine to Virginia. Most choices involve a short hike to reach the natural pool, some involve more difficult scrambling or longer hikes.


Dateline Mongolia
An American Journalist in Nomad’s Land

By Michael Kohn

Kohn’s book is an irresistible account of a nation where falcon poachers, cattle rustlers, exiled Buddhist leaders, death-defying child jockeys and political assassins vie for page one.


The Remarkable Carlo Gentile
Pioneer Italian Photographer

Cesare Marino

This book tells the intriguing story of Buffalo Bill's first Wild West Show photographer. The Italian photographer Carlo Gentile left his native land at age 21 and traveled around the world, landing in San Francisco in the 1850s.


Little Trees, Big Sky
Portrait of a Northern Wilderness

Photography Tim Hauf
Text by Conger Beasley Jr.

Tim Hauf made many trips into this daunting wilderness, capturing powerful images that evoke North America's far northern reaches


I've Been Gone Far Too Long
Field Trip Fiascoes and Expedition Disasters

Edited by Monique Borgerhoff-Mulder and Wendy Logsdon

Here are the stories of 30 research scientists who go off the deep ends of the earth. From bush pilots and endangered species to Land Rover nightmares, these hair-raising tales will keep readers up past dawn.


Beyond the Comfort Zone
Confessions of an Extreme Sports Junkie

Bruce Genereaux

In this compelling narrative for both armchair and actual adventurers, the author explains the hows and whys of four extreme sports—class five kayaking, extreme skiing, rock climbing and adventure racing.


I Should Have Just Stayed Home
The Worst Trips of Great Writers

Edited by Roger Rapaport and Bob Drews

Latest in the series has lots of surprises, more scary and hilarious travel tales.


All the Way to Lincoln Way
A Coast to Coast Bicycle Odyssey

Bill Roe

In this handsome book Roe describes his 3300-mile bicycle journey from San Francisco to New York. Roe's attempt to follow the Lincoln Highway—America's first coast-to-coast road — makes his tale compelling.




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