Rock climbing and mountain climbing books from Bored Feet Press

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.


Mammoth Area Rock Climbs, 4th Edition
The Climbing Guide to the Eastern Sierra North

Marty Lewis
Foreword by Errett Allen

This comprehensive and lavishly illustrated rock climbing guide covers both roped climbs and bouldering from Tioga Pass to Rock Creek Canyon.


The Good, The Great and the Awesome
Top High Sierra Rock Climbs, 2nd Edition

Peter Croft

Iconic climber and professional guide Croft updates the best alpine rock climbing in the Sierra. He describes his favorite routes, with historical notes, approach info, route beta, descent info.

Covers Whitney region, Palisades, Bishop high country, Pine Creek Canyon area, Bear Creek Spire, Mammoth Lakes area, Bridgeport area, Tuolumne Meadows, the Incredible Hulk, plus roadside cragging. Lavishly illustrated with photos, topo and other maps, plus route diagrams.


Norman Clyde
Legendary Mountaineer of California's Sierra Nevada

Robert C. Pavlik, foreword by Steve Roper

Biography of legendary mountaineer Norman Clyde (1885-1972). Clyde is credited with more than 130 first ascents throughout western North America.


Yosemite Adventures
50 Spectacular Hikes, Climbs and Winter Treks

Matt Johanson, Foreword by Hans Florine

This book is unlike most outdoor guides since it covers five different ways to explore in and around Yosemite National Park: winter treks, hikes, backpacking trips, mountain climbing, and rock climbing. It also covers a broad range of experience levels, from beginner to advanced.


California Road Trip
A Climber's Guide Northern California

Tom Slater and Chris Summit

This hefty road reference for climbers is an ideal guidebook for any climber traveling in Northern California. Coverage ranges from Lone Pine in the southern Sierra to Big Sur in the SW to Lassen National Park in the NE to Redwood National Park in the NW.


Climber's Guide to the Sonora Pass Highway
2nd Edition

Brad Young & Steve Dawson

Details nearly 1500 routes found along or near the Sonora Pass Highway in the Sierra Nevada north of Yosemite National Park and south of Lake Tahoe.


Climber's Guide to Pinnacles National Monument

Brad Young

This book details climbing at Pinnacles, now a national park, using a combination of maps, topos and photos to describe over 800 climbing routes.


Southern California Rock Climbing
California Road Trip, Volume Two

Tom Slater

An ideal guidebook for any climber traveling in Southern California. This guide uses topos, maps, photos and detailed descriptions to get you to over 60 climbing areas from the middle of the golden state all the way down to the Mexican border.


Bishop Area Rock Climbs
3rd Edition

Peter Croft and Marty Lewis

This long-awaited new edition of the Climbing Guide to the Eastern Sierra — South covers climbs in and around Whitney Portal and the Alabama Hills near Lone Pine, and closer to Bishop, Cardinal Pinnacle, Buttermilk Country bouldering, Tablelands bouldering, Pine Creek Canyon and much more.


Sport Climbing in the Santa Monicas, 2nd Edition
The Climbing Guide to the Santa Monica Mountains

Louie Anderson, Foreword by John Long

This lavishly illustrated book covers the well known cragging area of Malibu Canyon along with new discoveries like Echo Cliffs, Boney Bluff and Black Flower as well as Conejo Mountain and Tick Rock.


Big Chief Area Climbs
The Climbing Guide To The Big Chief Area, Lake Tahoe

Marek Hajek

In the vacationer’s paradise called Lake Tahoe Basin, Big Chief is the premier sport climbing crag.




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