New Books for 2003 at Bored Feet Press

Geologic Trips
Sierra Nevada

Ted Konigsmark

If you have ever wondered how the rocks and scenery of the Sierra Nevada were formed, take this geologic guide with you on your next trip. Written for the non-geologist, this detailed guide describes 116 of the geologic attractions of the Sierra


America's Vanishing Landscapes
The Western States

Photography and text by Wayne Williams
Preface by Andy Lipkis, founder of Tree People

Heroic images in vivid color depict some of the greatest of the West's natural landscapes: mountains, rivers, deserts, forests, lakes and coastlines. Williams has spent the last ten years exploring and shooting wilderness landscapes.


Mendocino
A Painted Pictorial

Kevin Milligan

This inviting book features over 80 of Kevin Milligan's evocative paintings of Mendocino village. His historical text examines the days as a bustling redwood lumber port, as well the evolution into an artist's community.


The Getaway Guide to California

Roger Rapaport

This up-to-date guide features the best itineraries for coast, mountains, Wine Country, Mendocino, redwoods, San Francisco, Monterey, Yosemite, Santa Barbara, Los Angeles, and San Diego.


Dog Packing in National Parks
How a Pack Dog Became a Service Dog

Jane Cox

This book presents useful information on backpacking and hiking with a dog fitted with a backpack. It also tells how the Americans with Disabilities Act allows people who qualify to hike with their pack dog on trails in national parks.


Kissing the Trail
Greater Seattle Mountain Bike Adventures
Revised and expanded 3rd edition

John Zilly

The Northwest's bestselling mountain bike guide gets even better. It details the best mountain bike trails within 85 miles of Seattle, with the best directions and maps.


Visual Guide to Native and Naturalized Coastal County Plants from Santa Cruz to Mendocino

George Pikkarainen

This innovative guide, created for beginners and people unfamiliar with taxonomic language, uses thousands of small color photos and 52 icons along with brief text to clearly organize more than 520 species of plants.


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.


Armful of Memories

Peter Jan Honigsberg
Illustrated by Tony Morse

Newberry Mole gets rich quick by selling off his grandparents' heirlooms. Overcome by seller's remorse, Newberry tries to find a way to reclaim these family treasures, realizing that what really matters most are the memories that make family life a joy.


Photographers in Arizona 1850-1920
A History and Directory

Jeremy Rowe

This book presents a 70-year visual history of a legendary land, an exciting window into one of the most colorful periods and places in our western heritage.


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.


Artist‘s Choice
The Photographs of Rod Dresser

Photographs and text by Rod Dresser, Introduction by Dale Stulz

Rod Dresser, one of Ansel Adams’ last students, is acclaimed for the remarkable quality of his prints and for his perceptive and popular workshops. This volume, includes a diverse range of landscape, architectural, still life and figure studies.


San Francisco Keepsake Wallet

Photography by Robert Holmes and Joanne Bolton

This little keepsake book has 67 full-color images of the sights visitors want of the City by the Bay including the Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman's Wharf, Golden Gate Park, North Beach, Chinatown, cable cars, crooked Lombard Street.


The Savage View
Charles Savage, Pioneer Mormon Photographer

Bradley W. Richards, M.D.

The only full length biography of an excellent western photographer who emigrated to Utah in 1855, then captured more than 50 years of western landscapes, faces,and places.


Vineyard Simple
How to Build and Maintain Your Own Small Vineyard

Tom Powers

Finally a book that makes home vineyard planting and wine grape growing accessible to anyone with even a little spare land. Tom Powers has created a how-to book filled with valuable information for the novice viticulturist.


Natives, Newcomers, Exiles, Fugitives
Northern California Writers and their Work

Jonah Raskin

In this book Jonah Raskin examines thirty northern California writers (fifteen of them women) and their work in the context of the region in which they live and the literary community there.


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.


Pillow of Dreams

Peter Jan Honigsberg
Illustrated by Tony Morse

Just looking at Margaret Bunny's magic pillow makes anyone sleepy. And if you put your head on the pillow, fabulous dreams are guaranteed. But when Newberry Mole steals the pillow, his dreams become nightmares.


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.




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