New Books for 2009 at Bored Feet Press
Text and Photographs by Tom Reed
This exceptional book documents three seasons of adventure in the Patagonian Andes. A unique book that successfully and powerfully evokes some of the world's most spectacular and awe-inspiring sights.
This handsome and handy guide covers thirteen dramatic eastside Sierra Canyons. Starting around the spectacular forks of Bishop Canyon, Sharon divulges a wealth of hikes both popular and obscure, then continues south to include hikes near Mount Whitney.
Covers all northwest Kaua'i's parks, including Na Pali Coast, Koke'e State Park, Waimea Canyon. The 5-color map has Na Pali Coast inset map and 2 models of Na Paliand Koke'e. Text includes state and county parks, forest reserves, national wildlife refuges, good description of Kalalau Trail and NaPali for hikers, boaters.
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
by Etan Boritzer, Illustrated by Jeff Vernon
In this book Etan explores the themes of cooperative, and supportive behavior between individuals, as well as what sometimes goes wrong in our relationships with one another.
This spectacular map covers the coastline from Marin County, to San Mateo County. It includes all of San Francisco city and County and Alameda County plus portions of Marin, Sonoma, Napa, Solano, Contra Costa, and Santa Clara Counties.
Photography by John Dittli, Essays by Mark Schlenz
This gorgeous book is the first color photography book in more than forty years about the renowned John Muir Trail of California's Sierra Nevada. This stunning collection of photographs will inspire all. The essays describe the history of the trail, the surrounding terrain, and more.
Redwood Hikes Press
This map covers all of Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, Del Norte Redwoods State Park, and Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park.
The foothills and rivers of California's Sierra Nevada are the backdrop for this suspenseful novel. The novel unfolds as a compelling legal drama, but at its core is a love story full of passion and grace.
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.
Redwood Hikes Press
This map covers the the main body of Redwood National Park and part of Humboldt Lagoons State Park.
This map covers not only Sonoma and Marin Counties, but also the western half of Napa County and the southern portion of Lake County as well as about two-thirds of San Francisco, the north half of SF Bay and the urban East Bay from Oakland north.
Map spans from Big Basin State Park in the Santa Cruz Mountains in the northwest and east to the Diablo Range, Gabilan Range, and Gilroy. Southern edge spans from Point Sur on the coast and Ventana Double Cone Peak in Ventana Wilderness.
Brightly colored map reflects the dramatic natural setting of the region. Map spans from Tooele and the east half of the Great Salt Lake in the west eastward to Park City and Coalville deep in the Wasatch Range.
This map covers California's famed Lost Coast, Humboldt Bay, the cities of Eureka, Arcata, and Garberville, the Avenue of the Giants, and much more.
The cards feature evocative portraits of all the major Nutcracker characters: Fritz, Drosselmeyer, the Mouse King, the Snow Queen, the Snow King, the Sugar Plum Fairy, the Dew Drop Queen, the Dancing Bear, and the other colorful characters from Tchaikovsky's most memorable ballet.
The Mendocino Coast map covers the coastline from Shelter Cove just across the Humboldt County line in the north to Gualala beside the Sonoma County line in the south, plus inland areas such as the 101 corridor and Round Valley.
This handsome map covers the spectacular coastline from just north of Purisima Point (north of Point Conception) to Port Hueneme in Ventura County.
Katherine Hocker & Mary Willson, Illustrations by Katherine Hocker
This handsome picture book, written and illustrated by two dipper researchers, introduces readers to these charming birds and their watery world. Here you will discover what dippers eat and how they get it, where and how they nest, where they go in winter, and much more.
These two populous counties include more than 130 miles of coastline. Even in this populous region miles of gorgeous beaches, both popular and uncrowded, combine with dramatic geographical features like the wild Santa Monica Mountains
This 76-mile coast has miles of beaches, both popular and uncrowded, nine major coastal wetlands and two bays.
Kathy Biggs, Color Photos by Rav Bruun
This first and only dragonfly field guide for California has been updated and expanded in a second edition. It provides clear, concise identification information and stunningly clear color photos of 100 species of dragonflies and damselflies.
Robert Armstrong and Marge Hermans
This wildlife guide covers animals and plants found around Mendenhall Glacier. Excellent color photos and text discuss flora, fauna, and more.
This spectacular satellite-image map shows and names peaks, valleys, towns, roads, and many dramatic natural features along with the surrounding Pacific Ocean floor.
Mary Willson and Robert Armstrong
This colorful book provides an excellent general survey of beavers. Illustrated with excellent color photos of beavers in their natural habitats.
Takes a close look at the San Juan Islands in northwest Washington. Map spans from Canada's Pender Islands and Strait of Georgia in north to Strait of Juan de Fuca in south.
Gorgeous map shows the high mountains of miles of the northern Sierra Nevada Range anchored by the Tahoe Basin and the vivid azure depths of Lake Tahoe.
This map covers from Brookings, just north of the Oregon border in the north to Patrick's Point in the south (including the northernmost 30 miles of Humboldt County) and inland to Orleans and the Siskiyou and Klamath Mountains.
A history of Gualala, bordering Mendocino and Sonoma Counties on the California Pacific west coast from the early 1800s to the mid 20th century. 160 pages illuminated with over 50 historical photographs, 8 original maps.
James R. Jelmberg, Greg S. Goodman, Mary Breunig and Jon McLaren
This book is an inspirational instruction guide for teachers and other educators and naturalists. It breaks new ground by linking academic studies with adventure learning.
The Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is an enchanted world of extraordinary geologic features of slick-rock, rock towers and other dramatic Mojave Desert landscapes that are overlooked by many Vegas visitors.
Detailed coverage of this state park includes Cuyamaca Peak, Green Valley, Stonewall Peak, Lake Cuyamaca, Sweetwater River, Paso Picacho, and more.
All the common dragonflies and damselflies of the Southwest
Complete map and guide of the Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers for boaters, fisherpeople, and everyone who loves the Delta.
Finally there is one map for tavelers visiting the old ghost town of Bodie.
words and political cartoons by Pat Bagley
Pat Bagley's hilarious tour through the 2008 presidential election, featuring his favorite election-themed political cartoons gathered from the Salt Lake Tribune.
by Greg Goodman & Pam Geisel, Illustrated by Andrea Goodman, Foreword by Gene Rose
Covers the pleasant Sierra country around Shaver Lake and Huntington Lake, parts of Kaiser Wilderness and Dinkey Lakes Wilderness, plus Florence Lake area in the John Muir Wilderness.
Ingenious package for the John Muir Trail hiker! These 13 maps cover the entire JMT.
More urban playgrounds to the west of Topanga: includes Malibu Creek State Park, Castro Crest, and Udell Gorge Natural Preserves, Liberty Canyon Park, Las Virgenes View Park and more.