New Books for 2009 at Bored Feet Press

Exploring Eastern Sierra Canyons
Bishop to Lone Pine

Sharon Giacomazzi

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.


Mendocino Coast Map, Coastal California Series

Bluewater Maps

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.


Sonoma-Marin Coast Map, Coastal California Series

Bluewater Maps

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.


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.


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.


What Is a Friend?

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.


The Spirit of the River

Diane McCarthy

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.


Redwood National and State Parks: North, 4th Edition

Redwood Hikes Press

This map covers all of Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, Del Norte Redwoods State Park, and Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park.


San Francisco Bay Map, Coastal California Series

Bluewater Maps

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.


The Granite Avatars of Patagonia

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.


Redwood National and State Parks: South, 4th Edition

Redwood Hikes Press

This map covers the the main body of Redwood National Park and part of Humboldt Lagoons State Park. Now printed on waterproof plastic.


The Central Sierra Walker's Companion:
Shaver, Florence & Huntington Lakes Region

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.


Life around Mendenhall Glacier in Juneau, Alaska

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.


Nutcracker Ballet Playing Cards

Prospero Art

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.


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A History of Gualala, Mendocino County, California

Annette White-Parks

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.


San Juan Islands Map

Bluewater Maps

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.


Salt Lake City & the Wasatch Front Map

Bluewater Maps

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.


San Diego Coast Map, Coastal California Series

Bluewater Maps

This 76-mile coast has miles of beaches, both popular and uncrowded, nine major coastal wetlands and two bays.


Common Dragonflies of California, Second Edition
A Beginner's Pocket Guide

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.


Beavers by the Mendenhall Glacier in Juneau, Alaska

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.


Island of O'ahu Map

Bluewater Maps

This spectacular satellite-image map shows and names peaks, valleys, towns, roads, and many dramatic natural features along with the surrounding Pacific Ocean floor.


Humboldt Coast Map, Coastal California Series

Bluewater Maps

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.


Los Angeles-Orange Coast Map, Coastal California Series

Bluewater Maps

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


Del Norte Coast Map, Coastal California Series

Bluewater Maps

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.


Lake Tahoe Map

Bluewater Maps

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.


Santa Barbara Coast Map, Coastal California Series

Bluewater Maps

This handsome map covers the spectacular coastline from just north of Purisima Point (north of Point Conception) to Port Hueneme in Ventura County.


Common Dragonflies of the Southwest
A Beginner's Pocket Guide

Kathy Biggs

All the common dragonflies and damselflies of the Southwest


Cuyamaca Rancho State Park Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Detailed coverage of this state park includes Cuyamaca Peak, Green Valley, Stonewall Peak, Lake Cuyamaca, Sweetwater River, Paso Picacho, and more.


California Delta Map

Franko’s Maps

Complete map and guide of the Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers for boaters, fisherpeople, and everyone who loves the Delta.


The Bodie Hills Map

Tom Harrison

Finally there is one map for tavelers visiting the old ghost town of Bodie.


Fist Bump Heard 'Round the World
The 2008 Election in Cartoons

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.


The Outdoor Classroom:
Integrating Education and Adventure

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.


John Muir Trail Map-Pack

Tom Harrison

Ingenious package for the John Muir Trail hiker! These 13 maps cover the entire JMT.


Malibu Creek State Park Trail Map

Tom Harrison

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.


Monterey Bay Map (2005)

Bluewater Maps

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.




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