New Books for 2010 at Bored Feet Press

The Essential Geography of the United States of America

Imus Geographics

Enjoy a clear view of the USA with this handsome map, perhaps the best and most representative map ever published of our country.


Monterey Bay Map

Bluewater Maps

Beautiful new map spans the coastline from the town of Pescadero in the north to Andrew Molera State Park in the south.


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


Walk the Sky
Following the John Muir Trail

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.


WineTrails of Oregon
A Guide for Uncorking your Memorable Wine Tour

Steve Roberts

This hefty book is the most comprehensive guidebook to the wineries of Oregon. Two hundred open-to-the public wineries are featured, grouped into easy to experience WineTrails.


Grand Canyon National Park—Hiking Map and Guide

Earthwalk Press

Two maps in one! Earthwalk has combined their original Grand Canyon Map and their Bright Angel Trail Map into a single essential trail and recreation guide map to this world famous national Park and wonder of the world. Fully updated to winter 2010, this 5-color guide map covers the popular hiking corridor between Hermit and Grandview Trails, including popular Bright Angel Trail, North and South Kaibab Trails as well as South Rim and North Rim Trails. Use zones, locator grid and geological cross section aid feature ID.


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.


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.


A Knife and a Fork and a Bottle and a Cork...
That’s How You Spell New York

Howard Schrager; Illustrated by Sarah Madsen

As a child, the author’s father taught him a couple of 1920s street rhymes based on American geography. Years later, after fifteen years as a Waldorf School teacher, Schrager decided to write a book with a Riddle Rhyme for each of the 50 states.


Muir Ramble Route
Walking from San Francisco to Yosemite In the Footsteps of John Muir

Peter Thomas and Donna Thomas

This book includes three books in one. It's a guidebook for a walking/cycling route across California. It's an adventure book that tells of the authors' ramble across California to discover that route. And finally it is a history book, presenting the story of John Muir's first trip to Yosemite.


What is True?

Etan Boritzer, Illustrated by Jeff Vernon

Here Etan explores how we can try to discern between facts and appearances in our world. Children are asked to carefully consider their actions and thoughts based on various types of inquiry and evaluation.


WineTrails of Walla Walla
A Guide for Uncorking your Memorable Wine Tour

Steve Roberts

Get the most from your stay as Washington native Steve Roberts guides you through the hidden treasures of this great area with distinct and memorable WineTrails.


Southern San Diego County Bikeways & Trails Map

Franko’s Maps

Colorful map covers the trails and bikeways of  southern San Diego County from the glorious coast — Del Mar to Imperial Beach — to about twenty miles inland.


Wine Trails of Washington, 2nd Edition
A Guide for Uncorking your Memorable Wine Tour

Steve Roberts

This handy guide makes it both easy and fun to experience the many tasting rooms throughout Washington state. Local author Roberts guides readers through 32 memorable wine tours in every wine region of the state.


My Favorite Ghosts
Stories from the Ghost Towns and Historic Mining Camps of Colorado

John K. Aldrich

This new edition of My Favorite Ghosts presents 20 of the sites John loved most from the 425 he researched for the series. The sites were chosen with an eye towards what remains for today's explorers and those with the best stories.


Northern San Diego County Bikeways & Trails Map

Franko’s Maps

Colorful map covers the trails and bikeways of  northern San Diego County from the glorious coast — Oceanside to Solana Beach — to about twenty miles inland


LMNOP
and All the Letters A to Z

Howard Schrager; Illustrations by Bruce Bischof

This imaginative approach to the alphabet and formal language learning for primary school –– and younger –– age kids encourages learning through the exploration of sound and form.


Nature Journal with John Muir

Edited by Bonnie J. Gisel

This writing and sketching journal offers the words and thoughts of John Muir as inspiration for naturalists, artists, poets, and anyone who puts pen or pencil to paper.


Mount St. Helena and R.L. Stevenson State Park
A History and Guide

Ken Stanton

It covers everything about Mt. St. Helena, from its explosive geologic origins to its rich history, both natural and human. Includes updated, in depth info about today's popular hiking, biking and climbing destinations.


Wagner’s Ring Playing Cards
Ring of the Nibelungen

with 55 color illustrations by Arthur Rackham

Each of the 55 cards in the deck has a full size Rackham illustration of this Wagner work, with captions describing the characters and scene, such as "Siegfried crosses the fire and reaches Brunhilde,"


WineTrails of Idaho
A Guide for Uncorking your Memorable Wine Tour

Steve Roberts

This new guide offers the most comprehensive look at the wineries of Idaho, the Gem State. It’s fresh, it’s new and it’s thorough. The handy guide groups all Idaho wineries open to the public.


Ansel Adams Wilderness Trail Map

Tom Harrison

The latest information on this immense and gorgeous 229,000-acre Sierra Nevada Wilderness, which covers much of the Eastern Sierra south of Tuolumne Meadows.


Waterfalls of the Colorado River Basin

by Marc Conly
Photographs by Nancy Conly Miscia

Celebrates the dramatic waterfalls of Colorado’s uncrowded Western Slope, in particular the Colorado River Basin.


Photographing Nature in Alaska

Robert H. Armstrong

Bob Armstrong has been photographing nature in Alaska for 50 years, both professionally and for his own enjoyment. In this book he shares a broad variety of techniques he has used, strategies for capturing great nature images, hints for different types of photographs, and ways to use your resulting photos.


Ghosts of the Eastern San Juans
A Guide to the Ghost Towns and Mining Camps of the Eastern San Juan Mountains, Colorado

John K. Aldrich

Handy guide details 29 sites including Creede and ten other sites in Mineral County, Del Norte, Summitville and two other sites in Rio Grande County, six sites in Gunnison County, six sites in Saguache County and two sites in Conejos County. Plus a section on area geology, including Summitville District in Rio Grande County, Creede District in Mineral County, and Conejos County.


Ghosts of the Western San Juans, Volume 2
A Guide to the Ghost Towns and Mining Camps of the Eastern San Juan Mountains, Colorado

John K. Aldrich

Handy guide details 29 sites including Creede and other sites in Mineral County, Rio Grande County, Gunnison County, Saguache County and Conejos County.


Ghosts of Park County

John K. Aldrich

Details 26 mining towns and camps of this central Colorado County, including Alma and Fairplay.


Ghosts of Gilpin County

John K. Aldrich

Details 20 mining towns and camps of this central Colorado County, including today’s popular tourist destination, Central City.


Ghosts of Summit County

John K. Aldrich

Details 39 mining towns and camps of this central Colorado County.


Ghosts of the Sangre de Cristo Area

John K. Aldrich

Details 25 mining towns and camps of this southern Colorado region, including Saguache, Bonanza, Westcliffe and Silver Cliff.


Ghosts of Eagle & Grand Counties

John K. Aldrich

Details 30 mining towns and camps of these northern Colorado counties.


Ghosts of the Western San Juans, Volume 1
A Guide to the Ghost Towns and Mining Camps of Ouray, San Juan, and Hinsdale Counties, Colorado

John K. Aldrich

Handy guide details 38 sites including Ouray, Lake City, Ridgway and Silverton.


Ghosts of Boulder County

John K. Aldrich

Details 39 mining towns and camps of this central Colorado County, including Nederland, Ward and Lakewood.


The Mendenhall Wetlands
A Globally Recognized Important Bird Area

Robert Armstrong, Richard Carstensen, Mary Willson & Marge Hermans Osborn

This wildlife guide covers birds found around Mendenhall Glacier near Juneau, Alaska. Mendenhall Wetlands is widely recognized as one of the key stopover points for migratory waterfowl and shorebirds in coastal Alaska.


Ghosts of Lake County
A Guide to the Ghost Towns and Mining Camps of Lake County and eastern Pitkin County, Colorado

John K. Aldrich

This handy guide details 30 sites, including Independence, Lake City (Lake County), Leadville, and Twin Lakes. Plus a section on area geology.


Ghosts of Clear Creek County
A Guide to the Ghost Towns and Mining Camps of Clear Creek County, Colorado

John K. Aldrich

This handy guide details 28 sites in Clear Creek County, including Empire, Georgetown and Idaho Springs. Plus a section on county geology.


Dragonflies of Alaska, Second Edition

John Hudson & Robert H. Armstrong

This handy book shows how to identify all 35 dragonfly species found in Alaska. With beautiful close-up color photos plus detailed line drawings, the book explores many of the fascinating aspects of dragonfly behavior.


Ghosts of Teller County
A Guide to the Ghost Towns and Mining Camps of Teller County, Colorado

John K. Aldrich

Handy guide details 16 sites, including Cripple Creek, Stratton and Victor and Salida. Plus a section on Teller County geology.


Ghosts of Chaffee County
A Guide to the Ghost Towns and Mining Camps of Chaffee County and eastern Gunnison County, Colorado

John K. Aldrich

This handy guide details 41 sites, 28 in Chaffee County and 13 in eastern Gunnison County.


Ghosts of Pitkin County
A Guide to the Ghost Towns and Mining Camps of Pitkin and northern Gunnison County, Colorado

John K. Aldrich

This handy guide details 34 sites, including Aspen, Carbondale, Crested Butte, Glenwood Springs, Gunnison, Marble and Redstone.




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