New (or new to us) Books for 2012 at 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.


Mendocino Coast Recreation Map

GeoGraphics Maps & Photos

This great new map by longtime Mendo coast resident Rixanne Wehren provides extensive information about the wide range of recreational activities on the Mendocino coast.


Under the Table Books
A Novel of Stories

Todd Walton

Under the Table Books is both community center and grand experiment in pragmatic mysticism. The cast includes poets, musicians, a former movie star, and a homeless savant who may have once been the richest man on earth.


Nevada Hot Springs
The Complete Guide to Nevada’s Recreational Hot Springs

George J. Williams III

Concise, occasionally irreverent guide covers more than 40 Nevada hot springs worth visiting. Williams personally evaluates the various springs for water temperature, seclusion, cleanliness, whether a fee is charged, overall conditions, improvements, and whether camping is allowed nearby.


Eastern Sierra Hot Springs
The Complete Guide to Eastern Sierra Recreational Hot Springs

George J. Williams III

Concise, fun guide describes the hot springs of the Eastern Sierra. Covers soaks in northeastern California, and nine western Nevada springs.


Nature's Dirty Needle
What You Need to Know about Chronic Lyme Disease and How to Get Help to Feel Better

by Mara Williams, RN, MSN, ANP-BC
Foreword by Neil Nathan, M.D.

This clearly written book describes Chronic Lyme Disease, the different co-infections, what the symptoms are, and how best to get help. Personal stories of those who have dealt with these infections tell of finding the right health care provider, getting the correct diagnosis, then proper treatment.


Humboldt Rocks
How They Got Here, What They Are, How to Find Them

Meryl King, Illustrated by Lance Anderson

This book presents the amazing geology of Humboldt County in clear and informative language. It begins deep in the Gorda Trench, where sulfurous steam vents support giant tube worms, then moves on to describe an earthquake before describing the rocks that underlie all this action.


Conifer Country
A Natural History and Hiking Guide to 35 Conifers of the Klamath Mountain Region

Michael Kauffmann

This superb book is an innovative natural history and hiking guide that uses conifers as a lens to explore the astounding plant diversity in the Klamath Mountains. Author/publisher Michael Kauffmann introduces readers to the magic of this little known botanical wonderland.


Healing with Medicinal Plants of the West
Cultural and Scientific Basis for their Use

Cecilia Garcia & James D. Adams, Jr.

This informative guide covers the traditional healing uses and modern pharmacological data on 115 native plants found in California and the West. While western plants have been used in healing for thousands of years, this book carefully explains the uses of each plant for healing and the spiritual dimension of that healing process.


Out of the Woods
Healing Lyme Disease — Body, Mind & Spirit

Katina I Makris, CCH, CIH

Makris' vivid story offers practical info for diagnosing and treating the bacterial infection, as well as powerful guidance for mending the broken spirit. Part recovery memoir and part resource guide, this book provides vital alternative medical, emotional, and spiritual support.


On the Road with Mark Twain in California and Nevada
New Revised Edition

George J. Williams III

This book details what is known of Twain’s years in the West, providing details of his stay in each of more than two dozen towns he lived in and visited. This book also tells visitors what they will find in these towns today.


The Donner Party
Weathering the Storm

Mark McLaughlin

This unique look at the 1846-47 winter of entrapment the Donner Party suffered in the snowbound Sierra Nevada focuses on the extremely harsh conditions of that long and legendary winter.


Great Basin National Park Map

Earthwalk Press

Detailed topo map for this great, remote and wild park is vastly improved in this new edition, both in looks and in new access roads, trails and routes.


Aquatic Insects in Alaska

John Hudson, Kathy Hocker & Robert Armstrong

This comprehensive, lavishly illustrated guide covers all of Alaska's aquatic insects and reveals many fascinating facts about them.


What is a Family?

by Etan Boritzer. Illustrated by Jeff Vernon

Defining the ideal family, and acknowledging the real problems that sometimes occur in families, the book delves into various perspectives on social trends as they are reflected in the home.


Poison Ivy, Pets & People
Scratching the Poison Ivy, Oak, and Sumac Itch

Heidi Ratner-Connolly & Randy Connolly

This succinct handbook covers the information readers need to identify and avoid poison oak, poison ivy, and poison sumac. Also includes safe methods of eradicating the plants and treating the unpleasant rashes.


Zuma-Trancas Canyons Trail Map

Tom Harrison

West Los Angeles County and east Ventura County trails just beyond Malibu and in Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. Includes Circle X Ranch, Rocky Oaks, Arroyo Sequit, Backbone Trail, Malibu Springs, Leo Carrillo State Park, Zuma-Trancas Canyons, Malibu Nature Preserve and Charmlee Wilderness Park.


Mark Twain and the Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
Revised Edition

George J. Williams III

How Mark Twain's humorous frog story launched his legendary career. On a prospecting trip to Angel's Camp, Twain first heard the tales of the Jumping Frog of Calaveras County. Twain's version of the tale became an international success and launched his legendary career.


Mark Twain: His Life in Virginia City, Nevada
2nd Revised Edition

George J. Williams III

This well researched account of Clemens' twenty-one months as reporter for the Territorial Enterprise in Virginia City, Nevada was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize when it was first published in 1985.


Bees & Other Stinging Insects
Bee Aware and Bee Safe

Heidi Ratner-Connolly & Randy Connolly

This book informs readers about the various kinds of insect stings and bites — how to avoid them and what to do if someone is attacked, especially if they have an allergic reaction.


Rosa May
The Search for a Mining Camp Legend

George Williams III

Rosa May worked as a prostitute and madam in the 1870s, 1880s and 1890s in towns of Virginia City, Carson City and Bodie. Rosa May died in Bodie while nursing sick miners. Despite her efforts to save lives, she was banished to Bodie's outcast cemetery.


Yosemite National Park Map

Tom Harrison

Covers the entire vast, justly famous park plus adjacent areas.


Dipsea & Mountain Play Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Includes Marin County's Pipeline Trail, Ben Johnson Trail, Coast View Trail, Matt Davis Trail, Old Mill Park, Mountain Home, Muir Woods National Monument, Steep Ravine, Cardiac Hill, Mt. Tamalpais, and more .


Maybe
A Little Zen for Little Ones

Sanjay Nambiar

A Little Zen for Little Ones puts classic and new Zen stories in an accessible context for today's kids. These revered tales provide a little perspective on what's truly important, on how personal balance and peace can manifest in everyday life.


Tuolumne Meadows and High Sierra Camp Loop Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Covers the popular high country in and around Tuolumne Meadows in detail, including the entire High Sierra Camps Loop.


Yosemite High Country Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Detailed map covers the heart of this vast park, including Merced Lake, Tuolumne Meadows, Tioga Pass, Vogelsang, Bridalveil Creek, Hall Research Natural Area, and more.


Mineral King Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Westside access via Silver City and Mineral King to Sawtooth Pass, Farewell Gap,Franklin Pass, Little Five Lakes, Bearpaw Meadow, High Sierra Trail...


Mojave National Preserve Map

Tom Harrison

Covers entire vast preserve, plus Kelso Dunes Wilderness, Bristol Mountains Wilderness and several more small surrounding wildernesses.


Cheeseboro-Palo Comado Canyons Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Details the area in and north of the Santa Monica Mountains that is north of Zuma-Trancas Canyons Trail Map and Malibu Creek Trail Map.




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