New (or new to us) Books for 2013 at Bored Feet Press

Conifers of the Pacific Slope
A Field Guide to the Conifers of California, Oregon and Washington

Michael Kauffmann

This book provides in depth information about the 65 conifer species that occur in the three Pacific Coast states and beyond, color photos, accurate and updated range maps for each species, plus an elaborate key to aid with identification.


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.


Bay Area Trail Map: Carquinez Strait and Berkeley Hills

Redwood Hikes Press

The only comprehensive trail map of this parks- and trails-rich area in the Berkeley Hills and northern Contra Costa County


Trails of Santa Cruz, 4th Edition

Ben Pease

This handsome and easy-to-read map includes beaches from Davenport to Aptos, plus expanded trails at Wilder Ranch, H. Cowell Redwoods, Forest of Nisene Marks, and UCSC.


Trails and Tales of Yosemite and the Central Sierra
A Guide for Hikers and History Buffs

Sharon Giacomazzi

Sharon Giacomazzi loves to tell history tales and she loves to hike. She combines these passions in an enthralling guide to the glorious Central Sierra, presenting more than 60 fun excursions. Updated for 2013.


Gold Fever
San Francisco 1851

Ken Salter

Pierre Dubois goes to northern California, investigating the plight of French workers who have been sent to California. This compelling story is filled with rich historical details, bringing to life all the legendary excitement and chaos of the California Gold Rush.


Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks: Generals Highway

Redwood Hikes Press

This topographic trail map covers the most popular day hiking areas of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. It is organized around the Generals Highway, the main connector between the two sister parks.


Jane Austen Playing Cards

Prospero Art

These attractive cards, evocative of Austenís times, have one suit dedicated to each of her most famous works: hearts have images and quotes from Pride and Prejudice, clubs portray Emma, diamonds show Sense and Sensibility, and and spades represent Persuasion.


Southern California Rock Climbing
California Road Trip, Volume Two

Tom Slater

An ideal guidebook for any climber traveling in Southern California. This guide uses topos, maps, photos and detailed descriptions to get you to over 60 climbing areas from the middle of the golden state all the way down to the Mexican border.


Humboldt Redwoods State Park Map, 2nd Edition

Redwood Hikes Press

Humboldt Redwoods State Park is home to both Avenue of the Giants and to the largest contiguous stand of old-growth redwoods in existence today. The front shows the main body of the park; the back shows the north and south extensions that encompass several smaller parks.


Old Testament Playing Cards

Prospero Art

You will find a bible quote on every card, all carefully selected from the Old Testament. Face cards include images from classic art.


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.


The Guide to Bodie and Eastern Sierra Historic Sites

George Williams III

In this book, George Williams III tells of the gold discovery at Bodie in 1859, the camp's boom in 1879, its long decline, and its present state. This book also details the history and present state of other mining towns and camps in the area: nearby Aurora, Lucky Boy, and many more.


Bay Area Trail Map: Skyline Ridge

Redwood Hikes Press

This map covers in detail the many regional parks in the hills above Woodside, Palo Alto, Portola Valley, Los Altos, and Cupertino. Besides full coverage of hiking trails, nearly all local roads are shown so that hikers can find their way to all available trailheads.


Pinnacles National Park Map

Tom Harrison

Detailed topographic map covers the entire 16,222-acre park in the Gabilan Mountains east of Soledad and the Salinas Valley. Includes East Entrance, West Entrance, all hiking trails and trailheads, park campground and part of the San Andrea Rift Zone.


Desert Sanctuary
A Madrigal & Blaylock Mystery

Kathryn Mattern

Madrigal Strahan investigates a mysterious fire in the Nevada desert. This compelling, well-told story keeps readers guessing at most every turn, with rich and complex characters who seem to fit in this quirky little town.


Dinkey Lakes Wilderness Trail Map

Tom Harrison

This map covers the 30,000-acre wilderness near Huntington Lake east of Fresno. Covers 16 small lakes and two prominent peaks.


Moved by a Mountain
Inspiration from an Alpine View in Alaska

Photographs and text by Tom Reed
Foreword by Thomas Campbell

This gorgeous and moving book features black and white photos of surrounding mountains and glaciers taken from the author’s cabin. Reed’s text describes finding the land and explores the question, “How and why are humans inspired by mountain views?”


Mt. Wilson Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Detailed map of Angeles National Forest Front Country north of Altadena includes Gabrileno Trail, Mt. Wilson Trail, Arroyo Seco, Mt. Lowe, Red Box, Colby Canyon, Josephine Peak, and more.




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