We have fully revised, updated and expanded this essential guide to the hikes of Humboldt and Del Norte counties, the majestic land behind the Redwood Curtain.
David Rains Wallace
This collection of 23 provocative essays spans the past 30 years of Wallace's career. Through meticulous research and hands on experience, he explores American culture's relationship with nature.
The artistry of Gerald Olmsted’s map and his quirky historical text are gently updated with new accurately-mapped trails and clearly delineated bike trails.
This new map spans the spectacular and rugged Big Sur coastline of central California. Covers the coast from Andrew Molera State Park in the north to Ragged Point in the south.
Text and Photography by David Casterson
Biologist Casterson presents fifty redwood community plants found in the redwood’s range. The text for each plant describes its characteristics and other botanical facts about it. Each plant has a grey toned photo of that plant’s foliage and flower, tintable with colored pencils.
Mia Andler and Kevin Feinstein
This book gives practical advice for gathering edible wild plants in the Bay Area and most of coastal Northern California. You will learn where to find each of the region's most readily available plants along with clear instructions for harvesting them responsibly.
Stories of the Sierra Nevada abound, and characters emerge so outlandish and outrageous that they have to be real. These fascinating stories spill out of the pages of this well-illustrated and lively history, a tribute to the memorable characters of the Sierra.
Gordon W. Frankie, Robbin W. Thorp, Rollin E. Coville, and Barbara Ertter
In this guidebook, some of the state’s preeminent bee and botany experts introduce us to the the twenty-two most common genera of bees, describing each one’s distinctive behaviors, social structures, flight season, preferred flowers, and enemies.
Foreword by Errett Allen
This comprehensive and lavishly illustrated rock climbing guide covers both roped climbs and bouldering from Tioga Pass to Rock Creek Canyon.
Written by Kate Marianchild; Illustrations by Ann Meyer Maglinte
In a book rich in illustration and suffused with wonder, author Kate Marianchild combines extensive research and years of personal experience to explore some of the marvelous plants and animals that the oak woodlands nurture.
Etan Boritzer, Illustrated by Jeff Vernon
Examines how we can understand feelings and where they come from, while at the same time learning the best ways to express our feelings without hurting ourselves and others.
This stunning deck features 55 of the best images taken by Internationally known ethnologist and photographer Edward Curtis (1868-1952), known as Shadow Catcher, a name bestowed upon him by several tribes.
Kathleen Rose Smith
Celebrating Native California food gathering and preparation, K. R. Smith reveals the practices handed down through her Bodega Miwuk and Pomo ancestors, and shares how these traditions have evolved into the ways her family still enjoys wild foods.
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.
Redwood Hikes Press
Map covers the central section of the East Bay hills and is currently the only comprehensive trail map of this region. Includes Redwood Regional Park, Anthony Chabot RP, Lake Chabot RP, Las Trampas, the EBMUD watershed, and more.
Matt Johanson, Foreword by Hans Florine
This book is unlike most outdoor guides since it covers five different ways to explore in and around Yosemite National Park: winter treks, hikes, backpacking trips, mountain climbing, and rock climbing. It also covers a broad range of experience levels, from beginner to advanced.
by Katherine Hocker and Cheryl Cook
Illustrations by Katherine Hocker
Vivid illustrations, lively text, hidden picture challenges, and layers of natural history make this a book that parents, teachers and children will enjoy.
In this first work of cultural criticism to look back at writing in the United States from the perspective of the contemporary environmental crisis, Raskin offers insights for students, teachers and lovers of literature.
James Noble Hatch, edited Neal A. Roberts
This enjoyable, evocative memoir of the early ranching days in and around California’s Solano and Napa counties paints vivid images of its times and places.
Redwood Hikes Press
This map covers the trails of the Santa Cruz area. One side includes Henry Cowell Redwoods, Wilder Ranch, Pogonip, and UCSC. The other side has the Forest of Nisene Marks and Soquel SF.
GM Johnson Maps
Covers entirety of Marin County plus many cities and towns
GM Johnson Maps
Covers all of San Francisco plus adjacent towns to the south.
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.
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.