Explore the Rocky Mountains with books and maps from 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.


Land Mammals of the Rockies & the Pacific Northwest

Written & Illustrated by Fiona A. Reid

Guide covers 56 mammals, both large and small, found in the Rocky Mountains and the Pacific Northwest. It includes bats, moles, rabbits, as well as the large mammals of the region.


Land Mammals of the Southwest

Written & Illustrated by Fiona A. Reid

Covers 53 mammals found in the region, with descriptions and images. Illustrations and text are by Fiona Reid, an accomplished naturalist.


Dragonflies of the Greater Southwest
Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah

by Kathy Biggs
Photographs by Pierre Deviche, Jim Johnson, Greg Lasley, Ron Oriti

This definitive guide describes 125 species. Includes habitat, distribution, flight periods, and behaviors for each species. Coverage includes dragonflies, skimmers, emeralds, darners, clubtails, and mixed families.


Sibley’s Common Trees of the Southwest

Written & Illustrated by David Allen Sibley

48 common native and cultivated trees covered, with descriptions, size, range, illustrations of bark, leaves, blossoms, fruits and berries.


Sibley’s Backyard Birds of the Desert Southwest

Written & Illustrated by David Allen Sibley

Covers 72 bird species, including description, size, range, seasonal occurrence, and multiple illustrations.


Sibley’s Common Trees of the Rocky Mountain Region

Written & Illustrated by David Allen Sibley

Covers 47 common native and cultivated trees, with descriptions, size, range, illustrations of bark, leaves, blossoms, fruits and berries.


Northern Wind River Range—Hiking Map and Guide

Earthwalk Press

Vast Wind River Range on two maps instead of 32 7.5-minute quads! This 5-color map combines 18 topos covering Elkhart Park north without sacrificing scale. Text includes history and trails.


Southern Wind River Range—Hiking Map and Guide

Earthwalk Press

Topo map combines 14 topos to cover Wind River Range from Elkhart Park south. Text on history, trails.


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.


Sibley’s Backyard Birds of the Rocky Mountain States

Written & Illustrated by David Allen Sibley

Covers 72 backyard bird species, including descriptions, size, range, seasonal occurrence, and multiple illustrations.


Indian Country Regional Map: Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah

GM Johnson Maps

Has summaries of 14 tribes shown where they live. Also includes Bryce Canyon, Grand Canyon, Petrified Forest, Mesa Verde & Zion National Parks, Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Chaco Culture NHP, Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.


Sibley’s Ducks, Geese, & Swans of Western North America

Written & Illustrated by David Allen Sibley

Covers 46 waterbirds: dabbling ducks, diving ducks, geese, plus swan and other domestic waterfowl.


Historic Route 66 Travel Map With Grand Canyon Panoramic Map

GM Johnson Maps

Covers the historic highway in California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri & Illinois. Flip side features the Grand Canyon.


Arizona Road Map

GM Johnson Maps

Covers Arizona plus detailed maps of Phoenix, Tucson, Flagstaff, Yuma, Grand Canyon Village.


Common Palms and Palm-like Plants of California & the Southwest

Written by Alan W. Marrow; illustrated by Robert O'Brien

Covers 36 species of palm trees and Palm-like plants, both native and exotic, found throughout the region.


Tapping Colorado Craft Beer
A Guide to Centennial State Brewpubs

Kathy and Lee Hayward

This guidebook provides detailed information about each of the 80 brewpubs in Colorado. The authors review more than 500 craft beers and ales, and choose their favorites at each pub.


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.


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.


Circles of Life
Katsina Imagery on Hopi Wicker Basketry

Judith W. Finger and Andrew D. Finger

The Hopi people are well known for their skill and artistry in creating ceramics, jewelry, and most especially, katsina dolls, but this is the first book to detail the basketry art.


Wildflowers of the Plateau and Canyon Country
Postcard Book

Photography Larry Ulrich

A companion souvenir to Wildflowers of the Plateau and Canyon Country. Twenty spectacular images from the book, plus a short introductory essay.


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.


Wyoming Large Print Road Map

GM Johnson Maps

Easy to read road map covers Wyoming. With detail maps, recreation chart, mileage chart.


Colorado Large Print Road Map

GM Johnson Maps

Easy to read road map covers Colorado. With detail maps, recreation chart, mileage chart.


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.


Yellowstone National Park—Hiking Map and Guide

Earthwalk Press

Only topo map with full park, large scale for easy use. This 7-color map depicts the 1988 fires in satellite imagery. Text on campsites, services, bears, more.


Ghosts of Eagle & Grand Counties

John K. Aldrich

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


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 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.


Arizona Real Photo Postcards
A History & Portfolio

Jeremy Rowe

Rowe explores interesting facets of early Arizona as visually captured by professional and amateur postcard photographers. The topics include mining, labor unrest, the advent of the automobile, Indians, disasters, the Mexican Border War, and photography.


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.


Grand Teton National Park Photographer's Map & Guide

Earthwalk Press

This great new reference for both digital and film photographers features a shaded relief map of the park, 50 key photo points and 82 color photographs keyed to the map.


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 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.


Wildflowers of the Plateau and Canyon Country

Photography Larry Ulrich
Interpretive text by Susan Lamb

This photographic essay presents Ulrich's stunning color images of wildflowers in the American Southwest, from the depths of the Grand Canyon to the high mesas of western Colorado.


Ghosts of Park County

John K. Aldrich

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


Ghosts of Summit County

John K. Aldrich

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


Ghosts of Boulder County

John K. Aldrich

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


Utah Large Print Road Map

GM Johnson Maps

Easy to read road map covers Utah. With detail maps, mileage chart, recreation chart, mileage chart.


Montana State Road Map

GM Johnson Maps

Road map covers Montana. With detail maps, mileage chart, recreation chart.


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.


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.


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 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 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.


Photographers in Arizona 1850-1920
A History and Directory

Jeremy Rowe

This book presents a 70-year visual history of a legendary land, an exciting window into one of the most colorful periods and places in our western heritage.


American Photographic Patents
The Daguerrotype & Wet Plate Era 1840-1880

Janice G. Schimmelman

This new book lists 810 invention patents and 22 design patents pertaining to a wide range of photographic processes, equipment and methodology.


Grand Teton National Park—Hiking Map and Guide

Earthwalk Press

Two maps in one. Best-selling map at the park, 5-color map combines two 7.5 minute quads to cover popular hiking and climbing area between Granite and Moran Canyons.

Shows backcountry campsites and zones. Also a new shaded relief map of entire park (80' contours). This map is a guide by two rangers who intimately know and love the park.


Sawtooth Wilderness—Hiking Map and Guide

Earthwalk Press

The only comprehensive topo map on the Sawtooth Wilderness. This 5-color map combines 26 7.5-minute quads, covering the entire wilderness and all access areas.


Butterflies of Arizona
A Photographic Guide

Bob Stewart, Priscilla Brodkin and Hank Brodkin

Naturalist Stewart and friends follow up on his ground-breaking and highly successful Common Butterflies of California with an even more comprehensive guide to the abundant butterflies of the Southwest.




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