Travel books 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.


The Hikerís hip pocket Guide to the Humboldt/Del Norte Coast, 3rd Ed.

Bob Lorentzen

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.


The Hiker's hip pocket Guide to Sonoma County, 3rd edition

Bob Lorentzen

In the first full revision in 12 years of this classic guide, the 50 original hikes have been fully updated and revised. Eleven completely new hikes in Sonoma County’s State, County and City Parks have been added to bring the total of fully described hikes to 60.


State of Oregon Topographic Road Map and Travel Guide, 2nd Edition

Imus Geographics

Front side is a beautiful full-color map of the entire state of Oregon. The back side features an Oregon Travel Guide by William L. Sullivan, with a concise summary of ten regions.


Exploring Eastern Sierra Canyons
Sonora Pass to Pine Creek

Sharon Giacomazzi

Discover the hidden beauty of the Eastern Sierra's wondrous canyons with Sierra native Sharon Giacomazzi as your guide. She details local history, campgrounds, resorts, where to find the best wildflower blooms, autumn color displays and waterfalls, and more


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.


Sierra Nevada Topographic Map

Imus Geographics

This beautiful and detailed, full-color map covers the Sierra Nevada Range from Lassen National Park in the north to Tehachapi Pass in the south.


Nevada Hot Springs
The Complete Guide to Nevadaís 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.


Hiking the California Coastal Trail Volume Two: Monterey to Mexico
The Guide to Walking the Golden State's Beaches and Bluffs from Border to Border

Bob Lorentzen and Richard Nichols

This southern volume of the series describes more than 600 miles of California's now official Coastal Trail (CCT), America's most diverse long distance trail.

Volume Two covers from Monterey to the Mexico in 83 accessible sections.


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


Great Day Hikes in and around Napa Valley
Third Edition

Ken Stanton

Ken Stanton has fully expanded and updated his popular guide to trails around Napa Valley. His captivating,detailed trail reports, featuring many little known hikes, include entertaining tales of Napa's colorful past.


The Mendocino Coast Glove Box Guide, 3rd Edition
Lodgings, Eateries, Sights, History, Activities and More

Bob Lorentzen

Our bestselling guide to the scenic and cultural treasures of the Mendocino coast has been thoroughly revised and updated in this new third edition. The text weaves local history and anecdote with road notes to chronicle the journey.


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.


The Granite Avatars of Patagonia

Text and Photographs by Tom Reed

This exceptional book documents three seasons of adventure in the Patagonian Andes. A unique book that successfully and powerfully evokes some of the world's most spectacular and awe-inspiring sights.


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.


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.


The Hiker's hip pocket Guide to the Mendocino Coast—Third Edition

Bob Lorentzen

Our most popular book, now with 29,000 copies in print, details all the public trails on and near the coast between Gualala and Whale Gulch. This is the only guide that details all the trails of Sinkyone Wilderness State Park on the famed Lost Coast.


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.


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.


The Other Side
On the Road in South America

Tom Reed

Veteran traveler and wilderness photographer Reed sets out in search of a new home in South America. He chooses Chile, a place he hopes is the utopian opposite of his beloved California coast.


Beavers by the Mendenhall Glacier in Juneau, Alaska

Mary Willson and Robert Armstrong

This colorful book provides an excellent general survey of beavers. Illustrated with excellent color photos of beavers in their natural habitats.


Geologic Trips
Sierra Nevada

Ted Konigsmark

If you have ever wondered how the rocks and scenery of the Sierra Nevada were formed, take this geologic guide with you on your next trip. Written for the non-geologist, this detailed guide describes 116 of the geologic attractions of the Sierra


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.


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.


West Seattle 101
An Insiderís Guide to Recreation, Dining, Entertainment & Enrichment

Lori Hinton

An eclectic collection of 101 things to do in this great corner of a great city. Includes restaurants, cafes, delis, bars, coffee houses, dancing, arts, crafts, outdoor activities, shopping, and much more.


Southeast Alaska's Natural World
Amphibians, Birds, Fish, Insects, Mammals, Plants, Other Natural Things

Robert H. Armstrong & Marge Hermans

Discover the fascinating secrets of the unique natural world found in Southeast Alaska. This beautiful book by two residents and naturalists explores both spectacular and subtle and hidden creatures that inhabit this natural world.


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.


The Hotel on the Roof of the World
From Miss Tibet to Shangri La

Alec LeSueur

Alec Le Sueur spent five extraordinary years in Tibet, working for an international hotel chain. Against the breathtaking beauty of the Himalayas he unfolds a highly amusing and informative account of his experiences.


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.


Geologic Trips
San Francisco and the Bay Area

Ted Konigsmark

Written for the non-geologist, this user-friendly book leads readers on fascinating field trips to Bay Area landmarks.


Reefs and Rain Forests
The Natural Heritage of Malaysian Borneo

Text and Photographs by Murray S. Kaufman

This gorgeous book presents a graceful and poignant essay about, and spectacular color photographs of, the two most important and endangered ecosystems on Earth.


Hearst Castle
An Interpretive History of W. R. Hearst's San Simeon Estate

Nancy E. Loe

This definitive book tells the story of Hearst's vision for his coastal California "ranch" and his creative collaboration with architect Julia Morgan to create San Simeon, an intriguing blend of natural beauty, architecture, art, and history.


Sonoma Picnic
A California Wine Country Travel Companion

Jack Burton

The author takes readers on rambles through the gorgeous rolling hills and twisting valleys of Sonoma County's famed wine country, exploring the back roads and finding the best wineries for tastings and picnics, or finding that classic unforgettable spot.


Napa Valley Picnic
A California Wine Country Travel Companion

Jack Burton and Ken Stanton

This insider’s guide to the famous, much visited center of the California Wine Country highlights the best that Napa Valley has to offer.


Life around Mendenhall Glacier in Juneau, Alaska

Robert Armstrong and Marge Hermans

This wildlife guide covers animals and plants found around Mendenhall Glacier. Excellent color photos and text discuss flora, fauna, and more.


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. Itís fresh, itís new and itís thorough. The handy guide groups all Idaho wineries open to the public.


Kangchenjunga
Guardian of the Eastern Himalaya

Photography by Tim Hauf; Text by Conger Beasley Jr.

Photographer Hauf and writer Beasley blend their superb talents to capture the legendary mountain and the remote terrain of the eastern Himalaya.


Pomegranate Roads
A Soviet Botanist's Exile from Eden

Gregory M. Levin, translated by Margaret Hopstein

A Man who fell in love with pomegranates and risked his life to protect their biodiversity tells his adventurous story in Pomegranate Roads. Ignoring threats, the scientist trekked across Central Asia and the Trans-Caucasus to collect 1,117 varieties of the fruit.


Solu-Khumbu: The Trek to Everest
A Photographic Journal

Tim Hauf

Hauf's stunning photos of the Himalayas, their foothills and people provide an enthralling visual account of the famous trek to base camp, never before recorded in a book.


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.


The Getaway Guide to California

Roger Rapaport

This up-to-date guide features the best itineraries for coast, mountains, Wine Country, Mendocino, redwoods, San Francisco, Monterey, Yosemite, Santa Barbara, Los Angeles, and San Diego.


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.


Verdugo Mountains Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Map includes Verdugo Mountains Parks and Open Space, Stough Park, La Tuna Canyon, Henderson Canyon, the abandoned Skyline Motorway, plus Verdugo Motorway, Whiting Woods Motorway, Brace Canyon Park, and more.


Big Chief Area Climbs
The Climbing Guide To The Big Chief Area, Lake Tahoe

Marek Hajek

In the vacationer’s paradise called Lake Tahoe Basin, Big Chief is the premier sport climbing crag.


The Panty Sutra

Aleela

This unique little book offers a surreal combination of mysticism, sex, and humor that will create a buzz.


Trails of the Coastside and Northern Peninsula

Ben Pease

This easy-to-read map covers trails from south San Francisco to south Half Moon Bay. It more than doubles the coverage of Pease's Pacific Map which it will eventually replace (both are available now).

The attractive, well-designed map shows where hiking, biking, horses and dogs are allowed, and describes public transit options. Includes seven state beaches, San Bruno Mountain, B. H. Murray Ranch State Park, many county and city parks, parts of Golden Gate National Recreation Area, and more.


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.


Dog Packing in National Parks
How a Pack Dog Became a Service Dog

Jane Cox

This book presents useful information on backpacking and hiking with a dog fitted with a backpack. It also tells how the Americans with Disabilities Act allows people who qualify to hike with their pack dog on trails in national parks.


Mono Lake:
Mirror of Imagination

Dennis Flaherty
Introductory Essay by Mark A. Schlenz

This fine photographic essay portrays in colorful grandeur eastern California 's unique inland sea, now protected as a National Scenic Area, and the gorgeous Sierra landscape that overlooks it.


Cuyamaca Rancho State Park Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Detailed coverage of this state park includes Cuyamaca Peak, Green Valley, Stonewall Peak, Lake Cuyamaca, Sweetwater River, Paso Picacho, and more.


Day Trips With A Splash
Southeastern Swimming Holes

Pancho Doll

The latest Splash Guide covers one or more swim holes in 91 southeastern creeks and rivers in Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia.


Trails of Northeast Marin County, 2nd ed.

Ben Pease

This handsome, easy-to-read map shows trails for hiking,bicycling and equestrians in China Camp State Park, Olompali State Park, 17 Marin Open Space Preserves, four county parks, the Big Rock Ridge Area of Marin Open Space District, and more. Text describes trails, parks, areas open to dogs, and public transit available.


The Hiker's hip pocket Guide to the Mendocino Highlands

Bob Lorentzen

This classic covers over 325 miles of trails in 50 inland hikes exploring diverse terrain in six counties. Longer hikes cover all of Yolla Bolly-Middle Eel and Snow Mountain wilderness areas.


Trail Map of Pacifica

Ben Pease

This handsome, easy-to-read map shows trails for hiking, bicycling and equestrians in the splendid coastal area immediately south of San Francisco. Includes Sweeney Ridge and Milagra Ridge areas of Golden Gate NRA, Montara Mountain, McNee Ranch State Park, five state beaches, county and city parks and more. Back of map describes parks, areas open to dogs, and public transit available.


Traveling the Trinity Highway

Lowell "Ben" Bennion and Jerry Rohde

This handsome travel guide covers the National Scenic Byway along Highway 299 between Redding and Arcata, providing practical travel information and a coffee-table memento of the trip.


Day Trips with a Splash
Northeastern Swimming Holes

Pancho Doll

This latest Splash Guide covers more than 200 remote swim holes in seven eastern states from Maine to Virginia. Most choices involve a short hike to reach the natural pool, some involve more difficult scrambling or longer hikes.


California: Its Gold and Its Inhabitants

Sir Henry Huntley

British nobelman Huntley spent most of his life in the New World. This is a reprint of his memoirs of travels and adventures in northern California during the Gold Rush, first published in the 19th century.


To Travel Hopefully
Footsteps In The French Cévennes

by Christopher Rush

Journeying along the road taken by Robert Louis Stevenson in his famed book Travels with a Donkey, fellow Scotsman Rush has written a modern classic.


Dateline Mongolia
An American Journalist in Nomad’s Land

By Michael Kohn

Kohn’s book is an irresistible account of a nation where falcon poachers, cattle rustlers, exiled Buddhist leaders, death-defying child jockeys and political assassins vie for page one.


I Should Have Just Stayed Home
The Worst Trips of Great Writers

Edited by Roger Rapaport and Bob Drews

Latest in the series has lots of surprises, more scary and hilarious travel tales.


The Remarkable Carlo Gentile
Pioneer Italian Photographer

Cesare Marino

This book tells the intriguing story of Buffalo Bill's first Wild West Show photographer. The Italian photographer Carlo Gentile left his native land at age 21 and traveled around the world, landing in San Francisco in the 1850s.


Great Smoky Mountains National Park--Hiking Map and Guide

Earthwalk Press

Best-selling topo map at park, this 5-color map shows mileage between trail junctions, detailed hydrology. Text has 60+ trail descriptions (inc. Appalachian Trail) plus how to catch wildflower blooms, best autumn color hikes.


Lassen Volcanic National Park--Recreation Map and Guide

Earthwalk Press

Great scale for field use, lots of useful info in this 5-color map. Locator grid finds features easily. Text on permit systems for Lassen Park, 1000 Lakes, Caribou Wilderness, trail mileage, winter trips, volcanoes.


Mount Rainier National Park
Tales, Trails, and Auto Tours

Jerry and Gisela Rohde Illustrations by Larry Eifert

This most comprehensive guide covers Washington's oldest national park. Describes 25 popular trails and 12 auto tours, with 50 historical anecdotes. Info on plants, wildlife, geology and climate too.


All the Way to Lincoln Way
A Coast to Coast Bicycle Odyssey

Bill Roe

In this handsome book Roe describes his 3300-mile bicycle journey from San Francisco to New York. Roe's attempt to follow the Lincoln Highway—America's first coast-to-coast road — makes his tale compelling.


Mt. Rainier National Park—Hiking Map and Guide

Earthwalk Press

Best designed Mt. Rainier topo map with most extensive text. In addition to 5-color full park map, enlarged inset maps cover Paradise, Sunrise, Longmire, Ohanapecosh, elevation profile of Wonderland Trail.

PRICE REDUCED! Paper edition was $4.95; waterproof edition was $9.95.


Mono Lake:
Postcard Book

Dennis Flaherty

Twenty great images by Dennis Flaherty of this mysterious inland sea, plus a short introductory essay.


Mono Lake Map

Tom Harrison

Covers the ancient lake due east of Yosemite Park, including Mono Basin Scenic Area, Lee Vining, Mono Lake County Park, Panum Crater, and more.


Death Valley—Postcard Book

Fred and Randi Hirschmann

Twenty striking images of this diverse park by some of the West's best nature photographers, plus a short introductory essay.


Little Trees, Big Sky
Portrait of a Northern Wilderness

Photography Tim Hauf
Text by Conger Beasley Jr.

Tim Hauf made many trips into this daunting wilderness, capturing powerful images that evoke North America's far northern reaches


I've Been Gone Far Too Long
Field Trip Fiascoes and Expedition Disasters

Edited by Monique Borgerhoff-Mulder and Wendy Logsdon

Here are the stories of 30 research scientists who go off the deep ends of the earth. From bush pilots and endangered species to Land Rover nightmares, these hair-raising tales will keep readers up past dawn.


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.


San Francisco Keepsake Wallet

Photography by Robert Holmes and Joanne Bolton

This little keepsake book has 67 full-color images of the sights visitors want of the City by the Bay including the Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman's Wharf, Golden Gate Park, North Beach, Chinatown, cable cars, crooked Lombard Street.


A Tour of Mendocino

Dorothy Bear and Beth Stebbins

This classic walking tour of 32 historic buildings in the picturesque town of Mendocino was revised and updated by Bob Lorentzen and Dorothy Bear in 1991.


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.


Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity--National Recreation Area Map

Earthwalk Press

Only topo map covering each lake in northern California's top watersport recreation area, 5-color map has Whiskeytown, Shasta, Trinity and Lewiston Lakes. Text covers boating, camping, natural history.


Anza-Borrego Desert Region--Recreation Map

Earthwalk Press

Ultimate 6-color map to San Diego County's vast, diverse backcountry: Anza-Borrego and Cuyamaca Rancho State Parks, Laguna Mountain and Pine Creek Wilderness in Cleveland National Forest, Ocotillo Wells S.V.R.A., southern section of Pacific Crest Trail, more. Text on camps, trails, natural and human history.


Wildflowers of the Pacific Northwest
Twenty Postcards

Larry Ulrich

A companion souvenir to the larger book.Twenty stunning images plus a short introductory essay.




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