Explore Yosemite National Park and surrounding wild areas with books and maps from Bored Feet Press

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


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.


Mammoth Area Rock Climbs, 4th Edition
The Climbing Guide to the Eastern Sierra North

Marty Lewis
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.


Wildflowers of the Sierra Nevada
A Guide to Common Native Species

Text & Photos by Steven Hartman

Covers 107 of the most prevalent Sierra species. Arranged by color, each listing includes common and scientific name, size and description of flower, plant, leaf, and months of bloom.


Sierra Starlight
The Astrophotography of Tony Rowell

Tony Rowell, Foreword by Kenneth Brower

Rowell creates a compelling nighttime landscapes awash with light from the cosmos. His new book showcases 75 iconic Sierra landmarks against the spectacular night sky.


The Good, The Great and the Awesome
Top High Sierra Rock Climbs, 2nd Edition

Peter Croft

Iconic climber and professional guide Croft updates the best alpine rock climbing in the Sierra. He describes his favorite routes, with historical notes, approach info, route beta, descent info.

Covers Whitney region, Palisades, Bishop high country, Pine Creek Canyon area, Bear Creek Spire, Mammoth Lakes area, Bridgeport area, Tuolumne Meadows, the Incredible Hulk, plus roadside cragging. Lavishly illustrated with photos, topo and other maps, plus route diagrams.


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.


Walk the Sky
Following the John Muir Trail

Photography by John Dittli, Essays by Mark Schlenz

This gorgeous book is the first color photography book in more than forty years about the renowned John Muir Trail of California's Sierra Nevada. This stunning collection of photographs will inspire all. The essays describe the history of the trail, the surrounding terrain, and more.


Yosemite Adventures
50 Spectacular Hikes, Climbs and Winter Treks

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.


The High Sierra of California

Poems and Journals by Gary Snyder, Woodcuts by Tom Killion

Working from sketches made on mountaineering trips over a period of thirty years, Tom Killion uses traditional woodcut techniques to create riveting images of the Sierra. Adding poems and excerpts from Snyder's journals, Killion has created a stunning fine art book about the High Sierra.


Yosemite National Park Area Map

Benchmark Maps

Handy road and travel map covers the Yosemite Region with 3 maps of varying detail.


Yosemite Epics
Tales of Adventure from America's Greatest Playground

Matt Johanson
Illustrations by Christopher Hampson
Foreword by Jim Moynier

Twenty-four well known Sierra adventurers share some of their most exciting true stories. Author Johanson interviewed these adventurers about their challenging trials in the Sierra Nevada, then crafted these tight, suspenseful tales in the adventurers' own words.


Yosemite National Park Map

Tom Harrison

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


Nature Journal with John Muir

Edited by Bonnie J. Gisel

This writing and sketching journal offers the words and thoughts of John Muir as inspiration for naturalists, artists, poets, and anyone who puts pen or pencil to paper.


Ansel Adams Wilderness Trail Map

Tom Harrison

The latest information on this immense and gorgeous 229,000-acre Sierra Nevada Wilderness, which covers much of the Eastern Sierra south of Tuolumne Meadows.


Hetch Hetchy Trail Map

Tom Harrison

New topo map covers the western portion of Yosemite National Park.


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 Valley Map

Tom Harrison

This trail map covers all official Valley trails and more with information in five languages: English, Spanish, German, French, and Japanese.


John Muir Trail Map-Pack

Tom Harrison

Ingenious package for the John Muir Trail hiker! These 13 maps cover the entire JMT.


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.


Mammoth High Country Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Eastside access from Lee Vining and Highway 120 (Tioga Pass Road) south to McGee Creek. Includes Minarets, Ritter Range, Devils Postpile, Mammoth Lakes, eastern Ansel Adams Wilderness, northern John Muir Wilderness, and more.


Hoover Wilderness Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Eastside access around Bridgeport, west of Highway 395 from Highway 108 south to Conway Summit. Includes Twin Lakes, Leavitt Meadows, and Yosemite North Boundary area. Includes 2009 wilderness additions.


Half Dome Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Ideal map for the popular hike to top of Half Dome includes Little Yosemite Valley, Glacier Point, Yosemite Creek, Tenaya Lake, and more.


Emigrant Wilderness Trail Map

Tom Harrison

Covers entire 113,000-acre Emigrant Wilderness, northwest portion of Yosemite Park, and Cherry Lake area west of Yosemite.




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