More Hiking, Biking, and Climbing guidebooks
Bored Feet Press carries a great variety of guidebooks for hikers, bikers, climbers, and curious explorers of other types. Whether you're looking for a special place to ride your bike, a place to take a secluded swim, or planning to walk the entire length of the California Coast, we've got your book.
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This handsome and handy guide covers thirteen dramatic eastside Sierra Canyons. Starting around the spectacular forks of Bishop Canyon, Sharon divulges a wealth of hikes both popular and obscure, then continues south to include hikes near Mount Whitney.
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
A Collection of Stories, Trail Tips, History, Recipes and More from the Whitney Portal Store, est. 1935. No book has more detail and inside information about the various routes to the top of Mt. Whitney, their requirements, and the choices involved than this one.
Whether or not geology is your passion, this book will open your eyes to the natural world around you. Covers the Klamath Mountains, North Coast, Cascades, Modoc Plateau, the Coast Ranges, the Great Valley, and the Sierra Nevada.
Ken Burton describes 55 hikes, ranging from 5 to 15 miles in length, throughout Humboldt County in the first hiking guide to cover both coastal and inland regions of the county.
Guide to hikes in the North (SF) Bay. Discusses how to be a mindful hiker and reviews clothing and footwear choices for beginning and casual hikers. Also discusses what to bring, hazards and pests, trail courtesy, safety, not getting lost, and what to look for as you hike.
Includes walk descriptions, directions, maps, and photos of familiar favorites, hidden gems, and unexpected adventures. Focus is on urban walks and short hikes along rural roads.
This comprehensive and lavishly illustrated rock climbing guide covers both roped climbs and bouldering from Tioga Pass to Rock Creek Canyon.
This updated guide includes photo diagrams and topos for major cliffs along the Owens River in California’s Eastern Sierra. This comprehensive guide covers more than 900 routes.
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.
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.
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.
This hefty road reference for climbers is an ideal guidebook for any climber traveling in Northern California. Coverage ranges from Lone Pine in the southern Sierra to Big Sur in the SW to Lassen National Park in the NE to Redwood National Park in the NW.
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.
This book includes three books in one. It's a guidebook for a walking/cycling route across California. It's an adventure book that tells of the authors' ramble across California to discover that route. And finally it is a history book, presenting the story of John Muir's first trip to Yosemite.
Details nearly 1500 routes found along or near the Sonora Pass Highway in the Sierra Nevada north of Yosemite National Park and south of Lake Tahoe.
One thing’s guaranteed to make you a faster runner — intervals. There’s also one thing that circles and double underlines the sheer tedium of running — again, intervals! Finally, a book on running with a sense of humor and playfulness.
Covers the pleasant Sierra country around Shaver Lake and Huntington Lake, parts of Kaiser Wilderness and Dinkey Lakes Wilderness, plus Florence Lake area in the John Muir Wilderness.
The best singletrack trails in Northwest and Central Oregon are detailed in this comprehensive guide, organized by region and ability level.
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.
This long-awaited new edition of the Climbing Guide to the Eastern Sierra — South covers climbs in and around Whitney Portal and the Alabama Hills near Lone Pine, and closer to Bishop, Cardinal Pinnacle, Buttermilk Country bouldering, Tablelands bouldering, Pine Creek Canyon and much more.
This concise little guidebook distills years of local knowledge about the remarkable 53,000-acre Point Reyes National Seashore and nearby nature attractions and recreational choices in West Marin County.
It covers everything about Mt. St. Helena, from its explosive geologic origins to its rich history, both natural and human. Includes updated, in depth info about today's popular hiking, biking and climbing destinations.
This great guidebook to Pacific Northwest trails covers the best singletrack in the South Cascades, the Olympic Peninsula and beyond. With more than 60 detailed trail descriptions for trails of all skill levels.
This detailed and witty guide offers a wealth of spectacular mountain bike trails along the Pacific Coast from Santa Barbara to British Columbia.
The Northwest's bestselling mountain bike guide gets even better. It details the best mountain bike trails within 85 miles of Seattle, with the best directions and maps.
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.
In the vacationer’s paradise called Lake Tahoe Basin, Big Chief is the premier sport climbing crag.
This lavishly illustrated book covers the well known cragging area of Malibu Canyon along with new discoveries like Echo Cliffs, Boney Bluff and Black Flower as well as Conejo Mountain and Tick Rock.
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.
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.
This second Day Trips with a Splash surveys more than 100 creeks and canyons from Moab/Canyonlands south to Tucson/the Chiricahuas.