Books and maps tagged “Spring20Sale”
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.
This ground-breaking field guide covers the species and subspecies of Arctostaphylos native to western North America. The book features color photos, accurate, detailed range maps, and descriptions of each species.
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.
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.
This essential new edition includes many updates and new trails. Includes all the classic hikes and many new hikes, plus updates to our marvelous Mendocino Coast trail system.
Alison Gardner and Merry Winslow have created the most comprehensive collection of wild mushroom recipes ever assembled. Full of ideas that you can also apply to store-bought mushrooms, this book will stimulate your imagination and guide your creativity.
This book provides in depth information about the 65 conifer species that occur in the three Pacific Coast states and beyond, color photos, accurate and updated range maps for each species, plus an elaborate key to aid with identification.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
This beautiful and detailed, full-color map entirely depicts the vast state of Alaska, showing national parks and monuments, national and state wildlife refuges, glaciers, roads, cities, towns and villages, islands, airports, rivers and lakes, the Iditarod Trail, and more.
Covers 102 of the most frequently seen species. Arranged by color, each listing includes common and scientific name, size and description of flower, plant, leaf, and months of bloom.
Wildflowers of the Trinity Alps
Including Marble Mountain Wilderness, Russian Wilderness, & Trinity Divide
Features plants found within northwest California's Klamath Mountains. Organized by flower color, it covers 505 species, subspecies, and varieties of wildflowers. With detailed species descriptions and destinations to find flowers throughout the year.
The only comprehensive trail map of this parks- and trails-rich area in the Berkeley Hills and northern Contra Costa County
This book truly appeals to all West Coast tide pool and aquarium visitors. With excellent color photos, space for notes, and b&w photos designed to be colored in, this interactive book makes learning fun.
Covers 47 of the most common native and introduced tree species, including descriptions, size, range, and illustrations of bark, leaves, blossoms, and fruits and berries.
Covers 73 backyard bird species, including descriptions, size, range, seasonal occurrence, and multiple illustrations.
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 guide for exploring California’s great diversity of plants includes species descriptions, color photos and range maps,natural history stories, tree ID flow charts, wildflower color guide, and more.
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.
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.
This map covers Mount Diablo and the surrounding area. One side includes Mount Diablo State Park, Lime Ridge, Shell Ridge Open Space, Diablo Foothills , and Morgan Territory. The other side has separate maps, of Los Vaqueros, Black Diamond Mines, and Brushy Peak.
Map covers Santa Cruz Mountains from outskirts of Saratoga/Los Gatos to Pacific coast around Pt. Ano Nuevo. Covers all six state parks and many regional parks and open space preserves. Includes the entire Skyline-to-the-Sea Trail.
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
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.
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.
Mammals of Central and Northern California
Tracks Scats and Signs; A Guide to Identification in the Wild
Covers the 37 most common mammals, their tracks, scat, other signs. 121 small color photos in all. Glossary, Rules of Speed and Body Position, explanation of Primary Gaits and Measurements.
Covers 69 backyard bird species, including descriptions, size, range, seasonal occurrence, and multiple illustrations.
Covers 69 backyard bird species, including descriptions, size, range, seasonal occurrence, and multiple illustrations.
In the Company of Redwoods
An Interactive Guide to Learning 50 Redwood Community Plants through Hand Tinting
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.
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.
This comprehensive and lavishly illustrated rock climbing guide covers both roped climbs and bouldering from Tioga Pass to Rock Creek Canyon.
This handsome and easy-to-read map includes beaches from Davenport to Aptos, plus expanded trails at Wilder Ranch, H. Cowell Redwoods, Forest of Nisene Marks, and UCSC.
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.
Includes all 18 species of hummingbirds found in North America, with captions, detailed range maps, both in-flight and perched illustrations with call-outs.
Covers 56 waterbirds: shorebirds, gulls, terns, wading birds, ducks, geese, swans, loons, and more.
Includes four seasonal night sky charts, showing all major constellations, asterisms, nebula, and other objects visible with the naked eye. Includes “pointers” to orient the beginner skygazer.
Describes the intriguing geology and geologic evolution of Lassen Volcanic National Park and surrounding areas, providing an up-to-date source of geologic information specific to Lassen Country.
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.
This map covers all of Marin County except for Point Reyes and Novato. One side shows the Marin Headlands, Mount Tamalpais, and Muir Woods, with an inset of China Camp State Park; the other side shows the Marin Municipal Water District’s Mount Tamalpais Watershed, Pine Mountain, San Geronimo Valley, Samuel P. Taylor State Park, and Lucas Valley.
The Mendocino Coast Glove Box Guide, 3rd Edition
Lodgings, Eateries, Sights, History, Activities and More
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.Price reduced!
All 19 species of owls found in North America. Includes detailed range maps, both in-flight and perched illustrations with call-outs.
Covers the 64 game fish in Central and Northern California, with info on size, habitat, and distinguishing features.
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.
Geologist Cochrane provides a detailed yet approachable overview of how and why the Sonoma-Mendocino Coast appears as it does today––with all its fascinating oddities. An 85-mile road log provides precise instructions for a self-drive geological tour from Bodega Bay to Elk
Covers 53 mammals found in the region, with descriptions and images. Illustrations and text are by Fiona Reid, an accomplished naturalist.
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.
This book presents the amazing geology of Humboldt County in clear and informative language. It begins deep in the Gorda Trench, where sulfurous steam vents support giant tube worms, then moves on to describe an earthquake before describing the rocks that underlie all this action.
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.
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.
This map is the perfect companion for San Francisco residents and visitors who want to move beyond the expected destinations, and explore hidden treasures, from Chinatown alleys to quiet neighborhoods and busy shopping streets.
Ray Raphael’s classic award-winning people's history of California’s north coast is an evocative blend of oral history and narrative. As the subtitle says “Being the true story of Indians, deer, homesteaders, potatoes, loggers, trees, fishermen, salmon, and other living things in the back woods of Northern California.”
48 common native and cultivated trees covered, with descriptions, size, range, illustrations of bark, leaves, blossoms, fruits and berries.
Covers 53 waterbirds: shorebirds, gulls, terns, wading birds, ducks, geese, swans, loons, and more. Each entry includes descriptive caption, size, range, seasonal occurrence, and illustrations.
Covers 72 bird species, including description, size, range, seasonal occurrence, and multiple illustrations.
This informative guide covers the traditional healing uses and modern pharmacological data on 115 native plants found in California and the West. While western plants have been used in healing for thousands of years, this book carefully explains the uses of each plant for healing and the spiritual dimension of that healing process.
This superb book is an innovative natural history and hiking guide that uses conifers as a lens to explore the astounding plant diversity in the Klamath Mountains. Author/publisher Michael Kauffmann introduces readers to the magic of this little known botanical wonderland.
Handy map shows all area state parks, Lake Sonoma Recreation Area (BLM), and all Sonoma County Regional Parks. Also shows preserves and other conservation lands.
Covers 47 common native and cultivated trees, with descriptions, size, range, illustrations of bark, leaves, blossoms, fruits and berries.
Handy guide illustrating the amazing diversity of bee species in the West. Includes descriptions and illustrations.
Covers 80 varieties of marijuana, 12 Indica, 4 Sativa, and 64 Hybrids. Each variety indicates THC content, CBD content, Lineage, aroma and/or flavor signature. Impressive color photos show mature buds.
Covers 56 mammals, both large and small, found in the state, including bats, moles, rabbits, as well as the large signature mammals such as elk, bears, foxes, and deer.
Great Salt Lake
Regional Book of Facts and Exploration
Featuring Area History, Geology, Ecology and Culture
This book covers the history, ecology, geology, and culture of the Great Salt Lake Region. Includes volcanic activity, native cultures, pioneers including the Donner Party, the Pony Express, the Golden Spike, salt extraction, shipping, resorts, Bonneville Speedway, more.
Covers 60 species—both common and rare—found in inshore, nearshore, and offshore waters off the coast of California
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.
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.
Taylor Lockwood travels the world in search of the world's most beautiful mushrooms. Through pictures, it relates the diversity of life-forms found in this very large, but still relatively little-known kingdom.
Topo map combines 14 topos to cover Wind River Range from Elkhart Park south. Text on history, trails.
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.
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.
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 map covers the the main body of Redwood National Park and part of Humboldt Lagoons State Park. Now printed on waterproof plastic.
This map covers all of Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, Del Norte Redwoods State Park, and Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park.
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.
Big Basin is the Bay Area's largest and most scenic redwood park, with large areas of old-growth forest.
Folding Guide covers 45 native trees Each tree is described and has one to three color photos to aid ID. It is highly useful for most of Northern California.
Covers 72 backyard bird species, including descriptions, size, range, seasonal occurrence, and multiple illustrations.
Covers 48 of the most common native and introduced tree species, including descriptions, size, range, and illustrations of bark, leaves, blossoms, and fruits and berries.
Covers 39 species of sharks—both common and rare—found both inshore and offshore, plus 24 species of electric rays, stingrays, skates, and guitarfishes.
Covers 54 common mushrooms, 41 edible and 13 poisonous or not edible. Six illustrations and text explain mushroom identification and cautions.
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.
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.
Describes in detail the five sea turtles that inhabit the Pacific: Loggerhead, Leatherback, Hawksbill, Green, and Olive Ridley.
Covers 64 Species, both common and exotic: swallowtails, buckeyes, sulphur, hairstreaks and more. With species found in woodlands, fields & scrub, wetlands & swamps and inhabited areas.
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.
This fascinating and concise book invites readers into the world of these fascinating aquatic songbirds. How do dippers keep warm in the frigid water? What do they eat? What do their nests look like? This natural history of one of North America's most charming songbirds answers these questions, and many more.
This topographic trail map covers the most popular day hiking areas of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. It is organized around the Generals Highway, the main connector between the two sister parks.
This detailed trail map of Point Reyes is drawn at a significantly larger scale than other printed trail maps of the area. One side shows the southern half of the park from Bolinas to Inverness; the other side shows the northern half from the Laguna Trailhead to Tomales Point.
Covers 109 species. Covers many types of birds, habitats, seasons, and field identification.
Covers 59 species—both common and rare—found inshore, nearshore, and offshore waters off the coast of California from San Luis Obispo north to the Oregon border.
The best singletrack trails in Northwest and Central Oregon are detailed in this comprehensive guide, organized by region and ability level.
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.
This handsome picture book, written and illustrated by two dipper researchers, introduces readers to these charming birds and their watery world. Here you will discover what dippers eat and how they get it, where and how they nest, where they go in winter, and much more.
Trees of the Pacific Northwest: Alaska, British Columbia, Idaho, Washington, & Oregon: A Guide to Common Native Species
Learn about 40 of the most common native species found in the Pacific Northwest. By using photographs along with short, detailed descriptions you will learn about these trees.
Covers 53 species, both common and rare, found along the Pacific Coast of North America. Includes migratory and year-round residents, loons, auklets, cormorants, shearwaters, storm-petrels, gulls, terns, and more.
Covers 54 species commonly found in lakes, streams, and rivers: game fish, panfish, and bait species. With edibility index and preferred bait.
Covers 56 species— both common and rare—found inshore, nearshore, and offshore waters off the coast of California from the California/Oregon border up to and including British Columbia.
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.
Covers 46 waterbirds: dabbling ducks, diving ducks, geese, plus swan and other domestic waterfowl.
Covers 62 Species, both common and exotic: swallowtails, buckeyes, sulphur, hairstreaks and more. With species found in woodlands, fields & scrub, wetlands & swamps and inhabited areas.
West Los Angeles County and east Ventura County trails just beyond Malibu and in Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. Includes Circle X Ranch, Rocky Oaks, Arroyo Sequit, Backbone Trail, Malibu Springs, Leo Carrillo State Park, Zuma-Trancas Canyons, Malibu Nature Preserve and Charmlee Wilderness Park.
This is the only trail map that shows the interconnected trail systems of Portola and Pescadero parks on a single sheet.
California is a great place for wild birds and the people who enjoy watching them! Over 600 bird species inhabit, migrate, or visit here. This lavishly photographed volume features usual and unusual birds in their wildland homes throughout California.
Covers 53 waterbirds commonly found in the region. Both migratory birds and year-round residents.
Covers 60 species—both common and rare—found from nearshore to the deep waters of Puget Sound.
Covers 60 Species, both common and exotic: swallowtails, buckeyes, sulphur, hairstreaks and more. With species found in woodlands, fields & scrub, wetlands & swamps and inhabited areas.
Covers 62 Species, both common and exotic: swallowtails, buckeyes, sulphur, hairstreaks and more. With species found in woodlands, fields & scrub, wetlands & swamps and inhabited areas.
Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest
Alaska, British Columbia, Idaho, Washington, & Oregon: A Guide to Common Edible & Poisonous Species
Covers 55 common mushrooms, 43 edible and 12 poisonous or not edible. Six illustrations and text explain mushroom identification and cautions.
Covers all 22 species, both common and rare, found in North America. Plus woodpecker behavior, anatomy and drumming, detailed range maps.
Covers 53 species commonly found in lakes, streams, and rivers: game fish, panfish, and bait species. With edibility index and preferred bait.
Covers 60 fishes found both inshore and offshore: sharks, rockfishes, salmons, and more. Illustrations, descriptions, sizes, and conservation status.
Covers 36 species of palm trees and Palm-like plants, both native and exotic, found throughout the region.
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.
Humboldt Redwoods State Park is home to both Avenue of the Giants and to the largest contiguous stand of old-growth redwoods in existence today. The front shows the main body of the park; the back shows the north and south extensions that encompass several smaller parks.
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.
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.
A companion souvenir to Wildflowers of the Plateau and Canyon Country. Twenty spectacular images from the book, plus a short introductory essay.
Southeast Alaska's Natural World
Amphibians, Birds, Fish, Insects, Mammals, Plants, Other Natural Things
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.
This wildlife guide covers animals and plants found around Mendenhall Glacier. Excellent color photos and text discuss flora, fauna, and more.
This gorgeous book presents a graceful and poignant essay about, and spectacular color photographs of, the two most important and endangered ecosystems on Earth.
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.
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.
This colorful book provides an excellent general survey of beavers. Illustrated with excellent color photos of beavers in their natural habitats.
Written for the non-geologist, this user-friendly book leads readers on fascinating field trips to Bay Area landmarks.
Covers the entire vast, justly famous park plus adjacent areas.
This first and only dragonfly field guide for California has been updated and expanded in a second edition. It provides clear, concise identification information and stunningly clear color photos of 100 species of dragonflies and damselflies.
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.
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.
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 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.
Colorful map covers the trails and bikeways of southern San Diego County from the glorious coast — Del Mar to Imperial Beach — to about twenty miles inland.
Detailed map to the popular backpacking and climbing area in Kings Canyon National Park's backcountry, primarily accessible from the east side via Bishop Canyon and Big Pine Canyon east of the park.
Colorful map covers the trails and bikeways of northern San Diego County from the glorious coast — Oceanside to Solana Beach — to about twenty miles inland
Includes Marin County's Pipeline Trail, Ben Johnson Trail, Coast View Trail, Matt Davis Trail, Old Mill Park, Mountain Home, Muir Woods National Monument, Steep Ravine, Cardiac Hill, Mt. Tamalpais, and more .
Color & learn about the gorgeous dragonflies & damselflies of North America. Coloring pages for 37 common species of Dragonflies and Damselflies.
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.
This insider’s guide to the famous, much visited center of the California Wine Country highlights the best that Napa Valley has to offer.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Covers 52 species, both common and rare, found throughout the state. With descriptions, sizes, and behaviors.
Shows 60 native and exotic species commonly found in nearshore and deep waters of this sea in northwest Washington and southwest British Columbia.
Covers 28 raptors: hawks, falcons, eagles, vultures, and kites. Each entry includes descriptive caption, size, range map, seasonal occurrence, and multiple illustrations.
Detailed topographic map covers the entire 16,222-acre park in the Gabilan Mountains east of Soledad and the Salinas Valley. Includes East Entrance, West Entrance, all hiking trails and trailheads, park campground and part of the San Andreas Rift Zone.
This map covers in detail the many regional parks in the hills above Woodside, Palo Alto, Portola Valley, Los Altos, and Cupertino. Besides full coverage of hiking trails, nearly all local roads are shown so that hikers can find their way to all available trailheads.
Covers whales, otters, pinnipeds, and more. Includes map with underwater features and whale-watching centers.
Covers 52 species commonly found in lakes, streams, and rivers: game fish, panfish, and bait species. With edibility index and preferred bait.
This authoritative and easy-to-use book, a geological profile of the California coast, describes the landforms and processes that shape the coastline and beaches, documents how erosion has affected development, and discusses the options available for dealing with coastal hazards and geologic instability.
Most information about this vast national forest west and south of Yosemite Park that is available on one map. Includes large portions of vast Ansel Adams and John Muir Wilderness Areas. Trails, campgrounds, and roads are shown.
This map covers the 30,000-acre wilderness near Huntington Lake east of Fresno. Covers 16 small lakes and two prominent peaks.
This gorgeous and moving book features black and white photos of surrounding mountains and glaciers taken from the author’s cabin. Reed’s text describes finding the land and explores the question, “How and why are humans inspired by mountain views?”
Descriptions of Humpback, Fin, Gray, Blue, and Minke Whales. Other nearshore species included: Sea Lions, Sea Otter, Dolphins, and the Harbor Seal.
Ghosts of the Western San Juans, Volume 2
A Guide to the Ghost Towns and Mining Camps of the Eastern San Juan Mountains, Colorado
Handy guide details 29 sites including Creede and other sites in Mineral County, Rio Grande County, Gunnison County, Saguache County and Conejos County.
Details 25 mining towns and camps of this southern Colorado region, including Saguache, Bonanza, Westcliffe and Silver Cliff.
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
Handy guide details 38 sites including Ouray, Lake City, Ridgway and Silverton.
Ghosts of the Eastern San Juans
A Guide to the Ghost Towns and Mining Camps of the Eastern San Juan Mountains, Colorado
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.
Details 39 mining towns and camps of this central Colorado County.
Details 26 mining towns and camps of this central Colorado County, including Alma and Fairplay.
Details 20 mining towns and camps of this central Colorado County, including today’s popular tourist destination, Central City.
Details 30 mining towns and camps of these northern Colorado counties.
Details 39 mining towns and camps of this central Colorado County, including Nederland, Ward and Lakewood.
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.
Gorgeous book explores the grand landscapes, wildlife, plant life and history of Alaska's vast Denali National Park and Preserve, an area of six million acres.
Bob Armstrong has been photographing nature in Alaska for 50 years, both professionally and for his own enjoyment. In this book he shares a broad variety of techniques he has used, strategies for capturing great nature images, hints for different types of photographs, and ways to use your resulting photos.
This book is an inspirational instruction guide for teachers and other educators and naturalists. It breaks new ground by linking academic studies with adventure learning.
Altschuler believes that solitude in nature is the way to confront the tests of life by observing how even the smallest forms of life survive. The author leads readers on a walk along the trails of Point Reyes National Seashore, guiding the reader toward
This wildlife guide covers birds found around Mendenhall Glacier near Juneau, Alaska. Mendenhall Wetlands is widely recognized as one of the key stopover points for migratory waterfowl and shorebirds in coastal Alaska.
This detailed and witty guide offers a wealth of spectacular mountain bike trails along the Pacific Coast from Santa Barbara to British Columbia.
In the vacationer’s paradise called Lake Tahoe Basin, Big Chief is the premier sport climbing crag.
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.
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.
Covers 219,000-acre wilderness near Ojai, including Pine Mtn., Piedra Blanca, Sespe Hot Springs, Lake Piru, Wheeler Gorge, Topatopa Mountains, Rose Valley, and more.
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.
Title areas plus Limestone-Whiting Widerness Park, Chino Hills, wildlife, and more.
Marin's most populous quadrant still has ample public spaces to explore, as this map shows. Includes China Camp State Park, Barbier Memorial Park, McNears Beach County Park, Corte Madera Marsh, and the following Open Space Preserves: Terra Linda/Sleepy Hollow, San Rafael, Sun Valley, Baltimore Canyon, Blithedale Summit, King Mountain, and more.
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.
Detailed map includes Olompali State Park, Stafford Lake County Park, Petaluma Marsh, and the following Open Space Preserves: Mount Burdell, Rush Creek, Deer Island, Indian Tree, Little Mountain, Verissimo Hills, and more.
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.
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.
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.
Complete map of parks and beaches from Daly City/Pacifica south to Half Moon Bay and Woodside. Shows 30 miles of coast and beaches south of San Francisco.
Covers entire Joshua Tree National Park and surrounding access points.
Ingenious package for the John Muir Trail hiker! These 13 maps cover the entire JMT.
New topo map covers the western portion of Yosemite National Park.
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.
Detailed coverage of this state park includes Cuyamaca Peak, Green Valley, Stonewall Peak, Lake Cuyamaca, Sweetwater River, Paso Picacho, and more.
Finally there is one map for tavelers visiting the old ghost town of Bodie.
Together these three maps (this, San Rafael-Central Marin and Novato-North Marin) complete Harrison's coverage of Marin County. This north central Marin map covers the popular Big Rock Trail, McInnis County Park, and the following Open Space Preserve lands: Marinwood, Terra Linda-Sleepy Hollow Divide,Lucas Valley, Ignacio Valley, Loma Alta, Loma Verde, Pacheco Valle, Indian Valley, San PedroMountain, and more.
Detailed map of Angeles National Forest Front Country north of Altadena includes Gabrileno Trail, Mt. Wilson Trail, Arroyo Seco, Mt. Lowe, Red Box, Colby Canyon, Josephine Peak, and more.
Descriptions of Humpback, Fin, Gray, Killer, Blue, and Minke Whales. Other nearshore species included: Sea Lions, Sea Otter, and the Harbor Seal.
Covers the popular high country in and around Tuolumne Meadows in detail, including the entire High Sierra Camps Loop.
Covers the entire Tahoe Basin and adjacent lands, including entire Tahoe Rim Trail.
This trail map covers all official Valley trails and more with information in five languages: English, Spanish, German, French, and Japanese.
Completely covers both parks plus adjacent areas in Sierra, Sequoia, and Inyo National Forests plus parts of Giant Sequoia National Monument.
Popular Eastern Sierra trailheads outside Bishop at North Lake, South Lake and Lake Sabrina lead into Kings Canyon high country...
Handy guide details 16 sites, including Cripple Creek, Stratton and Victor and Salida. Plus a section on Teller County geology.
Ghosts of Pitkin County
A Guide to the Ghost Towns and Mining Camps of Pitkin and northern Gunnison County, Colorado
This handy guide details 34 sites, including Aspen, Carbondale, Crested Butte, Glenwood Springs, Gunnison, Marble and Redstone.
Ghosts of Lake County
A Guide to the Ghost Towns and Mining Camps of Lake County and eastern Pitkin County, Colorado
This handy guide details 30 sites, including Independence, Lake City (Lake County), Leadville, and Twin Lakes. Plus a section on area geology.
Ghosts of Clear Creek County
A Guide to the Ghost Towns and Mining Camps of Clear Creek County, Colorado
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
This handy guide details 41 sites, 28 in Chaffee County and 13 in eastern Gunnison County.
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.
This attractive book opens the door to the mysterious world of backyard botany and natural history with its captivating color photographs and fascinating research of the wildflowers of the Santa Barbara area.
This handy book shows how to identify all 35 dragonfly species found in Alaska. With beautiful close-up color photos plus detailed line drawings, the book explores many of the fascinating aspects of dragonfly behavior.
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.
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.
Covers public lands of south Marin County southeast of the Mt. Tam Map.
Cover the entire National Seashore plus Tomales Bay State Park, Samuel P. Taylor State Park, Bolinas Ridge, Audubon Canyon Ranch, and Bolinas.
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.
Eastern Sierra's Onion Valley trailhead leading to John Muir Wilderness and Kings Canyon high country...
Covers entire 63,475-acre Desolation Wilderness, plus Echo Lakes, Loon Lake, Wrights Lake, Emerald Bay, and Lake Tahoe's southwest shore.
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.
Descriptions of Humpback, Fin, Gray, Blue, and Minke Whales. Other nearshore species included: Sea Lions, Dolphins, Porpoises, Sea Otter, and the Harbor Seal.
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.
Covers portions of John Muir, Ansel Adams and Dinkey Lakes Wilderness areas, accessed via Bishop Pass, Pine Creek and Rock Creek trailheads on the eastside, plus Piute Pass, Silver Pass, Mono Hot Springs, and more.
Westside access via Silver City and Mineral King to Sawtooth Pass, Farewell Gap,Franklin Pass, Little Five Lakes, Bearpaw Meadow, High Sierra Trail...
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.
A companion souvenir to the larger book.Twenty stunning images plus a short introductory essay.
Twenty great images by Dennis Flaherty of this mysterious inland sea, plus a short introductory essay.
Tim Hauf made many trips into this daunting wilderness, capturing powerful images that evoke North America's far northern reaches
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.
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.
Urban playground map includes Topanga State Park and Will Rogers State Park, Redrock Canyon, Temescal Gateway Park, and Westridge Canyonback Park.
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.
San Jacinto Mountains between Palm Springs and Idyllwild also includes Mt. San Jacinto State Park Wilderness, Long Valley, Round Valley, Tahquitz Peak, Fuller Ridge, and more.
San Bernardino Mountains north of namesake town covered in detail: Barton Flats, Heart Bar, Forest Falls, Fish Creek, Vivian Creek, Aspen Grove, Oak Glen, and more.
Covers entire Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, adjacent Cuyamaca Rancho State Park plus nearby public lands — Laguna Recreation Area, Sawtooth Mountains Wilderness, Carrizo Gorge Wilderness, and more.
Covers the area between the Mt. Tam and Pt. Reyes in Marin County.
Detailed map of Mt. Whitney and vicinity includes Whitney Portal, Crabtree, Rock Creek, and Cottonwood Lakes.
Sequoia Park westside trailheads plus eastside Whitney Portal trailhead lead to Sequoia-Kings Canyon Wilderness...
Covers public lands of south Marin County: Muir Woods National Monument, Mt. Tamalpais State Park, Golden Gate National Recreation Area...
Covers all trailheads and trails plus major climbing routes on Mt. Shasta.
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.
Detailed map of Cucamonga Wilderness and eastern Sheep Mtn. Wilderness and vicinity includes Mt. San Antonio, Thunder Mtn., Timber Mtn., Cucamonga Peak, and more.
Covers the ancient lake due east of Yosemite Park, including Mono Basin Scenic Area, Lee Vining, Mono Lake County Park, Panum Crater, and more.
Covers entire vast preserve, plus Kelso Dunes Wilderness, Bristol Mountains Wilderness and several more small surrounding wildernesses.
More urban playgrounds to the west of Topanga: includes Malibu Creek State Park, Castro Crest, and Udell Gorge Natural Preserves, Liberty Canyon Park, Las Virgenes View Park and more.
Map covers Ventura County's west end of the Santa Monica Mountains NRA including Backbone Trail, Pt. Mugu State Park, Sycamore Canyon, Boney Mtn. State Wilderness and Leo Carrillo State Park.
Detailed map covers the heart of Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Park's famed backcountry and adjacent areas outside the park.
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.
Ideal map for the popular hike to top of Half Dome includes Little Yosemite Valley, Glacier Point, Yosemite Creek, Tenaya Lake, and more.
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.
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.
Detailed map to this 308,000-acre wilderness in the southern Sierra includes Kern and Little Kern Rivers, Mineral King, Mountain Home State Forest, and more.
Covers entire 113,000-acre Emigrant Wilderness, northwest portion of Yosemite Park, and Cherry Lake area west of Yosemite.
Eastern Sierra access via Mammoth Lakes, Agnew Meadows, and June Lakes Loop to Ansel Adams Wilderness and Devils Postpile National Monument, including Thousand Island Lake and the Minarets.
Includes entire park plus surrounding areas: Skidoo, Badwater, Shoshone, Eureka Dunes, Furnace Creek, Zabriskie Point, Scotty's Castle, Stovepipe Wells, Panamint Valley, Teakettle Junction, Inyo Mountains Wilderness, other wilderness areas,...
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.
Covers these large and small islands in the heart of San Francisco Bay.
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.
Covers Angeles and San Bernardino National Forests north of Monrovia and Alta Loma, including San Gabriel Wilderness, Cucamonga Wilderness, Crystal Lake Rereation Area, and more.
Map covers Angeles National Forest north of Pasadena and Tujunga, including Tujunga Canyon, Eaton Canyon, Pacifico Mountains, Mt. Wilson, Mendenhall Ridge, plus Verdugo Mountains, Vasquez Rocks County Park...
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.
Details the area in and north of the Santa Monica Mountains that is north of Zuma-Trancas Canyons Trail Map and Malibu Creek Trail Map.