New Books for 2010 at Bored Feet Press
Beautiful new map spans the coastline from the town of Pescadero in the north to Andrew Molera State Park in the south.
Allan W. Eckert
A compelling, accessible, historically accurate new narrative about the Donner-Reed Party's traumatic journey west. Eckert digested all the available documents — books, journals, letters and more — then produced a comprehensive yet poignant and dramatic account of what is known about this tormented journey.
Enjoy a clear view of the USA with this handsome map, perhaps the best and most representative map ever published of our country.
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
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.
Images & Words by Vern Clevenger
Second Edition, more gorgeous than ever!
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.
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.
This spectacular map covers the coastline from Marin County, to San Mateo County. It includes all of San Francisco city and County and Alameda County plus portions of Marin, Sonoma, Napa, Solano, Contra Costa, and Santa Clara Counties.
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.
Tom Slater and Chris Summit
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.
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.
Peter Thomas and Donna Thomas
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.
Marc Conly, Photography by Nancy Conly Miscia
This handsome book celebrates the magical, tumbling waterfalls in Colorado's flagship national park. Types of falls here include plunges, fans, horsetails, punchbowls and cascades within the rugged and heavily glaciated mountains at the heart of the Rockies.
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.
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.
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
Redwood Hikes Press
This map covers the Santa Cruz Mountains from the outskirts of Saratoga and Los Gatos to the Pacific coastline around Point Ano Nuevo.
Redwood Hikes Press
This map covers the extensive network of hiking trails in the hills above Woodside, Palo Alto, Portola Valley, Los Altos, and Cupertino. Popular parks covered include Purisima Creek, El Corte de Madera, Windy Hill, Palo Alto's Arastradero and Foothills Park, and Rancho San Antonio.
Etan Boritzer, Illustrated by Jeff Vernon
Here Etan explores how we can try to discern between facts and appearances in our world. Children are asked to carefully consider their actions and thoughts based on various types of inquiry and evaluation.
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.
Howard Schrager; Illustrations by Bruce Bischof
This imaginative approach to the alphabet and formal language learning for primary school –– and younger –– age kids encourages learning through the exploration of sound and form.
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.
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.
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.
L. Darlene Spargo
A Fair Distance is the richly detailed memoir of Lois Boblett (1844-1925). L. Darlene Spargo weaves meticulously researched historical details through Boblett's memoir. Boblett's words provide new insight into the roles women played in the Western Migration.
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.
with 55 color illustrations by Arthur Rackham
Each of the 55 cards in the deck has a full size Rackham illustration of this Wagner work, with captions describing the characters and scene, such as "Siegfried crosses the fire and reaches Brunhilde,"
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.
by Marc Conly