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The Lone Star Hiking Trail: The Official Guide to the Longest Wilderness Footpath in Texas

Wilderness Press, 2010

One of the hidden jewels of Texas, the Lone Star Hiking Trail is the only long-distance National Recreation Trail in the state. At 128 miles (including loop trails), it is also the state's longest continuously marked and maintained footpath. Located in the famed Big Thicket area in east Texas, the trail is well-suited for both short and long hikes (of up to 10 days), appealing to dayhikers, overnight backpackers and long-distance hikers. The ...
  
  











  



  
Top Trails: Yosemite: Must-Do Hikes for Everyone (Top Trails: Must-Do Hikes)
Jeffrey P. Schaffer

Wilderness Press, 2007

Jeffrey Schaffer has selected 46 “must-do” Yosemite hikes. Whether you’re looking for a scenic stroll, a full-day adventure, or even a spectacular backpacking trip, you’ll find it here. And with at-a-glance information for each hike, visitors can determine which hikes are most suitable to their skills, schedules, and preferences. Books in the affordable and easy-to-use Top Trails series feature elevation profiles, detailed maps, driving ...
  
  











  



  
Afoot and Afield: Las Vegas and Southern Nevada: A Comprehensive Hiking Guide
Brian Beffort

Wilderness Press, 2010

Beyond the bright lights of one of the city's fastest growing metropolitan areas is some of the most rugged, beautiful, and remote country around. Popular destinations such as Red Rock Canyon, Valley of Fire, Death Valley, and Mt. Charles are covered, plus lesser-known areas such as Anniversary Narrows, Arrow Canyon, Bowl of Fire, and the Wee Thump Joshua Tree Wilderness. Each trip showcases the diversity of this region, from the geological ...
  
  











  



  
Hiking and Backpacking Santa Barbara and Ventura
Craig R. Carey

Wilderness Press, 2012

Named for the Spanish padres who established a network of missions along California’s southern and central coasts, the Los Padres National Forest is the second-largest National Forest in the state, encompassing approximately 1,950,000 acres — nearly half of which is federally-designated wilderness. Hiking and Backpacking Santa Barbara and Ventura fills a huge gap in coverage of this great hiking and backpacking destination, leading the ...
  
  











  



  
Fixing Your Feet: Prevention and Treatments for Athletes
John Vonhof

Wilderness Press, 2006

The highly successful Fixing Your Feet has been revised and updated to make it an even more complete source of information about proper foot care for the runner, hiker, adventure racer, or any athlete. Learn to be proactive in preventing foot problems through proper techniques, reactive with treatments when problems develop, and what supplies and resources are available. It includes the basics of selecting the right footwear, products and gear ...
  
  











  



  
From the Umberplatzen
Susan Tepper

Wilderness House Press, 2012

Kitty is in her late thirties when she leaves her unhappy marriage and American homeland behind to settle abroad in Germany where she stays for a period of two years. Here she meets the brilliantly eccentric German physicist she refers to as M. He is passionate about many things, including the making and flying of beautiful silk kites. The two begin a love affair. Told in flashback, after Kitty s return to the states, each of these interlocking ...
  
  











  



  
Walking Brooklyn: 30 tours exploring historical legacies, neighborhood culture, side streets and waterways

Wilderness Press, 2010

Adrienne Onofri has created an exceptional guide to and through Brooklyn’s most interesting and notable neighborhoods, providing a mix of information about culture, history, architecture, places to eat, venues to visit, and more. From a walk through the Russian-influenced Brighton Beach, to the expansive Prospect Park, and out to Red Hook, Walking Brooklyn reveals the many layers and sites of Manhattan’s lesser-known neighbor. This two-color ...
  
  











  



  
One Best Hike MT Whitney 1/E
Elizabeth Wenk

Wilderness Press, 2008

The most popular route to Mt. Whitney's summit is the 22-mile round-trip Mt. Whitney Trail. Although the hike is non-technical, would-be hikers need to be prepared for the altitude, long distance, elevation gain, mountain weather, and other potential dangers. Author and seasoned Sierra hiker Elizabeth Wenk provides the authoritative, step-by-step guide to planning and completing this superb hike with safety advice, insider information, detail, ...
  
  











  



  
Afoot & Afield in San Diego County
Jerry Schad

Wilderness Press, 1998

Our bestselling guidebook explores San Diego County with its wealth of natural scenery-unspoiled coastal canyons, pine-crested mountains, and spectacular desert landscapes. 220 hiking trips are organized by geographical areas, each with an accurate map.
  
  











  



  
Best Summit Hikes in Colorado: An Opinionated Guide to 50+ Ascents of Classic and Little-Known Peaks from ...
James Dziezynski

Wilderness Press, 2007

Author James Dziezynski has meticulously selected 80+ of the state’s absolute best peaks in more than 50 superlative hikes, and his opinionated narrative brings each route to life. Each summit is included because of a notable feature—whether it’s the site of a ghost mine or airplane wreckage, has thundering waterfalls or colorful floral meadows, is the best summit for spotting wildlife or bringing out-of-town friends, or is very accessible. ...
  
  











  



  
Tahoe Rim Trail: The Official Guide for Hikers, Mountain Bikers and Equestrians

Wilderness Press, 2012

The 165-mile Tahoe Rim Trail is considered one of the world's premier trails. Accessible by hikers, equestrians, skiers and mountain bikers (for the non-wilderness portions), it winds completely around spectacular Lake Tahoe, the highest and largest alpine lake in North America. The trail crosses through six counties, three national forests, and two states and was completed in 2001 largely by volunteer labor. The best-selling Tahoe Rim Trail ...
  
  











  



  
50 Best Short Hikes in Utah's National Parks
Greg Witt

Wilderness Press, 2014

Utah’s five national parks—Arches, Bryce, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, and Zion—hold some of the most awe-inspiring geology on the planet. Each park offers visitors the dramatic scenery that invites exploration and discovery. In 50 Best Short Hikes in Utah’s National Parks , veteran hiking guide Greg Witt shares the best routes in each park, hikes that are both “must see” and accessible. Park visitors who are short on time will find ...
  
  











  



  
Pheasants of the Mind: A Hunter's Search for a Mythic Bird
Datus Proper

Wilderness Adventures Press, 1994

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Best Summit Hikes in Colorado: An Opinionated Guide to 50+ Ascents of Classic and Little-Known Peaks from ...

Wilderness Press, 2012

Colorado has 53 14ers, more than 600 13ers, and hundreds of other peaks that can be reached without special equipment or expertise. Numerous guides dryly catalog these trails, but Best Summit Hikes in Colorado stands out from them all. Author James Dziezynski has meticulously selected 80+ of the state’s absolute best peaks in more than 50 superlative hikes, and his opinionated narrative brings each route to life. Each summit is included ...
  
  











  



  
Hunting Nature's Fury: A Storm Chaser's Obsession with Tornadoes, Hurricanes, and other Natural Disasters

Wilderness Press, 2010

Each year, at least 1,200 tornadoes batter the United States. While most occur in Tornado Alley—a vast, weather-beaten swath of middle America-in truth, tornadoes can occur almost anywhere. And where there are tornadoes, there are storm chasers. They come in all shapes and sizes, from hobbyists to researchers to professional chasers. There is one, however, who stands well above the rest: Roger Hill. Hunting Nature's Fury tells the story ...
  
  











  



  
Afoot and Afield: Inland Empire: A Comprehensive Hiking Guide
David Money Harris, Jennifer Money Harris

Wilderness Press, 2009

The Inland Empire—the area east of Los Angeles and located primarily in San Bernardino and Riverside counties—is known as Southern California’s big backyard. And with its mountain, foothill, valley, and desert recreational opportunities, it’s a hiker’s paradise. Afoot & Afield Inland Empire describes nearly 200 noteworthy hikes ranging from easy to very strenuous in this first comprehensive hiking guide to the length and breadth of ...
  
  











  



  
Deer & Other Stories
Susan Tepper

Wilderness House Press, 2009

In her debut story collection DEER, Susan Tepper takes us into the forest of her imagination, shining a light on a pack of off-kilter characters caught in unusual and compelling circumstances. Tepper is one of the most original voices in fiction I've heard in quite a while. While reading her loopy-beautiful dark narratives, I was reminded of the first time I read Denis Johnson. Yes, she 's that good. This is a writer to watch! - Jamie Cat ...
  
  











  



  
Flyfisher's Guide to the Big Apple

Wilderness Adventures Press, 2011

American flyfishing is rooted in the area surrounding New York City, and author Tom Gilmore’s intimate knowledge of this history, and more importantly the fishing, will guide you from brook to brook and hatch to hatch. Gilmore hits on everything from the well-known rivers to the out-of-the-way babbling streams about which only the locals know. From the Catskills to the Susquehanna, the Lehigh to urban spring creeks, and the Brodhead to the ...
  
  











  








   



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