books by Wilderness Press
Afoot & Afield in San Diego County (Afoot & Afield Portland/Vancouver: A Comprehensive Hiking Guide)
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.
Pheasants of the Mind: A Hunter's Search for a Mythic Bird
Wilderness Adventures Press, 1994
No single title, in our opinion, sums up the life of the solitary pheasant hunter like this masterful work. Pheasants of the Mind is an introspective, sensitive book of timeless flavor in which pheasant hunting dominates the author's thoughts and actions throughout the year. It is a celebration of the time-honored art of pheasant hunting. 154 pages.
From the Umberplatzen
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 ...
Afoot and Afield: Las Vegas and Southern Nevada
Wilderness Press, 2005
Features more than 100 trips within a three-hour drive of the Las Vegas Strip, including popular destinations such as Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Valley of Fire State Park, Death Valley National Park, and Mt. Charleston. It will also help you discover places you might not have heard of, such as Anniversary Narrows, Arrow Canyon, Bowl of Fire, and the Wee Thump Joshua Tree Wilderness.Trips range from for an easy stroll to ...
Best Summit Hikes in Colorado: An Opinionated Guide to 50+ Ascents of Classic and Little-Known Peaks from ...
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 featurewhether 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. ...
Hiking Death Valley: A Guide to Its Natural Wonders and Mining Past
Wilderness Press, 2004
Minimal shelfwear. No markings. Pages are clean and bright. Binding is tight.
Hunting Nature's Fury: A Storm Chaser's Obsession With Tornadoes, Hurricanes, and Other Natural Disasters
Wilderness Press, 2009
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 of ...
Top Trails: Yosemite: Must-Do Hikes for Everyone (Top Trails: Must-Do Hikes)
Wilderness Press, 2010
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 ...
Deer & Other Stories
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 ...
Fly Fishing the Mountain Lakes (Summer of Discovery Series, 1)
Wilderness Adventure Press, 1998
1998 Wilderness Adventure Press HARDCOVER; 177 pages; Limited Edition of 275
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 ...
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 ...
50 Best Short Hikes San Diego
Wilderness Press, 2011
50 Best Short Hikes: San Diego is the first book in a new version of a series Wilderness Press initially launched in the 1990s. This 50 Best title sports a fresh, modern design while maintaining the original concept: It's a guidebook for busy outdoor lovers who want beautiful hikes to experience in limited spurts of time. With all of its trail distances tallying only 1 to 8 miles, 50 Best Short Hikes: San Diego showcases routes that can ...
Flyfisher's Guide to the Big Apple
Wilderness Adventures Press, 2010
American flyfishing is rooted in the area surrounding New York City, and the 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 only the locals know of. From the Catskills to the Susquehanna, the Lehigh to urban spring creeks, and the Brodhead to the Delaware ...
Flyfisher's Guide to Michigan
Wilderness Adventures Press, 2007
Michigan is a flyfisher’s paradise, with a seemingly endless supply of rivers, streams, and lakes. From the trout and salmon waters around the Great Lakes to the remote streams of the Upper Peninsula to newer warmwater opportunities on the Lower Peninsula there’s enough water for a lifetime of fishing.
Lone Star Hiking Trail: The Official Guide
Wilderness Press, 2009
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 ...
Hiking and Backpacking Big Sur
Wilderness Press, 2011
This is the most detailed guide to hiking and backpacking in Big Sur. Explore the endless hiking and backpacking possibilities in 76 trips (plus numerous side trips) on the rugged coastline and isolated backcountry trails of Big Sur, Ventana Wilderness, and Silver Peak Wilderness with this brand new guide. Stretching 90 miles from Carmel to San Simeon, Big Sur consists of coastal cliffs, jagged rocky promontories, ancient redwood forests, and ...
Training the Versatile Hunting Dog
Wilderness Adventures Press, 2009
Training the Versatile Hunting Dog shows you how to develop a great hunting dog with Chuck’s new approach. This approach emphasizes letting your young dog first develop his natural abilities: use of nose, desire, cooperation, search, pointing, and tracking. Then, after his first season, Chuck shows you how to put the controls on your dog with chapters on the trained retrieve and whoa training. The versatile breeds also love water, and there ...
Wine-Oh! Guide to California's Sierra Foothills: From the Ordinary to the Extraordinary
Wilderness Press, 2009
There s gold in California s Sierra foothills, and it runs red, pink, and white wine! For wine aficionados, history lovers, and curious travelers, this book is an entertaining companion to one of California s most intriguing wine areas. Although less well known than the Napa and Sonoma wine regions, the roots of wine growing here in these higher elevations run deep-as far back as the 1850s, when the first vineyards were planted to satisfy the ...
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