Home
Books
Coming Soon
Contact Us
  CALL US: 1-800-443-7227
Printable version
Most Popular Most Popular
1. Bay Area Ridge Trail, 4th edition
2. Sierra South, 8ed
3. California Desert Byways, 3ed
4. Sierra Nevada Byways, 3ed
5. Backpacking California, 2ed


Special Special
Sort by Publisher
Gift certificates


Help Help
Contact us
Privacy statement
Terms & Conditions
Shipping

Wilderness Press :: Travel Travel

Travel
Sort by: Sort direction Product Price Default

 Next page



Visit California Farms
See details
Visit California Farms
Erin Mahoney Harris


Your Guide to Farm Stays, Tours, and Hands-On Workshops

A concern for the environment and a desire to better understand where our food comes from are reflected in today’s collective consciousness; millions of people are eager to learn more about the local food movement. Many want to take the movement even farther by growing their own food, composting, and keeping backyard chickens.

Visit California Farms, by Southern California local Erin Harris, offers readers options for both education and recreation and is a guide to only the most worthwhile destinations, from upscale B&Bs set among picturesque vineyards to working cattle ranches that offer a genuine cowboy/cowgirl experience.

While farm vacation guides have been published for other states in the U.S., no such book covering California—our nation’s largest agricultural producer—is currently in circulation. Visit California Farms provides valuable information to parents yearning to teach their children important life skills, outdoors enthusiasts who want to expand their repertoire of experiences, twenty-somethings looking for an affordable vacation, couples in search of new travel experiences, adventurous foodies, hobby gardeners eager to gain new skills, event planners who want to find unique destinations, and even companies looking for innovative team-building retreats.


Market price: $14.95
Our price: $11.21 save 25%
Quantity
Buy Now



Snowshoe Trails of Yosemite
See details
Snowshoe Trails of Yosemite
Mike White


Yosemite is one of the great natural wonders of the world but much of it has been relatively inaccessible when snow covers the ground. Now, author Michael C. White opens up a whole world of possibilities. For those folks willing to travel under their own power, a new playground exists.

Like his best-selling Snowshoe Trails of Tahoe, White describes the area's best snowshoe trips, all chosen for their great scenery and easy accessibility. With custom-made topographic maps and precise directions to each trailhead, this book shows exactly where to go and describes each trip in detail so you can choose precisely the kind of outing you want. Select from short, easy jaunts to daylong tours. Listed for each trip is a difficulty rating, a starting elevation, and the mileage. The book also gives the reader information on trailhead parking, travel, and lodging. This is a great book for anyone's travel and outdoor library.

Market price: $13.95
Our price: $10.46 save 25%
Quantity Out of stock



Sierra South, 8ed
See details
Sierra South, 8ed



This completely revised and updated edition of Sierra South now covers an expanded region of the Sierra, from the southern boundary of Yosemite National Park to southern Golden Trout Wilderness. With new trips and old favorites, Sierra South is the classic guide to backpacking in Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks, Ansel Adams Wilderness, and Mt. Whitney.

  • This classic guidebook has been a trusted source for travelers to the Sierra backcountry for nearly 40 years, inspiring thousands to explore the “Range of Light” again and again.
  • Contains 84 trips, ranging from 2 days to 2 weeks, organized from west to the east side of the Sierra and around major highway sections for easier use and reference
  • Includes information on permits, day-by-day trail descriptions, GPS and elevation data, where to find water, and—an invaluable new feature—trailhead maps showing routes for every trip

8th edition



Market price: $18.95
Our price: $14.21 save 25%
Quantity
Buy Now



Sierra Nevada Byways, 3ed
See details
Sierra Nevada Byways, 3ed
Tony Huegel


Tony Huegel’s glove-box-sized Byways guides have led backcountry drivers for more than a decade. From day trips to weekend getaways, the 51 tours here take explorers from sky-scraping peaks overlooking Lake Tahoe to the cool forests of the southern Sierra and the pale washes of the Mojave Desert. Many are near secluded campsites and can be jumping-off points for hiking and mountain biking. All follow established roads through some of the wildest country in the West. With tours for drivers of every experience level, this updated edition covers the entire Sierra as well as the Inyo and White Mountains. Descriptions are augmented with full-page photographs and two-color maps of each trip.

3rd edition



Market price: $18.95
Our price: $14.21 save 25%
Quantity Out of stock



Rail-Trails West: California, Arizona, and Nevada
See details
Rail-Trails West: California, Arizona, and Nevada
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy


In this newest edition in the popular series, the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy presents the best of the West. With 70 rural, suburban, and urban trails threading through 1,050 miles, Rail-Trails West covers 60 trails in California, eight in Arizona, and two in Nevada. Many rail-trails offer escapes from city life, like the Mount Lowe Railway Trail, high above the buzzing Los Angeles basin on a rail line vacationers once took to a mountaintop resort. Others offer the pure sensory thrill of sweeping terrain, like Arizona's 7-mile Prescott Peavine Trail. Still more juxtapose the natural world with the railroad's industrial past, like Nevada's Historic Railroad Hiking Trail, which passes through five massive tunnels to reach Hoover Dam. Every trip has a detailed map, directions to the trailhead, and information about parking, restroom facilities, and other amenities. Many of the level rail-trails are suitable for walking, jogging, bicycling, inline skating, wheelchairs, and horses.


Market price: $16.95
Our price: $12.71 save 25%
Quantity
Buy Now



Point Reyes
See details
Point Reyes
Jessica Lage


Only 30 miles from San Francisco, Point Reyes National Seashore attracts admirers year-round to its forests, wetlands, and beaches. Visitors come to this tranquil place to hike, camp, backpack, bike, kayak, horseback ride, picnic, fish, and nature-watch. This invaluable resource gives detailed information on the trails, roads, camps, and and beaches within the Seashore, plus surrounding parks and preserves. Point Reyes: The Complete Guide to the National Seashore & Surrounding Area has much more than coverage of all the popular recreational activities and hiking trails.

Market price: $22.95
Our price: $17.21 save 25%
Quantity Out of stock



Peninsula Trails
See details
Peninsula Trails
Jean Rusmore with Betsy Crowder, Frances Spangle, and Sue LaTourrette


Choose from more than 150 trips on over 500 miles of trails with this comprehensive guide to every park and preserve on the San Francisco Peninsula. From Fort Funston and San Bruno Mountain south to Saratoga Gap, and from the Bay west to the Pacific Ocean, the peninsula offers something for everyone. This updated edition includes 18 new trips covering newly acquired public lands. Also includes maps and a trips-by-theme appendix.

Market price: $17.95
Our price: $13.46 save 25%
Quantity Out of stock



Oregon Byways
See details
Oregon Byways
Art Bernstein


Art Bernstein has blazed the trail on 75 great adventure drives. In Oregon Byways, he describes the state's varied topography, geology, and human and natural history, as well as the routes. Whether you are planning a family vacation or an overnight getaway, you can choose among trips ranging from 4 to 64 miles, all described with driving directions and information on camping, water supply, backcountry driving, and the nearest amenities.

Market price: $19.95
Our price: $14.96 save 25%
Quantity
Buy Now



One Night Wilderness Portland
See details
One Night Wilderness Portland
Douglas Lorain


Surrounded by old-growth forests, volcanic peaks, and water in nearly all its forms--from the ocean to alpine lakes, glaciers to waterfalls--the Portland area is a short jaunt from boundless adventure opportunities, many of which can be taken in just one night. This book covers the best one- (and a few two-) night hikes within three hours of the city--perfect for hikers seeking a wilderness experience without the commitment of a lengthy backpacking trek. Trips take readers to the lush Olympic Mountains, eerie Mount St. Helens, the thundering Columbia River, and the quirky spires of Three Fingered Jack.

Market price: $15.95
Our price: $11.96 save 25%
Quantity
Buy Now



One Best Hike: Grand Canyon
See details
One Best Hike: Grand Canyon
Elizabeth Wenk


   One of America’s most iconic national parks, and one of the world’s most spectacular places, the Grand Canyon attracts over 4 million visitors a year who visit the canyon and peer over the edge of the abyss. A small number of these tourists leave their cars and trek from the rim to the banks of the Colorado River on one of the best-known hikes in the country.

    On the journey hikers take a "geologic journey through time" and pass layers of colored rock and surreal formations that make the canyon so picturesque. Some of these hikers are adequately prepared for the rigors of what can be a dangerous journey. Many are not, and the trip can be deadly. The most popular route into the canyon is from the South Rim on the 16.2-mile round-trip hike descending the South Kaibab Trail to the Colorado River at Bright Angel Campground and ascending the Bright Angel Trail, with an elevation gain and loss of more than 9000 feet round trip.

    Although the hike is non-technical, following well-graded trail the whole way, would-be hikers need to be prepared for extreme heat in summer and icy conditions in winter, elevation gain, and other potential dangers before they embark on this trip. Author and seasoned Southwest hiker Elizabeth Wenk provides the authoritative, step-by-step guide to planning and completing this superb excursion with safety advice, insider information, detail, and reassurance found nowhere else.


Market price: $14.95
Our price: $11.21 save 25%
Quantity
Buy Now



 
 Next page

 

Search Search
Search:

Advanced search

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Your cart Your cart
Cart is empty

View cart
Checkout
Orders history


Authentication Authentication
Username

Password

Log in
Register
Recover password

If Javascript is disabled in your browser click here



Secure This site uses a secure server for purchases! Copyright © 2008-2019 Wilderness Press