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In the Path of an Avalanche

by Vivien Bowers

On a clear, cold morning in January 1998, in the Selkirk Mountains of southeastern British Columbia, a massive avalanche buried six experienced back-country skiers. They didn’t have a chance. Thus began the...


Reading the Gaelic Landscape

by John Murray

Following the success of the first edition, this new edition has been expanded and improved with additional images and enhanced drawings. The subject matter has been expanded with the chapter on grammar and...


Literature of the Gaelic Landscape

by John Murray

From the comfort of an armchair and with the aid of this new book, the reader can travel to the Breadalbane and Argyll of Duncan Bàn Macintyre; the Skye and Raasay of Sorley Maclean; and the Caithness and Sutherland...


Mountain Madness

by Clinton Crockett Peters

With Mountain Madness, Clinton Crockett Peters chronicles his travels and personal transformation from a West Texas evangelical to mountain guide-addict to humbled humanist after a near-fatal injury in Japan’s...


Hansen's Field Guide to the Birds of the Sierra Nevada

by Keith Hansen, Edward C. Beedy & Adam Donkin

Delight in the Sierra Nevada’s diverse avifauna with this long-awaited field guide

Identify and learn about over two hundred and fifty birds of the Sierra Nevada. From tiniest hummingbirds to condors with...


Alone at the Top

by Lonnie Dupre & Pam Louwagie

What goes through your mind when you’re dropped alone in the middle of the Alaska Range, the cold and darkness surrounding you without another human being for miles? Arctic explorer Lonnie Dupre had made a...


The Naturalist's Illustrated Guide to the Sierra Foothills and Central Valley

by Derek Madden, Ken Charters & Erinn Madden

California’s San Joaquin and Sacramento Valleys and the nearby Sierra Nevada Foothills are host to abundant, varied, and often surprising plants and wildlife. This fully illustrated guide pairs over seven...


At the Mercy of the Mountains

by Peter Bronski & Jonathan Waterman

In this compelling book, award-winning adventure writer and former Lower Adirondack Search and Rescue team member Peter Bronski chronicles true stories of survival and tragedy, from famous historical cases during...


Waterfalls of the Blue Ridge

by Johnny Molloy

  • Popular, proven seller: the previous edition (9780897329941) sold more than 4,000 copies, strong numbers for a regional title
  • Market: Nearly 48 million people went hiking in the U.S. in 2018, with reasons ranging...


Desert Chrome

by Kathryn Wilder

•Offers a close–up, insider look at at the world of wild mustangs and the controversies surrounding their landscape impact and management, including the science of mustang fertility control

•Regional appeal...


Popular Wildflowers of South-Central British Columbia

by Neil L. Jennings

A full-colour field guide for the curious amateur naturalist, traveller, or hiker who wishes to learn to identify flowering plants that may be encountered while in the outdoors of South-Central British Columbia...


Popular Wildflowers of the Canadian Prairies

by Neil L. Jennings

A full-colour field guide for the curious amateur naturalist, traveller, or hiker who wishes to learn to identify the flowering plants that may be encountered while in the outdoors on the Canadian Prairies during...


Popular Wildflowers of Alberta and the Canadian Rockies

by Neil L. Jennings

A full-colour field guide for the curious amateur naturalist, traveller, or hiker who wishes to learn to identify the flowering plants that may be encountered while in the outdoors on the Canadian Rockies during...


Sierra Wildflowers

by John Muir Laws

From sprawling fields of showy hillside poppies, lupines, and paintbrushes in the foothills to orchids, lilies, and primroses in the higher meadows of our national parks, the Sierra Nevada is one of the premier...


Beyond the Mountains

by Drew A. Swanson

Beyond the Mountains explores the ways in which Appalachia often served as a laboratory for the exploration and practice of American conceptions of nature. The region operated alternately as frontier, wilderness,...


Adventures of a Mountain Man

by Zenas Leonard

Zenas Leonard (1809 – 1857) was an American mountain man, explorer and trader, best known for his journal Narrative of the Adventures of Zenas Leonard.

Leonard was born in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania. As...


The Magnificent Nahanni

by Gordon Nelson & Harvey Locke

The Magnificent Nahanni extols the natural wonders of the South Nahanni Valley?its untamed waters, high, glaciated mountains, colourful tufa mounds, great falls, deep canyons, caves and karst, extensive forests,...


Seton Gordon's Scotland

by Hamish M. Brown

Seton Gordon was only a boy when he began exploring the Cairngorms, fascinated by its wildlife and seeking to photograph all he saw - he later became a pioneer naturalist, photographer and folklorist. He wrote...


Hiking and Traveling the Blue Ridge Parkway, Revised and Expanded Edition

by Leonard M. Adkins & J. Richard Wells

This comprehensive guidebook provides a detailed description of every official National Park Service trail along the Blue Ridge Parkway. But that's just the beginning: veteran hiker Leonard M. Adkins includes...


The Mountains of California

by John Muir

A great hero of America's conservation movement, John Muir (1838?1914) was active in establishing the Yosemite Valley as a protected national park and in awakening interest in the importance of safeguarding...