Outdoor Adventure Books & Media
A climbers guide to the best crags and boulders of southern Idaho. Idaho Underground. Come explore Idaho’s crags with the first-ever guide to over 600 climbs and boulder problems. Included areas some of the west's most unique climbing sites on a variety of rock types and styles-both above and below ground level! 120pg book
The Weiser River Trail 3rd Edition. Detailed directions and GPS coordinates for traveling Idaho’s longest rail trail are provided in this spiral bound guide with laminated pages. Idaho’s longest rail trail is for hikers, mountain bikers, horseback riders and winds through Idaho’s beautiful Weiser River valley for 85.7 miles from Weiser to just south of New Meadows. The guide includes topographic maps, color photographs.
The Hiker's Guide: Idaho's Sawtooth Country. The 232-page guidebook highlights 60 of the greatest walking adventures in the Sawtooth, White Cloud and Salmon River mountains, all surrounding the Stanley Basin. Presented in an easy-to-follow format, this guidebook will help the novice hiker to the seasoned backcountry veteran discover some of the most beautiful hiking destinations in the area.
Mountaineering: Freedom of the Hills 8th Ed. Covers everything from the basics of equipment, knots, rappelling techniques, and leave-no-trace principles to the more advanced skills of setting up complex anchors, evaluating avalanche terrain, and developing your leadership skills. Completely revised and updated to include the latest in gear and techniques. Written by a team of more than 40 expert climbers and climbing instructors. Features hundreds of technical illustrations. Includes extensive revisions to self-rescue, aid climbing, waterfall and ice climbing. Significant new chapter on physical conditioning. All-time bestselling climbing instructional book. Printed on 100% recycled paper. 8th edition. This book is nearly 600 pages!! With more than 600,000 copies sold, Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills is the acclaimed bible for climbers all over the world, and the new edition marks the 50th anniversary of this seminal title. Since the publication of the first edition in 1960, Freedom, as the book is known, has endured as a classic mountaineering text. From choosing equipment to tying a climbing knot, and from basic rappelling techniques to planning an expedition, it is all here in this essential mountaineering reference. A team of more than forty experts, all active climbers and climbing educators, reviewed, revised, and updated this compendium to reflect the latest evolution in mountaineering equipment and techniques. Major updates include a significant new chapter on conditioning, plus detailed and extensive revisions to rescue and first-response, aid climbing, and waterfall and ice climbing.
The DeLorme Utah Recreational Atlas. The first choice of outdoors enthusiasts. Beautiful, detailed, large-format maps of every state. 64 pages of detail that makes every adventure just a bit more fun. Don't miss out on what this atlas has to offer. Perfect for home and office reference, and a must for all your vehicles Gazetteer information may include: campgrounds, attractions, historic sites & museums, recreation areas, trails, freshwater fishing site & boat launches, canoe trips or scenic drives. 15.5 x 11
Falcon Guide's Bear Aware 4th Edition Updated and revised guide filled with helpful tips on traveling and camping in bear country.
Climbing & Hiking Wind River 2nd Edition by Joe Kelsey Completely updated and revised, this guide covers backcountry travel in Wyoming's Wind River Mountains. 392pg
Traveling the Oregon Trail 2nd Edition by Julie Fanselow During the 1800s, more than 300,000 Americans migrated westward on the famous Oregon Trail. Winding 2,000 miles from Independence, Missouri, to Oregon City, Oregon, this remarkable route led brave pioneers across prairies, mountains, and deserts to the promising lands of the western frontier. Today, more than 150 years after the first emigrants crossed the trail in wagon trains, you can relive their epic adventure with the help of author Julie Fanselow. Written for modern pioneers, this scenic touring guide includes information on: where to go; what to see; what to do along every section of the trail; trail history; present-day attractions; detailed maps and photographs. 248 pages, color photos, b&w photos, maps
Combine Idaho The Movie,a film about one of the most scenic and least know states, with its stunning beauty and diversity with Wildlife of the West and you get a great gift set. Wildlife of the west captures the diverse beauty of Idaho and Yellowstone National Park. The DVD has extended footage compared to the TV edit. Enjoy.
In the Heart of the Northern Rockies, one 500~mile stretch of blacktop connects the West's most renowned blue~ribbon trout streams. U.S. Highway 20 threads legendary rivers like Yellowstone, the Madison, the Henry's Fork and Silver Creek. Along the way, it winds through some of America's most stunning scenery. Whether you love to fly fish or seek and awe~inspiring road trip, there's plenty for anglers and nature lovers alike. On the Rocky Mountain Fly Highway, the journey is the destination.
A Trail Guide: Hiking and Backpacking by Karen Berger. Smart, instructive, and beautifully designed, every book in the Trailside Guide series contains the essential information readers need to master outdoor activities and have fun in the process. Norton proudly reissues these best-selling guides with fully revised "Sources & Resources" sections (including where to find the Web sites, gear, services, books, clubs, and organizations that make for foolproof outings); updates to reflect the latest in gear technology, wilderness medicine, and first aid; and advances in techniques. You can take it with you: Trailside Guides are designed to be used on the trail. Their handy size makes them easy to take along on outdoor adventures. Picture this: Trailside Guides show you how it's done. Each book has more than 100 color photographs and dozens of informative, full-color technical illustrations you'll refer to again and again.
The Adventure Cycling Assosiation presents Idaho Hot Springs Mountain Bike Route Single Track Options Map. This will guide cyclists through the breath taking landscapes of central Idaho. This map is a supplement to the main route map. Route Maps and Guide, Elevation Profiles, Services for Cyclists, and all in high end waterproof construction.
Trails of Western Idaho 3rd Edition by Margaret Fuller. This guide covers 107 backcountry trails for hiking, backpacking and horseback riding in western Idaho. Softcover; 267 pages; maps, black-and-white photos Trails range from easy to expert and from remote to urban Find the hike that's right for you with index to various types of hikes Trail descriptions include mileage, elevation gain, high point, difficulty and detailed text describing what you'll see along the way Areas covered include Payette, Boise, Salmon-Challis and Sawtooth National Forests, Hells Canyon National Recreation Area, state parks and BLM lands
Frank Church - River of No Return Wilderness Expanded and updated second edition of the only guidebook to the trails of the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness. 101 backcountry trails for hiking, backpacking and horseback riding. Includes trails of the Bighorn Crags, Middle Fork and main Salmon River areas.
Nothing soothes the soul like a great escape into the wilderness for a hiking or camping adventure, but what about your physical health? Without the proper awareness of the protozoa and parasites that await you, outdoor adventures can quickly become a nightmare of viruses and infections. Add animal-borne diseases like tick fever rabies, and trichinosis and many would-be adventurers might never leave their homes...unless, of course, they have this book. This valuable resources describes food- and waterborne diseases and explains how to prevent them; how to keep a clean camp; how to choose the best water filter; how to select, manage, handle, and prepare foods; how to dispose of human waste and solid waste; and how to use the Leave-No-Trace ethics of backcountry living and travel.
The Hiker's Guide Best Easy Hikes : Greater Boise Scott Marchant is excited to announce the latest addition to the Hiking Idaho guidebook series—Best Easy Hikes Greater Boise. The new guidebook features 50 trails within two hours of Boise. A little less than a third of the book is dedicated to the Boise Front with the remaining trails located in or near Leslie Gulch, the Owyhee foothills, the Snake River Canyon, the Middle Fork of the Boise River, Sage Hen Reservoir and the forests near Idaho City, Lowman and Garden Valley. The diversity of the hikes is remarkable: from well-trod trails near Boise to lonely and little-known paths further away. The one common theme—all of the hikes are doable without a huge investment of time or physical effort. All of the hikes lead to a defined destination that requires a hike of 5 miles or less (out-and-back or as a loop) and with less than 900 feet of gain. The book highlights an incredible amount of landscape diversity. The shortest hike is a half-mile with very little elevation gain and at the opposite end of the spectrum are longer “easy” hikes with enough elevation gain to require a little perspiration. Features: “Best of” lists including forest, wildflower, view, easy backpacks, family friendly, solitude, fall and sunset hikes At-a-glance facts including distance, total elevation gain, season, cautionary advice and time to complete 120 photographs, 24 pages in full-color Easy-to-reference maps for each trail Concise, accurate driving directions Notes about flora, fauna and recent wildfire impacts
Riggins Limestone is a great guide to the secluded sport climbing just 10 miles from Riggins, ID. This is a great summer crag to beat the heat the short drive from Riggins climbs about 3,000 ft up into the Seven Devils Mountains with views of the Salmon River Canyon & lots of quality climbing. Written By: Sandy Epeldi
Welcome to the all-new 3rd edition of Mountain Biking in McCall. Book by Steve Stuebner It’s hard to imagine a more premium place to ride than in the lush, shady forests in McCall, Cascade and New Meadows. The Payette Lakes region boasts thousands of square miles of public land that’s spiderwebbed by a vast network of singletrack and jeep roads in a wilderness-like setting. As part of your mountain bike adventure, you’ll commonly encounter postcard views of craggy granite mountains, tall-grass meadows, sparkling lakes and streams, a rainbow of wildflowers and a rich diversity of wildlife. It’s a mountain paradise. The 3rd edition of Mountain Biking in McCall features 40-plus rides—from a number of short singletrack rides to a ton of intermediate rides to full-day epic adventures for experts.
The Adventure Maps Inc presents Idaho Hot Springs Mountain Bike Main Route Map. It guides riders over and through the breathtaking landscape of central Idaho. From blue ribbon trout streams to sub-alpine terrain and cozy mountain towns, riders will pass through some of the most spectacular country the West has to offer, with the opportunity to indulge in the highest concentration of soakable hot springs in North America. The Singletrack Options Map ( sold separately as a supplemental guide) contains routing for four unique singletrack options. The Singletrack Options Map is a supplement to the Main Route Map, and you will need to purchase both if choosing to incorporate any of the singletrack offerings into your adventure. The four singletrack options are not bi-directional. If you choose to ride them with the main route, you should go in a counter-clockwise direction. Adventure Cycling maps are created by cyclists, for cyclists, and they are some of the best available for those in search of discovery and adventure in North America. The maps reflect the association's research as well as suggestions from thousands of cyclists who have explored the Adventure Cycling Route Network. Adventure Cycling develops the best cross-country, loop, coastal, and inland cycling routes available, with turn-by-turn directions, detailed navigational instructions for the tricky sections, and elevation profiles in the high country. The maps are waterproof and designed to fit in a handlebar-bag window or jersey pocket. The maps provide information specifically for cyclists: the location of bike shops, sources for food and water, and listings of overnight accommodations including camping facilities, small hotels, and cyclists-only lodging.
A Falcon Guide: Hiking the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness is a vast domain that encompasses over 2,000 square miles of rugged Idaho and Montana backcountry. In this completely revised and updated guidebook, detailed hike narratives, extensive introductory material, and accurate maps guide you to the rushing waterfalls, rustic lookouts, high peaks, and steaming hot springs scattered throughout this wilderness complex. With over 70 hikes covering access points in both Idaho and Montana, this definitive guidebook describes 600 miles of hikes in detail and provides cursory descriptions of another 300 miles of backcountry routes covering all or portions of six forest service ranger districts in four national forests.
The Bend Oregon Adventure Map is a waterproof, topographic map (lat/long,UTM grids) that includes route descriptions covering the Bend area including, Sunriver, Phil's Trail Network, Cascade Lakes Scenic Loop, Newberry Crater & Horse Ridge, Oregon Badlands Wilderness, Waldo and Cultus Lakes, and the new Wanoga Trails. It includes 26 of the best mountain biking ride suggestions, 9 hiking & trail running suggestions, as well as 6 nordic ski/snowshoe area suggestions. Water/Tear Proof. This is one of three redesigned maps that will cover trails in Central Oregon.We can now cover a number of new and expanded trails that we could not fit into our previous maps. Bend (Central Oregon) is renowned for its high desert climate and beauty. The area is a recreation paradise with mountains, rivers, forests and plenty of public access to trails. The relatively moderate slopes of the mountains and ridges are especially well suited to mountain biking, cross country skiing and trail running. Central Oregon is blessed with hundreds of miles of mountain bike friendly singletrack including the vast network west of Bend; with many trails built specifically for mountain biking.26 mountain biking suggestions of varying difficulty, from the crest of the Cascade Range to the high desert, are highlighted on this adventure map. Use the route descriptions to pick rides appropriate to your biking abilities and taste. In addition, 9 hiking & trail running descriptions are included on this adventure map to point hikers and runners to the best trails. For winter recreation, 6 marked nordic skiing/snow-shoeing areas are described and marked on the map. The snow falls deep in the Cascade Range, providing months of reliable nordic skiing and snow-shoeing conditions. The detailed route and map information will help you choose trails appropriate to your abilities. * Map Open Dimensions: 27 X 39 inches * Map Folded Dimensions: 4 X 9.75 inches * Map Scale: 1:63,360 & 1:47,520
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Idaho from Above A brand new film from Wide Eye Productions offers a fresh perspective on one of America’s final frontiers. Soar with us as we reveal Idaho from Above, an aerial experience. With more contiguous wilderness than any state outside of Alaska, the best way to capture Idaho’s remote and rugged landscapes is from the air. Idaho from Above was filmed from a helicopter and acquired in 5K— a format more than seven times greater resolution than HD. Fly with us and enjoy this jewel of the West— wild, mountainous, cracked with desert canyons and flowing with rivers of life. A portion of the film’s proceeds will help fund future conservation efforts in Idaho’s special places. Experience beauty; experience one of America’s most scenic and least known states in Idaho from Above.
Trails of Eastern Idaho, 3rd Edition. A great resource for outdoor lovers looking for trails in their part of eastern Idaho. This book guides you to trips in 19 mountain ranges and in the lava flows of the Snake River plain. Whether you are an Idaho visitor or a resident, you'll find fun trails for day hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, horseback riding, or peak bagging.
The Jackson Hole, Wyoming Adventure Map (2015 version) is a waterproof, topographic (lat/long,UTM grids) map that includes a route guide and trail map covering trails throughout Jackson Hole and Grand Teton National Park including, Bridger-Teton & Caribou-Targhee National Forests, Jedediah Smith and Gros Ventre Wilderness areas and the Snake River Range. It also includes detailed map and route descriptions for 23 of the best mountain bike trails, 4 road bike rides, and 9 hiking trails. Equestrian riders will also find this map useful as it shows all streams, lakes, roads, and land ownership boundaries. Huge jagged mountains, wide open vistas, clear mountain streams and lakes as well as plentiful wildlife are the draw to this very popular area. Jackson Hole has mountain biking and hiking opportunities for everyone from easy, well marked trails to remote locations accessible only by long hikes or rides. Mountain bikers, hikers and horseback riders will find hundreds of miles of trails on this map suitable for a wide range of skill and fitness levels. In addition, the 23 mountain biking descriptions, 9 hiking descriptions and 4 road biking descriptions highlight some of the best recreation opportunities in the area. Ratings for time, mileage, aerobic and technical difficulty as well as other valuable information listed in the route descriptions eliminate some of the guesswork in choosing a ride or hike. Open Dimensions: 27 X 39 inches Folded Dimensions: 4 X 9.75 inches Scale: 1:95,040 and 1:31,680
The McCall, Idaho Adventure Map (2016 version In Stock) is a waterproof, topographic (lat/long,UTM grids) trail map that includes route descriptions for trails in the McCall area including, Payette Lake, Loon Lake, Tamarack Resort, Bear Basin Trails, Warm Lake, Payette River, Secesh Summit, Brundage Mountain, and Jug Mountain Ranch Trails. It includes descriptions of 22 mountain bike rides, 5 road bike rides, and 3 hikes. Fishermen, hunters and OHV riders will also find this map very useful as it accurately shows all streams, lakes, roads, OHV routes and land ownership boundaries. This map includes blowups of the Bear Basin Trails, Jug Mtn Ranch Trails, and Tamarack Foothills Trails. Central Idaho is a classic forested mountain biking destination, with a variety of terrain to keep your mind and body occupied. The McCall area has over 500 miles of public trails, 300+ lakes and four major rivers to enjoy. Trails range from family friendly double track to rides that will get the attention of your craziest of friends. This would-be mountain biking mecca is uncrowded and therefore many trails are remote and unsigned. This map details some of the local’s favorites and is useful for safe and successful journeys through the Central Idaho backcountry. Local land management, IMBA and volunteers groups such as the Central Idaho Mountain Bike Association (CIMBA), create and maintain the trails in this area. The result is well designed, environmentally responsible trails, with terrain that varies from smooth roller coaster single track to challenging rock gardens of adrenaline. Hikers and equestrians will also find this map a helpful guide to incredible views, gorgeous lakes and immense solitude. Use the trail descriptions as a start, and refer to other local publications for additional information, if needed. Also included are some the favorite road rides in the area. The uncrowded nature of the area and its roadways will allow you to experience an incredible amount of wildlife and tranquility, whether you’re on the road or on the trails. Open Dimensions: 27 X 39 inches Folded Dimensions: 4 X 9.75 inches Scale: 1:63,360
Boise Trail Guide by Steve Stuebner Hikers, dog-walkers and trail-runners can rejoice in the launch of the 2nd edition of Boise Trail Guide, which has been one of author Steve Stuebner’s most popular guidebooks of all-time. Now the guide features 90 — count ’em, 90! — hiking and running routes close to home. Boise Trail Guide: 90 Hiking & Running Routes Close to Home is hot off the press. Copies are being distributed to Boise-area outdoor retailers today. The 224-page book retails for $19.95.
A Falcon Guide to Mountain Bike Maintenance. Whether readers are experienced or beginner mountain bikers, knowing how to keep their bike in peak condition is essential for enjoyment of the sport. Being able to recognize the early warning signs of trouble--and knowing what to do about them--means less time and money wasted getting a bike fixed and more time out on the trail. With color photographs throughout, this practical manual includes illustrated, step-by-step guides to repairing and maintaining every single part of a bike. It also includes advice on tools and workshop setup, how to avoid problems in the first place, and how to carry out emergency on-the-trail repairs. This is the essential companion handbook for any mountain biker.
Boudlering Guide to Swan Falls & Reynolds Creek. This book is supper cool... it really displays individual boulders! I do a fair amount of small mouth bass fishing in Swan Falls and I can spot some of the giant boulders in this book from memory. A must for the local boulder hound.
The Big Wood River Valley is surrounded by three diverse and dramatic mountain ranges — a paradise for hikers. The wildlife-rich Smoky Mountains, the serrated Boulder Mountains, and Idaho’s second highest mountain range, the Pioneer Mountains, provide a myriad of hiking opportunities for those who trek through this beautiful landscape. The Day Hiker’s Guide to Sun Valley & Ketchum describes 50 hikes the will guide you from flower-filled meadows to windswept ridges. As with all of the guidebooks from Hiking Idaho, the book includes local history, tips for hiking with children, safety, and the author’s top-rated lists, including view, wildflower, solitude, aerobic, and wildlife-viewing hikes. Hikers will find this book to be an invaluable source for planning their next trip in the back country surrounding Sun Valley & Ketchum. By Scott Marchant
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A Falcon Guide to Road Bike Maintenance by Guy Andrews Road Bike Maintenance is a practical guide to do-it-yourself preventive maintenance. Clearly illustrated throughout with step-by-step photographs. This manual is fully up to date with the latest bikes and bike technology. Spiral bound for ease of use in the workshop, this hands-on guide is an essential companion for weekend riders and serious cyclists alike.
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