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Books & Maps

21 products

  • Ice Age Trail Guidebook (2023 Edition)

    Ice Age Trail Alliance Ice Age Trail Guidebook (2023 Edition)

    5 in stock

    The Ice Age Trail Guidebook features more than 100 detailed segment-by-segment descriptions and maps to help you connect with the thousand-mile Ice Age National Scenic Trail. Written for those seeking a wide range of adventures on the Ice Age Trail, the Ice Age Trail Guidebook includes these items and more: A detailed description for each segment along the Ice Age Trail A map excerpt for each segment from the Ice Age Trail Alliance’s popular Ice Age Trail Atlas Ratings for each segment on a variety of criteria to help you find the Ice Age Trail excursion that’s right for you

    5 in stock

    $35.00

  • Ice Age Trail Thousand-Miler Map & Checklist – Big Map

    Ice Age Trail Alliance Ice Age Trail Thousand-Miler Map & Checklist – Big Map

    7 in stock

    This handy hike-tracking tool is a great resource for aspiring Thousand-Milers or anyone who wants to track parts of the Trail visited. The 54″H x 36″W poster, printed on standard copy-weight 24lb paper, shows the Ice Age National Scenic Trail segments and connecting routes on the map and as a checklist in west-to-east order. Length, endpoints, and Atlas page numbers are included and there’s space for your notes. Cumulative mile markers at county lines are also shown. Disclaimer: This map was created by an Ice Age Trail volunteer. It is not an official publication of the Ice Age Trail Alliance, Inc., and the Alliance gives no warranty, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of these data. Map is based on the 2020 guidebook editions; check the IATA website before hiking for the most up-to-date Ice Age Trail information. Ratings for each segment on a variety of criteria to help you find the Ice Age Trail excursion that’s right for you

    7 in stock

    $16.00

  • Ice Age Trail Atlas (2020-2022 Edition)

    Ice Age Trail Alliance Ice Age Trail Atlas (2020-2022 Edition)

    1 in stock

    The Ice Age Trail Atlas features more than 100 color, shaded relief–style maps at 1:48,000 scale. In contrast to the smaller map excerpts in the Ice Age Trail Guidebook, each map is printed on an 8.5” x 11” sheet and includes not just the Ice Age Trail route but also suggested connecting routes and a wider snapshot of the area around the Trail. The maps are three-hole punched to easily insert into a binder. Helpful icons identify parking areas, drinking water sources, restrooms and camping facilities. Different patterns of shading indicate topography, public lands and areas that are open to primitive camping. The last item is essential for those planning a backpacking trip. New in this edition: Trail and connector mileages are printed on each map. Whether you are just starting to explore the Ice Age Trail or are well on your way to becoming a Thousand-Miler, the maps found in this Atlas provide the critical wayfinding information you’ll need to enjoy all the Ice Age Trail has to offer. ~140 pages Pages are three-hole punched (except covers) Set is shrink-wrapped 8.5″ W x 11″ T x 0.75″ D ~1 lb

    1 in stock

    $14.95

  • Ice Age Trail Atlas (2023 Edition)

    Ice Age Trail Alliance Ice Age Trail Atlas (2023 Edition)

    5 in stock

    The Ice Age Trail Atlas features more than 100 color, shaded relief–style maps at 1:48,000 scale. In contrast to the smaller map excerpts in the Ice Age Trail Guidebook, each map is printed on an 8.5” x 11” sheet and includes not just the Ice Age Trail route but also suggested connecting routes and a wider snapshot of the area around the Trail. The maps are three-hole punched to easily insert into a binder. Helpful icons identify parking areas, drinking water sources, restrooms and camping facilities. Different patterns of shading indicate topography, public lands and areas that are open to primitive camping. The last item is essential for those planning a backpacking trip. New in this edition: Trail and connector mileages are printed on each map. Whether you are just starting to explore the Ice Age Trail or are well on your way to becoming a Thousand-Miler, the maps found in this Atlas provide the critical wayfinding information you’ll need to enjoy all the Ice Age Trail has to offer. ~140 pages Pages are three-hole punched (except covers) Set is shrink-wrapped 8.5″ W x 11″ T x 0.75″ D ~1 lb

    5 in stock

    $27.00

  • Sasquatch, Yeti and Other Wildmen of the World: A Field Guide

    Sasquatch The Legend Sasquatch, Yeti and Other Wildmen of the World: A Field Guide

    2 in stock

    A field guide to relict hominoids. These "wildmen" have been portrayed in native art, oral and literary traditions for milennia. This guide to Wildmen of the World serves as a companion to the Sasquatch Field Guide, which provides in depth information about tracking and identifying field evidence. This quick reference broadens the scope by distinguishing the various types of relict hominoids around the globe and the trace evidence pointing to their possible existence.  Field Guide by Dr. Jeff Meldrum Full-color - Measures 25 in. x 10 in. & 4.5 in. x 10 in. when folded Properly identify Relict Hominoids Waterproof, full-color guide stands up to field use Written with scientific rigor by Dr. Jeff Meldrum

    2 in stock

    $11.99

  • Paracord Outdoor Gear Projects

    Fox Chapel Publishing Paracord Outdoor Gear Projects

    Out of stock

    Make your own useful and attractive outdoor gear! 12 easy projects for lanyards, straps, wraps, keychains, and more Survival bracelets that come apart quickly to provide emergency cord Practical gear for camping, hiking, and more Detailed instructions and step-by-step photos Ropecrafting advice for knots, fusing, tools, and materials If you love the outdoors, you'll love parachute cord! Strong, lightweight, and durable, it's the most versatile material ever developed for making outdoor gear and accessories. This book shows you how easy it is to use colorful paracord to create attractive and useful survival bracelets, lanyards, pouches, straps, slings, and more. Perfect for kids and the beginning paracordist, Paracord Outdoor Gear Projects takes you step by step through all the knots and wraps you need to know. Get practical advice on tools and materials, and learn the right way to melt and fuse the cut ends of your cord. Whether you're camping in the wilderness, working outside, attending a game, or just walking the dog, you're sure to find the ideal DIY project here!

    Out of stock

    $9.99

  • Hiking and Backpacking with Kids: Proven Strategies For Fun Family Adventures

    Falcon Guides Hiking and Backpacking with Kids: Proven Strategies For Fun Family Adventures

    1 in stock

    Backpacker magazine's Hiking and Backpacking with Kids brings you essential mind gear from two of the most respected and reliable publishers of outdoor-related information. Discover all the information needed to safely and successfully hike and camp with kids, from infants to teenagers. This volume explains what to pack, games to play, kid-favorite food and snacks for the trail, and other tips and tricks to make a family hiking outing the best it can be. Perfect for pack or pocket, this book breaks down its subject into the essential topics, providing practical and portable information useful in the field. Full-color photos complement concise, clear text, introducing you to basic and intermediate skills needed to safely and successfully get by in the outdoors. Product Details ISBN-13: 9780762772957 Publisher: Falcon Guides Publication date: 02/21/2012 Series: Backpacker Magazine Series Edition description: First Edition Pages: 112 Product dimensions: 4.20(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.40(d)

    1 in stock

    $12.95

  • Geology of the Ace Age National Scenic Trail Book

    Ice Age Trail Alliance Geology of the Ace Age National Scenic Trail Book

    4 in stock

    Bringing the Ice Age National Scenic Trail landscape to life! The Ice Age National Scenic Trail meanders across the state of Wisconsin through scenic glacial terrain dotted with lakes, steep hills, and long, narrow ridges. David M. Mickelson, Louis J. Maher Jr., and Susan L. Simpson bring this landscape to life in Geology of the Ice Age National Scenic Trail and help readers understand what Ice Age Wisconsin was like. An overview of Wisconsin’s geology and key geological concepts helps readers understand geological processes, materials, and landforms. The authors detail geological features along each segment of the Ice Age Trail and at each of the nine National Ice Age Scientific Reserve sites. Readers can experience the Ice Age Trail through more than 100 full-color photographs, scores of beautiful maps, and helpful diagrams. Science briefs explain glacial features such as eskers, drumlins, and moraines. The book also includes detailed trail descriptions that are cross referenced with the science briefs to make it easy to find the geological terms used in the trail descriptions. Whatever your level of experience with hiking or knowledge of glaciers, this book will provide lively, informative, and revealing descriptions for a new understanding of the shape of the land beneath our feet. 395 pages Softcover 8″ W x 10″ T x 0.75″ D 2 lb 3 oz Published by University of Wisconsin Press. NOTE: This book has a wealth of information about the Ice Age Trail but is not intended to be used as a guide for trail navigation; it is intended to be used with the Ice Age Trail Atlas and Ice Age Trail Guidebook rather than in place of them.

    4 in stock

    $35.00

  • Thousand-Miler: Adventures Hiking the Ice Age Trail Book

    Ice Age Trail Alliance Thousand-Miler: Adventures Hiking the Ice Age Trail Book

    3 in stock

    One woman's journey on the Ice Age National Scenic Trail in Wisconsin The Ice Age Trail Guidebook features more than 100 detailed segment-by-segment descriptions and maps to help you connect with the thousand-mile Ice Age National Scenic Trail. Written for those seeking a wide range of adventures on the Ice Age Trail, the Ice Age Trail Guidebook includes these items and more: A detailed description for each segment along the Ice Age Trail A map excerpt for each segment from the Ice Age Trail Alliance’s popular Ice Age Trail Atlas Ratings for each segment on a variety of criteria to help you find the Ice Age Trail excursion that’s right for you

    3 in stock

    $20.00

  • Bouldering Book

    Mountaineers Books Bouldering Book

    1 in stock

    Bouldering: Movement, Tactics, and Problem Solving demonstrates not just the basics of how to boulder, but also how to get better at it and take it to the next level. Whether you're a beginning climber who just started at the local gym, a competitive sport climber looking for a new challenge, or an aging alpinist who needs to take a season off from high-altitude, this guidebook offers something for everyone pursuing the art of bouldering: gear, movement, tactics, training, injury prevention, competitions, and more. Contributing photography and insights come from climbers such as Dave Graham, Jamie Emerson, Paul Robinson, Chris Schulte, Daniel Woods, Ty Landman, and many others, and an appendix highlights many of the top bouldering destinations all over the world.

    1 in stock

    $21.95

  • Bear Aware by Bill Schneider

    Falcon Guides Bear Aware by Bill Schneider

    1 in stock

    Bear Aware The Quick Reference Bear Country Survival Guide, Fourth Edition BILL SCHNEIDER Updated and revised guide filled with helpful tips on traveling and camping in bear country.

    1 in stock

    $9.95

  • Backcountry Bear Basics

    Mountaineers Books Backcountry Bear Basics

    1 in stock

    Backcountry Bear Basics The Definitive Guide to Avoiding Unpleasant Encounters, 2nd Edition by Dave Smith. 175 pages Publisher: Mountaineers Books ISBN: 978-1-59485-028-8 Published: Oct 20, 2006

    1 in stock

    $16.95

  • Great River Arts Custom Designed Ice Age Trail Map

    Ice Age Trail Alliance Great River Arts Custom Designed Ice Age Trail Map

    4 in stock

    Description: Whether you are just starting to explore the Ice Age Trail or are well on your way to becoming a Thousand-Miler, this easy to frame 11″ x 14″ artistic map captures the essence of the Trail through flora and fauna of Wisconsin. Size: 11″ x 14″ About the Artist: The Ice Age Trail custom map features the work of artist Lisa Middleton who grew up exploring the Mississippi River valley with her family. Many of her subjects are drawn from life experiences in Nepal, China, Haiti, the South Caribbean, her beloved mountains, and the coulees of Upper Mississippi River. Lisa’s art has embellished book covers, CD covers, and Madison Avenue brochures.

    4 in stock

    $25.00

  • Alone on the Wall

    Waterford Press Alone on the Wall

    1 in stock

    Free solo climbing is a high-stakes sport: if you fall, you die. Expert free soloist Alex Honnold isn't afraid to push the limit; one of the most famous adventure athletes in the world, he has pioneered new routes, won awards, and shattered records. Alone on the Wall recounts the seven most astonishing achievements of Honnold's extraordinary life and career, brimming with lessons on living fearlessly, taking risks, and maintaining focus even in the face of extreme danger. 16 pages of photographs Details Publisher ‏ : ‎ W. W. Norton & Company; 1st edition (October 4, 2016) Language ‏ : ‎ English Paperback ‏ : ‎ 272 pages ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0393353176 ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0393353174 Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 8 ounces Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 5.5 x 0.7 x 8.2 inches

    1 in stock

    $16.95

  • Common Edible & Poisonous Mushrooms of the Northeast

    Stackpole Books Common Edible & Poisonous Mushrooms of the Northeast

    1 in stock

    This handy in-the-field guide offers identification information for some 50 mushrooms that mushroom hunters are most likely to encounter in the wild: Parasol Mushroom, Delicious Lactarius, Sulphur Shelf, Giant Puffball. It also features detailed photographs illustrating the characteristics to look for when identifying mushrooms and natural history information--where they grow, when they appear, and the various forms they take. Handy in-the-field identification guide Features the "Foolproof Five" Includes a useful identification flowchart The northeastern United States is home to an enormous variety of mushrooms--some delicious, some deadly. 

    1 in stock

    $12.95

  • Field Guide to Medicinal Wild Plants

    Stackpole Books Field Guide to Medicinal Wild Plants

    1 in stock

    This illustrated guide to North American wild medicinals has been a nature classic for over thirty years. In this new edition, David K. Foster revises Bradford Angier's invaluable handbook, updating the taxonomy and adding more than a dozen species, including the purple coneflower, popularly known as echinacea, as well as ephedra, jewelweed, goldenseal, and more. Scientific information for a general audience and full-color illustrations combine with intriguing accounts of the plants' uses, making this a practical guide for anyone interested in the medicinal uses of wild plants. First-ever revision of a classic guidebook Information on each plant's characteristics, distribution, and medicinal qualities as well as updated taxonomy and 15 new species How to identify and use wild plants for medicinal purposes

    1 in stock

    $22.95

  • Basic Kayaking

    Stackpole Books Basic Kayaking

    2 in stock

    2005 National Outdoor Book Award Winner A fully illustrated introduction to river kayaking with a full-color gear guide plus chapters on river safety and reading the water. Step-by-step instruction on essential techniques, including all major strokes and rolls. This newest title in Stackpole's Basics series takes on the wildly popular sport of river kayaking. Packed with information and featuring hundreds of full-color photographs and illustrations, it provides clear, easy-to-follow instructions on selecting gear, getting your boat on the river, and mastering fundamental moves. Also covered are the ferries, peel-outs, and turns required to maneuver a kayak in moving water. For would-be day-trippers, river-runners, creekboaters, and even those aspiring to the world of extreme rodeo playboating, Basic Kayakingis where the journey begins.

    2 in stock

    $21.95

  • Stargazing

    Stackpole Books Stargazing

    1 in stock

    Handy guide to basic astronomy for anyone who spends time outdoors at night. Practical and concise guide with entertaining information and illustrations that applies science, history and myths to observing and understanding the sky at night. How to identify constellations, star formations, and comets, and use star patterns to establish direction and time. Explores legends behind constellations. 105 pages 5.5 x 8.25''

    1 in stock

    $12.95

  • Climbers Guide to Devil's Lake

    University of Wisconsin Press Climbers Guide to Devil's Lake

    1 in stock

    Features include: an updated introduction by George J. Pokorny and new photographs by Eric Andre a summary of the geologic and natural history of the Baraboo hills by Patricia K. Armstrong locations and updated descriptions of nearly 1,800 climbs landmark photographs from most major climbing areas GPS waypoints, map coordinates, altimeter readings, and approach information detailed diagrams locating climbing routes at most major climbing areas 6 new diagrams, 5 new climbing areas, and 120 new routes More than 19,000 copies sold of earlier editions“Anything and everything you might want to know about conquering the bluffs at Devil’s Lake.”—The Capital Times

    1 in stock

    $19.95

  • Winning Pickleball Book

    ProLite Sports Winning Pickleball Book

    2 in stock

    Winning Pickleball by Mark Friedenberg is a comprehensive book that details pickleball basics in addition to offering a deep dive into the mind of a top player and his extensive history with the game. It starts with a wonderful overview of pickleball's fundamentals and transitions into specific techniques, strategies and mental exercises you can use to keep your opponents unbalanced.Winning Pickleball by Mark Friedenberg provides 179 pages of wisdom that will take your game to new heights if practiced with dedication. There is a glossary of terms in the back that creates an easy reference point, yet the entire book is written in approachable language so players of all levels can benefit from its tips. Whether you're looking to review drills or learn more complex plays, there's something for everyone.Winning Pickleball by Mark Friedenberg is a wonderful resource to have available for players who are serious about improving their skills and learning all there is to know about pickleball strategies.

    2 in stock

    $29.99

  • Be Expert With Map & Compass: The Complete Orienteering Handbook

    Wiley Publishing Be Expert With Map & Compass: The Complete Orienteering Handbook

    2 in stock

    Features Author: Bjorn Kjellstrom Softcover; 247 pages; black-and-white photographs and illustrations Updated with internet references, photographs, and tips on using a GPS in conjunction with a map and compass Offers clear, concise instructions for using a map and compass effectively Includes practice exercises and an introduciton to the basics of competitve orienteering Discusses how to solve problems in a variety of orienteering situations Made in USA.

    2 in stock

    $24.99

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