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We offer a diverse selection of the best hiking books, camping guides, field guides, and most other books for lovers of the great outdoors. If you're looking for books about birdwatching, stargazing books, fishing and hunting guides, or memoirs from legendary outdoorsmen, we've got what you need. 

 

$26.95  
Paperback, Nigel Foster, 360 pages, 9.5 x 7.5, 9781493025701
The Art of Kayaking  is the distilled essence of a lifetime of kayak instruction at all skill levels around the world, with the added insights gained from years of designing kayaks, paddles, and kayaking equipment. This comprehensive kayaking manual by one of the biggest names in kayaking...
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$21.95  
Paperback, Scott Marchant, 240 pages, 6 x 9, 9780997737004
The 240-page guidebook showcases 65 of the greatest walking adventures in the mountains near McCall, New Meadows, Cascade and Stolle Meadows. In the 2nd edition of the guidebook you will find twenty-one new hikes, different options for hikes found in the 1st edition, improved USGS-based maps and...
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$24.95  
Paperback, Tom Rosenbauer, 408 pages, 8.5 x 11, 9781493025794
The Orvis Fly-Fishing Guide is the best-selling book for fly anglers!  Whether you’re a soon-to-be fly fisher looking for the right book to get you started or you’re reasonably proficient at the sport and need a refresher course on tying knots for saltwater or the latest info on how to care...
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$34.95  
Paperback, Robert & Martha Manning, 256 pages, 8.5 x 10, 9781493026418
Walk the World’s Greatest Trails To walk is to discover, from those first halting steps as a child to walking the world’s greatest long-distance trails. Experience breathtaking coastlines, mountain ranges, historic landscapes, wilderness areas, religious pilgrimages, great cities, and...
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$16.95  
Hardcover, C. S. Lambert, 112 pages, 8.5 x 8.5, 9781608936533
Almost every shoreline offers up worlds of adventure, archaeology, science, and the arts in the form of sea glass and ceramic shards. These discarded remains pull beachcombers into a world of startling revelation; a world of history founded on documented research and broadened by the...
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$18.95  
Paperback, Nigel Foster, 320 pages, 6 x 9, 9781493025688
In 1981, Nigel Foster flew to Canada’s Baffin Island to begin a solo kayak trip south toward northern Labrador. After crossing the 40-mile wide Hudson Strait in howling winds and fighting a 10 knot tide race, Foster crash-landed on a small island in the dark. He had frostbitten fingers and...
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$16.95  
Paperback, Jim Meuninck, 144 pages, 6 x 9, 9781493026692
Detailed descriptions of edible mushrooms; tips on finding, preparing, and using mushrooms; a glossary of botanical terms; color photos. Use Foraging Mushrooms as a field guide or as a delightful armchair read. No matter what you’re looking for, be it the curative Heal-All or a snack, this guide...
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$14.99  
Paperback, Julie Bruton-Seal & Matthew Seal, 224 pages, 6 x 9, 9781510725942
There is a wealth of plants growing abundantly all over roadsides, cities, and in your own backyard; this coincides perfectly with alternative medicine and natural healing reaching into every facet of our lives. These plants have numerous medicinal uses that people have largely forgotten. Once...
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$7.95  
Laminated Pamhplet, 4 x 8, 9781583557990
An indispensable guide for the novice or occasional camper, Camping 101 teaches the basics of camping and camp craft. It includes packing checklists, tips for choosing a campsite and setting up a safe camp, knot-tying, fire-lighting and classic camp recipes. Also included is a review of...
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$7.95  
Pamphlet, 4 x 8, 9781620052150
There are over 1,000 species of freshwater fishes in North America. With refinements in aquaculture, the most popular game fish including largemouth and smallmouth bass, trout and salmon, bluegill, crappies, and catfish-are now stocked in rivers, ponds and lakes throughout the U.S. and Canada....
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$7.95  
Pamphlet, 4 x 8, 9781620052167
North American coastlines are home to hundreds of species of resident and migrant saltwater fishes. Of these, a choice few are the target of anglers and skippers seeking the ultimate battle with some of nature's largest and most beautiful game fish. From the nearshore species like striped bass,...
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$7.95  
Pamphlet, 4 x 8, 9781620052174
North American salmonids are a family of fish revered as some of the most popular and sought-after sport and food fish in the world. The beauty and diversity of the species, and the settings in which they occur, attract anglers, naturalists, photographer and artists alike to study and pursue...
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$7.95  
Pamphlet, 4 x 8, 9781620051917
Turtles are ancient and captivating creatures! With over 250 species of turtles worldwide, you can find turtles everywhere — in the water and in the desert and many places in between. This introductory guide to turtles covers all aspects of a turtle's life from their development to their...
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$7.95  
Pamhplet, 4 x 8, 9781583550724
Animal Tracks provides a simplified field reference to the tracks signs and scat of over 65 familiar North American species. Updated with a new cover design, it also features a ruler for measuring the tracks. This beautifully illustrated guide is an excellent source of portable information and...
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$7.95  
Pamphlet, 4 x 8, 9781620051856
This guide helps identify and demystify the world of bats. Readers will learn about bats' position and role in the ecosystem -- did you know there are over 1100 species of bats worldwide? This guide describes how bats evolved, their behavior, survival techniques and habitats around the world....
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Pamphlet, 4 x 8, 9781620051870
Most of our plants are pollinated by bees. Approximately 50% of the managed bee population has been killed off in the last 10 years and colony collapse disorder continues to endanger our honey bee population. Along with bees, butterflies, beetles, birds and some mammals are also pollinators....
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$7.95  
Pamphlet, 4 x 8, 9781620051986
This guide helps identify and demystify the world of elephants and rhinos. Readers will learn about these animals’ position and role in the ecosystem — as well as about the various threats and dangers these incredible animals face. This guide describes how elephants and rhinos evolved, their...
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$9.95  
Pamphlet, 4 x 8, 9781620052297
Birders use many kinds of information to identify birds, including size and shape, color pattern, markings, behavior, habitat and calls. This handy guide puts basic birding skills at your fingertips, explaining simple techniques that allow you to sort birds into categories for easier ID. It also...
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$9.95  
Pamhplet, 4 x 8, 9781620052433
Our backyards are home to bird species that have adapted to thrive in close contact with human beings. This guide profiles common urban birds in western North America and was developed in collaboration with the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, one of the world's leading institutions on bird life and...
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$9.95  
Pamphlet, 4 x 8, 9781620052440
Bird Enthusiasts spend millions of dollars each year in their efforts to help sustain birds with the placement of bird feeders and food in their backyards. This guide helps teach users how to select feeders and food, including information on feeder placement, the importance of grit and how to...
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$9.95  
Folding Pamphlet, 10 pages, 5.5 x 5.5, 9781620052594
Basic Navigation for Search and Rescue and Survival is a valuable reference for skilled rescue professionals, recreationists and anyone active in a wilderness setting. This lightweight folding guide is waterproof to withstand rigorous use in the field and fits easily in your pocket. Developed by...
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$9.95  
Folding Pamphlet, 5.5 x 5.5, 9781620052600
Essential Knots for Search and Rescue and Survival is a valuable reference for skilled rescue professionals, recreationists and anyone active in a wilderness setting. This lightweight folding guide is waterproof to withstand rigorous use in the field and fits easily in your pocket. Developed by...
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$9.95  
Pamphlet, 4 x 8, 9781620052419
The tiny, winged gems we know as hummingbirds occur in the Americas and nowhere else. This guide presents familiar species of North America together with basic information on their color patterns, field marks and geographical ranges. Each species description includes information on its habitat...
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$9.95  
Pamphlet, 4 x 8, 9781620052259
This guide is a convenient primer for locating and observing nests. It offers information on the basic types of nest structures, typical nesting habitat for each species, number of eggs a nest may contain, what the eggs look like, and more. Also included are facts on nest-related bird behaviors.
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