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Monadnock-Sunapee Greenway Trail Guide, Sixth Edition, with Map

By Hardy, David

Marlow NH.: Monadnock-Sunapee Greenway Trail Guide., 2001. Trade paperback. Fine. Appears new.. Smith, Greg (Maps by), and Garland, Larry (Maps by).. 1 48 p. Includes: illustrations, maps. Color photo illustrated paper cover. Stapled binding. B&W photos; grayscale maps w/ red trail lines. This update followed the 1995 5th edition published by the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests. The guide is a for the hiking trail linking Grand Monadnock with Mount Sunapee in south central New Hampshire, counting nearly 50 miles. The trail was first laid out in 1921.

$16.00

Mount Ascutney Guide; 6th Edition
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Mount Ascutney Guide; 6th Edition

By Harkay, Sharon (Preface and Editing by)

Windsor VT.: Ascutney Trails Association., 1997. Wraps. New.. Becker, Petey (Typesetting and Design by), and Shurcliff, Charles (1997 trail map by).. 1 47 p. Light green card stock covers. Black titles w/ Pen&Ink art, cover; Mt. Ascutney. 4.5x6 in. Stapled binding. Trail Guide: Mountain in Ascutney-Windsor, Vermont. General hiking information; Geology; History of Mt. Ascutney and The Trails Association; Trails details; Membership info. Dedicated to Herbert Ogden Sr., 1911-1996, "Visionary and Founder of the Ascutney Trails Association in 1966". Folded map of trails in rear pocket.

$7.00

The A.M.C. White Mountain Guide: A Guide to Trails in the Mountains of New Hampshire & Adjacent Parts of Maine

By A.M.C. White Mountain Guidebook Committee

Boston.: The Appalachian Mountain Club., 1979. 22nd ed.. Wraps. Good. Signed by previous owner. Missing map: #6 Mt. Washington Range. 7 others present in rear pocket.. 1 Brown vinyl flexible covers, no titles. Glued binding. 3.25x6 in. 509 p. includes 1981-1982 Supplement: White Mt. Guide, 22nd. Index. Audience: General/trade. Four maps printed within pages. Part of the Appalachian Trail that guides hikers between Georgia and Maine, this guidebook is for the White Mountain Range in New Hampshire.

$19.00

Light from a Thousand Campfires; The organized camping movement: Its purposes, problems and promise for the future

By Webb, Kenneth B (Edited by, for the A.C.A.; Camping Magazine, selections from)

Minneapolis MN.: American Camping Association / Burgess Publishing., 1965. 2nd printing, 1960 edition.. Trade paperback. Very good. Signed by previous owner. Light cover edge wear. Clean interior.. 1 Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 384 p. Index of authors. Summer camp, who has been there, or been a camp counselor, or wanted to go to camp, sleepover or by day? Kenneth B. Webb, educator, editor and writer, and founder with Susan Webb of the Vermont innovative Farm & Wilderness Camps, here pulls together the philosophies and practices of mid-century summer outdoor educators, upon which many of today's summer camps experiences are based. There are 5 Chapter Parts, including histories, tips; and by numerous authors, on campers, staff, programing, and varieties of experience and education. Historic note for the Millennium: the F&W Camps expanded from a single younger boys' camp to about 6 other options for families in Plymouth and Mount Holly, Vermont, and were converted from an owner-based business to a non-profit organization decades ago.

$12.00

Upstream: A Voyage on the Connecticut River

By Bachman, Ben (Text and Photos by)

Chester CT.: The Globe Pequot Press by arr. w/ Houghton-Mifflin., 1988. 2nd printing.. Trade paperback. Good. Spine creasing, tilt. Clean pages. Light edge wear.. 1 Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 217 p. Audience: General/trade. From its northernmost tributary in New Hampshire, The Connecticut River travels 400 miles southward into Long Island Sound. Author Ben Bachman wanted to explore its mysteries.

$5.00

Best Hikes with Children in Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine
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Best Hikes with Children in Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine

By Lewis, Cynthia Copeland, and Lewis, Thomas, M.D.

Seattle.: The Mountaineers., 1991. Trade paperback. Very good. Light spine scuffing. Otherwise near fine. Clean.. Newell, Debbie (Map art by).. 1 Trade paperback. Glossy color photo illustrated covers. Glued binding. 258 p. 5.25x8.25 in. Maps; B&W photos. Audience: General/trade. Guide book; family-oriented; outdoor recreation.

$5.00

Walks & Rambles in the Upper Connecticut River Valley: From Quebec to the Massachusetts Border; Series
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Walks & Rambles in the Upper Connecticut River Valley: From Quebec to the Massachusetts Border; Series

By Kibling, Mary (Text & Photos by)

Woodstock VT.: Backcountry Guides / The Countryman Press., 1993. 2nd printing; 1989 author copyright.. Trade paperback. Very good. Near fine. Front cover lower right crease.. Wallach, Alex (Maps & Calligraphy by).. 1 Trade paperback. Glued binding. 175 p. Audience: General/trade. For residents and visitors, 44 outings in a region of natural beauty, historic villages, wildflower sanctuaries, geological interest points. Walks to invigorating hikes.

$5.00

Forest & Crag: A History of Hiking, Trail Blazing, and Adventure in the Northeast Mountains
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Forest & Crag: A History of Hiking, Trail Blazing, and Adventure in the Northeast Mountains

By Waterman, Laura, and Waterman, Guy

Boston.: Appalachian Mountain Club., 1989. First edition. 3rd printing.. Trade paperback. Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Light cover wear. Great edges. Bookplate. Back cover, top corner bend. Bottom edge has green irregular staining.. 1 Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 928 p. Maps. Center photo sections. Audience: General/trade. The Watermans have compiled a thorough history and appreciation as hikers of New England and New York State mountain wilderness areas. The stories begin before the 1830s and continue through a century and a half. Numerous trail maps, backpacking usage charts. Extensive source information, glossary, index. Appendix list: Mountains over 4000 feet in the Northeastern U.S., their elevations, and first known ascents. A bookplate laid onto the first free end paper in 1996 honors conservationists Jack & June Liberman of Newport NH, who for the prior 10 years had dedicated their time at each New Hampshire Trails Day.

$95.00

High Huts of the White Mountains

By Reifsnyder, William E

Appalachian Mountain Club., 1979. Trade paperback. Good. No dust jacket as issued. Near vertical 2/3rds cover crease. Rear top edge corner moisture stain.. 1 Trade paperback (US), 4.5x7.25in. Cover illustration: green tinted scenic photo overlooking a high mountain AMC hut. Glued binding. 196p. Maps and othe rinformation from AMC Guidebooks. A hiking tour with geology and history about the chain of overnight refuge huts maintained by the Appalachain Mountain Club in New Hampshire's White Mountains. The author relied on interviews with hut crews and naturalists, AMC colleagues and guidebooks, and his own observations. The first timberline shelter was built by AMC in 1888 between Mount Adams and Mount Jefferson. Trails began to be constructed in 1819.

$2.50

And Not to Yield, a Novel

By Ullman, James Ramsey

Garden City NY.: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1970. First edition.. Hard cover. Very good in very good dust jacket. Minor circular outline of stain on top pages.. 1 444 p.; 22 cm. Blue cloth covered boards, black titles. Mountain climber dreams of conquering the Himalayan peak Dera Zor. But he is beset with other climbs, other faces, and disaster. He retreats to alcohol, drugs, a woman. The dream persists.

$7.00

Taming the Wilds: A Handbook of Woodcraft Wisdom (formerly: Skills for Taming the Wilds)
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Taming the Wilds: A Handbook of Woodcraft Wisdom (formerly: Skills for Taming the Wilds)

By Angie, Bradford

New York.: Galahad Books by arr. w/ Stackpole Books., 1967. Later reprint.. Hard cover. Fine in very good dust jacket. Mine jacket wear.. Emert, Andy (Illustrations by), and Angier, Vena (Illustrations by).. 1 286 p. Includes illustrations. Brown paper over boards; white spine titles. Full color front jacket photo: woods and water body; Subtitle on inside flap: "easy-life, outdoor ways to coax comfort from nature--for all who venture off the road". 24 chapters: preparedness in stepping out of one's door into the woods results in more comfortable experiences. Expanding comfort zones. Author Bradford Angier is the expert.

$6.50

The Age of Mountaineering: an Account of the World's Great Mountains and of the Men Who Climbed Them

By Ullman, James Ramsey, And Murray, W.H. (A Chapter On British Mountains By)

St. James Place, London: Collins, 1956. Hard cover. Good in good dust jacket. Highlighting/underlining. Soiling and tears to dustjacket. Front endpaper missing, split starting at binding.. 0 384p., 22 cm. Map endpapers, B&W. Appendices. Index. This book is based on the author's earlier book 'High Conquest' and continues the story of mountaineering through the post-war years and the climbing of Mount Everest, (on copyright page).

$14.00

The Boundary Waters Canoe Area, Volume 2: The Eastern Region
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The Boundary Waters Canoe Area, Volume 2: The Eastern Region

By Beymer, Robert

Berkeley.: Wilderness Press., 1991. 3rd edition.. Trade paperback. Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Near fine. Small chip, front spine fold, center.. 1 Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. Wilderness Press Trail Guide Series, 2. Color map in back pocket. Center B&W photo section. Audience: General/trade. Minnesota: Boundary Waters has more than a million acres of lakes, rivers, and forests. Author Robert Beymer had spent 10 summers canoeing its waters.

$5.00

Anybody's Bike Book; An original manual of bicycle repairs.

By Cuthbertson, Tom

[Berkeley, Calif.: Ten Speed Press., 1971. 5th printing.. Trade paperback. Very good. Spine sun-fade. Top edge spotting. Tight. Clean interior.. Morrall, Rick (Illustrated by). 1 Trade paperback. 175 p. 23 cm. Black line art comic drawings, diagrams. Classic confidence builder for anyone who has a bicycle: thorough, simply put, and both comically illustrated but with detailed diagrams.

$5.00

When Men and Mountains Meet: the Explorers of the Western Himalayas 1820-75

By Keay, John

London: John Murray Publishers, 1977. Hard cover. Very good in fine dust jacket. Dustjacket in clean, clear protective cover. Scattered small brown stains to top page edges. Apparent water stain to spine end of top pages. Not penetrating.. Godwin-Austen, H.H. (Cover wraparound watercolor, glacier of Panmah, Baltistan, from Skeenmung, 1862).. 0 277 p. B&W Illustrations, photos. Maps on tan paper section. Red cloth covered boards, gold spine titles. Bibliography. Index. The region between India and Inner Asia challenged mountain wilderness explorers, barring the fabled cities of Marco Polo's tales from commercial opening of Central Asia and Inland China. There were strategic secrets and the mountains themselves. It took 50 years.

$30.00

Climbing in North America

By Jones, Chris

Berkeley CA / London.: University of California Press., 1979. First edition. 1st paberback printing.. Trade paperback. Very good. Minor edge wear. Nice spine and front. Light blemishing. Light front corner bumps. Interior very nice. Unmarked.. 1 Color photo illustrated cover. 392 p. Bibliography. Index. Numerous B&W photosAudience: General/trade. Rock Climbing History, Locations, Personalities, Evolving sport challenges, from 17th-18th century "Rugged Individualists" to the more contemporary 1970s Mavericks.

$7.00

Whitewater Kayaking: Canoe & Kayak Techniques
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Whitewater Kayaking: Canoe & Kayak Techniques

By Harrison, Dave (Editor);

Mechanicsburg PA: Stackpole Books, 1998. First edition. 2nd printing;. Trade paperback. Fine. No dust jacket as issued. Sticker residue on cover;. Morser, Bruce. 0 60 p. Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. Glossary. Contributors include Claudia Kerckhoff-van Wijk and Stephen U'Ren, international whitewater paddling competitors.

$7.00

World of Wonders: New Hampshire 1680-1980 Highest White Mountains Peak Offers New Tourist Mecca (on Commemorative Decanter Pictured)

By Anderson, Leon W.

Concord, NH: NH State Liquor Commission, Federal Distillers Corp, 1980. Trade paperback. Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Less rust stains from the two staples.. 0 16 p. Includes: illustrations, diagrams, maps. Saddle-stitched history of Mt. Washington, its services, and commemorative decanter for new summit building and weather observatory. A tidy, informative history of the highest peak in New England, Mt. Washington, and its historic role offering recreational, communications and scientific opportunites. In 1980 the Sherman Adams Memorial summit building was dedicated, and the NH State Liquor Commission sponsored an historic decanter, pictured (in blue tones) on the cover in lieu of titles. Author is legislative historian. History: services, construction, purchase of mountaintop by state, first road and cog railway; notes on legalities, tourism, weather observation, UNH, AMC, "Among the Clouds" newspaper, more.

$15.00

AMC Field Guide to Trail Building and Maintenance

By Proudman, Robert, and Appalachian Mountain Club

Appalachian Mountain Club, 1977. Unabridged.. Wraps. Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Near fine. Prior owner name inside.. LaCroix, Marc, and Farquhar, Jean, and Merkle, Janis (Illustrations by), and Bellerose, George (Photographs by).. 1 Paperback, 4.5x7.25in. Illustration, B&W Hiking trails: Design, building, controlling erosion, wetlands, tools, private land. Handy pocket guide.

$8.00

Don't Die on the Mountain

By Allen, Dan H

New London NH.: Diapensia Press., 1998. 2nd edition.. Trade paperback. Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by author. Minor edge soiling from thumbing.. Howe, George, and Allen, Tim, and Allen, Dan H (Photographs by).. 1 207 p. Center color photo section. B&W line diagrams. Author is accomplished, experienced White Mountains, Appalachian Trail hiker and trainer. Chapters--Survival: Decision-making; Mountain Leadership and Followership; Trip Organization and Management; Natural Hazards; Emergencies; Weather; Navigation; Trail Finding; Camping; Mountaineering; Clothing and Equipment; Food and Water; Mountaineering Ethics. Bibliography. Index.

$28.00

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