Books

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CALL OF THE MOUNTAINS
A photo essay spotlighting the beauty of So. California’s three highest mountain ranges: the San Jacinto, San Bernardino, and San Gabriel Mountains. Over 200 color photos of mountains, trails, streams, lakes, trees, flowers, and people of the mountains. Well known author John W. Robinson says, “Farley and Ann Olander, in beautiful photographs and eloquent, graceful prose, have crafted a moving tribute to our splendid mountains.” The perfect ageless gift for those who love and want to know more about the mountains of Southern California. 2005, hardback, 9 x 12″, 192 pages.
$36.00

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SAN BERNARDINO MOUNTAIN TRAILS; 100 HIKES IN SO. CALIFORNIA
by Southern California mountain writer John Robinson. This long-time favorite covers hikes in the San Bernardino Mountains and San Jacinto Mountains. Includes small map. Published by Wilderness Press. April, 2003. 271 pages. 8.5″ x 5.5″ Softcover. NEW EDITION!
$21.95

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TREES OF THE SAN BERNARDINO MOUNTAINS
by Rim of the World Interpretive Association and the San Bernardino Mountains Land Trust. Illustrated and described are fifty-one plants and shrubs common to the San Bernardino Mountains. A companion to Wildflowers of the San Bernardino Mountains. April, 2004. 108 pages. 8″ x 4.5″ Softcover.
$16.00


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WHAT TREE IS THAT?
by the National Arbor Day Foundation. An excellent, inexpensive, and pocket size guide to identifying the more common trees found in the Western U.S. 150+ species included. 83 pages. 3.5″ x 8.5″ Softcover.
$4.95

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WILDFLOWERS OF THE SAN BERNARDINO MOUNTAINS
Perfect for carrying on the trail. Detailed color drawings of more than 100 of the most commonly seen wildflowers above 4,000 feet. 41 pages, including index. Pocket size 4 1/4″ x 8″ Softcover.
$11.95


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BIRDS OF THE SAN BERNARDINO MOUNTAINS
A walking and watching guide to 90 of the mountain’s most popular birds. Detailed color photographs and maps. 112 pages, including index. Pocket size 8.5″ x 4″ Spiral bound softcover.
$18.95

 

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A WILDERNESS PRESERVED; SAN GORGONIO
by Southern California mountain writer John Robinson. This comprehensive book explains how the Wilderness came to be and talks about the important figures who helped save San Gorgonio from commercial development. A must have for the San Gorgonio-phile! Includes twenty historical b/w photos. Published by the SGVA. 1991. 144 pages. 9″ x 6″ Softcover.
$14.00

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THE SAN BERNARDINOS
By John Robinson, the foremost authority on the history and trails of the San Bernardino Mountains. This beautiful, large 9″x 11″ coffee-table hardback has 256 pages and more than 300 illustrations, maps, and a detailed index. The perfect gift for anyone who enjoys the the forest and wilderness areas of the San Bernardino Mountains. This book details more than two hundred years of human activity in the mountains and includes scores of rare and never before published historical photos. A must-have for every collector!
$37.50

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THE OUTWARD BOUND MAP & COMPASS HANDBOOK
by Glenn Randall, a veteran of expeditions from Alaska to Argentina. 5 1/2″ X 8″, 112 page, indexed softback book. Practical advice on choosing the right compass, using it to find your way, reading and using topographic maps, and using an altimeter to pinpoint your position. Randall helps steer you clear of the most common routefinding errors, and passes on an array of routefinding tips drawn from his rich store of wilderness experiences.
$15.00

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MOUNTAIN BIKING SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA’S BEST 100 TRAILS
edited by Delaine Fragnoli & Don Douglass. 5 1/2″ X 8 1/2″, 352 page, softback book. Southern California’s most popular mountain bike trail guide. This book has it all: easy family outings, the gnarliest singletrack, the classic hillclimbs. All of the best places from San Diego to Big Sur, from the Sierra Nevada to Death Valley and the Mojave Desert. Accurately researched and described, more than 100 routes are fully illustrated with detailed maps and photographs.
$19.00

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CAMPFIRE SONGS
Edited by Irene Maddox and Rosalyn Blankenship. 5″ X 7″, 184 page, indexed softback book. The words, scores, and guitar chords of more than 100 favorite campfire songs. Includes cowboys songs, folk songs, spirituals, sea chanteys, and patriotic songs.
$14.00

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