The Summer of Adventure

Welcome to our Summer of Adventure! We're trying something new to welcome in our favorite season. We have partnered with Humble Bundle to bring you the Summer of Adventure Bundle—25 ebooks on a variety of topics—astronomy, outdoor skills, adventure stories, and travel—to help guide you through...

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Introducing the Great American Rail-Trail

The Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has announced their long-awaited project—the Great American Rail-Trail! The Great American Rail-Trail stretches more than 3,700 miles from Washington, D.C. to Seattle, Washington. It passes through 12 states—Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho, and Washington. "The...

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Outdoor Retailer, Conservation Alliance, Outdoor Industry Association, Outdoor Alliance, Together We Are A Force

Loving Our Public Lands at Outdoor Retailer

In one short month, Wilderness Press will once again be heading to Salt Lake City for Outdoor Retailer Summer Market. While we’re stoked, as always, to check out all the latest gear, show off our new guidebooks, and see all our partners and friends, Summer...

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Tom Winnett, Wilderness Press 50th Anniversary

Tom Winnett—The Father of Wilderness Press

It’s only fitting that the story of a publishing company’s humble beginnings starts with a man who had a love for both the written word and the wilderness. It’s a comforting thought when, at times, it feels like everyone is so power-hungry and money-driven. The...

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#WeKeepItWild, Conservation Alliance, Earth Day

We Keep It Wild with the Conservation Alliance

If you’re in any way involved in the outdoors industry, you’ve probably heard of the Conservation Alliance. They’re the ones working tirelessly, day in and day out, to protect threatened land. As an outdoor guidebook company, working with the Conservation Alliance to help preserve the wild...

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Gilmore Girls on the PCT, Laura Randall, Wilderness Press, The Pacific Crest Trail Guide

A Gilmore Girl Hikes the Pacific Crest Trail?

This summer’s Netflix revival of Gilmore Girls held a plot twist that many didn’t see coming. In the third of four episodes, Lorelei, the hip, pop-culture-loving mom of the popular WB series, announces she’s heading to California to “do Wild” and hike the Pacific Crest...

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Mount Rose summit, Lake Tahoe, Tahoe Rim Trail, Wilderness Press 50th anniversary, Tom Winnett

It All Started with a High-Altitude Cocktail Party

Hang onto your party hats and hiking boots—2017 is the 50th anniversary of Wilderness Press! In this digital world full of apps, we are the elusive silver fox of the outdoor publishing world—darting in and out of the trees, climbing mountains, swimming in alpine lakes, and...

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#NPS100, National Park Service, Death Valley National Park, Lassen Volcanic National Park, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Grand Tetons National Park, Crater Lake National Park,

100 Years of the National Park Service

In August, America celebrated one of the greatest birthdays of all (in our opinion)—the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. We are so fortunate to have protected places like these. [caption id="attachment_3963" align="alignnone" width="640"] Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most visited park in the...

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