|New books from Wilderness Press, Menasha Ridge Press, and Clerisy PressTo order books or for more information about any of our titles, please contact your PGW Representative, Mike Jones (mike or (503) 344-4683), or Kara Pelicano (kara or (859) 815-7205).***A complete PDF of our 2013 catalog can be viewed HERE***
February 2013 releases
Walking Baltimore: An Insider’s Guide to 33 Historic Neighborhoods, Waterfront Districts, and Hidden Treasures in Charm City
by Evan Balkan
Longtime resident Evan Balkan leads you on 33 self-guided tours from Fells Point to the Inner Harbor, Mount Vernon to Mount Washington, and all the diverse neighborhoods in between. This book will show locals and visitors alike how and why Baltimore was an essential player in the country’s early history and continues to be influential today. With history, culture, architectural trivia, and tips on where to dine and shop, readers will soak up all Charm City has to offer.
January 2013 releases
Five-Star Trails Louisville & Southern Indiana: Your Guide to the Area’s Most Beautiful Hikes
by Valerie Askren
This detailed guide covers 37 of the region’s best trails, from easy strolls along Louisville’s many paved trails to treks through serene woods and longer hikes traversing densely wooded hills, all providing a broad spectrum of the varied landscape of Kentucky and Southern Indiana. Included are GPS-based trail maps and elevation profiles, detailed directions to trailheads, and ratings for scenery, difficulty, trail condition, solitude, and accessibility for children.
Five-Star Trails Raleigh & Durham: Your Guide to the Area’s Most Beautiful Hikes
by Joshua Kinser
This detailed guide covers 31 of the region’s best trails, from urban strolls to educational forest treks to longer adventures near lakes, creeks, and mountains, providing a broad spectrum of the varied landscape of central North Carolina and its plentiful wildlife. Included are GPS-based trail maps and elevation profiles, detailed directions to trailheads, and ratings for scenery, difficulty, trail condition, solitude, and accessibility for children.
November 2012 releases
Best Tent Camping: Colorado, 5th Edition
by Kim Lipker and Johnny Molloy
In this new 5th edition, Lipker and Molloy have updated 50 campgrounds in five distinct Colorado regions. Included are detailed maps, driving directions and GPS coordinates, ratings for beauty, privacy, spaciousness, quiet, safety and security, and cleanliness, and key information such as fees, restrictions, dates of operation, and facilities. This guidebook is handy even after readers arrive at your perfect campsite.
Hiking Kentucky’s Red River Gorge: Your Definitive Guide to the Jewel of the Southeast
by Sean Patrick Hill
This is the only definitive guide to trails in one of the Southeast’s most famous regions. Including the Red River Gorge Geological Area, Natural Bridge State Resort Park, and Clifty Wilderness, this book showcases 25 of the best hikes in the area. Without this book, readers might miss the hidden hiking treasures offered in the Gorge. This guide includes GPS-based trail maps and elevation profiles, detailed directions to trailheads, and ratings for scenery, difficulty, trail condition, solitude, and accessibility for children.
Wild Cincinnati: Animals, reptiles, insects, and plants to watch out for at home, at the park,
and in the woods
by F. Lynne Bachleda
This definitive reference book will help keep readers and their families safe from the creatures that bite, sting, attack, or just plain irritate, in and around Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. It will also help readers identify the local flora and fauna and help them understand how these potentially dangerous critters breed, where they live, and how they defend themselves. With a blend of humor and serious advice, author Bachleda dispels fears of these critters and plants. Knowledge, not fear, is the best line of defense. Armed with this guide, readers will feel confident and safe, whether they’re camping, visiting a local park, or enjoying time together at home.