Travel/Recreation

Skiing New Mexico

A Guide to Snow Sports in the Land of Enchantment
By Daniel Gibson

This invaluable book tells you everything there is to know about skiing and snowboarding in the Land of Enchantment, with thousands of helpful details on the state’s downhill ski resorts and cross-country and backcountry venues.

Hiking to History

A Guide to Off-Road New Mexico Historic Sites
By Robert Julyan

Written for both outdoor enthusiasts and vicarious travelers, Hiking to History describes the historical significance behind these publicly accessible sites and includes GPS coordinates to enable readers to find each place.

Best Plants for New Mexico Gardens and Landscapes

Keyed to Cities and Regions in New Mexico and Adjacent Areas
Revised and Expanded Edition
By Baker H. Morrow

First published in 1995, this invaluable guide to the trees, shrubs, ground covers, and smaller plants that thrive in New Mexico’s many life zones and growing areas is now available in a long-awaited new edition.

Roadside New Mexico

A Guide to Historic Markers
Revised and Expanded Edition
By David Pike

This revised and expanded edition of Roadside New Mexico provides additional information about these sites and includes approximately one hundred new markers, sixty-five of which document the contribution of women to the history of New Mexico.

Olvera Street™

Discover the Soul of Los Angeles
By Mike Harris

Olvera Street: Discovering the Soul of Los Angeles is a travel guide that leads you past today’s glitzy bars and eateries, the big sports centers and high-rises, to trace the city’s roots.

A Walk Around the Horizon

Discovering New Mexico's Mountains of the Four Directions
By Tom Harmer

Outdoor enthusiasts and armchair travelers alike will relish Harmer’s precise account of his backpacking adventure, in which this sixty-two-year-old Anglo discovers the realities of complicated cultural legacies, ecological challenges, and human foibles counterpoised against his own strengths and frailties.

49 Trout Streams of Southern Colorado

By Mark D. WilliamsW. Chad McPhail

Anyone planning a fishing trip to beautiful southern Colorado needs this book to locate the best fly-fishing streams.

A Mad, Crazy River

Running the Grand Canyon in 1927
By Clyde L. Eddy

In 1927 Clyde Eddy recruited a handful of college students to serve as crewmen and loaded them, a hobo, a mongrel dog, and a bear cub into three boats and set out to travel the length of the Colorado River. This book is the original narrative of that foolhardy and thrilling adventure.

Tony Hillerman's Landscapes

Southwest Map and Guide
By Anne HillermanDon Strel

This handsomely illustrated map shows you where to find many of the landscapes Tony Hillerman loved and wrote about.

By the Way . . . A Guide to New Mexico's 25 Scenic Byways

By Laurie FrantzLesley S. KingMarti Niman

This handy and appealing book provides the most up-to-date guide for those who want to explore New Mexico's officially designated Scenic Byways and their off-the-beaten-track destinations.

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