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Trails of the Sawtooth and Boulder-White Cloud Mountains

Ski the Great Potato:  Idaho Ski Areas Past and Present by Margaret Fuller, Doug Fuller and Jerry Painter

 

Ski the Great Potato: Idaho Ski Areas, Past and Present  

Trails of the Frank Church - River of No Return Wilderness by Margaret Fuller

Trails of the Frank Church - River of No Return Wilderness

 

Trails of Eastern Idaho by Margaret Fuller and Jerry Painter

Trails of Eastern Idaho

Trails of Western Idaho by Margaret Fuller

Trails of Western Idaho

Eastern Idaho Sweet Spots by Jerry Painter and Matt TeNgaio

Eastern Idaho Sweet Spots

Wild Berries of the West by Margaret Fuller and Betty Derig

Wild Berries of the West

Weiser River Trail

The Weiser River Trail: Idaho's Longest Rail Trail

Trail Guide Books is a small independent publishing house and book distributor located in Weiser, Idaho. The publisher specializes in outdoor guidebooks to the Intermountain West, particularly hiking Idaho trails. Well-known Idaho author and hiker, Margaret Fuller, is Trail Guide Books’ primary author. Her award-winning books provide hiking, biking, and horseback riding enthusiasts with the information needed to explore Idaho's spectacular mountains. The other main author is Jerry Painter, who  is an outdoor columnist for the Idaho Falls Post Register and has written several hiking guidebooks. 

Each hiking guidebook is kept up to date with new editions. The latest one, the Trails of the Sawtooth and Boulder-White Cloud Mountains(6th edition) contains GPS coordinates for all trailheads. All Trail Guide Books’ guidebooks give the trip distance, elevation gained, elevation lost, highest point, topographic maps needed, time, difficulty, and directions for reaching the trailhead. They also include history and natural history of the areas, ways to avoid damaging the environment, and information on safety. Each trail write-up begins by describing the beautiful scenery that will be seen on the trip.

Trails of the Sawtooth and Boulder-White Cloud Mountains

NEW! Published in July, 2017 with 16 new hikes and all 3 new wilderness areas included (White Cloud, Hemingway-Boulder, Jim McClure-Jerry Peak)!

“To know Idaho is to love it and when you love Idaho you want to protect it. Margaret Fuller has introduced thousands to special parts of Idaho, helping create advocates from all walks of life, who love our extraordinary public lands. Open this book and begin planning your next Idaho Adventure.” Rick Johnson, executive director, Idaho Conservation League (About:  Trails of the Sawtooth and Boulder-White Cloud Mountains, new 6th edition)

“This region is special to me. I hope this edition of Margaret's guide will help you find and share the very special Idaho experiences in store for visitors to the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. It's a worthwhile addition to literature on how to enjoy Idaho's unique quality of life. Margaret's book is one that has proved its value to me many times over the years.” Cecil Andrus, former Idaho governor and Secretary of the Interior, March, 2017.

"Idaho's grand lady of the mountains has come out with the 5th edition of Trails of the Sawtooth and White Cloud Mountains." -- Pete Zimowsky, “She Wrote the Book on Hiking the Sawtooths”, The Idaho Statesman, May, 2011.  

Ski the Great Potato: Idaho Ski Areas, Past and Present  

Winner of the Skade Award from the International Ski History Association, April 3, 2014

 

Ski the Great Potato:  Idaho Ski Areas Past and Present by Margaret Fuller, Doug Fuller and Jerry Painter

Trails of the Frank Church - River of No Return Wilderness

“This book covers so many practical things that anyone can use, from the beginning hiker to the experienced person, but its incredible worth is in the detailed descriptions of all of this diverse and complex mountain area.” Bethine Church, (Foreword:  Trails of the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness)

Trails of the Frank Church - River of No Return Wilderness by Margaret Fuller

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