: Field Notes from a Wilderness Lookout
by Philip Connors
Hardcover: Apr 2011
Paperback: Feb 2012
A decade ago Philip Connors left work as an editor at the Wall Street Journal and talked his way into a job as one of the last fire lookouts in America. Fire Season is Connors's remarkable reflection on work, our place in the wild,...
Halfway to Heaven
: My White-knuckled - and Knuckleheaded - Quest for the Rocky Mountain High
by Mark Obmascik
Hardcover: May 2009
Paperback: May 2010
When Mark Obmascik's twelve-year-old son gets bitten by the climbing bug, he can't resist the opportunity for some father-son bonding. But after their first joint climb, Obmascik decides to scale all 54 of Colorado's 14,000-foot mountains - and...