In 151 Dives, Betty Pratt-Johnson focuses on the waters she knows best: that of Washington and British Columbia. She has personally completed each dive and chosen them for this new guidebook based on the special features that divers go searching for: wrecks, marine parks, and sealife such as octopus, wolf eels, dolphin, salmon and countless varieties of cold water corals, among others.
A Cruising Guide to Puget Sound and the San Juan Islands has earned an outstanding reputation for the accuracy of its piloting instructions, the clarity of its writing, and the high quality of its information. This second edition includes color photos and nautical chart segments throughout, as well as:
With at-a-glance ratings of every harbor and anchorage, A Cruising Guide to Puget Sound and the San Juan Islands is the definitive resource for Pacific Northwest cruising.
"Simply put, every local boater should have a dog-eared, well-thumbed copy [of this guide] as a permanent feature in the nautical library." – 48° North
"Everything a yachtsman's pilot ought to be: shipshape and workmanlike in its approach, unusually well written, very thoughtfully researched." – Jonathan Raban, bestselling author, Waxwings: A Novel and Passage to Juneau
"All the necessary nuts and bolts about navigating local waters is found in A Cruising Guide to Puget Sound... A welcome addition to the library of any Puget Sound sail- or powerboat owner." – Seattle Times
"An elegant, beautiful book... For even those few boaters who think they know all Puget Sound has to offer, this invaluable reference guide will introduce them to hundreds of new places yet to explore." – 48° North
"So complete that veteran cruisers will discover cruising grounds they didn't know existed or didn't consider navigable." – SAIL
"An encyclopedic sailing guide to area waters, written with exhaustive first-hand research to almost every cove and inlet, and complemented with a remarkable series of maps, charts, and pictures." – Seattle Post-Intelligencer
"Well written and full of tantalizing places." – WoodenBoat
"A keeper for my'to take cruising' box." – Sailing
"A monumental book that gives minute details on every bay, waterway, and stretch of navigable salt water from Olympia to Port Angeles, including the San Juan Islands. It does an excellent job of explaining navigational hazards and anchoring peculiarities at each point along the way." – Bellingham Herald
Title: A Cruising Guide to Puget Sound and the San Juan Islands: Olympia to Port Angeles
Author: Migael M. Scherer
Publisher: International Marine Publishing
Published: January 6, 2005
Edition: 2nd Edition
Binding: Spiral Bound
Whether you come by land or by water, this updated edition of Afoot & Afloat is a must for enjoying the best outdoor adventures in North Puget Sound, including Blaine, Bellingham Bay, Fidalgo, Whidbey and Camano Islands, Deception Pass, Edmonds, and the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Marge and Ted Mueller present everything you need to know about the area’s park and marina facilities, beaches, shorelines, historic sites, nature trails, marine life, and so much more.
Whether you come by land or by water, this updated edition of Afoot & Afloat is a must for enjoying the best outdoor adventures in South Puget Sound, including Seattle, Bainbridge Island, Kitsap Peninsula, Vashon Island, Tacoma, Nisqually Delta and Olympia. Marge and Ted Mueller present everything you need to know about the area’s park and marina facilities, beaches, shorelines, historic sites, nature trails, marine life, and so much more.
Nothing beats riding a bike on a sunny day, and this popular cycling guidebook has been lovingly updated with more fun than ever. As with the first edition, author Bill Thorness includes interesting sights, delicious break stops, and other novelties along the routes to make your outings more than just a sum of the miles ridden. Says Thorness, "I've filled a lot of holes in regional cycling info, due to the expansion of the cycling trail network and addition of new bike facilities since the first edition. I'm excited about the result."
Exploring Washington's Wild Areas is jam-packed with information on the state's federal roadless recreation land. There are 54 areas covered, including national parks, monuments, and wilderness areas, amounting to 4.1 million acres. Readers will find historical facts, trail descriptions, maps, and more.
Plot your own itinerary and prepare for your trip of a lifetime through the Inside Passage! Route Planning Maps allow a bird’s-eye view of the coastline in one view. Use the references and suggested routes to plan your trip, or just hang these full-color maps up in your office or den.
Includes hundreds of unique scenic and sheltered routes between islands, as well as the more direct express routes. Over 4,000 place names are alphabetically indexed on the southern and northern portions of this full color two-map series. Descriptions include geographical locations, nautical chart numbers, and nearly 6,000 GPS waypoints. This will help you locate all the named places, as well as hundreds of other coves on each map.
Both North Portion and South Portion maps are 24 inches wide by 60 inches long. The folded version accordion-folds down to 12 inches by five inches for easy flat storage. The laminated version is packaged rolled up in a plastic sleeve.
Observe seabirds nesting on Protection Island off the Olympic Peninsula, circumnavigate Shaw Island in the San Juans, or view intertidal life in Canada’s Gulf Islands. The intercostal waters of the Pacific Northwest offer some of the most stunning scenery and marine life available to paddlers. From the protected coves and estuaries of south Puget Sound to the swift currents of Deception Pass and the bustling harbor of Victoria, this completely updated and expanded third edition offers detailed paddling information for kayakers, canoeists, stand-up paddlers, and anyone with a small craft.
Chock-full of things to see and do, Nature in the City: Seattle is an indispensable resource for discovering not only Seattle's best-loved natural sites, but also its wildest and least-known corners, including the surrounding areas of Renton, Vashon, and Bainbridge Islands.
Explore the most southerly and protected boating region in the Pacific Northwest with the Yeadon-Jones as they travel below 48° North to Puget Sound, from Port Townsend to Olympia, Lake Washington and Hood Canal
Seattle Stairway Walks: An Up-and-Down Guide to City Neighborhoods is the city's first guidebook to 25 of the best neighborhood walks that feature public Seattle stairways. Each route description includes driving and public transit directions to the starting point, full-color photos, a detailed map, QR codes for saving abbreviated directions on your smart phone, tips on sections that are family-friendly, suggestions for cafes and pubs for that perfect espresso and sandwich en route, fascinating sidebars on Seattle's neighborhood history and community anecdotes, and much, much more.
Urban Trails: Kitsap focuses on the trails, parks, and preserves within the urban and suburban areas around Bremerton, Bainbridge Island, and the Key and Kitsap peninsulas. You’ll find trails to beaches, old growth forests, lakeshores, wildlife-rich wetlands, rolling hills, scenic vistas, meadows, historic sites, and vibrant communities. All of the routes here are designed to show you where you can go for a nice run, long walk, or quick hike right in your own backyard.
Don't let winter weather keep you indoors! Best Winter Walks & Hikes Puget Sound offers typically snow-free trails for winter walks and hikes. From urban parks in Seattle and the eastside communities to the foothills and lowlands of the Nisqually River, from the Issaquah Alps to the Kitsap and Olympic Peninsulas -- there are outdoor experiences waiting for you wherever you go.