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The CMC Press is your map to adventure. All the information you need to summit a peak, hike year-round, learn new skills and relive history are right here in this one-stop shop for Rocky Mountain exploration. Best of all, CMC members enjoy a 20% discount!

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The Best Estes Park Hikes





Shining Mountains Group, CMC, with Ward LuthiTwenty of the best hikes near Estes Park, Colorado.

• Hikes chosen and reported on by experienced members of the Colorado Mountain Club.

• A wide variety of hikes, from family- and wheelchair-friendly to challenging treks.

• Fits in your pocket or daypack and features color photos and maps throughout the book.



USD $12.95

The Best Vail Valley Hikes

Gore Range Group, with Nathan Free

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The year-round guide to 20 of the best Vail Valley hikes.


• Trails for all ability levels, each offering something special for the visitor or local alike.


• Detailed directions and full-color maps to help you find your way.


• A guidebook that easily fits in your pack or back pocket.

USD $12.95

The Best Southern Front Range Hikes

By Greg Long


Within an hour’s drive of Interstate 25, south from Castle Rock to Trinidad, you will find some of the best hiking trails in all of Colorado.


• Amazing country, beautiful trails, many with few other hikers.


• Instructions on how to get to the trailhead and complete route descriptions.


• Commentary on the routes, plus color maps and photos.

USD $24.95

Colorado Lake Hikes

By Dave Muller


The only guidebook available for hiking to Colorado lakes.


• 100 hikes to 145 different High Country lakes.


• Four levels of hikes, from easy to difficult.


• Color photographs and maps throughout.

USD $24.95

Rocky Mountain Wildflowers

By Marlene Borneman and James Ells, Ph.D.


The best identification book of the most colorful Rocky Mountain wildflowers is now available in a convenient pack guide.


• Superb photos of the most “showy” Rocky Mountain wildflowers.


• Wildflowers from New Mexico up through Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, and Alberta.


• Excellent descriptions by horticulturist Jim Ells

USD $12.95

Rocky Mountain Flora: A Colorado Mountain Club Field Guide, Second Edition

James Ells, Ph.D.


The completely revised second edition of a comprehensive, accurate, full-color field guide for anyone who loves Rocky Mountain wildflowers.


• Complete, concise, and easy to use.


• Authoritative authorship that sets a higher standard for flora field guides.


• Integrated Life List for the serious wildflower enthusiast


USD $24.95

Colorado Wildflowers: Montane Zone

By Ann Kurz Chambers


A beautiful watercolor Colorado wildflower guidebook.


• Beautiful, accurate, watercolor drawings of Colorado wildflowers.


• The first guidebook specific to the Montane Zone between 8,000 and 10,000 feet.


• A combination of wildflowers, art, and plant identification.

USD $22.95

Colorado Snow Climbs: A Guide for All Seasons

By Dave Cooper


A veritable feast of year-round snow climbs in the High Country.


• 40 of the finest snow climbs in Colorado.


• Organized by season for year-round snow climbing.


• Full-color photos and maps.


• GPS-enabled with waypoints for the approach and route.

USD $22.95

Flatiron Classics: Easy Rock Climbs Above Boulder - 2nd Edition

By Gerry Roach


The legendary guidebook to Boulder’s Flatiron climbing, completely updated in a new edition.


• The first and best guidebook to the Flatirons.


• Most routes are rated 5.6 or easier.


• Completely updated to include seasonal closures.

USD $18.95

Colorado Scrambles: Beyond the Beaten Path, second edition

By Dave Cooper


A detailed “tick-list” of the 50 best scrambles in Colorado.


• Includes many of the classic Colorado scrambles as well as many superb but little-known routes.

• Fully GPS-enabled to identify critical locations on both the approach and the climb.


• Full color maps and photos throughout.

USD $24.95

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