The Countryman Press is Vermonts oldest name in publishing. Since 1973, they have been committed to producing books of substance and quality. This local publishing company puts about 70 books into print each year with more than 350 currently in print. Countryman Press's two most popular series are the Explorer's Guides and the 50 Hikes Series, supplying interested readers with regional travel destinations and hiking spots. They also have a wide variety of more specific outdoor sport activity books, including fishing, cycling, walking, and paddling.
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Knowledge is power, but it is also safety, expanding your skills, and the ability to find adventure. GearX.com's huge library includes a wide selection of books to help you find new adventures whether they are around the corner or on the far side of the globe. We stock a comprehensive set of how-to books that will have you paddling more efficiently, climbing harder, cooking more creatively, and packing better than ever before. If you are looking to be able to more competently manage the risks that you take in the backcountry check out our books on wilderness first aid, avalanche terrain, bears, group management, and wild food.