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The following lists include all books submitted to the Outdoor Book Reviews' website. They do not include, however, National Outdoor Book Award (NOBA) winners or books on the best reading lists. You'll find links to reviews of winning NOBA books and reading lists on the sidebar to the left. If you need an index of NOBA books, you'll find a series of PDF's ordered by title, author and year on the NOBA site here.

 

All Reviewed Books (Ordered by Title) . . .

Click on the book's title to see the review

Title (** indicates "Best of the Year" / * indicates "Honorable Mention") Year Last Name First
Abandoned on Everest:  A Summit Murder Mystery 2010 Irion  Charles 
The Accidental Explorer: Wayfinding in Alaska 2008** Simpson Sherry 
Adventure Inward:  A Risk Taker’s Book of Quotes 2014** Wunrow Jonathan 
Alaska/Yukon/Arctic Light: Gifts of the Wild 2009 Menke Kathleen 
All Fishermen Are Liars 2015 Gierach John 
An Island Between Two Shores: A Nove 2012 Wilson Graham 
The Ascent: A Novel of Survival 2010 Malfi Ronald 
Beyond Learning by Doing: Theoretical Currents in Experiential Education 2012 Roberts Jay 
Beyond the Horizon: The First Human-powered Expedition to Circle the Globe 2009** Angus Colin 
The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Save America 2010** Egan Timothy 
Big Water, Little Boats 2012** Martin Tom
Brook Trout and the Writing Life: The Intermingling of Fishing and Writing in a Novelist's Life 2011** Nova Craig 
Building an Adirondack Guideboat 2006 Olivette  Michael 
Cabin Creek Chronicle: The History of the Most Remote Ranch in America 2014** Minshall Wayne 
Canyons and Ice: the Wilderness Travels of Dick Griffith 2012** Johnson Kaylene 
Chasing Dreamtime: A Sea-going Hitchhiker's Journey through Memory and Myth 2005** Sullawy Neva  
The Complete Paddler: A Guidebook for Paddling the Missouri River from the Headwaters to St. Louis, Missouri 2006 Miller David 
The Coolest Race on Earth: Mud, Madmen, Glaciers and Grannies at the Antarctica Marathon 2009** Hanc John
Death in the Grizzly Maze:  The Timothy Treadwell Story 2005** Lapinski Mike
Defending Idaho's Natural Heritage 2015** Robison Ken
Eagles in the Flesh: A Wild Hang Gliding Adventure 2012 Kaye Erik 
Early Days in the Range of Light 2010** Arnold Daniel
Eastern Alpine Guide: Natural History and Conservation of Mountain Tundra East of the Rockies 2012 Jones  M.T.
The Edge of Never 2009** Kerig William 
Every Natural Act: Five Seasons of Open Air Parenting 2010** Jenkins Amy Lou
Fifty Classic Ski Descents of North America: A Visual Tribute to North America's Finest Ski Descents 2010** Davenport Chris 
Flooding Granite: A Novel 2011* Mahony Tom
Flying Off Everest: A Journey from Summit to Sea 2014** Costello Dave 
Forgotten Highways:  Wilderness Journeys Down the Historic Trails of hte Canadian Rockies 2007** Brink Nicky 
he Forager's Harvest: A Guide to Identifying, Harvesting and Preparing Edible Wild Plants 2006** Thayer Samuel 
High Infatuation:  A Climber's Guide to Love and Gravity 2007** Davis Steph 
High Points: A Climber's Guide to Central America 2013 Wunrow Jonathan 
Idaho Paddler: Whitewater Gems: A Rafters and Kayakers Guide 2010 Glaccum Sean 
In the Wake of the Jomon:  Stone Age Mariners and a Voyage Across the Pacific 2005** Turk Jon 
Into the Silence: The Great War, Mallory and the Conquest of Everest 2012** Davis Wade 
Kayaking Alone 2008* Barenti Mike 
Knowing Yellowstone: Science in America's First National Park 2010** Johnson Jerry 
A Land Gone Lonesome:  An Inland Voyage along the Yukon River 2006** O'Neill Dan 
The Last Voyageur: Amos Burg and the Rivers of the West 2014** Welch  Vince 
The Laugh of the Water Nymph and Other River Stories  2005** Ammons Doug 
Letters from the Woods:  Looking at Life through the Window of Wilderness 2005** Hurley Michael 
A Long Trek Home 2010** McKittrick Erin 
Meet Me at the Mountain: An Interactive Multi-sensory Adventure 2009** Andrews Mark 
The Milepost: Alaska Travel Planner 2013* Valencia Kris
The Monkey Wrench Dad  2008* Wright Ken 
Mother of God: An Extraordinary Journey Inoto the Uncharted Tributaries of the Western Amazon 2014** Rosolie Paul 
Mount Everest: The Reconnaissance 1935, The Forgotten Adventure 2006** Astill Tony 
Mountain High 2010 Brach Paul 
Murder on Aconcagua: A Summit Murder Mystery 2011 Irion  Charles 
Murder on Elbrus 2010 Irion  Charles 
Murder on Everest 2010 Irion  Charles 
Murder on Mt. McKinley: A Summit Murder Mystery 2011 Iron  Charles 
The Orvis Guide to Small Stream Fly Fishing 2011** Rosenbauer Tom 
Paddlefish  2011* Warren Christine 
Personal Best - Fishing and Life: An Obsessive Weekend Tournament Angler’s Pursuit of Perfection 2014 Mazurek  Kurt 
Pub Paddles: The Best Short Canoe Trips in the South of England 2011** Knowles Peter 
Race to Tibet 2015 Schiller Sophie 
Ranger Confidential:  Living, Working and Dying in the National Parks 2010** Lankford Andrea 
Search for a Perfect State of Colorado 2008 Hood William
Shadow of the Bear:  Travels in Vanishing Wilderness 2006** Payton Brian 
South Crop Forest 2009 Rothman Lorne 
The Sparks Fly Upward: A Novel 2013** Correll Jon 
The Trail to Table Mountain: A Location Based Guide to 186 Plants Found in the Teton-Yellowstone Region 2009** Coburn Kelley 
The Treehouse Chronicles:   One Man's Dream of Life Aloft 2005** Lewis Peter
Walking Home: A Traveler in the Alaskan Wilderness 2010** Schooler Lynn 
Walking the Amazon: 860 Days. One Step at a Time 2012* Stafford Ed 
Walking the Big Wild:  From Yellowstone to the Yukon on the Grizzly Bear's Trail 2005** Heur  Karsten 
Wherever Waters Flow: A Lifelong Love Affair with Wild Rivers 2006 Woodward Doug 
Whitewater Philosophy 2009 Ammons Doug 
Whitewater Wanderings 2009 Hines Chuck 
Wild Moments: Adventures with Animals of the North 2009 Engelhard Michael 
Wilderness Brothers: Prospecting, Horse Packing & Homesteading on the Western Frontier 2012* Minshall Wayne 
Wilderness in National Parks:  Playground or Preserve 2009** Miles John 
Zion Canyon:  A Storied Land 2007** Chesher Greer 

 

Fiction Books - Ordered by Title

Click on the book's title to see the review

Title (** indicates "Best of the Year" / * indicates "Honorable Mention") Year Last Name First
Abandoned on Everest:  A Summit Murder Mystery 2010 Irion  Charles 
An Island Between Two Shores: A Novel 2012 Wilson Graham 
The Ascent: A Novel of Survival 2010 Malfi Ronald 
Flooding Granite: A Novel 2011* Mahony Tom
Murder on Aconcagua: A Summit Murder Mystery 2011 Irion  Charles 
Murder on Elbrus 2010 Irion  Charles 
Murder on Everest 2010 Irion  Charles 
Murder on Mt. McKinley: A Summit Murder Mystery 2011 Iron  Charles 
Personal Best - Fishing and Life: An Obsessive Weekend Tournament Angler’s Pursuit of Perfection 2014 Mazurek  Kurt 
Race to Tibet 2015 Schiller Sophie 
South Crop Forest 2009 Rothman Lorne 
The Sparks Fly Upward: A Novel 2013** Correll Jon 

 

 

Non Fiction Books - Ordered by Title

Click on the book's title to see the review

Title (** indicates "Best of the Year" / * indicates "Honorable Mention") Year Last Name First
The Accidental Explorer: Wayfinding in Alaska 2008** Simpson Sherry 
Adventure Inward:  A Risk Taker’s Book of Quotes 2014** Wunrow Jonathan 
Alaska/Yukon/Arctic Light: Gifts of the Wild 2009 Menke Kathleen 
All Fishermen Are Liars 2015 Gierach John 
Beyond Learning by Doing: Theoretical Currents in Experiential Education 2012 Roberts Jay 
Beyond the Horizon: The First Human-powered Expedition to Circle the Globe 2009** Angus Colin 
The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Save America 2010** Egan Timothy 
Big Water, Little Boats 2012** Martin Tom
Brook Trout and the Writing Life: The Intermingling of Fishing and Writing in a Novelist's Life 2011** Nova Craig 
Building an Adirondack Guideboat 2006 Olivette  Michael 
Cabin Creek Chronicle: The History of the Most Remote Ranch in America 2014** Minshall Wayne 
Canyons and Ice: the Wilderness Travels of Dick Griffith 2012** Johnson Kaylene 
Chasing Dreamtime: A Sea-going Hitchhiker's Journey through Memory and Myth 2005** Sullawy Neva  
The Complete Paddler: A Guidebook for Paddling the Missouri River from the Headwaters to St. Louis, Missouri 2006 Miller David 
The Coolest Race on Earth: Mud, Madmen, Glaciers and Grannies at the Antarctica Marathon 2009** Hanc John
Death in the Grizzly Maze:  The Timothy Treadwell Story 2005** Lapinski Mike
Defending Idaho's Natural Heritage 2015 Robison Ken
Eagles in the Flesh: A Wild Hang Gliding Adventure 2012 Kaye Erik 
Early Days in the Range of Light 2010** Arnold Daniel
Eastern Alpine Guide: Natural History and Conservation of Mountain Tundra East of the Rockies 2012 Jones  M.T.
The Edge of Never 2009** Kerig William 
Every Natural Act: Five Seasons of Open Air Parenting 2010** Jenkins Amy Lou
Fifty Classic Ski Descents of North America: A Visual Tribute to North America's Finest Ski Descents 2010** Davenport Chris 
Flying Off Everest: A Journey from Summit to Sea 2014** Costello Dave 
Forgotten Highways:  Wilderness Journeys Down the Historic Trails o fhte Canadian Rockies 2007** Brink Nicky 
The Forager's Harvest: A Guide to Identifying, Harvesting and Preparing Edible Wild Plants 2006** Thayer Samuel 
High Infatuation:  A Climber's Guide to Love and Gravity 2007** Davis Steph 
High Points: A Climber's Guide to Central America 2013 Wunrow Jonathan 
Idaho Paddler: Whitewater Gems: A Rafters and Kayakers Guide 2010 Glaccum Sean 
In the Wake of the Jomon:  Stone Age Mariners and a Voyage Across the Pacific 2005** Turk Jon 
Into the Silence: The Great War, Mallory and the Conquest of Everest 2012** Davis Wade 
Kayaking Alone 2008* Barenti Mike 
Knowing Yellowstone: Science in America's First National Park 2010** Johnson Jerry 
A Land Gone Lonesome:  An Inland Voyage along the Yukon River 2006** O'Neill Dan 
The Last Voyageur: Amos Burg and the Rivers of the West 2014** Welch  Vince 
The Laugh of the Water Nymph and Other River Stories  2005** Ammons Doug 
Letters from the Woods:  Looking at Life through the Window of Wilderness 2005** Hurley Michael 
A Long Trek Home 2010** McKittrick Erin 
Meet Me at the Mountain: An Interactive Multi-sensory Adventure 2009** Andrews Mark 
The Milepost: Alaska Travel Planner 2013* Valencia Kris
The Monkey Wrench Dad  2008* Wright Ken 
Mother of God: An Extraordinary Journey Inoto the Uncharted Tributaries of the Western Amazon 2014** Rosolie Paul 
Mount Everest: The Reconnaissance 1935, The Forgotten Adventure 2006** Astill Tony 
Mountain High 2010 Brach Paul 
The Orvis Guide to Small Stream Fly Fishing 2011** Rosenbauer Tom 
Paddlefish  2011* Warren Christine 
Pub Paddles: The Best Short Canoe Trips in the South of England 2011** Knowles Peter 
Ranger Confidential:  Living, Working and Dying in the National Parks 2010** Lankford Andrea 
Search for a Perfect State of Colorado 2008 Hood William
Shadow of the Bear:  Travels in Vanishing Wilderness 2006** Payton Brian 
The Trail to Table Mountain: A Location Based Guide to 186 Plants Found in the Teton-Yellowstone Region 2009** Coburn Kelley 
The Treehouse Chronicles:   One Man's Dream of Life Aloft 2005** Lewis Peter
Walking Home: A Traveler in the Alaskan Wilderness 2010** Schooler Lynn 
Walking the Amazon: 860 Days. One Step at a Time 2012* Stafford Ed 
Walking the Big Wild:  From Yellowstone to the Yukon on the Grizzly Bear's Trail 2005** Heur  Karsten 
Wherever Waters Flow: A Lifelong Love Affair with Wild Rivers 2006 Woodward Doug 
Whitewater Philosophy 2009 Ammons Doug 
Whitewater Wanderings 2009 Hines Chuck 
Wild Moments: Adventures with Animals of the North 2009 Engelhard Michael 
Wilderness Brothers: Prospecting, Horse Packing & Homesteading on the Western Frontier 2012* Minshall Wayne 
Wilderness in National Parks:  Playground or Preserve 2009** Miles John 
Zion Canyon:  A Storied Land 2007** Chesher Greer 

 

 

All Reviewed Books (Ordered by Author)

Click on the book's title to see the review

Title (** indicates "Best of the Year" / * indicates "Honorable Mention") Year Last Name First
The Laugh of the Water Nymph and Other River Stories  2005** Ammons Doug 
Whitewater Philosophy 2009 Ammons Doug 
Meet Me at the Mountain: An Interactive Multi-sensory Adventure 2009** Andrews Mark 
Beyond the Horizon: The First Human-powered Expedition to Circle the Globe 2009** Angus Colin 
Early Days in the Range of Light 2010** Arnold Daniel
Mount Everest: The Reconnaissance 1935, The Forgotten Adventure 2006** Astill Tony 
Kayaking Alone 2008* Barenti Mike 
Mountain High 2010 Brach Paul 
Forgotten Highways:  Wilderness Journeys Down the Historic Trails o fhte Canadian Rockies 2007** Brink Nicky 
Zion Canyon:  A Storied Land 2007** Chesher Greer 
The Trail to Table Mountain: A Location Based Guide to 186 Plants Found in the Teton-Yellowstone Region 2009** Coburn Kelley 
The Sparks Fly Upward: A Novel 2013** Correll Jon 
Flying Off Everest: A Journey from Summit to Sea 2014** Costello Dave 
Fifty Classic Ski Descents of North America: A Visual Tribute to North America's Finest Ski Descents 2010** Davenport Chris 
High Infatuation:  A Climber's Guide to Love and Gravity 2007** Davis Steph 
Into the Silence: The Great War, Mallory and the Conquest of Everest 2012** Davis Wade 
The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Save America 2010** Egan Timothy 
Wild Moments: Adventures with Animals of the North 2009 Engelhard Michael 
All Fishermen Are Liars 2015** Gierach John 
Idaho Paddler: Whitewater Gems: A Rafters and Kayakers Guide 2010 Glaccum Sean 
The Coolest Race on Earth: Mud, Madmen, Glaciers and Grannies at the Antarctica Marathon 2009** Hanc John
Walking the Big Wild:  From Yellowstone to the Yukon on the Grizzly Bear's Trail 2005** Heur  Karsten 
Whitewater Wanderings 2009 Hines Chuck 
Search for a Perfect State of Colorado 2008 Hood William
Letters from the Woods:  Looking at Life through the Window of Wilderness 2005** Hurley Michael 
Abandoned on Everest:  A Summit Murder Mystery 2010 Irion  Charles 
Murder on Aconcagua: A Summit Murder Mystery 2011 Irion  Charles 
Murder on Elbrus 2010 Irion  Charles 
Murder on Everest 2010 Irion  Charles 
Murder on Mt. McKinley: A Summit Murder Mystery 2011 Iron  Charles 
Every Natural Act: Five Seasons of Open Air Parenting 2010** Jenkins Amy Lou
Knowing Yellowstone: Science in America's First National Park 2010** Johnson Jerry 
Canyons and Ice: the Wilderness Travels of Dick Griffith 2012** Johnson Kaylene 
Eastern Alpine Guide: Natural History and Conservation of Mountain Tundra East of the Rockies 2012 Jones  M.T.
Eagles in the Flesh: A Wild Hang Gliding Adventure 2012 Kaye Erik 
The Edge of Never 2009** Kerig William 
Pub Paddles: The Best Short Canoe Trips in the South of England 2011** Knowles Peter 
Ranger Confidential:  Living, Working and Dying in the National Parks 2010** Lankford Andrea 
Death in the Grizzly Maze:  The Timothy Treadwell Story 2005** Lapinski Mike
The Treehouse Chronicles:   One Man's Dream of Life Aloft 2005** Lewis Peter
Flooding Granite: A Novel 2011* Mahony Tom
The Ascent: A Novel of Survival 2010 Malfi Ronald 
Big Water, Little Boats 2012** Martin Tom
Personal Best - Fishing and Life: An Obsessive Weekend Tournament Angler’s Pursuit of Perfection 2014 Mazurek  Kurt 
A Long Trek Home 2010** McKittrick Erin 
Alaska/Yukon/Arctic Light: Gifts of the Wild 2009 Menke Kathleen 
Wilderness in National Parks:  Playground or Preserve 2009** Miles John 
The Complete Paddler: A Guidebook for Paddling the Missouri River from the Headwaters to St. Louis, Missouri 2006 Miller David 
Cabin Creek Chronicle: The History of the Most Remote Ranch in America 2014** Minshall Wayne 
Wilderness Brothers: Prospecting, Horse Packing & Homesteading on the Western Frontier 2012* Minshall Wayne 
Brook Trout and the Writing Life: The Intermingling of Fishing and Writing in a Novelist's Life 2011** Nova Craig 
Building an Adirondack Guideboat 2006 Olivette  Michael 
A Land Gone Lonesome:  An Inland Voyage along the Yukon River 2006** O'Neill Dan 
Shadow of the Bear:  Travels in Vanishing Wilderness 2006** Payton Brian 
Beyond Learning by Doing: Theoretical Currents in Experiential Education 2012 Roberts Jay 
Defending Idaho's Natural Heritage 2015 Robison Ken
The Orvis Guide to Small Stream Fly Fishing 2011** Rosenbauer Tom 
Mother of God: An Extraordinary Journey Inoto the Uncharted Tributaries of the Western Amazon 2014** Rosolie Paul 
South Crop Forest 2009 Rothman Lorne 
Race to Tibet 2015 Schiller Sophie 
Walking Home: A Traveler in the Alaskan Wilderness 2010** Schooler Lynn 
The Accidental Explorer: Wayfinding in Alaska 2008** Simpson Sherry 
Walking the Amazon: 860 Days. One Step at a Time 2012* Stafford Ed 
Chasing Dreamtime: A Sea-going Hitchhiker's Journey through Memory and Myth 2005** Sullawy Neva  
he Forager's Harvest: A Guide to Identifying, Harvesting and Preparing Edible Wild Plants 2006** Thayer Samuel 
In the Wake of the Jomon:  Stone Age Mariners and a Voyage Across the Pacific 2005** Turk Jon 
The Milepost: Alaska Travel Planner 2013* Valencia Kris
Paddlefish  2011* Warren Christine 
The Last Voyageur: Amos Burg and the Rivers of the West 2014** Welch  Vince 
An Island Between Two Shores: A Novel 2012 Wilson Graham 
Wherever Waters Flow: A Lifelong Love Affair with Wild Rivers 2006 Woodward Doug 
The Monkey Wrench Dad  2008* Wright Ken 
Adventure Inward:  A Risk Taker’s Book of Quotes 2014** Wunrow Jonathan 
High Points: A Climber's Guide to Central America 2013 Wunrow Jonathan 

 

 

 

 


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