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Reference Library


To borrow materials or for help planning trips, call Steve Herrmann
at 432-2157 .

Note: Many of these publications are old but still usable.


Appalachian Trail Guide - NY-NJ Trail Conference

Guides to Adirondack Trails:

  • Central Region by Bruce Wadsworth
  • Eastern Adirondacks by Barbara McMartin
  • High Peaks Region by Tony Goodwin
  • High Peaks Region and Northville Trails ADK Club
  • Northville-Placid Trail by Bruce Wadsworth
  • Southern Region by Linda Laing


20 Bicycle Tours in the Finger Lakes by Roth and Walters

VHS Tapes:

  • Lake Placid: Coping with Prosperity
  • Reopening the Waterways
  • Search and Rescue


  • St. John, Virgin Islands
  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming - topo with trails
  • Ecuador - tourist map

British Ordinance Survey maps:

  • Landranger 160 - Brecon Beacons
  • Landranger 161 - Abergavenny and the Black Mountains
  • Landranger 203 - Land’s End



  • AMC Guide to Mt. Washington and the Presidential Range
  • Fifty Hikes in the Adirondacks by Barbara McMartin
  • Guide to the Catskills Walking News
  • Hiking in the Catskills NY-NJ Trail Conference


Adirondack Canoe Waters: South and West Flow by Proskine


  • Cross Country Skiing Handbook by Baldwin
  • 25 Ski Tours in the Adirondacks by Coggeshall
  • 25 Ski Tours in the White Mountains by Ford


  • Basic Essentials of Camping by Jacobsen
  • Complete Light Pack Camping and Trail Foods by Drew
  • Gorp, Glop, and Glue Stew: Favorite Foods from 165 Outdoor Experts
    by Prater and Mendenhall
  • The Original Road Kill Cookbook by Peterson
  • Roughing It Easy by Thomas
  • Winterwise: Backpacker’s Guide by Dunn

Rock and Ice Climbing:

  • Climbing Ice by Chouinard
  • Climbing in the Adirondacks by Miller
  • Little Falls: Climber’s Guide to Moss Island and Other Outcrops by Childs
  • Mountaineering: Freedom of the Hills

Field Guides and General Info:

  • Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds
  • The Bike Bag Book by Cuthbertson and Morrall
  • Fieldbook - Boy Scouts of America
  • Fly Fishing: A Beginner’s Guide by Lee
  • How to Shit in the Woods by Meyer
  • Map and Compass by Blandford
  • Trees of the Adirondacks and High Peaks Region by Ketchledge
  • Trees of North America by Bruckman

Hiking and Canoeing Maps:

Adirondacks, Cascades, Catskills, Berkshires, Rockies, White Mountains