Wilderness Press is a publisher of outdoor guidebooks and maps founded in Berkeley, California in 1967. Its headquarters are located in Birmingham, Alabama. Its first publication was Sierra North, considered the authoritative guidebook for hikers and backpackers in the Northern Sierra Nevada. Since the debut of Sierra North in 1967, Wilderness Press has become well known for its outdoor titles, guidebooks, and maps. It has been owned by Keen Communications since 2008.