Wilderness Press

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Wilderness Press
Parent company Keen Communications
Founded 1967
Founder Thomas Winnett
Country of origin United States
Headquarters location Birmingham, Alabama
Distribution Publishers Group West
Publication types Books, Maps
Official website www.wildernesspress.com

Wilderness Press is a publisher of outdoor guidebooks and maps founded in Berkeley, California in 1967.[1][2] Its headquarters are located in Birmingham, Alabama. Its first publication was Sierra North,[3] 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.[4] It has been owned by Keen Communications since 2008.

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  1. ^ [1]
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  3. ^ Winnett, Thomas; et. al (2005). Sierra North: Backcountry Trips in California's Sierra Nevada (9th ed.). Berkeley, CA: Wilderness Press. p. ix. ISBN 978-0-89997-396-8. 
  4. ^ [3]

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