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Mount Saint Helens Books

Here you will find gathered in one place, the titles we have highlighted on various pages at Go Northwest! This page features books about Washington state's Mount St Helens, it's devastating eruption, the aftermath and recovery and exploring this area, attractions, points of interest and recreational activities.

To continue browsing through the bookstore, click a place name or topic at left. Books are listed alphabetically by title.

You can order these books online using a major credit or debit card, Amazon Store Card or checking account. Just click on a title of your choice.

A Falcon Guide to Mount St. HelensA Falcon Guide to Mount St. Helens: A Guide to Exploring the Great Outdoors
by Fred Barstad
Exploring Mount St. Helens is a comprehensive guide to this world-renowned attraction, offering a close-up look at the destruction and remarkable recovery of the area. The guide includes detailed information on the natural and cultural history of the area; recreational opportunities, including 23 hiking trails; and historical, geological, and natural exhibits.

Day Hiking Mt St HelensDay Hiking Mount St. Helens
Mountaineers Book
by Craig Romano and Aaron Theison
April 2015
Paperback, 256 pages: Kindle, 97,560 KB

This Mountaineers Book features every trail within and around the monument. Hikes are arranged by regions with trail descriptions, directions to trailheads and difficulty ratings along with other useful information and photographs.

Eruption The Untold StoryEruption: The Untold Story of Mount St. Helens
by Steve Olson
March 2016
Hardcover, 320 pages: Paperback, 336 pages: Kindle, 6,377 KB: Audio CD: Audible

Learn the history and science of one of the largest eruptions and the effects of the aftermath through personal stories and accounts of those caught in the disaster. Illustrations and maps enable a greater understanding of this tragic event.

In the Blast Zone: Catastrophe and Renewal on Mount St. HelensIn the Blast Zone: Catastrophe and Renewal on Mount St. Helens
by Charles Goodrich, Kathleen Dean Moore and Frederick Swanson
May 2008
Paperback, 128 pages

This book presents a cross-pollination of literary and scientific perspectives on the mountain's history of cataclysm and renewal. These writings will startle readers with new recognition of the matchless gift Mount St. Helens makes to our region and the world: the gifts of beauty, of scientific illumination, of hope.

Mount St. Helens 35thMount St. Helens 35th Anniversary Edition: The Eruption and Recovery of a Volcano
by Rob Carson
March 2015
Paperback, 160 pages

Along with remarkable before-and-after images, this 35th-anniversary retrospective captures the human drama leading up to the eruption and two decades of subsequent scientific research of the amazing post-blast ecological recovery.

Portrait of Mount St. Helens: A Changing LandscapePortrait of Mount St. Helens: A Changing Landscape
Portrait of America Series
by Chuck Williams (Author) and Stuart Warren (Contributor)
June 2003
Paperback, 79 pages

View the grandeur and the intimate detail of this beloved mountain as seen by 19th-century painters and pioneers as well as contemporary photographers.

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