2020 Winners


Watch the following video to see which of the three finalists below won gold, and which won silver.

Hiking Rocky Mountain National Park: The Essential Guide

Author: Erik Stensland

Publisher: Rocky Trail Press

ISBN: 978-0-9969626-8-1

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Everything you need to know about hiking Rocky Mountain National Park from what to wear to encountering wildlife along with stunning photos and custom maps.

A Textile Traveler's Guide to Guatemala

Author: Deborah Chandler

Publisher: Thrums Books

ISBN: 978-1-7323528-4-1

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Geared to independent-minded travelers, this is an excellent resource for discovering artisans, markets, shops, and those storied regional textile traditions.

A Textile Traveler's Guide to Peru & Bolivia

Author: Cynthia LeCount Samake

Publisher: Thrums Books

ISBN: 978-1-7323528-5-8

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From some of the world’s finest knitting in the Peruvian highlands to the intricate weaving of Bolivia, readers will discover the color, joy, and culture of traditional textiles.

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