The Total Escape Shop

Honey Run Bridge 2006
This well-loved, historic covered bridge was lost in the recent wildfire (#CampFire) that destroyed the town of Paradise NOV 2018. Our hearts all mourn the losses of Paradise, Magalia and Concow.

river spots

concow

Total Escape is now featuring all brands of printed maps for California, plus outdoor gear and camping tools to get you out there… this weekend.

Keep the Total Escape web sites alive by purchasing maps and gear with our links. We have done extensive research over the past 2 decades narrowing down the crappy gear from the real rugged outdoor equipment. If you want your camping gear to last years and be reliable, best not to buy the cheapest stuff.

Feather River Map
Middle Fork of the Feather River Map

Total Escape sells not just USDA National Forests maps and Wilderness Topos, but Tom Harrison Topo Maps, National Geographic Maps, Wilderness Press Maps, Franko Maps, Benchmark Atlases and many more unknown maps.

Back in 1999, when few knew what ecommerce was, DanaMite began selling hiking maps online. Amazon Associates affiliate program was new to the scene, but Amazon only sold books (and no maps). After redesigning numerous map stores and mailing out maps for near two decades, with thousands of trips to the post office, we are now done with it.

These days, retail sales of map products are better left to Amazon. They have new maps, used maps, old maps, and even out-of-print maps! DanaMite has added a new addition to the original map shop: outdoor gear