Contact Us

Here are some answers to commonly asked questions. If you don’t see the answer to your question here please contact us using the email at the bottom of this page.

Order Hasn’t Arrived Yet?

Our books and maps are shipped by USPS First Class Mail. Delivery for in-stock items typically takes 3-7 business days for orders within the United States and 1-3 weeks for international orders.

You should receive a shipping confirmation with tracking number by email when your order ships.

If your order has not arrived contact us and we’ll check on it for you:

Include the following information with your message:

  • Full name as it appears on your order
  • Date your order was placed
  • Transaction ID#
  • Shipping Address

Need To Download Digital Items?

If your order includes digital items (like eBooks, PDF reports or GPS waypoints) you will receive an email containing the download link shortly after completing your order. Click the link inside that email to download your digital items.

If you do not see the email check your “spam” or “bulk” email folder in case it was diverted there by your email provider. If you have multiple email accounts make sure you check the one you used to place your your order.

If you still do not receive the email after 30 minutes contact us and we’ll resend you the download link.

Wrong Item Received?

If the item you received is not what you ordered please let us know and we will exchange it for the correct item:

Include the following information with your message:

  • Full name as it appears on your order
  • Date your order was placed
  • Transaction ID#
  • Shipping Address
  • Which item is not correct

Our Return Policy

All of our books and maps are covered by a 60 Day Satisfaction Guarantee. If for any reason you are not satisfied with your purchase you may return it during that time for a full refund of the purchase price. Digital items (GPS Waypoints, PDFs, eBooks) are non-refundable.

To return an item for a refund send it by US Postal Service to this address:

Blackwoods Press Returns
7475 Inca Trail
Yucca Valley, CA 92284

Include the following information with your package:

  • Reason why you are returning
  • Full name as it appears on your order
  • Date your order was placed
  • Email address as it appears on your order

No returns will be accepted later than 60 days from the date of delivery.

We can not do exchanges unless the item you received is damaged or incorrect. If you wish to exchange an item you may return it for a refund and place a new order online.

Shipping and handling will not be refunded unless the return is the result of our error.

Accepted Payment Methods

Blackwoods Press uses Paypal.com to process orders securely online. We accept Paypal, Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express and eCheck. A Paypal account is not required to to order online. To check out as a guest click the link that says “Don’t Have A Paypal Account?” on the payment page when you check out.

If you prefer, you can pay by check or money order. Write down what you would like to order and and mail it along with your payment (remember to include shipping and handling and sales tax if applicable) to:

Blackwoods Press, 7475 Inca Trail, Yucca Valley, CA 92284.

Shipping and Handling Rates:

$30 and under ($4.95 Shipping & Handling)
$30.01 – $100 ($6.95 Shipping & Handling)
$100.01 – $250 ($9.95 Shipping & Handling)
$250+ (Contact Us)

California residents please add 8% Sales Tax.

We do not have the ability to process credit card payments by phone or email.

Pacific Crest Trail Atlas Availability

The remaining books in the Pacific Crest Trail Atlas series are in development and will be coming in the future. I will update this website and send out an email announcement to customers and subscribers as soon as more books are published. If you would like to receive an email update when they become available, please sign up for the email newsletter on my blog.

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