Erik’s Books

Over the years I've written numerous books. Some of them celebrate the natural world and others encourage us to connect with the inner world. The links below will lead you to more information about each of the books on my Rocky Trail Press website.

Wild Light 2

This new edition of Wild Light is turning heads. It features 168 new photos, updated content, and additional pages that showcase the park's diverse and majestic landscapes.

The Photographer's Guide to RMNP

Are you planning a visit to Rocky Mountain National Park? Do you want to take stunning photos of this incredible landscape? Then you will want this book written by a professional photographer who has spent the last 15 years exploring and photographing Rocky...

Hiking RMNP: The Essential Guide

Plan your trip to Rocky Mountain National Park using the most up-to-date hiking guide filled with gorgeous color photos, custom maps, elevation profile graphs and all the information you need to know to be prepared and stay safe...

Whispers in the Wilderness

Take a journey to a deeper place. In this gorgeous hardcover book Erik uses nature as a means to explore our often overlooked inner world and invites us on a journey towards wholeness. Whispers in the Wilderness was the winner of numerous national and regional awards...

The Journey Beyond

How do we live healthy and meaningful lives in a divided and angry world? Author and professional photographer Erik Stensland invites us to explore this question through a series of daily meditations on the natural world, illustrated with his gorgeous nature photography...

Hiking RMNP: The Pocket Guide

Hiking Rocky Mountain National Park: The Pocket Guide is a condensed version of The Essential Guide. It contains 20 of the most popular hikes in Rocky Mountain National Park and is designed for those who have only a few days to explore this amazing place...

Whispers in the Wilderness (Audio Book)

Take an audio journey into the wilderness of Rocky Mountain National Park and discover more than you might expect both in nature and in yourself.

2025 Scenic Calendar

Enjoy the changing seasons of Rocky Mountain National Park with a beautiful wall calendar that will transport you to the mountains of Colorado.

Memories of Rocky Mountain National Park (Out of Print)

Take home memories from your visit to Rocky Mountain National Park with this attractive paperback book filled with images of this amazing place.