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Desert Spring - Learning to Love and Preserve Wild Arizona
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,630. Language: American English. Published: July 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
This is a colorful first-hand account of one person's journey from a New Jersey-Manhattan commuter to a desert trekker and then advocate for one of Arizona's most successful land preservation programs. The story includes evocative narrative about the author’s many desert adventures, as well as the hard-fought battles involved in the preservation of natural areas threatened by development.
A Beginner’s Guide to Desert Survival Skills - Knowledge and Skills to Survive in the Desert
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Series: Prepping and Survival, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Safety and first aid
A majority of our 21st century world is still green and does not consist of miles and miles of land with no water and no food in sight. Well there is a slight lack of knowledge here. There is food and water in the desert. It depends on us to know how to get it. This book is going to give you information, especially useful tips and techniques, on how to preserve you and survive in desert conditions
Which Way Out? Declination Made Easy!
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Price: $3.45 USD. Words: 15,650. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
This eBook deals with Declination. How to calculate and adjust for Declination? We will consider Declination West and Declination East and how to use these with the topographic map and the compass. We will consider baseplate compasses (with and without an adjustment arrow), a Lensatic compass and button type compasses and how to compensate for Declination. Get it right and come out safe!
Philbrick's Appalachian Trail Transit Guide, Northern Edition: The Mason-Dixon Line to Maine
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,510. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Philbrick's Appalachian Trail Transit Guide helps hikers access the Trail via public transportation. It is the only comprehensive compilation of public transit information between two covers for accessing the Trail. It provides detailed, practical information to get on the trail and off in case of emergency, to resupply, or to just go home. The guide is an essential tool for planning any AT hike.
Philbrick's Appalachian Trail Transit Guide, Southern Edition: Georgia to the Mason-Dixon Line
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,740. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Philbrick's Appalachian Trail Transit Guide helps hikers access the Trail via public transportation. It is the only comprehensive compilation of public transit information between two covers for accessing the Trail. It provides detailed, practical information to get on the trail and off in case of emergency, to resupply, or to just go home. The guide is an essential tool for planning any AT hike.
Tales from the Trails
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,880. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014 by WordFire Press. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
T. Duren Jones gets out into the wilderness as often as possible—camping, fishing, hiking, desert trail trekking and “bagging” peaks—and does he have stories to tell! He’s hiked hundreds of trails, completed the nearly 500 miles of the Colorado Trail, and has summited all 54 of Colorado’s 14,000-ft. peaks. He loves the outdoors—and check-off lists. He’s kinda crazy that way.
The Little Book Of Little Walks Around Little Villages In The Cotswolds - Book 1. Birdlip & Beyond Edition 01
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Price: Free! Words: 6,970. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
A series of short, circular walks around Cotswold villages – ending at pubs! Book 1. Birdlip & Beyond Edition 01 covers Birdlip, Elkstone, Brimpsfield, Cranham, Painswick
The Hiker's Field Manual: A Complete Guide to Hiking
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,660. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
The Hiker's Field Manual is designed as a smart guide for hikers and backpackers alike. The manual is useful to help navigate, learn about hiking equipment, how to forecast the weather without expensive technology, and keeping oneself comfortable when on a trail in any location.
Climbing With Edward
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,580. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
...The mountains are close to three hundred miles north of where I live. They have always beckoned when life throws me off balance. “Come find solace amid our solitude,” they call. “Come cleanse your soul on our summits.” ...
Summit Mt. Whitney
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
Hello I’m Peter Scott author & videographer, I combine eBooks with videography to provide some cool visuals that’ll help plan your summit to Mt. Whitney. I created this book, forgive the expression “with a beginners mind” I've included a complete plan of: Food, equipment, clothes durations & maps and much more. The plan is to summit in 4 days to acclimate to the elevations and enjoy the scenery.
Colorado Vacation Secrets: Your Guide to a Unique Colorado Travel Experience
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,920. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Colorado Vacation Secrets will take you to some of the most interesting places in the state. Discover dinosaur fossils from millions of years ago before the formation of the Rocky Mountains. Relax at a campsite or hike where the first explorers traveled hundreds of years ago. Whether you camp, hike, raft, fish, or drive, you will not be disappointed by the beauty that Colorado has to offer.
Hittin’ the Trail: Day Hiking the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,230. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
“Hittin’ the Trail: Day Hiking the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway” is the only complete guide to the parks’ great day hiking trails. With one tap of the screen, you can: >>Plan days of fun family-friendly activities >>Learn which trails lead to great vistas, swimming beaches, and wildlife sightings >>Discover historical and geological wonders >>Find directions, entrance fees, and more!
12 Steps To A Lighter Pack
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,210. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
Backpacking with a heavy pack is tough on your knees, back and feet. "12 Steps To a Lighter Pack" is a book with suggestions and tips to lighten this heavy load. Inside this book are twelve specific tips that if you can shave just four simple little ounces in each step, you will be able to shave three pounds from your pack.
Tales from the Trails, Part 1 UK Trails
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,070. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Walking is good for you. It provides physical exercise and stimulates the senses. It gets you out and about. You see places that can only be reached on foot. It also has its moments, sometimes funny sometimes dangerous, plus mishaps and other adventures. This book is a collection of observations, stories, advice and photographs from the long-distance walks made by the author.
A Long Walk in the Alps - the Eiger to the Matterhorn
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,540. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
A Long Walk in the Alps recounts a hike through the mountains of Switzerland from Grindelwald in the Bernese Oberland to Zermatt in the Valais. In this real life adventure, the author sets out along the path known as the Eiger Trail with the aim of reaching the mountain town of Zermatt beneath the far off Matterhorn but the journey is almost over in its early days...
The Three Peaks Challenge; Making the Most for Charity
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,050. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
The "How To" raise money by doing the 3 Peaks Challenge book. This is a book based on the 3 Peaks challenge. It details our efforts from start to finish with advice for the challenge as well as fundraising and even a section for the driver. If you are thinking of attempting the three peaks challenge, know someone who is or just want to get an idea of what it is like. Own this book now.
Castle Walks in Monmouthshire
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,720. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Wales is famed for its castles, which are rivalled only by the stunning landscapes in which they stand. All twelve walks in this book start at, or close to, one of Monmouthshire's magnificent castles, fortresses like Chepstow, Raglan, Skenfrith and White. Walks range from 5.6 miles (9.1 km) to 12.3 miles (19.7 km) and each offers an exciting introduction to the area's history and natural beauty.
The Gozo Coastal Walk
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 15,870. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
This 55 kilometre walk takes you around the entire island by a route that is interesting, safe, varied and very enjoyable. It is not a uniform sign-posted route but an exciting combination of limestone paths, town pavements, minor country roads and some sections across open countryside. The route takes you past many of the features of touristic interest on this beautiful Mediterranean island.
The Malta Coastal Walk
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 30,360. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
This wonderful 155 km walk takes you around the entire island of Malta by a route that is interesting, safe, varied and very enjoyable. It is not a uniform sign-posted route but a combination of limestone paths, town pavements, minor country roads and some sections across open countryside. The route is divided into 13 sections, each of which can be done comfortably in a day. This is a great walk.
Gozo: 10 Great Walks
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 37,040. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
Gozo, a small island with a rich history, provides wonderful opportunities for walking. Each of the 10 walks in this book - Leads you past a variety of landscapes and features of historical, environmental and cultural interest - Is described in detail and is accompanied by a clear map - Is of moderate length and can be extended or shortened to suit individual tastes. This is a great book.