Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking

Survival Guide for Beginners
Price: Free! Words: 18,830. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
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Super storm Sandy ripped up the eastern seaboard of the United States, leaving death and destruction in its path. While everyone knew the storm's path, and when it would strike, people and the community as a whole were caught off guard by the devastation. Super storm sandy provides an example of why preparing for the worst-case scenario is the prudent path to take.
JenTil
Price: Free! Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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A short memoir of a father introducing his daughter to backpacking on the Appalachian Trail.
How To Backpack - Your Step-By-Step Guide To Backpacking
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 12,150. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
- How to plan backpacking trips. - Find out what to do before the backpacking trip. - How to get visa, papers, and insurance the affordable way. - How to prepare for backpacking. - How to sleep, eat, and have fun while backpacking. - How to manage your money for backpacking. - How to travel alone safe. - Basic survival guide tips. - Special backpacking tips and tricks.
The Tenderfoot's Guide to Family Camping
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,220. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
Revised for 2011 from the hit, 1999, paperback edition, The Tenderfoot's Guide to Family Camping has been updated with all the latest information to painlessly get the novice, tenderfoot family camper off the couch and into the woods. Take a copy along on your phone or e-reading device.
Bug Out Bag: 23 Crucial Items You Need Inside Your Ultimate Bug Out Bag
Price: Free! Words: 10,310. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015 by Jeffrey Ito. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Security, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
Tornadoes. Whirlwinds. Earthquakes. Volcanoes. Just some of what nature can throw at us and make us need to bug-out of our homes. Fast.
The Backcountry Fun Series #1
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,340. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
Here are three of my current books bundled into one option for people who want to dream about the backcountry and maybe put together a trip to get the fish. When the daily grind gets you down, pick this up to plan a fishing trip, think about the great things to do in the backcountry, and look at some great scenery from the throughout the western U.S. Three books in one download.
Summit Mt. Whitney
Price: $1.89 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
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.
Campsite Gourmet: Fine Dining on the Trail and on the Road
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,480. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » American / General
Campsite Gourmet gives campers of all kinds recipes for quick, easy and tasty meal preparation under sometimes less than ideal conditions, a friendly trail-side companion offering thoughts of the great thinkers and tips for making the outdoor experience more enjoyable.
The Bivouac Handbook (A No-Nonsense Guide to Austere Wildnerness Camping)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,060. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
The Bivouac Handbook is a practical, no-nonsense guide to austere wilderness camping. It was developed for extreme hunters, backcountry anglers and serious trekkers whose primary goals in the outdoors include something other than “camping for camping’s sake.” Written by veteran outdoor writer and editor Rob Reaser, The Bivouac Handbook shows you to go farther and do more with less.
Fire By Friction: The Wood Bow Fire Drill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,070. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Applied Sciences
Learn the proper way to create fire by friction using the primitive technology technique of the Wood Bow Fire Drill. This is one of the ancient methods of producing a glowing ember that you then nurture into a flame by rubbing sticks together. As an added bonus, this eBook also contains the proper way to build a fire and some advance techniques including the Hand Drill.
Rookies in the Wild
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,060. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
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A journey into the wilderness will reconstitute a lost soul. At least that's the theory. But when a newly unemployed dad decides to take his teenage son on a life-affirming backpacking trip along the Pacific Crest Trail, he unleashes deep-rooted fears of the unknown. Cougars, Bigfoot, and iliotibial syndrome are con-conspirators in this true comic misadventure set in the Trinity Alps Wilderness.
A Fool and His Boots
Series: Asperger's on the Appalachain Trail, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 6,310. Language: American English. Published: December 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
In the Spring of 2001, I strapped on a backpack and attempted to hike the entire length of the Appalachian Trail. I made it as far as Damascus, Virginia. In the Summer of 2002, I returned to pick up where I had left off. I hiked southern Virginia that year. Here is my trail journal from that hike. It is the second of eight.
Tales from the Trails
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,880. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
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.
A Backpacker in Virginia
Series: Asperger's on the Appalachain Trail. Price: Free! Words: 6,430. Language: American English. Published: February 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
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This is the third of eight trail journals that I kept while backpacking on the Appalachian Trail. This particular journal is from my hike through central Virginia during the summer of 2003.
Hiking Cancer
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 53,170. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
After starting our goal to hike the Pacific Crest Trail, cancer surprised us. Between surgeries, chemotherapy, radiation, and side effects, we found our focus and continued to hike mountains. An inspiration and resource guide for cancer patients, loved ones, and hikers, it is my personal journal, hiking blog entries and essays on cancer. Every survivor story is different. Here is mine.
The Best Mistake I Ever Made
Series: Asperger's on the Appalachain Trail, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 25,460. Language: American English. Published: December 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
In the Spring of 2001, I attempted to hike the entire length of the Appalachian Trail. I had little experience with traveling on my own and no experience at all with backpacking. I also had Asperger's Syndrome & an anxiety disorder. Here is my journal from that wonderful mess of a hike, so if you want to see what the Appalachian Trail looks like to a fellow with Asperger's, then read on.
Scouting for Boys
Price: Free! Words: 82,260. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Leadership, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
When "Scouting for Boys" was first published in 1908, it changed the course of history by launching the worldwide Scouting movement. This unabridged republishing of the classic work is produced by ScoutingRediscovered.com - a project dedicated to rediscovering the timeless framework of traditional Scouting.
Camping Essentials
Price: $4.87 USD. Words: 19,760. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Outdoor Skills
This book talks about camping in tropical and temperate regions. You will find information on equipment, tools, clothing, first aid, shelters, navigation and much more.
Hike with Me: The Wild Coast
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,830. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking, Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks
The true journey of a husband and wife on a six day backpacking trip along the coast of WA. This book contains full color pictures and plenty of adventure.
Hike with Me: Queens River Loop
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,450. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
Nonfiction account of a woman's four day three night solo backpacking trip in the Sawtooth Wilderness. Includes color photographs and candid descriptions of what backpacking can be like.