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Pacific Dream
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,520. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise
Unflinchingly honest, vividly told, funny, true, fascinating, exciting---Pacific Dream is all these things. John writes with a candor that's shockingly fresh and real. His prose is clear as the water in one of the rushing streams he fords. It's as if the reader walks the trail with him, and he makes every step of his trek from Mexico to Canada as exciting as it is surprising.
Trail Ways, Path Wise
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,350. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
What people are saying... "Just in time to counteract Bill Bryson's lumbering: A Walk in the Woods, here is a book by a guy who actually made it through."JHM "The author’s style is breezy, intimate; he talks to you, to himself, to his trail mates. When he describes a day on the AT you see it, feel it, as if you are there. He writes fluidly, always compellingly readable." JW
Trail Magic: Lost in Crawford Notch
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 117,340. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2009. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Teenager Angie Jackson, whose family runs a campground in rugged Crawford Notch in New Hampshire’s White Mountains, must find 4-year old Melanie who is lost in the surrounding wilderness. In a strange twist of fate, she gets help from 1941.
The Appalachian Chronicles: Shades of Gray
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Price: Free! Words: 64,500. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Two brothers, seeking a spiritual renewal that is often inherent in hiking the Appalachian Trail, take a break from the endless marching and wander from the more predictable path. The Appalachian Chronicles, Shades of Gray, is set in rural Virginia at the back door of Appomattox Court House, where, according to historians, the Civil War ended...
A Bark In The Park - North Jersey: The 20 Best Places to Hike With Your Dog
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,010. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
North Jersey is a great place to hike with your dog. Within a short drive your dog can climb mountains that leave him panting, trot down sand trails, explore dark ravines, walk on some of the most historic grounds in America or circle lakes for miles and never lose sight of the water. While walking the dog, you'll get generous helpings of local history, botany, geology, architecture and more.
A Bark In The Park-Pennsylvania Dutch Country: The 20 Best Places To Hike With Your Dog
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,920. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
The Pennsylvania Dutch Country is a great place to hike with your dog. Your dog can climb hills that leave him panting, explore dark ravines or circle lakes for miles and never lose sight of the water. This book describes the 20 best outings you can find for your best trail pal. While walking the dog, you'll get generous helpings of local history, botany, geology and more.
Three Hundred Zeroes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,540. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
A promise to his brother haunted him for over forty years. Finally, Blanchard set out on the Appalachian Trail with his brother's Purple Heart Medal to fulfill that promise. He learned that the wilderness and solitude can reconnect one with a Norman Rockwell America that at times seems long lost and forgotten. This humorous story demonstrates that adventure truly begins in the heart.
The Walk - Reflections on Life & Faith from the Appalachian Trail
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,570. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / General
Thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail, 2,175 miles, from Georgia to Maine in one continuous hike, is a life-changing journey; a journey fraught with unimaginable obstacles, yet rich in unrivaled rewards. It is also a journey awash with spiritual significance. “The Walk” examines the spiritual nature of such an odyssey.
Appalachian Trials - A Psychological and Emotional Guide to Successfully Thru-Hiking the Appalachian Trail
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 42,770. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology
What is the most difficult part of thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail? Most assume that it's the physical challenge of hiking nearly 2,200 miles. It's not. In no uncertain terms, the psychological and emotional grind is why 7 in 10 hikers ultimately quit on the Appalachian Trail. APPALACHIAN TRIALS is the only resource aimed to equip hikers with the mindset necessary for a thru-hiking the AT.
The Last of the Bird People
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 69,750. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012 by Wilderness House Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
John Hanson Mitchell's new novel is about a secretive band of mixed-race hunter-gatherers who lived, undiscovered, in the Swift River Valley of Central Massachusetts for many generations. The book, which takes the form of a legal deposition, is the story of the fate of these retiring, peaceable people and the young anthropologist who first contacted them.