Books tagged: hiking

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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
Man In The Middle
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,350. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Green living
"Written in the best tradition of literary travel logs, Illig's narrative weaves a rich tapestry of trail culture, the people he meets and the Herculean efforts of Illig's own hiking accomplishment. We not only get the details of how one begins and executes a four-month-long through-hike, but we get a sense of the author through the strong voice that runs throughout the book." --Peter Laurie
A Grizzly End
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,040. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
An accomplished artist and animal lover, Darci LeBlanc and her recently divorced friend Jean travel to Alaska to find a vacation property, whereupon they meet two eligible bachelors. What’s wrong with this picture? Three things … Jean’s unhinged ex is stalking them, an animal-rights activist is causing mayhem, and the town they all end up in is having bear problems. BIG ones.
Murder in the Devil's Cauldron
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 147,790. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
What if you witnessed a murder and no one believed you except the killer? What if you had proof of the murder, but didn’t know it? And what would you do to bring the killer to justice and save your best friend's life? The Devil's Cauldron is a natural formation on the Enchantment River that swallows half the river. Whatever goes in, never comes out.
Up the Winter Trail
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Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs · Off the Grid Living. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,740. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Winter in coastal British Columbia is supernatural. Off-road riding on quad and motorcycle, with emphasis on the people and local geography. Hiking and survival off the grid in coastal BC, where mountains drop into the sea and individuals possess self-reliance and a different sense of purpose. Winter hiking adventures in the Powell River area, including numerous photos and maps.
Departure: The Poetry of Theodorus J. van Joolen
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Price: Free! Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
The following poems were excerpted from the post-heart attack, post-bypass surgery, recovery journal of Theodorus J. van Joolen written in 1982. The poems speak for themselves. "Departure" is the title of one of the poems and seemed a fitting title for the entire collection. Edited by Theo van Joolen [son]
Farther Up the Main
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Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs · Off the Grid Living. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,810. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Coastal British Columbia from Jervis Inlet to Desolation Sound serves as the backdrop for stories of quadding, hiking, and survival. Tales from remote areas where people are isolated from the bustle of the surrounding world. Stories for the stout of heart and those who crave wilderness adventure. A follow-up book to the original 'Up the Main.'
Circling the City: Take a Hike Around Boulder, Colorado
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Price: Free! Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Tour Boulder’s wild side by hiking all the way around the city on this unique eight-part trek through prairies, riparian districts, and, of course, the foothills. Experience abundant wildflowers, acres of grasslands, the chirping antics of prairie dogs — all while enjoying some rare solitude in lesser-known open-space parcels.
Cruising Cape Horn and Patagonia
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,070. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Cape Horn has long been a place of adventure, history and fear. Almost every ocean sailor has had a dream of sailing round Cape Horn. It is the ultimate sailing challenge. Join this couple as they take a cruise round Cape Horn on the 70,000 ton cruise ship Splendour of the Seas. Afterwards they returned to spend ten days exploring Patagnia.