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Pacific Dream
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,520. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: 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.
Appalachian Trials - A Psychological and Emotional Guide to Successfully Thru-Hiking the Appalachian Trail
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 42,770. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
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.
Rookies in the Wild
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,060. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
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.
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.
Basha and the Beast
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,380. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Romance » Western
As Basha treks up the Pacific Crest Trail, a misplaced step sends her careening toward the mountain’s edge. To save herself, she must sacrifice her belongings to the boulders below. Cold and destitute, Basha wanders the lonely wilderness until she is forced to accept the help of a reclusive man named Jeremiah. Before long, Basha begins to suspect that Jeremiah may need more help than she needs.
Trail Angel Mama: Tales of a California Trail Angel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,290. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
See the Pacific Crest Trail from the other side – from the viewpoint of ‘Trail Angel Mama’. Trail angels dispense trail magic to hikers; from a bottle of water or a ride into town, to a hot meal and a bed for the night. The Holman’s discovered a new world in this journey as hiker’s touched their hearts in an unexpected way. They set out to share blessings. Instead, they were the ones blessed.