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Circling the City: Take a Hike Around Boulder, Colorado
By Brock Media
Price: Free! Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Waterfalls & Lava Floes
By Mark Finnemore
Price: Free! Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 1 review)
Warning - going further is not recommended! Do not approach the volcano! But we could see a steaming cloud up ahead, promising views of molten lava. We looked right and noticed sulfuric fumes billowing up, bringing back warnings of “don’t get surrounded by lava”. As I looked left, I heard a yelp of surprise. Looking back – and then down – I found Paul hip-deep in pumice.
Get Off the Couch with Joan
By Joan H. Young
Series: Get Off the Couch, Book 1. Price: $1.89 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Ten essays, most were previously published as newspaper columns, chronicling two years of hikes on the North Country Trail by the author. "Young has an easy, breezy way of writing that makes reading both pleasurable and informative." - Big Rapids (MI) Pioneer (txt version not recommended, as the photos are a big part of the experience)
The Survival Kit
By John A. Heatherly
Price: Free! Words: 110. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
This comic is a great resource for building your own Survival Kit.
Knowledge For The Outdoors
By Gary Kraus
Price: Free! Words: 5,240. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
This is a sample only. For more information visit www.knowledgefortheoutdoors.com An encyclopedia of outdoor skills and primitive technology. A step by step instruction manual. Skills ranging from surviving the unexpected night out, to extended treks. Detailed illustrations.
Backcountry Trail Pics
By Darin Letzring
Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In the past ten years, I've seen some really great scenery in the backcountry of the national parks and wilderness areas in the western United States. This book is meant to be a "quick read" in that it should only take 10-15 minutes to view, but I hope these pictures last alot longer than that in your mind. You might also want to keep it handy to review when you get sick and tired of the office.
Putt like a tour professional
By Tom Lyons
Price: Free! Words: 39,380. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Putt like a tour professional is a serious golf instruction book written for golfers of all abilities. Ever wonder how Tiger Woods was able to sink all those pressure putts to win all those major tournaments? Find out how to do that here! Jack Nicklaus had the best mind to succeed at putting that the golf world has ever seen. Find out the secrets to his success in this book.
Extreme Trekking
By Vladimir Lancheres
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,230. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The book is about extreme altitude trekking, an activity that can easily be underestimated by the novice. It addresses preparation, provides unique technical information, and explains why Aconcagua is a greater challenge than it may appear to be. The story is a personal experience on the mountain with 10 other trekkers from around the world. Only 3 reached the summit but not without incident.
Places
By Nicholas Berger
Price: Free! Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Places is a collection of poetry, largely about my time at Lake Chelan. It also has a few short stories regarding my re-invigoration with Mount Rainier.
101 Great Hikes Above Silicon Valley: Pre-planned trail adventures for all ability levels of hikers, runners, bikers, horses...and even dogs
By Miriam Nuney
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,490. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Don't have time to plan where to head outdoors this weekend? Try one of the beginner, intermediate, or advanced hikes detailed in this guide. 37 nearby parks are profiled, with information on trails and facilities, including slope, climb, and mileage, plus easy reference charts to find the perfect hike. Most hikes can be done in 3-4 hours within a 1-hour drive from the heart of Silicon Valley.
Up the Winter Trail
By Wayne Lutz
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.
Abe's Guide to June Wildflowers
By Abe Edwards
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,710. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
This book includes over twenty common June blooming wildflowers with photographs. This book allows easier identification of wildflowers in the field because it is composed only of the earliest wildflowers of the season, the wildflowers which bloom in June.
A Bark In The Park - North Jersey: The 20 Best Places to Hike With Your Dog
By Doug Gelbert
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-Tidewater Virginia: The 20 Best Places To Hike With Your Dog
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,410. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
The Tidewater is a great place to hike with your dog. Around the bays and rivers your dog can climb hills that leave him panting, explore secluded beaches or take long walks 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.
A Bark In The Park-Baltimore: The 20 Best Places To Hike With Your Dog
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,360. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Baltimore is a great place to hike with your dog. Your dog can climb hills that leave him panting, 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. This book describes the 20 best outings with your best trail pal. While walking the dog, you'll get generous helpings of history, botany, geology and more.
Under the Laughter of Eagles
By Michael McQuaid
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,690. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
True stories of some of the Wildlife and Navy people I served with during my tour of duty while stationed on Adak, Alaska. Viewed from a sometimes sideways sense of humor.
A Bark In The Park - Delaware: The 20 Best Places to Hike With Your Dog
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,910. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Delaware is a great place to hike with your dog. Your dog can climb hills that leave him panting, trot down sand trails, walk on some of the most historic grounds in America or circle lakes for miles and never lose sight of the water. This book describes the 20 best outings with your dog in the First State. While walking the dog, you'll get generous helpings of history, botany, geology and more.
A Bark In The Park-A Primer For Hiking With Your Dog
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,610. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
You already walk your dog every evening, so you must be ready to start hiking with your dog, right? Perhaps, but a deep-woods nature walk isn't always a stroll around the neighborhood block... This book brings you the following topics: The First Steps Will My Dog Be Safe? Low Impact Canine Hiking Let’s Talk Ticks Your Dog And Bears Your Dog And Snakes ...and plenty more.
Abe's Guide to May Wildflowers
By Abe Edwards
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,530. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2012 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
This book includes over twenty common May blooming wildflowers with photographs. This book allows easier identification of wildflowers in the field because it is composed only of the earliest wildflowers of the season, the wildflowers which bloom in May.
A Bark In The Park-Chesapeake Bay: The 20 Best Places To Hike With Your Dog
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,720. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
The Chesapeake is a great place to hike with your dog. Around the bay your dog can climb hills that leave him panting, explore secluded beaches or take long walks 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.