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Putt like a tour professional
Price: Free! Words: 39,380. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
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
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,230. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Categories: 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.
101 Great Hikes Above Silicon Valley: Pre-planned trail adventures for all ability levels of hikers, runners, bikers, horses...and even dogs
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,490. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise
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.
Mud, Sweat and Tears - an Irish Woman’s Journey of Self-Discovery
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 87,350. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In July 2008, Moire O'Sullivan made a solo attempt of the Wicklow Round, a gruelling run spanning 100 kilometres over 26 of Ireland’s remotest mountains. Mud, Sweat and Tears tells one woman’s story about her passion for mountain running, a passion that has brought her to the heights of some of Ireland’s most impressive mountains and to the depths of her own human limitations.
Up the Winter Trail
Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs ยท Off the Grid Living. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,740. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
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.
Tigers and Tamangs: How not to do a Nepalese adventure travel reconnaissance
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 2. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 22,870. Language: British English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Mark Horrell sets off on an adventure travel reconnaissance with his friends who own a Nepalese trekking agency. On a desperate crusade to see a tiger in Bardia National Park they experience a bizarre set of escapades involving the Nepalese Army, a tame rhino and a surreal rafting trip. After visiting the birthplace of Buddha they are then terrorised by leeches on a monsoon trek.
Under the Laughter of Eagles
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,690. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
(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.
The Landscapes Walking Companion
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 42,380. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011 by Sunflower Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
If you enjoy walking, whether it be the occasional stroll — or a full day’s walking or more — you are sure to enjoy this book. It’s filled with invaluable advice, hints and tips including route-finding, weather forecasting, cloud recognition, dealing with emergencies and survival techniques. It will certainly inspire you with ideas for many future walks, hikes and rambles.
Landscapes of Sorrento, Amalfi and Capri
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,290. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011 by Sunflower Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Sorrento, Amalfi and Capri - a wonderful area for walkers. The coastal towns south of Naples have attracted travellers for a hundred years and more. Today visitors come to soak up the sensational coastal scenery of soaring limestone cliffs, serpentine roads and clinging hillside villages. An essential guidebook for any visitor wanting to explore the stunning landscapes of this part of Italy.
Points of Contact: On the Practice, Philosophy, and Pleasures of Fell Walking
Price: $4.70 USD. Words: 59,530. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Are you passionate about walking and climbing, perhaps in areas such as Scotland and the English Lake District? Or do you simply have a curiosity about those activities and those places? Points of Contact is the book for you. Knitting geology, history, and meteorology into an illuminating exploration of the world of fell and hill walking, it is by turns descriptive, humorous, and poetic.
Philbrick's Appalachian Trail Transit Guide, Complete Edition: Georgia to Maine
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 119,580. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Want to hike the A.T., but need help getting there and back? Now there is a comprehensive compilation of public transportation information to help hikers in getting to just about any spot along the Trail. Philbrick's Appalachian Trail Transit Guide, by J Jeffrey "Snailpace" Philbrick is now available to get you there and back. The guide provides detailed, practical information to get on the trail
Hittin’ the Trail: Day Hiking the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,230. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
“Hittin’ the Trail: Day Hiking the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway” is the only complete guide to the parks’ great day hiking trails. With one tap of the screen, you can: >>Plan days of fun family-friendly activities >>Learn which trails lead to great vistas, swimming beaches, and wildlife sightings >>Discover historical and geological wonders >>Find directions, entrance fees, and more!
Contour Lines: On the Path to a Thousand Mountains
Price: $4.70 USD. Words: 75,090. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Mick Harney returns with more unique perspectives on fell and hill walking in Scotland and the English Lake District. He offers a fresh crop of new and compelling insights, including many detailed descriptions of individual mountains, the paths we take to them, and what they reveal to and about us.
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.
A Long Walk in the Alps - the Eiger to the Matterhorn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,540. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
A Long Walk in the Alps recounts a hike through the mountains of Switzerland from Grindelwald in the Bernese Oberland to Zermatt in the Valais. In this real life adventure, the author sets out along the path known as the Eiger Trail with the aim of reaching the mountain town of Zermatt beneath the far off Matterhorn but the journey is almost over in its early days...
Ramblings in Ireland
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,530. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is not a book about rambling in Ireland. It tells the tale of one particular walking trip and the memories and musings it inspired. Exploring the West of Ireland is a time for meditation, spiritual reflection and strengthening the bonds of life. More practically the ability to read a map might have proved helpful.
My Trinities
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 119,100. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
This is not your grandpa's guidebook! Finally a comprehensive guide, with attitude, to Northern California's most spectacular wilderness area, the Trinity Alps. 60 photos. Based on first-hand knowledge of 188 lakes, all major peaks and trails, plus backcountry info not in other books. Geology, history, botany, swimming holes, bear dens, life-or-death narratives, and humor throughout.
Desert Spring - Learning to Love and Preserve Wild Arizona
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,630. Language: American English. Published: July 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
This is a colorful first-hand account of one person's journey from a New Jersey-Manhattan commuter to a desert trekker and then advocate for one of Arizona's most successful land preservation programs. The story includes evocative narrative about the author’s many desert adventures, as well as the hard-fought battles involved in the preservation of natural areas threatened by development.
The View From The Top Of Japan: My 2-Decade-Long Quest To Scale The Nation’s 25 Highest Peaks
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,600. Language: American English. Published: September 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Within 4 months of arriving in Japan over 21 years ago, Gary J. Wolff was standing atop Fuji-san, the nation’s highest peak. During the next 2 decades, Gary climbed all of the 29 highest mountains in Japan and 38 of the tallest 50. In this eBook, Gary shares details about Japan’s highest mountains including pics, maps, trail descriptions, and other info based upon his many exciting climbing trips.
Yakking with the Thunder Dragon: Walking Bhutan's epic Snowman Trek
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 9. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 28,050. Language: British English. Published: March 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
More people have climbed Everest than completed the Snowman Trek. Mark Horrell sets out to walk the famous long-distance trail in the magical Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, where economic welfare is measured not in Gross Domestic Product, but a commodity known as Gross National Happiness. Along the way he encounters feisty yaks and dramatic mountain landscapes. This is his travel diary.